Registration with Workers Compensation Fund (WCF)

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled, Ms Jenista Mhagama, has warned that stern legal measures will be taken against all employers failing to fully comply with the law, through contributions to the WCF, which became operational in July 2015. See article in Daily News on … Read more

Survey of companies with foreign liabilities in Tanzania

Bank of Tanzania (BOT) in collaboration with Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC), and National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is conducting a survey of establishments with foreign liabilities in Tanzania. The survey will be implemented during November 2017 to March, 2018 and will cover data for 2015 and 2016. During the survey, a team of researchers from … Read more

Employer registration with Workers Compensation Fund (WCF)

On 27 July 2017 the Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour Youth, Employment and the Persons with Disability, instructed all employers (even with only 1 employee) to register with Workers Compensation Fund (WCF). She noted that many employers have not complied with the requirement to register and gave a grace period of … Read more

FCC Threshold for Notification

By Fair Competition (Threshold for Notification of a Merger) (Amendment) Order 2017 the threshold for notification of a merger has been increased from TZS 800,000,000 (about USD 360,000) to TZS 3,500,000,000 (about USD 1,500,000). “Merger” means an acquisition of shares, business or other assets, whether inside or outside Tanzania, resulting in the change of control of … Read more

3 Bills re Mining and Oil and Gas

On 29 June 2017 the Government submitted the 3 Bills to the National Assembly under a Certificate of Urgency: Natural Wealth and Resources Contracts (Review and Re-Negotiation of Unconscionable Terms) Bill 2017 (NWRCR) Natural Wealth and Resources (Permanent Sovereignty) Bill 2017 (NWR) Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2017 A public hearing by the Parliamentary Committee will be … Read more