374 Results Found

Carbon Tax Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The government is taking a stance of imposing tax on greenhouse gas emissions and a provision of tax incentives as a reward for efficient use of energy; to provide appropriate price signals to help nudge the economy towards a more sustainable growth path. The tax is levied and collected for the benefit of the National Revenue Fund. The Act applies to persons who conduct activities in the Republic resulting in greenhouse gas emissions above the threshold stated in the schedules of the Act.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

Directions Regarding the Control and Management of General Communal and General Small Waste Disposal Sites

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The directions serve as a guide for the registration of general communal and general small waste disposal sites, location, permissible waste, planning, design, construction, and commissioning, access control, operations, monitoring, and other maintenance activities involving sites.

South Africa 2002 Environment and Climate Change

Biodiversity Act: Amendments to CITES Regulations

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The amendment takes the form of substitution and redefinition of headings in the schedules of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regulations.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

National Standards for the Extraction, Flaring or Recovery of Landfill Gas

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The standards aim at controlling the extraction, flaring or recovery of landfill gas at facilities specified in the schedules of these Standards, to prevent or minimize potential negative impacts on the bio-physical and socio-economic environments. The standards apply to landfill gas extraction, flaring, and recovery facilities initiated after the implementation of the standards.

South Africa 2013 Environment and Climate Change

Biodiversity Act: Biodiversity Management Plan for the African Lion (Panthera Leo)

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The specific management plan for African lions in South Africa stems from their status as vulnerable and endangered species; the lion is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Global Red List and the South African list of Threatened and Protected Species (ToPS). It is also protected under Appendix II of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Conservation plans for lions distinguish among wild, managed wild, and captive lion populations in the Republic.

South Africa 2015 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations Regarding Activities Identified Under the Environment Conservation Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulations specify rules relative to the application for and the granting of an authorization for the carrying out of activities identified under the relevant sections of the environment conservation act of 1989. Applications shall be made provincial or local authorities and must, in certain cases, be referred to the minister.

South Africa 2002 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Namaqua Fossil Forest Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Namaqua Fossil Forest marine protected area is zoned as a single controlled zone, which is determined using the World Geodetic System (WGS) of 1984. The regulations stipulate that no scientific research within the protected area shall be carried out except with a research permit issued by the Minister. It lists out the general restrictions within the protected area.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The act applies in the Prince Edward Islands, and to the exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of the Republic; It equally binds all organs of state, and is to be read alongside the principles enshrined in the biodiversity act, and the national environmental management act of 1998. The objectives of the act include; provision for the declaration and management of protected areas, to manage and conserve the biodiversity of the Republic, and to provide for continued existence of national parks in South Africa.

South Africa 2004 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Southeast Atlantic Seamounts Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Southeast Atlantic Seamounts marine protected area consists of one restricted zone, and two controlled zones, which are determined using the World Geodetic System (WGS) of 1984. The regulations stipulate that no scientific research within the protected area shall be carried out except with a research permit issued by the Minister. It lists out the general restrictions within the protected area.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

Amendment to the Threatened or Protected Species Regulations

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The amendment stipulates that persons may apply for permits by submission of application on the form highlighted in the annexure; applications must be submitted to the organ of state unless directed otherwise.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Declaration of Areas as Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The minister, under the Marine Living Resources Act of 1998. There is a description of the boundaries of marine protected areas and stipulations pertaining to the protected areas.

South Africa 2000 Environment and Climate Change

Declaration of Greenhouse Gases as Priority Pollutants

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The declaration operates under the 2014 Air Quality Act. The greenhouse gases declared as priority pollutants are outlined, and it is mandated that people carrying out activities specified in the annexure should prepare pollution prevention plans for approval.

South Africa 2017 Environment and Climate Change

National Norms and Standards for the Management of Elephants in South Africa

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The purpose of the management standards is to set national norms to guide the management of elephants in ways that ensure their longevity in ethical and humane means, with the sustainable utilization of their products. The norms and standards also set out a uniform way of management across the Republic, in line with international standards, agreements, and obligations.

South Africa 2008 Environment and Climate Change

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Amendment Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

This serves as an amendment to the national environmental management: protected areas act of 2003. It makes provisions to authorise the declaration of marine protected areas and their subsequent management, and to effect textual corrections.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Uthukela Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The Uthukela marine protected area contains two inshore restricted zones, two inshore controlled zones, one offshore controlled-pelagic line fish zone, three offshore controlled zones, and one offshore restricted zones; which are all determined using the World Geodetic System (WGS) of 1984. The regulations stipulate that no scientific research within the protected area shall be carried out except with a research permit issued by the Minister. It lists out the general restrictions within the protected area.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

Notice Declaring the Uthukela Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The notice declares the Uthukela marine protected area under Section 22a of the national environmental management: protected areas act of 2003 marine living resources act of 1998. The boundaries of the marine protected areas are specified.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Browns Bank Corals Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Browns Bank Corals marine protected area is zoned as a controlled zone with three offshore areas which are all determined using the World Geodetic System (WGS) of 1984. The regulations stipulate that no scientific research within the protected area shall be carried out except with a research permit issued by the Minister. It lists out the general restrictions within the protected area.

South Africa 2019 Environment and Climate Change