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May 2016

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 21 of 2016, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 20 to 27 May 2016)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base Dec 2012 = 100): April 2016: 6,2 published (GenN 304 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p457)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN R592 in GG 40014 of 27 May 2016) (p76)

Schedule 2 amended up to and including 4 June 2016 (GN R593 in GG 40014 of 27 May 2016) (p78)

Schedule 6 amended (GN R591 in GG 40014 of 27 May 2016) (p74)

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT 101 OF 1965

Exclusion of certain medicines from the operation of certain provisions of the Act published (GN 565 in GG 40015 of 25 May 2016) (p4)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Kagiso, Malamulele, Philipstown, Orkney and Noupoort published (GNs 578, 580, 581, 584 & 585 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (pp 243, 245, 246, 249 & 250)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp and withdrawal of GN 18 in GG 10565 of 2 January 1987 published (GN 579 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p244)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Kuruman and Kudumane and withdrawal of GN 1686 in GG 16793 of 3 November 1995 published (GN 582 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p247)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Schweizer-Reneke and Maquassi Hills and withdrawal of GN 1573 in GG 12608 of 13 July 1990 published (GN 583 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p248)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of pears intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa published and Proc R22 of 22 February 1973, GN Rs 2859 of 29 December 1989, 2177 of 3 November 1978, 623 of 28 March 1980, 1001 of 13 May 1983, 2677 of 19 December 1986, 680 of 14 April 1989 and 1924 of 27 April 1990 repealed[1] (GN R587 in GG 40014 of 27 May 2016) (p9)

Regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of table grapes intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa published and GN Rs 2859 of 29 December 1989, 2176 of 3 November 1978, 621 of 28 March 1980, 999 of 13 May 1983, 602 of 30 March 1984, 100 of 18 January 1985, 40 of 10 January 1986, 2507 of 13 November 1987, 418 of 10 March 1989 and 2413 of 10 November 1989 repealed[2] (GN R588 in GG 40014 of 27 May 2016) (p25)

Regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of table olives intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa published with effect from 12 months after publication (GN R589 in GG 40014 of 27 May 2016) (p54)

Prohibition regarding the removal of imported regulated agricultural products intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa from the prescribed ports of entry published (GN 570 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p16)

SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE ACT 68 OF 1995

Regulations amended with effect from 1 June 2016 (GN R563 in GG 40008 of 24 May 2016) (p4)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Request for the continuation of statutory measures related to levies, records and returns and registration in respect of citrus fruit intended for export published for comment by directly affected groups (GenN 299 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p447)

Application for the establishment of a breeding and technology levy on wheat published for comment by directly affected groups in the winter cereal industry (GenN 300 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p449)

SOUTH AFRICAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY ACT 5 OF 1998

Determination of levies and revocations published in GN 560 in GG 40005 of 19 May 2016 corrected and GenN 920 in GG 36819 of 6 September 2013 revoked with effect from 20 June 2016 (GN 567 in GG 40016 of 25 May 2016) (p5)

SOUTH AFRICAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY LEVIES ACT 6 OF 1998

Determination of levies and revocations published in GN 559 in GG 40005 of 19 May 2016 corrected and GenN 921 in GG 36819 of 6 September 2013 revoked with effect from 20 June 2016 (GN 566 in GG 40016 of 25 May 2016) (p4)

NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998

Restrictions on the use of water in terms of para. 6 (1) (i) of Schedule 3 to the Act for urban and irrigation purposes from the Armenia Dam in the Leeuw River water users association water supply scheme published (GN 600 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p445)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL STRUCTURES ACT 117 OF 1998

Calling of and setting of a date (3 August 2016) for local government election published (GN 562 in GG 40007 of 23 May 2016) (p4)

MEDICAL SCHEMES ACT 131 OF 1998 & FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (PROTECTION OF FUNDS) ACT 28 OF 2001

Council for Medical Schemes: Notice of the intention to declare certain electoral practices as irregular or undesirable practices in relation to the activities of medical schemes published for comment (GenN 305 in GG 40022 of 27 May 2016) (p4)

NATIONAL HERITAGE RESOURCES ACT 25 OF 1999

Declaration of ZK Matthews House, Alice, Eastern Cape, The Old Fort, Christian Union Hall, HMS Building (the Old Dining Hall), Stuart Hall and Freedom Square, part of the Alice Campus of the University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa as National Heritage Sites published (Proc 34 in GG 40013 of 25 May 2016) (p4)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL ELECTORAL ACT 27 OF 2000

Election timetable for the 2016 municipal elections published (GN 564 in GG 40011 of 24 May 2016) (p4)

Amendment to the Municipal Electoral Regulations, 2016 published with effect from the date of the commencement of the Local Government: Municipal Electoral Amendment Act 1 of 2016 (GN 569 in GG 40020 of 25 May 2016) (p4)

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION ACT 45 OF 2000

South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP): Registration Policy: Rules relating to Registration Matters and associated documents for (a) Landscape Architectural Professions and (b) Landscape Management Professions published for comment (BN 65 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p459)

DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT 37 OF 2001

Notice of the recognition of and the conferring on the seventeenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, and the 67th and 68th meetings of the CITES Standing Committee of certain immunities and privileges published (GN 577 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p239)

NATURAL SCIENTIFIC PROFESSIONS ACT 27 OF 2003

Fee structure for 2016/17 published and BN 7 in GG 38419 of 30 January 2015 retracted with effect from 1 April 2016 (BN 77 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p471)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: BIODIVERSITY ACT 10 OF 2004

Non-detriment findings published (GN 575 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p58)

PUBLIC AUDIT ACT 25 OF 2004

Directive issued in terms of the Act and GenN 125 in GG 38464 of 11 February 2015 withdrawn and replaced with effect for financial periods beginning on or after 1 April 2015 and until further notice (GN 574 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p33)

NATIONAL ENERGY REGULATOR ACT 40 OF 2004

National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA): Invitation to public hearing for municipalities applying for an average tariff increase above the guideline of 7.64% published (GenN 298 in GG 40009 of 24 May 2016) (p4)

ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACT 4 OF 2006

Determinations published under s. 34 (1) (GNs 601-603 in GG 40023 of 27 May 2016) (pp 4, 6 & 9)

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACT 16 OF 2006

Draft Policy on Staffing Norms for Community Education and Training (CET) Colleges published for comment (GN 576 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p220)

USE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 12 OF 2012

Publication of notice of exemption in part from establishing a language unit of the:

  • Companies Tribunal (GN 571 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p22)
  • Council on Higher Education (GN 572 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p23)

CRIMINAL MATTERS AMENDMENT ACT 18 OF 2015

Date of commencement: 1 June 2016 (Proc R33 in GG 40010 of 24 May 2016) (p4)

Amends Schedule 5 to the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977; amends s. 51 and Parts II & IV of Schedule 2 and adds Part V to Schedule 2 to the Criminal Law Amendment Act 105 of 1997; and amends Schedule 1 to the Prevention of Organised Crime Act 121 of 1998

DIVISION OF REVENUE ACT 3 OF 2016

Allocations per municipality for grants to local government and to provinces, and provincial and local government frameworks for each grant published (GN 586 in GG 40021 of 27 May 2016) (p251)

 

[1] Also repealed by GN R597 in GG 32254 of 29 May 2009

[2] Also repealed by GN R422 in GG 35395 of 1 June 2012

 BILLS
 

Performing Animals Protection Bill, 2015 [B9A-2015] & [B9B-2015]

Children's Amendment Bill, 2015 [13B-2015]

Children's Second Amendment Bill, 2015 [14B-2015]

Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill, 2015 [B25A-2015], [B25B-2015], [B25C-2015] & [B25D-2015]

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill, 2015 [B33A-2015] & [B33B-2015]

Higher Education Amendment Bill, 2015 [B36A-2015] & [B36B-2015]

Border Management Authority Bill, 2016 [B9-2016]

Draft Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill, 2016 published for comment (GN 568 in GG 40017 of 25 May 2016) (p4)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Spatial Planning and Land Management Act 16 of 2013: Camdeboo Local Municipality: Notice of Integrated Zoning Scheme Regulations published and Zoning Scheme Regulations and the Black Communities Development Act 4 of 1984 repealed insofar as they apply to the Camdeboo Local Municipality area with effect from 1 July 2016 (LAN 45 in PG 3672 of 23 May 2016) (p9)

GAUTENG

Gauteng Provincial Road Traffic Act 10 of 1997: Amendment to the Gauteng Provincial Road Traffic Regulations, 2001 as published under GenN 3845 in PG 119 of 29 June 2001 published with effect from 1 April 2016 (PN 419 in PG 179 of 25 May 2016) (p239)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: eDumbe Local Municipality: Resolution on levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 published with effect from 1 July 2016 (MN 60 in PG 1676 of 25 May 2016) (p4)

LIMPOPO

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Makhado and Thulamela Local Municipalities: Declaration of disaster areas published (PN 50 in PG 2709 of 24 May 2016) (p4)

WESTERN CAPE

City of Cape Town (Northern District): Informal Trading Plan for Parow arcade published and LAN 5720 in PG 6066 of 12 September 2003 repealed (LAN 61311 in PG 7619 of 20 May 2016) (p770)

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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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