Gazetted notices

Date published Description Comments by Doc type
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): consultation on adoption of a generic environmental management programme (EMPr) for the management and mitigation of environmental impacts resulting from the implementation of LandCare projects and the exclusion of these projects from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation [G 43571 – GoN 838]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): consultation on adoption of a generic environmental management programme (EMPr) for the management and mitigation of environmental impacts resulting from the implementation of Working for Wetlands projects and the exclusion of these projects from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation [G 43571 – GoN 833]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to identify the procedures to be followed when applying for or deciding on an environmental authorisation application for the development of electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure when occurring in renewable energy development zones [G 43571 – GoN 840]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): Consultation on intention to adopt a standard for the development of electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure within identified geographical areas and the exclusion of this infrastructure from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation [G 43571 – GoN 835]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): consultation on adoption of a generic environmental management programme (EMPr) for the management and mitigation of environmental impacts resulting from the implementation of Working for Ecosystems projects and the exclusion of these projects from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation [G 43571 – GoN 839]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): consultation on adoption of a generic environmental management programme (EMPr) for the management and mitigation of environmental impacts resulting from the implementation of Working for Water projects and the exclusion of these projects from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation [G 43571 – GoN 837]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to identify procedure to be followed when applying for or deciding on an environmental authorisation for large scale wind and solar photovoltaic facilities, when occurring in renewable energy development zones [G 43571 – GoN 841]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to identify procedure to be followed when applying for or deciding on an environmental authorisation for the development of expansion of gas transmission pipeline infrastructure when occurring in strategic gas pipeline corridors [G 43571 – GoN 836]
31 July 2020 National Environmental management Act 1998 (Act no 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to adopt generic environmental management programme (EMPr) relevant to an application for environmental authorisation for the development of expansion of gas transmission pipeline infrastructure [G 43571 – GoN 834]
28 July 2020 Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002): Amendment of directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of Covid19 relating to the biodiversity sector [43564 - GoN 822]
28 July 2020 World Heritage Convention Act.1999 (Act no. 49 of 1990): iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority: Appointment of members of the board [G 43556 - GoN 821]
28 July 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.59 of 2008): Extension of time to comment on the proposed extended producer responsibility scheme for the lighting sector [G 43556 - GoN 820]
28 July 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.59 of 2008): Extension of time to comment on the proposed extended producer responsibility scheme for paper, packaging and some single use products [G 43556 - GoN 819]
28 July 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008): Extension of time to comment on the proposed extended producer responsibility scheme for the electrical and electronic equipment sector [G 43556 - GoN 818]
28 July 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.59 of 2008): Extension of time to comment on the draft regulations regarding extended producer responsibility [G 43556 - GoN 817]
27 July 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Notification regarding opportunity to participate in the Eskom Medupi and Matmiba coal-fired power stations application for alternative limits in terms of the minimum emission standards [G 43552 – NGO 394]
24 July 2020 Antarctic Treaties Act, 1996 (Act No. 60 of 1996): Consultation on the draft Antarctic and Southern Ocean Strategy [G 43542 - GoN 804]
17 July 2020 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003): Correction notice amending the regulations for the management of the agulhas front marine protected area [G 43534 - GoN 797]
17 July 2020 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003): Correction notice amending the notice declaring the agulhas front marine protected area in terms of section 22A of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003) [G 43528 – GoN 781]
17 July 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to identify geographical areas of strategic importance for the development of large scale wind and solar photovoltaic energy facilities [G 43528 – GoN 786]
17 July 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Consultation on the identification of geographical areas of strategic importance for the development of electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure and to repeal Government Notice 113, published under Government Gazette 41445 of 16 February 2018 [G 43528 – GoN 787]
17 July 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to amend the procedures to be followed in applying for or deciding on an environmental authorisation application for large scale wind and solar photovoltaic renewable energy development activities when occurring in renewable energy development zones [G 43528 – GoN 785]
17 July 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Consultation on the intention to identify geographical areas important for the development of strategic gas transmission pipeline infrastructure [G 43528 – GoN 788]
26 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008): Draft amendments to the national National Estuarine Management Protocol [G 43474 – GoN 705]
26 June 2020 Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act no. 18 of 1998): Commencement of the 2020/21 fishing rights allocation process (FRAP2020/21) for the granting of commercial fishing rights in terms of section 18 of the act. [G 43477 - GoN 715]
26 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Consultation on the proposed extended producer responsibility scheme for paper, packaging and some single use products [G 43482 – GoN 719]
26 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Consultation on the proposed regulations regarding extended producer responsibility [G 43481 – GoN 718]
26 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Consultation on the proposed extended producer responsibility scheme for the lighting sector [G 43480 – GoN 717]
26 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): consultation on the proposed extended producer responsibility scheme for the electrical and electronic equipment sector [G 43483 – GoN 720]
26 June 2020 Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No. 18 of 1998): Invitation to comment on an application to conduct sea-based abalone ranching in the area between Doring Bay and Strandfontein Bay, Western Cape and to invite other interested parties to express an interest in applying to conduct abalone ranching in this area [G 43474 – GoN 704]
26 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008): Draft amendments to the national estuarine management protocol [G 43474 – GoN 705]
05 June 2020 Disaster Management Act (Act no. 57 of 2002): Directions for alert level 3 regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating to the forestry sector [G 43411 – GoN 649]
05 June 2020 Disaster Management Act (Act no. 57 of 2002): Directions for alert level 3 regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating to the freshwater and marine fishing sectors [G 43410 – GoN 648]
05 June 2020 Disaster Management Act (Act no. 57 of 2002): Directions for alert level 3 regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating to national environmental management permits and licences [G 43412 – GoN 650]
05 June 2020 Disaster Management Act (Act no. 57 of 2002): Directions for alert level 3 regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating to the biodiversity sector [G 43409 – GoN 647]
03 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Amendment of the alien and invasive species list and list of critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable and protected species [G 43386 - GoN 627]
03 June 2020 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Notice prohibiting the carrying out of certain restricted activities involving rhinoceros horn [G 43386 – GoN 625]
15 May 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): General notice extending the date for the submission of written submissions, scientific information, socio-economic information or any other relevant information to the Advisory Committee (High-Level Panel) on matters related to the management and handling, breeding, hunting and trade of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros [G 43332 - GN 277]
14 May 2020 Disaster Management Act (57/2002): directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in relation to recycling of waste sectors [G 43324 - GN 539]
14 May 2020 Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19, in particular relating to the freshwater and marine fishing sectors [G 43324 - GN 538]
14 May 2020 Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating to the biodiversity sector [G 43323 – GoN 537]
27 March 2020 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 OF 2104): A general notice calling for submissions, scientific information, socio-economic information or any other relevant information to the Advisory Committee (high level panel) appointed to review existing polices, legislation and practices relating to the management and handling, breeding, hunting and trade of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros [G 43173 – GN 221]
20 March 2020 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003): Draft amendments to certain regulations governing various marine protected areas.
20 March 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act no. 107 of 1998): Procedures for the assessment and minimum criteria for reporting on identified environmental themes in terms of sections 24(5)(a) and (h) and 44 of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, when applying for environmental authorisation [G 43110 – GN 320]
18 March 2020 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 OF 2001): Draft amendments to the National Estuarine Management Protocol.
25 February 2020 National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998): Extension of time to comment on the draft procedures to be followed for the assessment and minimum criteria for reporting on identified environmental themes when applying for environmental authorisation [G 43046 – GoN 199].
17 January 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 Of 1998): Amendment to Financial Provision Regulations, 2015 [G 42956 – GN 24]
10 January 2020 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 Of 1998): Procedures to be followed for the assessment and minimum criteria for reporting of identified environmental themes in terms of section 24(5)(a) and (h) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, when applying for environmental authorisation [G 42946 – GN 9]
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
13 December 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Withdrawal of Government Notice No. 305 published in the Government Gazette No. 40793 of 21 April 2017 [G 42910 – GoN 1660]
06 December 2019 National Forests Act, 1998 (Act No. 84 of 1998): A list of all protected tree species under section 12 of the act [G No. 42887 – GN 365]
06 December 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Biodiversity management plan for the bontebok (damaliscus pygargus) [G 42887 – GN 1567]
03 December 2019 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Consultation on the draft revised and updated National Waste Management Strategy [G 42879 – GoN 1561]
22 November 2019 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 Of 1998): Consultation on intention to amend the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014, as amended [G 42849 – GN 1496]
15 November 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Draft National Botanical Garden Expansion Strategy 2019-2030 [G 42839 – GN 607]
01 November 2019 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008): Draft Umhlathuze / Richards Bay Estuarine Management Plan. [G 42812 – GN 1395]
18 October 2019 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003): Declaration of area specified in the notice as part of Addo Elephant Park [G 42775 – GN 1330]
18 October 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Draft norms and standards relating to the management of seabirds in captivity [G 42775 – GN 1329]
18 October 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Draft biodiversity management plan for the African penguin [G 42775 – GN 1328]
10 October 2019 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 Of 1998): Advisory committee to review policies, legislation and practices on matters related to the management, breeding, hunting, trade and handling of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros [G 42761 - GoN 1317]
16 September 2019 World Heritage Convention Act, 1999 (Act No.49 Of 1999): Invitation for nominations of suitable persons to be considered for appointment to the Board of iSimangaliso Wetland Park [G 42705 – GoN 1172].
10 September 2019 National Environmental Management Act (107/1998): Regulations to phase-out the use of persistent organic pollutants [G 42693 - GN 1150
06 September 2019 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004) Proposed amendment of the National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations [G42684 – GN 1136]
30 August 2019 National Environmental Management Act, (Act No. 107 of 1998): Correction: Withdrawal of Government Notice No. 961 in Government Gazette 42561 of 05 July 2019 [G 42669 – GN 1116].
30 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No.39 of 2004): Consultation on the intention to repeal the smoke control regulations made in terms of section 18 of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 and the smoke control zone orders made in terms of section 20 of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 [G 42669 – GN 1114].
30 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No.39 of 2004): Consultation on the intention to repeal the regulations regarding fuel burning appliances in dwelling houses made in terms of section 44(1)(dA) of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 1965 [G 42669 – GN 1113].
30 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No.39 of 2004): Consultation on the intention to repeal the regulations relating to the inspection of premises in a dust control area made in terms of section 33(1) (b) of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 and the dust control areas declared in terms of section 27(1) of The Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 [G 42669 – GN 1115].
23 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008): Draft general discharge authorisation in terms of section 69(2) [G 42657 – GN 1089].
23 August 2019 The approach to Spatial Management System for South Africa’s Marine Planning Areas [G 42657 – GN 1090]
22 August 2019 [Consolidated document] National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no. 10 of 2004): Non-detriment findings for black rhino, white rhino and aloe ferox for public consultation [G 42660 – GN 1104, 1105 & 1106]
22 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no. 10 of 2004): Non-detriment findings for Aloe ferox for public consultation [G 42660 – GN 1106]
22 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no. 10 of 2004): Non-detriment findings for white rhino for public consultation [G 42660 – GN 1105]
22 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no. 10 of 2004): Non-detriment findings for black rhino for public consultation [G 42660 – GN 1104]
16 August 2019 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (Act 59 of 2008): Consultation on applications received for the exclusion of waste streams or a portion of such waste stream from the definition of waste for the purposes of beneficial use [G42645 – GN 1077]
05 July 2019 NEMA, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Notice of the requirement to submit a report generated by the national web based Environmental Screening Tool in terms of section 24(5)(h) of the NEMA, 1998 (Act No 107 of 1998) and regulation 16(1)(b)(v) of the EIA regulations, 2014, as amended
22 May 2019 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No.39 of 2004) Notice of intention to amend the list of activities which result in atmospheric emissions which have or may have a significant detrimental effect on the environment, including health, social conditions, economic conditions, ecological conditions or cultural heritage
17 May 2019 National Environmental Management Act, (Act No. 107 of 1998) Proposed regulations pertaining to financial provisioning for the rehabilitation and remediation of environmental damage caused by reconnaissance, exploration, mining or production operations (GN42464)
13 May 2019 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Invitation for comments on the proposed resource split in the traditional linefish and squid fishing sectors and proposal to classify white mussel, oysters and hake handline fishing as small-scale fishing species [ G 42457- GoN 660]
06 May 2019 For public comment: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy [G42446 GoN 644]
05 April 2019 NEMA, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) Regulations laying down the procedure to be followed for the adoption of spatial tools or environmental management instruments contemplated in section 24(2Kc) and (e) of the NEMA, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)
03 April 2019 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.: 59 of 2008): Notice of intention to take decision on applications of exclusion of a waste stream or portion of such a waste stream for beneficial use form the definition of waste [G 42376 GoN 535].
22 March 2019 NEMA, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Notice of identification, in terms of section 24(5) of the NEMA, 1998, of a generic environmental management programme relevant to an application for substation and overhead electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure which require environmental authorisation as identified in terms of section 24(2) of the act
22 March 2019 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) Notice of adoption of an environmental management instrument and exclusion, in terms of section 24(2)(e) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, of phase 1 of the square kilometre array from the requirement to obtain environmental authorisation
15 March 2019 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008): South African Water Quality Guidelines for Coastal Marine Waters–Natural Environment and Mariculture Use
25 February 2019 National Environmental Management Act (107/1998): Notice of intention to appoint a high-level panel for review of policies on matters related to management of elephant, lion, leopard, etc (Gn42247)
21 January 2019 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Regulations Regarding the Control of the Import or Export of Waste (Gn 42175)
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
02 November 2018 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): National Norms and Standards for the Management of Elephants in South Africa (Gn 2018-12-03
02 November 2018 Draft National Protected Areas Expansion Strategy for South Africa 2016 [GN 42010] 2019-01-02
19 October 2018 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act no. 10 of 2004) Draft the National Biodiversity Framework (Gn 41982) 2018-11-19
21 September 2018 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Rhino regulations for public comments (gn41919)
21 September 2018 National Environmental Management; Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act no. 10 of 2004) Norms and standards for the marking of rhinoceros and rhinoceros horn, and for the hunting of rhinoceros for trophy hunting purposes (gn41913)
07 September 2018 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Establishment of a consultative advisory forum for Marine Living Resources and invitation for nominations for members of the forum.[G 41896 – GoN 942]
03 August 2018 National Forests Act, 1998 (Act No. 84 of 1998): Invitation to submit written comments on the proposed list of particular trees and particular groups of trees champion trees [G 41811 – GN 430]
20 July 2018 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998) as amended: Commencement of 2020 fishing rights allocation process ("FRAP2020") for granting of commercial rshing rights in terms of section 18 of the Act [G 41781 – GoN 718]
13 July 2018 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) Corrections to the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations and Listing Notices, 2014
22 June 2018 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): First draft - National Inland Fisheries Policy for comment [G 41722 – GoN 614]
22 May 2018 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (39/2004): Amendment of the National Pollution Prevention Plans Regulations, 2017 (Gn41642)
07 May 2018 National Environmental Management Waste Act (59/2008): Consultation on the proposed Industry Waste Tyre Management Plans (Gn 41612) 2018-06-07
20 April 2018 National Environmental Management Act (107/1998): Amendment to the regulations pertaining to the Financial Provision for prospecting, exploration, mining or production operations (GN 41584)
16 March 2018 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004), Biodiversity Management Plan for Cape mountain zebra (Equus zebra zebra) [G 41498 – GoN 214]
16 March 2018 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Notice of intention to adopt Integrated Environmental Management Plan (IEMP) for Square Kilometre Array (Phase 1) as environmental management instrument [G 41498 – GoN 213]
02 March 2018 National Environmental Management Act, 1988 (Act no. 107 of 1988) Adoption of the GPEMF standard and exclusion of associated activities from the requirement to obtain an EA in terms of sections 24(2) (d) and 24(10) (1) read with section 24(10Xd) of the NEMA, 1998, for the implementation of the GPEMF 2018-05-01
02 March 2018 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) Consultation on the generic EMPr applicable to an application for overhead electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure for which an Environmental A
02 March 2018 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Consultation on the generic EMPr relevant to an application for an Environmental Authorisation for substation infrastructure for the transmission and distribution of electricity
02 March 2018 Adoption of the Gauteng Provincial Environmental Management Framework Standard and exclusion of associated activities from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation
16 February 2018 Notice for Electricity Grid Infrastructure Development activities procedure to apply for EA(n113)
16 February 2018 Notice for Renewable Energy Development activities procedure to apply for EA (n114)
16 February 2018 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Draft amendments to the alien and invasive species lists (GN41445 - N115)
16 February 2018 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004) Draft Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (GN41445 - N112)
08 February 2018 National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998): Appointment of the environmental assessment practitioners association of South Africa as the single registration authority in terms of section 24H of the National Environmental Management Act (Gazette No. 41434)
23 January 2018 Biodiversity Act (10/2004): National Environmental Management: Non-detriment Findings (Gn41393)
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
06 December 2017 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Call on the Paper and Packaging Industry, Electrical and Electronic Industry and the Lighting Industry to prepare and submit industry waste management plans to the Minister for approval (GN 41303)
15 November 2017 National Environment Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Consultation on an integrated biotrade and bioprospecting permit application on traditional knowledge associated with the use of Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula, Mufula, Morula, Ukanyi) (GN 41253)
14 November 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act N0.10 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) in South Africa (GN 41249)
01 November 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Proposed period of amnesty to facilitate compliance with the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Act and the Bioprospecting, Access and Benefit Sharing Regulations, 2015 (GN 41220)
29 September 2017 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Waste Tyre Regulations, 2017 (GN 41157)
29 September 2017 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008: Withdrawal of the Integrated Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan of the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (GN 41156)
15 September 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Consultation on draft regulations laying down the procedure to be followed for the adoption of environmental management instruments 2017-10-15
01 September 2017 National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998): Consultation on my intention to appoint the Environmental Practitioners Association of South Africa as the Single Registration Authority
21 July 2017 Draft notice and regulations declaring Bettys Bay, Robberg and Goukamma Marine Protected Area under section 22 of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003)
07 July 2017 Notice of intention to declare an extension to Kwelera National Botanical Garden [G 40965 – GN 636]
05 June 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Amendments to Appendices I and II to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Regulations, 2010 (Gn40889)
02 June 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 19 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for Pickersgill's Reed Frog (Hyperolius Pickersgilli)
01 June 2017 National Environmental Management:Waste Act,2004 (Act No.59 of 2008) Consultation on the intention to consider the withdrawal of the approval for the integrated industry waste tyre management plan of the recycling and economic development initiative of SA
30 May 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Lists of marine species that are threatened or protected, restricted activities that are prohibited and exemption from restriction (GG 40875)
28 April 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for Eleven critically endangered and four endangered Encephalartors Cycad species (GN 40815)
13 April 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Notice of intention to adopt Gauteng Provincial Environmental Management Framework (GPEMF) Standards and Exclusion of Activities (N351 - GG40785)
13 April 2017 NEMA, 1998 (ACT no. 107 of 1998) Notice of identification in terms of section 24(5) of the NEMA, 1998, of the procedure to be followed in applying for EA for large scale wind and solar photovoltaic development activities identified in terms of section 24(
07 April 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Amendment of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014
07 April 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Amendment of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 3 of 2014
07 April 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Amendment of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 2 of 2014
07 April 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Amendment of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 1 of 2014
10 March 2017 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008) Draft Coastal Waters Discharge Permit Regulations
03 March 2017 National Forests Act, 1998 (Act No 84 of 1998): Declaration of list of national forest types as natural forests [G 40660 – GoN 167]
03 March 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (4ct No. 10 Of 2004) Extension of the commenting period for the draft Biodiversity Management Plan for the Cape Mountain Zebra
17 February 2017 Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No.18 of 1998) Draft Policy on boat-based Whale and Dolphin watching (GN 40626)
17 February 2017 Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No. 18 of 1998) Draft Policy on White Shark Cage Diving (Gn 40626)
17 February 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for the Clanwilliam Sandfish, Labeo Seeberi (Gn 40621)
08 February 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Draft regulations for the domestic trade in rhinoceros horn, or a part, product or derivative of rhinoceros horn (GN 40601)
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
19 December 2016 Protected Areas Act (57/2003): Notice declaring the Tsitsikamma National Park Marine Protected Area under section 22A of the National Environmental Management (GN 40510)
02 December 2016 National environmental management: biodiversity act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Biodiversity management plan for cape mountain zebra (equus zebra zebra) [G 40464 – No 1483]
10 November 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Norms and Standards for the management of damage-causing animals in South Africa (GN40412)
03 November 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 OF 2004): Draft distribution maps for certain indigenous species [N727 – GN 40398]
30 August 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, (10/2004): Norms and Standards for the Management of Damage-Causing Animals in South Africa (GN40236)
12 August 2016 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Notice to the Paper and Packaging Industry,Electrical and Electronic Industry and Lighting Industry to Prepare and submit to the Minister Industry Waste Management Plans for approval (GN.40207–GeN915
29 July 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Alien and Invasive Species Lists, 2016 (GG 40166 - GN 864)
29 July 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) (NEMBA) Request for communities or individuals holding traditional knowledge associated with the use of Pseudolachnostyus Iiaprounbfoua and Xeroderris Stuhlmannii (GG40173 - GN 2016-08-30
01 July 2016 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) A Draft Generic Environmental Management Programme (EMPr) for Public Comment (Gn 778 - GG 40110) 2016-07-30
24 June 2016 Draft strategy to address air pollution in dense low income settlements [G 40088 – GeN 356]
10 June 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for Pickersgill's Reed Frog (Hyperolius Pickergilli)
07 June 2016 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (39/2004): Draft National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations (GN40054)
27 May 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Non-Detriment Findings (G 575)
06 May 2016 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) Adoption of standards for land-based abalone aquaculture (GN 39971) 2016-06-06
15 April 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for Hartebeesspruit Ecosystem (GN 39922) 2016-05-15
01 April 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (NEMBA), 2004 (Act 10 of 2004): Biodiversity management plan-species (BMP-S) for the clanwilliam sandfish (labeo seeberi) [G39899 – GoN 406]
31 March 2016 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act no 57 of 2003): Declaration of land as the Mountain Zebra Camdeboo Protected Environment [G 39891 – PN 14]
31 March 2016 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act no 57 of 2003): Norms and standards for the management of protected areas in South Africa [G 39878 – GoN 382]
24 March 2016 Marine Spatial Planning Bill, 2016: Draft [G 39847 GN 347] 2016-05-24
08 March 2016 Marine Living Resources Amendment Act, 2014 (Act no5 of 2014): Commencement. [G 39790 – P 12 of 2016]
23 February 2016 Aquaculture Bill: Correction notice: Publication of and invitation to comment on the draft Aquaculture Bill [G 39723 – GoN 190]
03 February 2016 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003): Draft notices and Regulations to declare a network of 22 new proposed Marine Protected Areas
25 January 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Bio prospecting Permit Application (GN39620) 2016-02-25
16 January 2016 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Draft amendment of the norms and standards for the marking of rhinoceros and rhinoceros horn, and for the hunting of rhinoceros for trophy hunting purposes (GN 39589) 2016-02-11
08 January 2016 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004): National Pollution Prevention Plans Regulations (Gn 39 578) 2016-02-08
08 January 2016 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004): Declaration of Greenhouse Gases As Priority Air Pollutants (Gn 39 578) 2016-02-08
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
02 December 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for the African Lion (Panthera Leo) (G39468_N1190)
02 December 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004) The Biodiversity Management Plan for White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) (G39469 - N1191)
23 November 2015 Extension of the public comment period for the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, 2015 2015-11-30
19 November 2015 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act (57/2003): Draft notice declaring the Tsitsikamma National Park Marine Protected Area under section 22A of the National Environmental Act (GN 39423)
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Schedule B of fees determined in terms of section 25 (1) and (2) of the act [G 39417 – GoN 1142]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Application form for entity applicants: FRAP 2015/2016 [G 39417 - GoN 1141]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Application Form for Individual Applicants: FRAP 2015/2016 [G 39417 – GoN 1140]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Fish processing establishment: application form: FRAP 2015/2016 [G 39417 - GoN 1139]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of rights to operate fish processing establishments: 2015 [G 39417 - GoN 1138]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the Abalone Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 - GoN 1137]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the West Coast Rock Lobster (Nearshore) Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 - GoN 1136]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the Seaweed Fishery: 2015: [G 39417 - GoN 1135]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the West Coast Rock Lobster (Offshore) Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 – GoN 1134]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights inthe Patagonian Toothfish Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 - GoN 1133]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the Netfish Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 – GoN 1132]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the KwaZulu-Natal Sardine Beach Seine Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 GoN 1131]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the Horse Mackerel Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 – GoN 1130]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the Hake Inshore Trawl Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 – GoN1129]
16 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of Commercial Fishing Rights in the Large Pelagic Longline Fishery: 2015 [G 39417 – GoN 1128]
16 November 2015 Publication of Sector Specific Policies for the allocation of fishing rights in the abalone, fish processing establishment, hake inshore-trawl, horse mackerel, KwaZulu-Natal sardine beach seine, large pelagic, netfish, patagonian toothfish, seaweed, west coast rock lobster nearshore and west coast rock lobster offshore; application forms and draft fees [G 39417 – GoN 1127]
11 November 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Amendment of regulations published in Government Notice R. 1111 of 2 September 1998, as amended. [G 39391 – GoN 1091]
06 November 2015 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003) Notice declaring the DWESA CWEBE Marine Protected Area under section 22A of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003) (G39379)
30 October 2015 NEMA, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Amendments to Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014 and Listing Notices 1, 2 and 3 of 2014 2015-11-30
13 October 2015 National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, 2015: For public comment 2015-11-16
09 October 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Biodiversity Economy Strategy (GN965 - GN39268) 2015-11-19
18 September 2015 Request for information on chemicals produced, used, imported or exported by South Africa: Information requested by the Department, within 60 days (GN703 - G39216) 2015-10-30
10 September 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Non-Detriment Findings (GN 897 - G39185)
05 August 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Extension of comment period for draft sector specific policies for the allocation of rights in the abalone, fish processing establishment, hake inshore-trawl, horse mackerel, KwaZulu-Natal sardine beach seine, large pelagic, netfish, patagonian toothfish, seaweed, west coast rock lobster nearshore and west coast rock lobster offshore; application forms and draft fees as published in Government Gazette Notice 38871 dated 12 June 2015. [G 39057 – GoN 674]
24 July 2015 National Environmental Management Act, .1998 (Act no.107 of 1998) Regulations relating to the procedure to be followed and criteria to be considered when determining an appropriate fine in terms of Section 24G 2015-11-19
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing processing rights: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 508]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Important information and general instructions for fisheries management [G 38871 – GoN 506]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Important information and general instructions for fisheries management [G 38871 – GoN 505]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the abalone fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 504]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the west coast rock lobster commercial (nearshore) fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 503]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the seaweed fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 502]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of commercial fishing rights in the west coast rock lobster (offshore) fishery: 2015 [G 38871 - GoN 501]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the patagonian toothfish fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 500]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the netfish fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 499]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishin rights in the KwaZulu-Natal sardine beach seine fishery: [G 38871 - GoN 498]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Policy on the allocation and management of long-term commercial fishing rights in the horse mackerel fishery:2015 [G 38871 – GoN 497]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the hake inshore trawl fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 496]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft policies on the allocation and management of fishing rights in the large pelagic (tuna and swordfish longline) fishery: 2015 [G 38871 – GoN 495]
12 June 2015 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Draft sector specific policies for the allocation of fishing rights: For comments [G 38871 – GoN 494]
05 June 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for 11 critically endangered and 4 endangered encephalartos species (G 38844 – GN 503)
29 May 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004) Amendments to the Alien and Invasive Species Lists, 2015 (Gn493 - G38833)
11 May 2015 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (39/2004): Draft National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations (GN541 - G38857)
17 April 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no 10 of 2004): Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for African Lion
31 March 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) The Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) (GN 269 of 2015)
25 March 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act No 10 of 2004), Shark Biodiversity Management Plan (GG38607 - GN258)
30 January 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Bioprospecting Permit Application (GN83 - GG38436)
15 January 2015 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Norms and Standards for the translocation of indigenous species in South Africa (GN44 - GG38395)
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
21 November 2014 National Forests Act, 1998 (Act No. 84 of 1998): Notice of the list of protected tree species [G 38215 – GoN 908]
04 November 2014 National Environmental Management Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No.57 of 2003) Draft Notice Declaring the Dwesa Cwebe National Protected Area in terms of section 22A of the National Environmental Management Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No.57 of 2003)
04 November 2014 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act (57/2003): Draft notice declaring the Dwesa-Cwebe Marine Protected Area in terms of section 22A
19 September 2014 Draft 1st Biennial Update Report of the Republic of South Africa 2014-11-30
07 July 2014 National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (ACT No. 57 of 2003) Norms and Standards for the Management of Protected Areas in South Africa (G 37802 - GN528)
13 June 2014 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10 of 2004): Trade in listed Threatened or Protected Species [G 37736 – GN 431]
06 June 2014 Draft National Greenhouse Gas Inventory for South Africa [G37701 – GN 391]
23 May 2014 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) Final Draft Environmental Management Framework for the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site (gg37653 - gn366)
08 May 2014 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Biodiversity Management Plan for Gypaetus Barbatus Meridionalis (G 37620 - GN 350)
29 April 2014 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Draft Shark Biodiversity Management Plan (Gn 331 - G 37586)
23 April 2014 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Benefit Sharing Agreement concluded between the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and the Traditional Healers Council (G 37582 - GN 330)
28 March 2014 National Environmental Management Act: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act no. 39 of 2004): Declaration of temporary asphalt plants as a controlled emitter and establishment of emission standards [G 37461 GN 201]
14 March 2014 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004): Declaration of Greenhouse Gases as Priority Air Pollutants [G 37421 – GN 172]
28 February 2014 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59 of 2003): Fee structure for consideration and processing of applications for waste management licenses, transfer and renewal thereof [G 37383 – GN 142]
28 February 2014 National Environmental Management Act (107 of 1998): Fees for consideration and processing of applications for environmental authorisations and amendments thereto [G 37383 – GN 141]
12 February 2014 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10 of 2004): Draft Alien and Invasive Species Lists, 2014 [N 78 – GN 37320]
07 February 2014 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act No. 10 of 2004): Norms and standards for biodiversity management plans for ecosystems [G 37302 – GN 83]
07 February 2014 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008): Draft national norms and standards for organic waste composting [G 37300 – GN 68]
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
29 November 2013 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.59 of 2008) National standards for the extraction, flaring or recovery of landfill gas
29 November 2013 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): List of waste management activities that have, or are likely to have, a detrimental effect on the environment (GN 37083)
29 November 2013 National Environment Management: Waste Act (59/2008): National norms and standards for the storage of waste.(Gn 37088)
01 November 2013 National Environmental Management Act: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No 39 of 2004): Declaration of small boilers as a controlled emitter and establishment of emission standards
31 October 2013 African Penguin Biodiversity Management Plan (Gn. 824 - G 36966)
25 October 2013 Guidelines for the Development of Environmental Implementation Plans and Environmental Management Plan
03 October 2013 National Environmental Management Act (107/1998): Publication of the Environmental Impact Assessment Guideline for Aquaculture in South Africa
23 August 2013 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.59 of 2008) National Norms and Standards for Disposal of Waste to Landfill
19 August 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004) Exemption of veterinarians from certain restrictions relating to the carrying out of restricted activities involving threatened or protected species
26 July 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for Gypaetus Barbatus Meridionalis
24 July 2013 National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act (Act No.4 of 2013)
17 July 2013 IsiXhosa: General policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights, 2013 (schedule A) and 2013 fishery specific policeis for demersal shark, hake handline, KwaZulu-Natal prawn trawl, oyster, squid, traditional line fish, tuna pole-line and white mussel. [G 36675 – GN 750]
17 July 2013 IsiZulu: General policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights, 2013 (schedule A) and 2013 fishery specific policeis for demersal shark, hake handline, KwaZulu-Natal prawn trawl, oyster, squid, traditional line fish, tuna pole-line and white mussel. [G 36675 – GN 750]
17 July 2013 Afrikaans: General policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights, 2013 (schedule A) and 2013 fishery specific policeis for demersal shark, hake handline, KwaZulu-Natal prawn trawl, oyster, squid, traditional line fish, tuna pole-line and white mussel. [G 36675 – GN 750]
17 July 2013 General policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights, 2013 (schedule A) and 2013 fishery specific policeis for demersal shark, hake handline, KwaZulu-Natal prawn trawl, oyster, squid, traditional line fish, tuna pole-line and white mussel. [G 36675 – GN 750]
17 July 2013 Marine Living Resources Act, (18/1998): Invitation to apply for rights to undertake commercial fishing of demersal shark, hake handline, KwaZulu-Natal prawn trawl, oyster, squid, traditional line fish, tuna pole-line and white mussel. [G 36675 – GN 751]
14 May 2013 Invitation to comment on the draft sector specific fisheries policies for the allocation and management of fishing rights in the traditional line fish, squid fish, tuna pole and line, demersal shark, oyster, white mussel, hake handline and KwaUZlu-Natal prawn trawl. [G 36460 GN 473]
10 May 2013 National Environmental Management Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008) National Estuarine Management Protocol
26 April 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act no 10 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for Pelargonium Sidoides in South Africa 2011 - 2020
17 April 2013 Draft revised general policy on the allocation and management of fishing rights: April 2013: invitation to comment. [G 36383- GN 396]
16 April 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Publication of lists of species that are threatened or protected, activities that are prohibited and exemption from restriction (N389 no.36375)
16 April 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No.10 of 2004) Threatened or protected species regulations (N388 no.36375)
08 March 2013 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004) Draft Regulations Prescribing the Atmospheric Emission Licence Processing Fee Calculator
08 March 2013 National Environmental Management Act: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004) Correction Notice: Waterberg-Bojanala National Priority Area
15 February 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Correction Notice for the draft Biodiversity Management Plan for African Penguin (Spheniscus Demersus)
15 February 2013 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (39 of 2004): Proposed amendments to the 2007 National Framework for Air Quality Management in the Republic of South Africa (GN115 no. 36161)
11 February 2013 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Environmental Impact Assessment Guideline for Aquaculture in South Africa (GN101 no.36145)
01 February 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004): Non-detriment findings (GN54 no.36117)
25 January 2013 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) Biodiversity Management Plan for the Black Rhinoceros (Diceros Bicornis) in South Africa 2011 - 2020 (GN49 - no.36096)
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
07 December 2012 Marine Living Resources Act: Policy: Management of seals, seabirds and shorebirds , (G 30534, GeN 1717)
30 November 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008). Notice of withdrawal of approval of the Integrated Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan of the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa published in government no
30 November 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008). Notice of approval of an Integrated Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan of the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (GoN988 no.35927)
26 November 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008): Notice of Extension of closing date for the submission of written representations or objections (G35908 - GN974)
26 November 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008: (Act No. 59 of 2008): Standard for Disposal of Waste to Landfill
26 November 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008: (Act No. 59 of 2008): Waste Classification and Management Regulations
26 November 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No.59 oF 2008): Draft Standard for Assessment of Waste for Landfill Disposal (G35572)
30 October 2012 Green Paper on the National Environmental Management of the Ocean: For general comment 2013-01-15
29 October 2012 Programme guideline: Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme (ADEP)
10 October 2012 National Environmental Management Act 1998 (No 107 of 1998): Publication of guideline documents (G 35769 - GN 805, 806 & 807)
10 October 2012 National Environmental Management Act 1998 (No 107 of 1998): Publication of the Public Participation Guideline (G 35769 - GN 807)
10 October 2012 National Environmental Management Act 1998 (No 107 of 1998): Publication of Environmental Management Framework Guideline for implementation (G 35769 - GN 806)
10 October 2012 National Environmental Management Act 1998 (No 107 of 1998): Publication of Companion Guideline on implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations,2010 (G 35769 - GN 805)
28 September 2012 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Proposed Amendments to Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 2 of 2010 (G35716 - GoN 777)
28 September 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008): List of Waste Management Activities that have, or are likely to have, a Detrimental Effect on Environment (G35718 - GoN 779)
28 September 2012 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998): Proposed Amendments to Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 1 of 2010 (G35717 - GoN 778)
24 August 2012 National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008) National action list for screening of dredged material for marine disposal - Final notice (G 35602 - GoN 635)
20 August 2012 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Draft Biodiversity Management Plan for Spheniscus demersus (G35607 - GeN 663)
10 August 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act 2008 (Act No 59 of 2008): Draft standards for assessment of waste for landfill disposal (G 35572 - GeN 613)
10 August 2012 National Environment Management Act: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No 59 of 2008): Standards for disposal of waste to landfill (G 35572 - GN 615)
02 August 2012 World Heritage Convention Act (No. 49 of 1999): Publication of the names of the Board Members of the iSimangaliso
23 July 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (No 59 of 2008): Notice of approval Integrated Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan from REDISA (G 3554 – GoN 565)
23 July 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (No. 59 of 2008): Notice of approval of an Integrated Industry Waste Tryre Management Plan (IIWTMP) from REDISA (G35534 – GoN 564)
02 July 2012 National Environmental Management Act - Biodiversity Act 2004 (No 10 of 2004) G 35486 - GeN 532
29 June 2012 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004): National Ambient Air Quality Standard For Particulate Matter With Aerodynamic Diameter Less Than 2.5 Micron Metres (Pm2.5) - (G 35463 - GeN 486)
29 June 2012 National Environment Management Act: Implementation guidelines: Draft, (G 33333, GeN 654)
20 June 2012 IsiZulu: inqubomgomo yabadobi abathengisayo ezingeni elincane base-Ningizimu Africa [G 35455 GoN 474]
20 June 2012 Xhosa: Umgaqo-nkqubo wabalobi abakhasayo kushishino lokuloba Emzantsi Afrika [G 35455 GoN 474]
20 June 2012 Afrikaans: Beleid vir die kleinskaalse visserysektor In Suid-Afrika [G 35455 GoN 474]
20 June 2012 English: Policy for the small scale fisheries sector in South Africa [G 35455 GoN 474]
15 June 2012 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004): Declaration of the Waterberg national priority area (G 35435, GeN 495)
01 June 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (No 59 of 2008): Draft National Standards for validation of treatment efficacy and operation of non-combustion technology for treatment of healthcare risk waste (G 35406 – GeN 453) 2012-07-30
01 June 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (No 50 of 2008): Draft Healthcare Risk Waste Management Regulations (G 35405 – GeN 452) 2012-07-30
18 May 2012 National Environmental Management Act: Waste Act (No 59 of 2008) ,G 35337 - GoN 396 2012-05-18
14 May 2012 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (No. 10 of 2004): Prohibition of trade in certain Encephalartos (G 35343 - GoN 382 2012-06-12
14 May 2012 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (No. 10 of 2004): Prohibition of trade in certain Encephalartos (G 35344 - GoN 371
04 May 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59 of 2008): National Waste Management Strategy (G35306 - GoN 344
10 April 2012 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Norms and standards for marking of rhinoceros horn and hunting of white rhinoceros for trophy hunting purposes (G 35248, GoN 304)
30 March 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Municipal Waste Sector Plan: Challenges with waste service provision in South Africa (Gn 35206)
19 March 2012 National Environmental Management: Waste Act: Regulations for site assessment and report, (G 35161 - GeN 234) 2012-05-18
19 March 2012 National Environmental Management Act: Draft norms and standards for the remediation of contaminated land and soil quality, (G 35160 - GeN 233) 2012-05-18
19 March 2012 National Environmental Management Act: Regulations for site assessment and report 2010 (G 35161 - Gen 234) 2012-04-18
07 March 2012 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Regulations: Threatened or Protected Species: Second Amendment: Draft, (G 30853, RG 8848, GoN 270)
Date published Description Comments by Doc type
16 September 2011 National Forests Act, 1998 (Act No 84 of 1998): Notice of the list of protected tree species [G 34595 – GN 734].
16 September 2011 Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No.18 of 1998) Declaration of Amathole Marine Protected Area in the Amathole region under section 43 of the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998
31 August 2011 National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, 2011 (G 34558 - GeN 586)
29 July 2011 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Biodiversity Management Plan for Pelargonium Sidoides
01 July 2011 National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59/2008): Draft national standards for the scrapping or recovery of motor vehicles:Invitation to submit written representations or objections (Gn 34413)
24 June 2011 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Biodiversity Management Plan for Albany Cycad, Encephalartos latifrons
22 June 2011 National Policy for the provision of basic refuse removal services to indigent households. Gn 34385
24 May 2011 National Environmental Management Act - Biodiversity Act: Biodiversity Mangement plans - Diceros bicornis (black rhino)
21 April 2011 Marine Living Resources Act (18/1998): Criteria for allocating rights for abalone ranching or stock enhancement pilot projects [G 34241 – GoN 352]
21 April 2011 Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No. 18 of 1998): Criteria for allocating rights for abalone ranching or stock enhancement pilot projects [G 34241 - GoN 352]
11 April 2011 Annexure D: Promotion of Access to Information ACT, 2000. Description submitted in terms of section 15(1) (GN. 34198)
21 January 2011 National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008) National Domestic Waste Collection Standards (G33935 - GN21)