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April 2016

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 13 of 2016, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 24 March to 1 April 2016)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Department of Defence and Military Veterans:

Draft Language Policy of the Department of Military Veterans published (GN 404 in GG 39894 of 1 April 2016) (p4)

FERTILIZERS, FARM FEEDS, AGRICULTURAL REMEDIES AND STOCK REMEDIES ACT 36 OF 1947

Regulations relating to the registration of fertilizers, farm feeds, agricultural remedies, stock remedies, sterilizing plants and pest control operators, appeals and imports amended (GN 372 in GG 39862 of 29 March 2016) (p4)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN Rs 392, 400 & 401 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (pp 4, 32 & 34)

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 24 February 2016 (GN Rs 395 & 396 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (pp 10 & 12)

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 6 April 2016 (GN R397 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (p14)

Schedule 6 amended with effect from 25 February 2015 (GN R393 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (p6)

Schedule 6 amended with effect from 24 February 2016 (GN Rs 394, 398 & 399 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (pp 8, 16 & 18)

Schedule 6 amended with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN R402 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (p36)

Schedule 6 amended with effect from 6 April 2016 (GN R403 in GG 39892 of 31 March 2016) (p38)

COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES ACT 130 OF 1993

Annual increases in medical tariffs for:

  • dental services (GenN 161 in GG 39882 of 31 March 2016) (p4)
  • orthotic and prosthetic supply (GenN 185 in GG 39890 of 31 March 2016) (p4)
  • hospitals (GenN 162 in GG 39884 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

published with effect from 1 April 2016

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT 101 OF 1997

Regulations for the Registration of Private Higher Education Institutions, 2016 published and Regulations for the Registration of Private Higher Education Institutions, 2003 repealed (GN R383 in GG 39880 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT 101 OF 1997 & NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK ACT 67 OF 2008

Notice of publication for comment of Draft Policy on Minimum Requirements for Programmes Leading to Qualifications in Higher Education for Practitioners and Educators in Early Childhood Care and Education published (GN 384 in GG 39886 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Tribunal:

Notifications of decisions to approve mergers published (GenNs 164-172 & 175-180 inclusive in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (pp 114-117 & 119-121)

Notifications of complaint referrals published (GenNs 173 & 174 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (pp 118 & 119)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA):

Findings document on the regulatory framework on electronic communications infrastructure published (GenN 153 in GG 39870 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION ACT 45 OF 2000

South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession:

Proposed weighting of the core competencies for the landscape architectural professions published for comment (BNs 35 & 36 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (pp 124 & 130)

Proposed weighting of the core competencies for the landscape management professions published for comment (BN 37 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (p134)

COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL SCHEMES LEVIES ACT 58 OF 2000

Imposition of levies on medical schemes published with effect from 1 April 2016 (GenN 163 in GG 39885 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY REGULATION ACT 56 OF 2001

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA): Proposed amendments to Code of Conduct for Security Service Providers, 2003 and Improper Conduct Enquiries Regulations, 2003 published for comment (GN R391 in GG 39888 of 1 April 2016) (p9)

COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES CONTROL ACT 45 OF 2002

Exemption of a manager of a collective investment scheme in securities administering a money market portfolio that holds debt instruments issued by the African Bank Limited (Under Curatorship) ('ABL') from certain provisions of BN 90 in GG 37895 of 8 August 2014 and suspension of certain provisions of the Deed establishing a retention portfolio published with effect from 4 April 2016 (BN 39 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (p139)

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003

Codes of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment: Marketing, Advertising and Communication Sector Code published (GN 387 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (p38)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: PROTECTED AREAS ACT 57 OF 2003

Norms and standards for the management of protected areas in South Africa published (GN 382 in GG 39878 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

Declaration of land as the Mountain Zebra-Camdeboo Protected Environment published (Proc 14 in GG 39891 of 1 April 2016) (p4)

Mountain Zebra Camdeboo Protected Environment Regulations, 2016 published (Proc 15 in GG 39891 of 1 April 2016) (p28)

NATIONAL GAMBLING ACT 7 OF 2004

National Gambling Policy, 2016 published (GN 389 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (p64)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: BIODIVERSITY ACT 10 OF 2004

Biodiversity Management Plan for the Clanwilliam Sandfish Labeo seeberi published (GN 406 in GG 39899 of 1 April 2016) (p4)

PROTECTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY AGAINST TERRORIST AND RELATED ACTIVITIES ACT 33 OF 2004

Entities identified by the United Nations Security Council published (Proc 13 in GG 39863 of 29 March 2016) (p4)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA):

End-user and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations, 2016 published and End-user and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations published in GN R774 in GG 32431 of 24 July 2009 repealed (GenN 189 in GG 39898 of 1 April 2016) (p4)

Amendment Individual Processes and Procedures Regulations, 2015 published and Licensing Processes and Procedures Regulations, 2010 amended (GenN 154 in GG 39871 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

Amendment Standard Terms and Conditions for Class Broadcasting Services, 2015 published and Standard Terms and Conditions for Class Electronic Communications Services Regulations, 2010 amended (GenN 155 in GG 39872 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

Amendment Class Processes and Procedures Regulations, 2015 published and Class Licensing Processes and Procedures Regulations, 2010 amended (GenN 157 in GG 39874 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

Amendment Standard Terms and Conditions for Individual Broadcasting Services, 2016 published and Standard Terms and Conditions for Individual Electronic Communication Services Regulations, 2010 amended (GenN 158 in GG 39875 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

List of class licensees published (GenN 150 in GG 39864 of 29 March 2016 (p4) & GenN 188 in GG 39897 of 1 April 2016 (p4))

Notice regarding the increase of administrative fees in relation to service licences published with effect from 1 April 2016 (GenN 151 in GG 39864 of 29 March 2016 (p59) & GenN 187 in GG 39896 of 1 April 2016 (p4))

Draft Consumer Advisory Panel Regulations published for comment (GenN 160 in GG 39879 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK ACT 67 OF 2008

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Coordination Policy published (GN 381 in GG 39876 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

Draft Articulation Policy published for comment (GN 373 in GG 39867 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

FINANCIAL MARKETS ACT 19 OF 2012

Notice of proposed amendments to the Strate Rules published for comment (BN 38 in GG 39887 of 1 April 2016) (p138)

DIVISION OF REVENUE ACT 1 OF 2015

Municipal allocations and explanatory memorandum published (GN 380 in GG 39869 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

 
 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003: Senqu Local Municipality: Adjustment Budget, IDP & SDBIP Notice, 2015/2016 Financial Year published for comment (PN 40 in PG 3640 of 28 March 2016) (p10)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Elundini Local Municipality: Advertising Signs and Disfigurement of the Frontages of Streets By-laws, 2015; Barbers, Hairdressers and Beauticians By-law, 2015; Buildings Control By-law, 2015; Cemeteries By-law, 2015; Fire Safety By-law, 2015; Funeral Undertakers By-law, 2015; Livestock Trading By-law, 2014; and Traffic-By-law, 2015 published (PNs 42-47 & 49-50 in PG 3643 of 29 March 2016) (pp 4, 26, 38, 62, 88, 145, 177 & 188)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Joe Gqabi District Municipality: Municipality By-law on the sale of Liquor and the regulating of Trading Hours for licensed undertakings and matters incidental thereto published (PN 48 in PG 3643 of 29 March 2016) (p163)

Fort Cox Agricultural Institute Transitional Provisions Act 7 of 2015

Date of commencement: 1 April 2016 (PN 51 in PG 3644 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

Repeals: Fort Cox College Decree 5 of 1991 (Ciskei)

FREE STATE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Tokologo Local Municipality: By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published with effect from the date that the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013 [1] comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality (PN 227 in PG 162 of 18 March 2016) (p2)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Business Regulations By-law published (PN 228 in PG 163 of 18 March 2016) (p2)

Special Adjustment Appropriation Act 1 of 2016 [2] (PremN 1 in PG 165 of 29 March 2016) (p2)

Date of commencement: 29 March 2016

Interpretation Act 33 of 1957: Uniform Patient Fee Schedule (UPFS) 2016 Tariffs published with effect from 1 April 2016 (PN 230 in PG 166 of 30 March 2016) (p2)

Finance Act 2 of 2016 [3] (PremN 2 in PG 167 of 30 March 2016) (p2)

Date of commencement: 30 March 2016

Appropriation Act 3 of 2016 [4] (PremN 3 in PG 168 of 30 March 2016) (p2)

Date of commencement: 30 March 2016

GAUTENG

Gauteng Gambling Act 4 of 1995: Gauteng Gambling Regulations, 1997 amended with effect from 1 April 2016 (GenNs 414 & 415 in PG 97 of 18 March 2016) (pp 4 & 11)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: Ombudsman By-law published (LAN 470 in PG 105 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998: Gauteng Provincial Environmental Management Framework (GPEMF): Exclusions and minimum standards for listed activities to be excluded from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation in terms of section 24(2)(d) and 24(10) published for comment (PN 253 in PG 113 of 30 March 2016) (p4)

Rationalisation of Local Government Affairs Act 10 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: Notice of intention to make a By-law on Billboards and the Display of Advertisements; and to amend the Police Services By-law published for comment (LAN 509 in PG 114 of 30 March 2016) (p203)

KWAZULU-NATAL

South African Geographical Names Council Act 188 of 1998: Newcastle Local Municipality: Draft Policy on Place Naming published (MN 43 in PG 1646 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard Draft By-laws published for comment (PN 72 in PG 1647 of 31 March 2016) (p4)

MPUMALANGA

National Health Act 61 of 2003: Amended Hospital Fees Manual published (PN 26 in PG 2672 of 25 March 2016) (p4)

Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000: Mpumalanga Department of Culture, Sport and Recreation: Section 14 manual published (GenN 44 in PG 2673 of 25 March 2016) (p4)

NORTHERN CAPE

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Nama Khoi Local Municipality: Draft By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published (GenN 27 in PG 2000 of 29 March 2016) (p4)

NORTH WEST

North West Youth Entrepreneurship Services Fund Bill, 2015 published for comment (PN 42 in PG 7632 of 29 March 2016) (p17)

WESTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003: Prince Albert Local Municipality: Draft Capital and Operational Budget for the 2016/2017 financial year published for comment (LAN 61134 in PG 7588 of 1 April 2016) (p550)

City of Cape Town: Informal Trading By-law: Informal Trading Plan for the Greater Durbanville, Brackenfell, Kraaifontein, Bloekombos and Bellville areas published (LAN 61142 in PG 7588 of 1 April 2016) (p556)

Western Cape Health Services Fees Act 5 of 2008: Uniform Patient Fee Schedule Regulations for Health Care Services Rendered by the Western Cape Department of Health, 2016 published and PN 319 in PG 6302 of 28 September 2005 repealed with effect from 1 April 2016 (PN 95 in PG 7590 of 31 March 2016) (p2)

Western Cape Gambling and Racing Act 4 of 1996: Amendments to the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Regulations, 1996; and Western Cape Gambling and Racing Regulations (Fees and Costs) 2016 published with effect from 1 April 2016 (PNs 96 & 97 in PG 7591 of 31 March 2016) (pp 2 & 6)

 

[1] Date of commencement: 1 July 2015 (Proc 26 in GG 38828 of 27 May 2015)

[2] Spesiale Aansuiweringsbegrotingswet 1 van 2016

[3] Finansieswet 2 van 2016

[4] Begrotingswet 3 van 2016

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