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March 2012

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 13 of 2012, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 16 to 23 March 2012)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Amendment of convention entered into between the government of the Republic of South Africa and the government of Ireland for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains published in GN 1720 in GG 18552 of 15 December 1997 published (GN 211 in GG 35134 of 22 March 2012) (p2)

Amendment of agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of San Marino for the exchange of information relating to tax matters published in GN 23 in GG 34936 of 25 January 2012 published (GN 212 in GG 35135 of 23 March 2012) (p3)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Amendment of rules DAR/100 published (GN R218 in GG 35140 of 16 March 2012) (p40)

HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 56 OF 1974

Proposed amendments to rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications published for comment (BN 37 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p64)

PLANT BREEDERS' RIGHTS ACT 15 OF 1976

Receipt of applications for plant breeders' rights published (GN 219 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p7)

Call for requests to have new kinds of plants declared published (GenN 198 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p52)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims court for the area of Tshitale published (GN 223 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p49)

Establishment of small claims court for the area of Matatiele published (GN 224 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p50)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Nigel and Heidelberg and withdrawal of GN 276 of 24 February 1989 published (GN 225 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p51)

ELECTRICITY ACT 41 OF 1987

Licence fees payable by licensed generators of electricity for the period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013 published (GenN 221 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p12)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Standards and requirements regarding control of the export of fruit excluding citrus and certain deciduos fruits as stipulated in GN R1983 of 23 August 1991 published with effect from 7 days after publication (GenN 225 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p11)

COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES ACT 130 OF 1993

Standard assessment rate changes 2012/13 published (GenN 231 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p15)

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, 1994 (PROCLAMATION 103 OF 1994)

Schedule 2 amended with effect from 1 April 2012 (Proc 20 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p5)

LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995

Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA): Tariff of fees published in GN 231 in GG 34107 of 18 March 2011 repealed and new tariffs published with effect from 1 April 2012 (GN R216 in GG 35156 of 23 March 2012) (p4)

Essential Services Committee: Essential services relating to airports published (GenN 229 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p14)

Essential Services Committee: Essential services relating to children's homes and places of care published in GN 1462 in GG 27104 of 24 December 2004 amended (GenN 230 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p14)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Declaration of agricultural products amended (GN R215 in GG 35140 of 16 March 2012) (p5)

GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS ACT 15 OF 1997

Erratum to GN R88 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012 published (GN R214 in GG 35140 of 16 March 2012) (p4)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission: Corporate Leniency Policy amended (GenN 212 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p63)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Description submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the Gauteng Province: Department of Finance published (GG 35145 of 14 March 2012) (p3)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

Notice of extension for submission on the Issues Paper: A Review of the Broadcasting Regulatory Framework towards a Digitally Converged Environment published for comment in GenN 891 in GG 34828 of 8 December 2011 published (GenN 217 in GG 35153 of 16 March 2012) (p3)

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION ACT 45 OF 2000

South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession: Draft policies and rules published for comment (BN 38 in GG 35139 of 16 March 2012) (p67)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND INTERMEDIARY SERVICES ACT 37 OF 2002

Notice on Particular Exemption from Fees Payable to Registrar 2 of 2012 (BN 42 in GG 35152 of 16 March 2012) (p3)

Exemption of Particular Persons from Qualification Requirements 2 of 2012 (BN 43 in GG 35152 of 16 March 2012) (p4)

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003

Denel (Pty) Ltd granted B-BBEE facilitator status (GenN 232 in GG 35155 of 23 March 2012) (p18)

REVENUE LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 35 OF 2007

Date of commencement of ss. 90 (1) (a)-(c); 91 (1) (a); 93 (1) (a), (b), (g), (h) and (i); 94 (1) (a)-(d) & 95 (1) (a): 1 April 2012

Amends ss. 1, 44, 65, 69 & 75 of the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: WASTE ACT 59 OF 2008

Draft national norms and standards for the remediation of contaminated land and soil quality published for comment (GenN 233 in GG 35160 of 19 March 2012) (p3)

Draft National Regulations for Site Assessments and Reports, 2012 published for comment (GenN 234 in GG 35161 of 19 March 2012) (p3)

BILL

Judicial Matters Amendment Bill, 2012 [B11-2012]

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

GAUTENG

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: Extension of declaration of local state of disaster: Duduza Extension 2 (Maseshaba/Cool Breeze) published (LAN 331 in PG 74 of 19 March 2012) (p2)

Blue IQ Investment Holdings (Proprietary) Limited Amendment Bill, 2012 together with Memorandum on the object of the Bill published for comment (GenN 656 in PG 77 of 16 March 2012) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality; City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality; Sedibeng District Municipality; City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and West Rand District Municipality: Notices of establishment amended (GenNs 659-663 in PG 83 of 19 March 2012) (pp 3, 5, 7, 9 & 11)

LIMPOPO

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Intention to declare certain portions of farms situated in the Waterberg and Mopani Districts, Limpopo Province as nature reserves published for comment (GenN 89 in PG 2053 of 16 March 2012) (p3)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Vhembe District Municipality: Municipal Health By-laws published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 30 in PG 2055 of 16 March 2012) (p3)

NORTHERN CAPE

Northern Cape Adjustment Appropriation Act 5 of 2011[1] (PremN 12 in PG 1582 of 16 March 2012) (p3)

Date of commencement: 16 March 2012

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Schedule of fees in respect of registration and licensing of motor vehicles published (Proc 1 in PG 1583 of 22 March 2012) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996: Draft Code of Conduct for members of School Governing Bodies of Public Schools in the Western Cape published for comment (PN 48 in PG 6950 of 14 March 2012) (p2)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard Credit Control and Debt Collection Draft By-law, 2012 published for comment (PN 60 in PG 6965 of 9 March 2012) (p238)

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009: Designation of an impoundment depot in Onrus, Hermanus published (LAN 24350 in PG 6965 of 9 March 2012) (p267)

Draft Western Cape Seventeenth Gambling and Racing Amendment Bill, 2012 and Draft Western Cape Eighteenth Gambling and Racing Amendment Bill, 2012 together with Memorandums on the objects of the Bills published for comment (PN 67 in PG 6967 of 16 March 2012) (pp 2 & 8)

Western Cape Gambling and Racing Act 4 of 1996: Draft Amendment Regulations published for comment (PN 67 in PG 6967 of 16 March 2012) (p17)

National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999: Formal Protection: Expansion of West Coast Fossil Park and De Hel, Constantia published (PNs 69 & 70 in PG 6969 of 23 March 2012) (pp 2 & 3)

Western Cape Additional Adjustments Appropriation Act (2011/2012 Financial Year) 1 of 2012[2] (PN 77 in PG 6973 of 23 March 2012) (p2)

Date of commencement: 23 March 2012



[1] Published in English only

[2] Wes-Kaapse Addisionele Aansuiweringsbegrotingswet (2011/2012 Boekjaar) 1 van 2012

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