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April 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 16 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 10 to 17 April 2015)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 56 OF 1974

Health Professions Council of South Africa: Rules relating to fees payable to the Council published and BN 2 in GG 37205 of 3 January 2014 repealed (BN 83 in GG 38692 of 14 April 2015) (p3)

ANIMAL DISEASES ACT 35 OF 1984

Proposed revised import requirements for cattle, sheep and goats from Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland published for comment (GenN 349 in GG 38701 of 17 April 2015) (p3)

RULES BOARD FOR COURTS OF LAW ACT 107 OF 1985

Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Several Provincial and Local Divisions of the High Court of South Africa amended with effect from 22 May 2015 (GN R317 in GG 38694 of 17 April 2015) (p4)

Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Magistrates' Courts of South Africa amended with effect from 22 May 2015 (GN R318 in GG 38694 of 17 April 2015) (p12)

ELECTRICITY ACT 41 OF 1987

Licence fees payable by licensed generators of electricity for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 published (GenN 332 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p47)

BANKS ACT 94 OF 1990

Designation of Ithala SOC Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ithala Development Finance Corporation Limited, as an institution of which the activities do not fall within the meaning of 'the business of a bank' for the period 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015 published and GN 238 in GG 37490 of 4 April 2014 substituted (GN 320 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p22)

Notice to Defencex and associated entities, investors and interested parties published (GenN 345 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p72)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Application for the implementation of statutory measures in the pomegranate industry published for comment by directly affected groups (GenN 331 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p45)

LOTTERIES ACT 57 OF 1997

Regulations Relating to Allocation of Money in National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund amended (GN R311 in GG 38687 of 14 April 2015) (p5)

Direction for the Distribution Agencies in Determining Distribution of Funds from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund amended (GN R312 in GG 38687 of 14 April 2015) (p9)

PUBLIC FUNDING OF REPRESENTED POLITICAL PARTIES ACT 103 OF 1997

Public Funding of Represented Political Parties Regulations, 1998: Notice of amount of funding available for allocation for the period 1 April 2015 until 31 March 2016 from the Represented Political Parties Fund published (GenN 347 in GG 38699 of 15 April 2015) (p2)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission:

Guidelines for the Determination of Administrative Penalties for Prohibited Practices published with effect from 1 May 2015 (GN 323 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p25)

Notification of decision to approve merger with conditions published (GenN 328 in GG 38690 of 14 April 2015) (p3)

Notification of closed conditional merger approvals 1 April 2014-31 March 2015 published (GenN 329 in GG 38691 of 15 April 2015) (p3)

MEDICAL SCHEMES ACT 131 OF 1998

Notice of intention to publish declaration of certain electoral and voting practices as undesirable business practice in terms of s. 61 (2) published for comment (GenN 333 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p48)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Department of Finance: Section 14 manual published (GG 38685 of 17 April 2015) (p3)

Descriptions submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the Eastern Cape Provincial Government: Office of the Premier and by the Umhlathuze Municipality published (GNs 321 & 322 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (pp 7 & 10)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

Findings Document: Review of Regulation on South African Local Content: Television and Radio: 2015 published (GenN 348 in GG 38700 of 16 April 2015) (p3)

COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES CONTROL ACT 45 OF 2002

Capital requirements with which a manager of a collective investment scheme in hedge funds must comply published (BN 84 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p77)

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK ACT 67 OF 2008

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA): Proposed recognition of professional bodies and registration of designation/s on the NQF published for comment:

  • Law Society of South Africa (LSSA): attorney
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Accountants (ICBA): Certified Junior Bookkeeper, Certified Senior Bookkeeper, Certified Technical Financial Accountant, Certified Financial Accountant, Certified Public Accounts Administrator and Certified Public Accountant
  • Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA): COMENSA Credentialised Practitioner, COMENSA Senior Practitioner and COMENSA Master Practitioner

(GNs 314-316 in GG 38689 of 13 April 2015) (pp 3, 12 & 21)

USE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 12 OF 2012

Draft Language Policies published for comment:

  • Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) (GenN 327 in GG 38686 of 13 April 2015) (p3)
  • Robben Island Museum (GenN 330 in GG 38698 of 13 April 2015) (p3)

LOTTERIES AMENDMENT ACT 32 OF 2013

Date of commencement: 14 April 2015 (Proc R19 in GG 38687 of 14 April 2015) (p3)

Amends s. 1, the title of Chapter 1, ss. 3, 4, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 & 60, substitutes ss. 2, 5 & 33, inserts ss. 2A-G, 3A-C, 10A, 13A, 13B & 26A-H and repeals ss. 7 & 27 of the Lotteries Act 57 of 1997

 BILLS
 

Notice of intention to introduce National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill, 2016, South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport Amendment Bill, 2017, South African Combat Sport Bill, 2017 and Fitness Industry Regulatory Bill, 2017 published for comment (GenN 346 in GG 38693 of 17 April 2015) (p73)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality: Resolution levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 published with effect from 1 July 2014 (LAN 3 in PG 3373 of 14 April 2015) (p3)

GAUTENG

Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act 7 of 1996: Notice to establish Consumer Affairs Courts and determination of seats in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality; Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality; Sedibeng District Municipality; and West Rand District Municipality published (GenN 1201 in PG 118 of 10 April 2015) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Emfuleni Local Municipality: 2015/2016 Financial year: Draft Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws; Draft Rates By-law; Determination of draft Property Rates Levies; and Draft Municipal Tariff By-law published (LANs 593-596 in PG 122 of 13 April 2015) (pp 3, 39, 44 & 53)

LIMPOPO

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Amendment of Proclamation of names of traditional leaders to serve in proceedings of district and local municipal councils for a period of five years (2011-2016) as published under GenN 278 in PG 1984 of 21 September 2011 published (GenN 116 in PG 2497 of 10 April 2015) (p3)

MPUMALANGA

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Notice of Business and Street Trading and Liquor Selling By-laws published for comment (GenN 125 in PG 2440 of 10 April 2015) (p18)

NORTHERN CAPE

Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008: Rules of Conduct for the Northern Cape Consumer Court published (GenN 26 in PG 1887 of 14 April 2015) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

Western Cape Health Services Fees Act 5 of 2008: Errata: Amendments to the Uniform Patient Fee Schedule Regulations for health care services rendered by the Western Cape Department of Health for externally funded patients (including, amongst others, foreign patients and private doctor patients) as published under PN 84 in PG 7368 of 25 March 2015 published (PN 106 in PG 7376 of 10 April 2015) (p580)

Sea-Shore Act 21 of 1935: Riversdale: Proposal to enter into a lease with the Koningsfontein (Pty) Ltd for the construction of a jetty below the high-water mark of the Goukou River published for comment (PN 110 in PG 7376 of 10 April 2015) (p589)

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ABBREVIATIONS:

GG (Government Gazette), GenN (General Notice), GN (Government Notice), BN (Board Notice), Proc (Proclamation), PG (Provincial Gazette), PN (Provincial Notice), PremN (Premier's Notice), ON (Official Notice), LAN (Local Authority Notice), MN (Municipal Notice)

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 NEW RELEASES FROM JUTA

Sexual Offences - Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007 & Regulations; Sexual Offences Act 23 of 1957
National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998; Environment Conservation Act 73 of 1989 & Regulations
Magistrates' Courts Act 32 of 1944; Small Claims Courts Act 61 of 1984 & Rules 6e
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