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June 2012

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 23 of 2012, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 25 May to 1 June 2012)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Department of Higher Education and Training:

Draft Policy Framework for the Provision of Distance Education in South African Universities published for comment (GenN 426 in GG 35391 of 29 May 2012) (p3)

Department of International Relations and Cooperation:

Host agreement between the Commission of the African Union (AUC) and the Government of the Republic of South Africa on the material and technical organisation of the Summit on the African Diaspora 25 May 2012, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa published (GN 409 in GG 35376 of 24 May 2012) (p3)

Department of Science and Technology:

Final report of the Ministerial Review Committee on the Science, Technology and Innovation Landscape in South Africa published for comment (GenN 425 in GG 35392 of 31 May 2012) (p3)

Department of Transport:

Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, Toll Roads: Publication of the tariffs for the different categories of road users and classes of motor vehicles published in GN 310 in GG 35263 of 13 April 2012 withdrawn (GenN 451 in GG 35402 of 31 May 2012) (p3)

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base 2 000 = 100), Rate: April 2012: 6,1 published (GenN 444 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p125)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

S. 12I Tax Allowance Programme published (GenN 445 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p119)

PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ACT 120 OF 1977

Amendment regulations regarding petroleum products specifications and standards published with effect from 1 July 2017 in GN R421 in GG 35393 of 30 May 2012 withdrawn and replaced (Correction Notice in GN R431 in GG 35410 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of table grapes intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa published and regulations published by Proclamation as amended by GN R2859 of 29 December 1989, GN R2176 of 3 November 1978, GN R621 of 28 March 1980, R999 of 13 May 1983, R602 of 30 March 1984, R100 of 18 January 1985, R40 of 10 January 1986, R2507 of 13 November 1987, R418 of 10 March 1989 and R2413 of 10 November 1989 repealed (GN R422 in GG 35395 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

Proposed new regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of fresh vegetables intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa published for comment (GenN 427 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p95)

Regulation relating to the quality, packing and marking of poultry meat intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa: Reviewed draft regulations published for comment (GenN 428 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p96)

Regulation relating to the quality, packing and marking of eggs intended for export: Reviewed draft regulations published for comment (GenN 429 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p97)

LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995

List of bargaining councils and statutory councils accredited by the CCMA for the period 31 May 2012 to 1 June 2015 published (GenN 454 in GG 35407 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Establishment of statutory measure: Records and returns relating to olive trees as well as domestic production and processing of table olives and olive oil, and importation of table olives and olive oil published (GN 412 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p7)

Establishment of statutory measure: Registration of producers, processors and importers of table olives and olive oil published (GN 413 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p19)

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of levies on table olives and olive oil published (GN 414 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p31)

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of guideline prices: Levy relating to cotton lint published with effect from 1 April 2012 (GN 415 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p42)

ROAD ACCIDENT FUND ACT 56 OF 1996

Draft amendments to the regulations published for comment in GenN 417 in GG 35380 of 24 May 2012 withdrawn (GenN 456 in GG 35411 of 1 June 2012) (p2)

BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT 75 OF 1997

Determination of earnings threshold in terms of s. 6 (3) published with effect from 1 July 2012 (GN R429 in GG 35404 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

NATIONAL FORESTS ACT 84 OF 1998

Declaration of particular trees and particular groups of trees 'Champion Trees' published (GN 295 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p54)

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES ACT 111 OF 1998

Review of Remand Detention Facilities published (GenN 430 in GG 35384 of 1 June 2012) (p98)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND INTERMEDIARY SERVICES ACT 37 OF 2002

Notice on Amendment of Exemptions, 2012 published with effect from 1 June 2012 (BN 97 in GG 35394 of 30 May 2012) (p3)

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003

Codes of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment: Property sector code published (GenN 450 in GG 35400 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: WASTE ACT 59 OF 2008

Draft Health Care Risk Waste Management Regulations published for comment (GenN 452 in GG 35405 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

Draft national standards for validation of the treatment efficacy and operation of a non‑combustion technology for the treatment of health care risk waste published for comment (GenN 453 in GG 35406 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

CIVIL AVIATION ACT 13 OF 2009

Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011, published and Civil Aviation Regulations, 1997, Civil Aviation Authority Regulations, 2007; Civil Aviation Security Regulations, 2011, Part 187 of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011, the remaining provisions of the Air Navigation Regulations, 1976 and the remaining provisions of the Rules of the Air, Air Traffic Services, Search and Rescue and Overflight Regulations, 1975 repealed with effect from two months after the date of publication (GN R425 in GG 35398 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

DIVISION OF REVENUE ACT 5 OF 2012

Allocations per municipality for each Schedule 3, 4, 6 and 7 grant to local government and the provincial and local government frameworks for each Schedule 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 grant published (GN 426 in GG 35399 of 31 May 2012) (p3) and (GN 428 in GG 35403 of 31 May 2012) (p2)

BILLS

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill, 2012 [B19-2012]

Legal Practice Bill, 2012 [B20-2012]

Draft Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Bill, 2012

Financial Services Laws General Amendment Bill, 2012 publication of explanatory summary (GenN 424 in GG 35390 of 28 May 2012) (p3)

Further Education and Training Colleges Amendment Bill, 2012 and the Higher Education and Training Laws Amendment Bill, 2012 publication of explanatory summaries (GN 427 in GG 35401 of 30 May 2012) (p3)

Prevention and Combating of Torture Bill, 2012 publication of explanatory summary (GenN 457 in GG 35412 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

GAUTENG

Blue IQ Investment Holdings (Proprietary) Limited Amendment Act 1 of 2012 (PremN 1 in PG 145 of 1 June 2012)

Date of commencement: 1 June 2012

Amends: Blue IQ Investment Holdings (Proprietary) Limited Act 5 of 2003

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: West Rand District Municipality: Standard Waste Management By-laws, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed with effect from date(s) to be determined by the Council through publication in the Provincial Gazette (LAN 716 in PG 146 of 31 May 2012) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: West Rand District Municipality: Air Quality Management By-law published and previous by-law repealed with effect from date(s) to be determined by the Council through publication in the Provincial Gazette (LAN 717 in PG 147 of 31 May 2012) (p3)

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996: Draft notice for the Registration and Subsidy of Independent Schools published for comment (GenN 1325 in PG 148 of 1 June 2012) (p3)

KWAZULU-NATAL

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009: Durban Metro: Intention to declare Extraordinary Measures published for comment (PN 54 in PG 754 of 30 May 2012 (p3)

Local Government: Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003: eThekwini Municipality and Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Resolution Levying Rates published (PN 55 in PG 755 of 31 May 2012) (p3)

LIMPOPO

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Mopani District Municipality: Food Vending By-laws, 2012 published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 94 in PG 2076 of 30 May 2012) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Mopani District Municipality: Street Trading By-laws, 2012 published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 95 in PG 2077 of 30 May 2012) (p3)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality: Water and Sanitation By-law, 2010; By-laws relating to the Prevention of Nuisances, 4 of 2010; By-laws relating to Advertising Signs and the Disfigurement of the Front or Frontages of Streets, 7 of 2010; By-laws relating to the Management and Control of Informal Settlements within the Area of Jurisdiction of the Municipality, 12 of 2010; Integrated Waste Management By-law, 2010; and Street Trading By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LANs 63-68 in PG 7001 of 31 May 2012) (pp 3, 46, 52, 69, 77 & 90)

North West Provincial Road Traffic Act 11 of 1997: Regulations published with effect from 1 May 2012 (GenN 262 in PG 7002 of 31 May 2012) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: George Municipality: Outdoor Advertising Management and Control By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 24569 in PG 6997 of 25 May 2012) (p851)

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Declaration of Op de Berg Nature Reserve published (LAN 24579 in PG 6997 of 25 May 2012) (p848)

Provincial Capital Fund Ordinance Repeal Bill, 2012 together with Memorandum on the objects of the Bill published for comment (PN 136 in PG 6999 of 31 May 2012) (p2)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: Hessequa Municipality: Rules of Order By law and Outdoor Advertising and Signage By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (PN 144 in PG 7002 of 1 June 2012) (pp 2 & 16)

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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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