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Designation of Provincial Competent Authority and Local Authorities who may Issue Authorisation for Undertaking of Activities in the Pennington Sensitive Coastal Area and the Umtamvuna Sensitive Coastal Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The notice of the minister designates the competent authority and local authorities empowered to issue written authorization for the undertaking of activities in the Pennington Sensitive Coastal Area and the Umtamvuna Sensitive Coastal Area.

South Africa 1998 Environment and Climate Change

Protocol on Wildlife Conservation and Law Enforcement

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

This represents the protocol on wildlife conservation and law enforcement for the South African Development Community. The protocol affirms the sovereign right to manage wildlife resources in the community and promote the sustainable use and conservation of resources. The protocol applies to the conservation and sustainable use of wildlife resources, excluding forestry and fishery resources. The principles guiding the implementation by member states is enshrined in the protocol.

South Africa 1999 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Robben Island Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Robben Island marine protected area is zoned as three controlled zones and a single restricted zone which is determined by 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

Regulations for the Registration of Professional Hunters, Hunting Outfitters and Trainers

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulations provide for a system of national register of professional hunters, hunting outfitters and trainers. Persons shall not operate as professional hunters, hunting outfitters, and trainers unless registered in terms of the regulations contained in the notice.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Agulhas Bank Complex Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Agulhas bank marine protected area is zoned as a single restricted zone, single controlled zone, and a single controlled-pelagic zone, which are all determined by 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

Marine Living Resources Act: Fishing Harbour Fees

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The notice sets out the fees for harbour activities for all seaworthy registered commercial and non-commercial vessels (fishing vessels, leisure/recreational, and other vessels). The tariffs shall include the slipping and un-slipping of vessels during normal working hours.

South Africa 2003 Environment and Climate Change

Provincial Parks Board Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The Act provides for the declaration and management of provincial parks within the framework of the national environmental management act; it gives effect to international agreements on protected areas, and provides for the management of provincial parks, under the provisions of the Eastern Cape Environmental Conservation Act

South Africa 2003 Environment and Climate Change

National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

An amendment to the National Environmental Management Act of 1998. Among others, the alterations relate to; redefinitions and clarification of existing definitions; review of environmental management instruments; provision for baseline information to be included in environmental management instruments; provision for the management of residue stockpiles and deposits; and to empower the minister to designate environmental management inspectors.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

National Environment Laws Amendment Act

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The act provides for the application of the atmospheric pollution prevention act of 1965 until the air quality act of 2004 sets in. It amends the environment conservation act of 1989 in provisions defining penalties for offences, the national environmental management act of 1998, and the national environmental management: air quality act of 2004.

South Africa 2008 Environment and Climate Change

Threatened or Protected Species Second Amendment Regulations

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The amendment stipulates, among others, that all permit applications shall be decided on by the issuing authority; the minister is the issuing authority for permits related to activities pertaining to threatened or protected species.

South Africa 2009 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations Regarding Activities Concerning the Outeniqua Sensitive Coastal Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

It is stated that; an environmental impact report shall be prepared by applicants. The contents mandated to be in the report include; details of the proposed activity, including purpose, requirements, and extent; applicant’s details; details of other people involved; if the activity is part of a greater scheme; date of submission; and plan and sections of the activity.

South Africa 1996 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations in Terms of the National Environmental Management Act: Control of Vehicles in the Coastal Zone

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulations make provisions for a general prohibition on the recreational use of vehicles in the coastal zone; identify procedures for approving the use of vehicles in the coastal zone under specific circumstances; and stipulate measures for the enforcement of these regulations and prescribe penalties in respect of contraventions. Persons who use vehicles within the coastal zones must ensure usage does not cause harm to the environment; and in cases where harm is authorised or unavoidable, must be minimized.

South Africa 2001 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Management of the Benguela Muds Marine Protected Area

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The entire Benguela Muds marine protected area is zoned as a single restricted zone which is determined by 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 Norms and Standards for the Remediation of Contaminated Land and Soil Quality

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The norms and standards push to set a standard national approach in determining the contamination status of areas; set criteria and methods to apply in assessment procedures; and provide baselines for the assessment of environmental protection measures for remediation efforts.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Amendment of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 3

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The notice lists activities and identifies competent authorities under sections 24(2), 24(5) and 24D of the national environmental management act of 1998, where environmental authorisation is required prior to commencement of that activity in specific identified geographical areas only.

South Africa 2017 Environment and Climate Change

Biodiversity Act: Alien and Invasive Species Regulations

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulations relate to the management and handling of alien and invasive species in South Africa. Among others, it; categorizes the listed invasive species as contained in the biodiversity act of 2004; it sets out restricted activities; national framework of documents; risk assessment; issuance, amendment, and cancellation of permits; and compliance and enforcement guidelines.

South Africa 2014 Environment and Climate Change

Regulations for the Protection of Wild Abalone

Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa

The regulation of the minister enables the implementation of emergency suspension of abalone Haliotis fishery, and promote the recovery and rebuilding of the wild abalone resource. People who undertake scientific research, white-shark cage diving, commercial kelp harvesting, sea ranching, salvage operations, and maintenance of legal underwater infrastructure must apply to the Minister for a permit.

South Africa 2008 Environment and Climate Change