Guidelines and policies

Date published Description Doc type
04 April 2018 Guidelines for the development of Pollution Prevention Plans in respect of the Greenhouse Gases
09 February 2018 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No.107 of 1998) National guideline on minimum information requirements for preparing Environmental Impact Assessments for mining act activities that require environmental authorisation
31 May 2017 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act No. 10 of 2004) Policy on White Shark Cage Diving (GG40878)
11 April 2017 Technical guidelines for Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Industry
31 March 2017 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) Draft National Biodiversity Offset Policy
14 March 2017 Updated Integrated Environmental Management Guideline - Guideline on Need and Desirability
19 August 2016 Use of Official Languages Act (12/2012): Department of Environmental Affairs Language Policy (GN40221 - N937)
01 July 2016 Cultural Heritage Survey Guidelines and Assessment Tools for Protected Areas in South Africa
30 September 2015 Monitoring, control and eradication plans: Guideline for species listed as invasive in terms of section 70 of National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004
21 September 2015 EIA Guideline for Renewable Energy Projects
10 February 2015 Guideline on the administration of appeals in terms of the National Appeal Regulations (2014)
08 September 2014 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act no.107 of 1998) Draft EIA Guideline for Renewable Energy Projects (GG37984 - GN777)
31 March 2014 National Guideline for the Discharge of Effluent Discharges From Land-based Sources into the Coastal Environment
26 March 2014 Outcome 10 quarterly reporting template January - March 2014
10 December 2013 Outcome 10 quarterly reporting template October - December 2013
10 December 2013 Outcome 10 reporting steps
10 December 2013 Template for quarterly progress report on the implementation of outcome 10 delivery agreement for October – December 2013
02 September 2013 Guide to rhinos
22 May 2013 Mining and Biodiversity Guideline Executive Summary
22 May 2013 Mining and Biodiversity Guideline: Mainstreaming biodiversity into the mining sector
03 January 2013 Listed activities and associated minimum emission standards
03 January 2013 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004). Draft Regulations Prescribing the format of the Atmospheric Impact Report
03 January 2013 Notice of Extension of Closing Dates for the Submission of Written Representations or Objections
03 January 2013 National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004). Draft National Dust Control Regulations
03 January 2013 National Environmental Management Act: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004). Draft Declaration of Small boilers as controlled emitters
10 October 2012 National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act no.107 of 1998): Publication of Public Participation Guideline
05 October 2012 Outcome 10 quarterly reporting template July – September 2012
05 September 2012 Sample letter of designation, SANParks, Grade 1 - Minister
05 September 2012 Sample letter of designation, Grade 5 EMI, all SEMAs
05 September 2012 Sample letter of designation, Grade 3 EMI, all SEMAs
05 September 2012 Sample letter of designation, Grade 2 EMI, all SEMAs
05 September 2012 Sample letter of designation, Grade 1 EMI, all SEMAS
05 September 2012 EMI ranking system
05 September 2012 Sample letter of designation, SANParks, Grade 2 - Minister
05 September 2012 EMI Code of conduct
27 July 2012 South Africa’s Bioprospecting, Access and Benefit-Sharing Regulatory Framework: Guidelines for Providers, Users and Regulators
02 July 2012 Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention
27 June 2012 Guide to completing a bioprospecting permit application form
02 April 2012 Mannual in terms of section 14 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No.2 of 200)
01 March 2012 South African Water Quality guidelines for Coastal Marine Waters: Volume 2 - Guidelines for recreational use
01 March 2012 Summary: South African Water Quality Guidelines For Coastal Marine Waters. Volume 2 - Guidelines for recreational use
01 December 2011 Implementation guide: preferential procurement regulations
01 March 2011 Environmental Affairs corporate identity and branding manual
01 December 2010 EMI corporate identity manual
17 September 2010 AfriMAB’s Network statutes providing rules for modalities related to implementation and functioning of AfriMAB’s network
31 July 2009 Marine Living Resources Act: Policy on white shark cage diving: Amendments, (G 32458, GoN 804)
31 July 2009 Marine Living Resources Act: Policy on boat-based whale and dolphin watching: Amendment, (G 32458, GoN 805)
31 July 2009 Marine Living Resources Act: Policy for transfer of commercial fishing rights, (G 32449, GoN 789)
01 April 2009 Guidelines for the development of Integrated Waste Management Plans (IWMPs)
16 March 2009 National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Guidelines: Determination of bioregions and preparation of and publication of bioregional plans, (G 32006, GoN 291)
21 November 2008 Volunteers' guide to greening large events: with a focus on 2010 FIFA World Cup
04 July 2008 Marine Living Resources Act: Policy on white shark cage diving (WSCD), (G 31210, GoN 723)
04 July 2008 Marine Living Resources Act: Policy on boat-based whale and dolphin watching, (G 31209, GoN 722)
02 June 2008 Approach to work on private land - Working for Water programme
01 April 2008 Working for Water staff induction mannual
09 February 2008 African Biosphere Reserves Network - AfriMAB Charter
01 May 2007 Working for Water project operation standards
27 September 2005 Guidelines for clearing invasive alien plants
02 February 2004 Supply chain management a guide for accounting officers / authorities
05 January 2004 Weed control methods for community groups (introductory weed management mannual)
07 April 2003 Policy strategy to guide uniformity in procurement reform processes in government
01 April 2002 Bonn guidelines on access to genetic resources and fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of their utilization
22 March 2002 Guiding principles for projects on biosphere reserves
29 April 1997 Guidelines for establishing man and the biosphere reserves (MAB) committees