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August 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 35 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 21 to 28 August 2015)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Accounting Standards Board (ASB):

Notice of publication for comment of Exposure Draft of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board's (IPSASB) on The Applicability of IPSASs (ED 131), Consultation Paper on Recognition and Measurement of Social Benefits (ED 132) and Exposure Draft of the Proposed Transitional for the Initial Adoption of the Standard of GRAP on Accounting by Principals and Agents (ED 133) published (BN 165 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (p52)

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base Dec 2012 = 100): July 2015: 5,0 published (GenN 873 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p63)

HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 56 OF 1974

Rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications amended (BN 164 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (p49)

ATTORNEYS ACT 53 OF 1979

Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope: Notice of 2015 Annual General Meeting and Elections published (GenN 870 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p58)

ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 63 OF 1982

Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA):

Requirements for continuing professional development for the cycle 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2017 (published under BN 85 in GG 38707 of 24 April 2015) amended (BN 178 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p76)

Policies regarding the criteria for registration of persons with qualifications obtained outside of the Republic of South Africa:

  • Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Acupuncture and Unani-Tibb (published under BN 149[1] in GG 39074 of 7 August 2015) withdrawn and replaced with policy for Therapeutic Aromatherapy, Therapeutic Massage Therapy and Therapeutic Reflexology (BN 175 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p64)
  • Chiropractic (published under BN 148 in GG 39074 of 7 August 2015) withdrawn and replaced (BN 176 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p68)
  • Osteopathy (published under BN 146 in GG 39074 of 7 August 2015) withdrawn and replaced (BN 177 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p72)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Ndwedwe and Port St Johns published (GNs 745 & 746 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (pp 22 & 23)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Newcastle and Utrecht and withdrawal of GN 1728 in GG 10860 of 14 August 1987 published (GN 747 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (p24)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Wynland, Montagu and Swellendam and withdrawal of GN 1106 in GG 12482 of 25 May 1990 published (GN 748 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (p25)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 OF 1993

Guidelines for Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2009 published and Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 1994 promulgated by GN R797 in GG 15658 of 29 April 1994 repealed (GN R763 in GG 39132 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, 1994 (PROCLAMATION 103 OF 1994)

Schedule 2 (Gauteng) amended (Proc 39 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p13)

Public Service Regulations, 2001: Form Z1(a) (Application for leave of absence) amended with effect from 28 July 2015 (GN 768 in GG 39143 of 28 August 2015) (p38)

NATIONAL ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 93 OF 1996

Proposed amendments to the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 (published for comment under GN R607 in GG 38997 of 17 July 2015) corrected (GN 759 in GG 39129 of 27 August 2015) (p4)

THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY LIMITED AND NATIONAL ROADS ACT 7 OF 1998

Draft:

  • Exemption and Rebate Regulations in Respect of the Payment of Tolls, 2015
  • e-Road Regulations, 2015
  • Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, Toll Roads: Publication of the tolls for the different categories of road users and classes of motor vehicles and the rebates thereon and increases and reductions thereof
  • Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, Toll Roads: Rebates on, exemptions from and conditions for the payment of tolls

published for comment, and

Memorandum: Toll Regulations and Notices: GFIP Open Road Tolling published (GN 760 in GG 39130 of 27 August 2015) (pp 4 & 68)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Department of Women: United Nations Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Report published for comment (GNs 761 & 762 and GenN 862 in GG 39131 of 28 August 2015) (pp 4, 5 & 6)

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT BOARD ACT 38 OF 2000

Construction Industry Development Board (cidb): cidb Best Practice Contractor Recognition Scheme: Notice of establishment of Scheme in terms of certain best practices published with effect from 21 August 2015 (BNs 172 & 173 in GG 39138 of 28 August 2015) (pp 4 & 5)

QUANTITY SURVEYING PROFESSION ACT 49 OF 2000

2015 Guideline tariff of professional fees published with effect from 1 September 2015 and BN 140 in GG 31657 of 5 December 2008 and all amendments thereto withdrawn (BN 170 in GG 39134 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

PETROLEUM PIPELINES ACT 60 OF 2003

Regulations amended (GN Rs 764 & 765[2] in GG 39142 of 28 August 2015) (pp 7 & 11)

NATIONAL CREDIT ACT 34 OF 2005

National Credit Regulations, 2015: Suspension of implementation and enforcement of the Affordability Assessment Regulations for six calendar months from 13 March 2015 published (GN 756 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (p34)

FINANCIAL MARKETS ACT 19 OF 2012

Notice of approval of amendments to the Strate Rules published with effect from 28 August 2015 (BN 174 in GG 39139 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

 

[1]        Although BN 149 in GG 39074 of 7 August 2015 referred to Therapeutic Aromatherapy, Therapeutic Massage Therapy and Therapeutic Reflexology, the policy published was that for Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Acupuncture and Unani-Tibb

[2]        Not published in English

 BILLS
 

Financial Sector Regulation Bill, 2015: notice of intention to table Bill and explanatory summary published (GN 749 in GG 39127 of 21 August 2015) (p26)

Public Service Commission Amendment Bill, 2015 [B21-2015]

Draft Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, 2015 (Discussion Document)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation and variation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under GenN 142 in PG 3422 of 8 July 2015 published (PN 90 in PG 3481 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Re-determination and determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities published for comment (PN 91 in PG 3482 of 27 August 2015) (p4)

Traditional Leadership and Governance Act 4 of 2005: Recognition of various iiNkosi and iiNkosana to be in charge of traditional councils and administrative areas of jurisdiction published (PN 99 in PG 3486 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

FREE STATE

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under PN 27 in PG 36 of 7 July 2015 published (PN 56 in PG 79 of 25 August 2015) (p2)

GAUTENG

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Notice of registration of testing station of Daveyton Vehicle Testing Station as a Grade ‘B’ testing station and authority to appoint an examiner of vehicles published (GenN 2631 in PG 375 of 26 August 2015) (p67)

Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality: Property Rates Policy 2015/2016 published (PN 133 in PG 375 of 26 August 2015) (p164)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality: Property Rates By-laws published with effect from 1 July 2015 (PN 134 in PG 375 of 26 August 2015) (p189)

Rationalisation of Local Government Affairs Act 10 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: Amendment to the Standing Orders By-laws published (LAN 1506 in PG 378 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: City of Tshwane Metroploitan Municipality: Amendment of charges payable for the supply of electricity as published under GenN 1126 in PG 260 of 24 June 2015 published with effect from 1 July 2015 (LAN 1507 in PG 379 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ugu District Municipality: Community Fire Safety By-laws 2014 published and Hibiscus Coast Municipality Fire Brigade By-law and Umdoni Fire Brigade By-law repealed (MN 155 in PG 1474 of 21 August 2015) (p4)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: uThungulu District Municipality: Standing Orders published (MN 156 in PG 1475 of 21 August 2015) (p4)

Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000: uThungulu District Municipality: Manual on the functions of and index to records held published (MN 157 in PG 1475 of 21 August 2015) (p45)

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under GenN 25 in PG 1404 of 7 July 2015 published (PN 121 in PG 1476 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Vulamehlo Municipality: Municipal Property Rates By-law and Resolution levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published with effect from 1 July 2015 (MNs 162 & 163 in PG 1478 of 27 August 2015) (pp 4 & 6)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Mandeni Municipality: Tariffs of charges published (MN 164 in PG 1479 of 27 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003: Mandeni Municipality: IDP & Annual Budget 2015/2016 & MTREF Schedule of tariffs 2015/2016 published (MN 165 in PG 1479 of 27 August 2015) (p21)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Mandeni Municipality: Property Rates By-law, 2015 published and previous by-laws repealed (MN 167 in PG 1479 of 27 August 2015) (p26)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Umuziwabantu Municipality: Municipal Property Rates By-law published with effect from 1 July 2015 (GenN 32 in PG 1480 of 27 August 2015) (p9)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000; Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Umvoti Municipality: Assessment of rates 2015/2016 published (MN 168 in PG 1480 of 27 August 2015) (p15)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: eThekwini Municipality: Property Rates By-law, 2015 published and Municipal Taxation By-laws as published under MN 31 in PG 111 of 12 June 2008 repealed (MN 169 in PG 1481 of 27 August 2015) (p4)

LIMPOPO

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Registration of Tubatse Private Testing Station as a Grade "A" Vehicle Testing Station (Roadworthy Centre) published (GenN 306 in PG 2584 of 24 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation and variation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under GenN 262 in PG 2545 of 7 July 2015 published (PN 53 in PG 2586 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

MPUMALANGA

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under GenN 425 in PG 2506 of 7 July 2015 published (PN 29 in PG 2545 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Mpumalanga Commissions of Inquiry Act 11 of 1998: Appointment of Commission of Inquiry: Socio-economic conditions of farm dwellers in Mpumalanga published with effect from 1 September 2015 (PremN 7 in PG 2547 of 28 August 2015) (p4)

NORTHERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under GenN 69 in PG 1911 of 7 July 2015 published (GenN 131 in PG 1949 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelsels Wet 32 van 2000 en Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Eiendomsbelasting 6 van 2004: Nama Khoi Munisipaliteit: Kennisgewing van goedkeuring van die GOP en begroting, eiendomsbelasting en verbruikers tariewe en tarief aanpassings vir die 2015/2016 finansiële jaar gepubliseer met ingang van 1 Julie 2015 (AK 133 in PK 1951 van 28 Augustus 2015) (bl4)[1]

NORTH WEST

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Notice of agreement to establish a Municipal Planning Tribunal with the Moses Kotane Local Municipality; Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality and Moretele Local Municipality published (GenN 417 in PG 7524 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Confirmation of determination or re-determination of municipal boundaries of municipalities as published under GenN 370 in PG 7487 of 7 July 2015 published (PN 62 in PG 7525 of 25 August 2015) (p4)

North West Liquor Licensing Bill, 2015 published (PN 63 in PG 7526 of 26 August 2015) (p4)

WESTERN CAPE

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Declaration of nature reserves: Wagenboom Nature Reserve and Craigantlet Nature Reserve published (PNs 270 & 271 in PG 7466 of 14 August 2015) (pp 1718 & 1721)

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Notice of intention to declare nature reserves: Elandberg Nature Reserve and Buffalo Valley Nature Reserve published for comment (PN 272 in PG 7466 of 14 August 2015) (p1727)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Langeberg Municipality: Notice of intention to adopt the proposed Control of Undertakings that sell liquor to the Public By-law published for comment (LAN 58362 in PG 7466 of 14 August 2015) (p1730)

Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014: Bitou Municipality: By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published and various by-laws repealed with effect from the date that the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014 comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality (PN 273 in PG 7467 of 12 August 2015) (p2)

Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014: Saldanha Bay Municipality: By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published with effect from the date that the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014 comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality (PN 274 in PG 7468 of 13 August 2015) (p2)

Western Cape Liquor Act 4 of 2008: Amendment of Western Cape Liquor Regulations, 2011 as published under PN 366 in PG 6941 of 21 December 2011 published (PN 275 in PG 7469 of 14 August 2015) (p2)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: Bitou Municipality: Amendment of the Solid Waste Disposal By-law as published under PG 6668 of 20 October 2009 published (LAN 58017 in PG 7471 of 21 August 2015) (p1784)

City of Cape Town: Draft Community Fire Safety Amendment By-law, 2015 published (LAN 58019 in PG 7471 of 21 August 2015) (p1790)

Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014: Hessequa Municipality: Land Use Planning By-law published and various by-laws repealed with effect from the date that the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014 comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality (PN 287 in PG 7472 of 21 August 2015) (p2)

Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014: Mossel Bay Municipality: By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published with effect from the date that the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014 comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality (PN 288 in PG 7473 of 21 August 2015) (p2)

Constition of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013 and Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014: Witzenberg Municipality: Witzenberg Land Use Planning By-law published with effect from the date that the Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014 comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality (PN 289 in PG 7474 of 21 August 2015) (p2)

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Declaration of nature reserve: Vleikraal Nature Reserve published (PN 290 in PG 7476 of 28 August 2015) (p1807)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Cederberg Municipality: Customer Care, Credit Control and Debt Collection Policy published with effect from 1 July 2015 (LAN 58067 in PG 7477 of 28 August 2015) (p2)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Cederberg Municipality: Property Rates Policy published (LAN 58068 in PG 7477 of 28 August 2015) (p13)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Cederberg Municipality: Tariff Policy published (LAN 58069 in PG 7477 of 28 August 2015) (p23)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: City of Cape Town: Treated Effluent Amendment By-law, 2015 published (PN 299 in PG 7478 of 28 August 2015) (p2)

 

[1] Ook gepubliseer in AK 134 in PK 1951 van 28 Augustus 2015

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