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September 2013

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 36 of 2013, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 30 August to 6 September 2013)

ISSN 1022 - 6397


PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC):

Notice of closure of office on Friday 29 November 2013 and from 10:00 on 24 December 2013 to 3 January 2014 published (GenNs 909 & 910 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (pp 53 & 54)

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI):

Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property, 2013 published for comment (GenN 918 in GG 36816 of 4 September 2013) (p3)

MAGISTRATES' COURTS ACT 32 OF 1944

Annexure of certain magisterial districts to the magisterial district of Bafokeng in respect of certain offences committed within the mining industry published with effect from 1 October 2013 (GN 671 in GG 36834 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

MERCHANDISE MARKS ACT 17 OF 1941

Final prohibition on the use of the words 'Rooibos', 'Red Bush', 'Rooibostee', 'Rooibos Tea', 'Rooitee', and 'Rooibosch' and The labelling of Rooibos and the Rules of Use of Rooibos published (GenN 911 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p55)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Imposition of provisional payment (PP/143) published (GN R667 in GG 36824 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

SUBDIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ACT 70 OF 1970

Exclusion of certain land in the District of Frankfort from the application of the Act published (GN 666 in GG 36822 of 6 September 2013) (p2)

PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ACT 120 OF 1977

Regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin published with effect from 4 September 2013 (GN R660 in GG 36814 of 3 September 2013) (p3)

Regulations in respect of petroleum products amended with effect from 4 September 2013 (GN R661 in GG 36814 of 3 September 2013) (p4)

Regulations in respect of the maximum retail price for Liquefied Petroleum Gas supplied to residential customers published with effect from 4 September 2013 (GN R662 in GG 36814 of 3 September 2013) (p6)

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES PENSION LAW, 1996 (PROCLAMATION 21 OF 1996)

Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund amended with effect from 30 August 2013 (GenN 919 in GG 36817 of 5 September 2013) (p3)

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY ACT 27 OF 1996

Notice of Draft Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements for South African Sign Language, Grades R‑12 published for comment (GN 664 in GG 36818 of 5 September 2013) (p3)

SOUTH AFRICAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY ACT 5 OF 1998

Determination of charges and revocation of GN 807 in GG 32460 of 30 July 2009 published with effect from 1 November 2013 (GenN 920 in GG 36819 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

SOUTH AFRICAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY LEVIES ACT 6 OF 1998

Determination of levies and revocation of GN 808 in GG 32460 of 30 July 2009 published with effect from 1 November 2013 (GenN 921 in GG 36819 of 6 September 2013) (p36)

NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998

Revision of general authorisations published in terms of s. 39 of the Act in GNs 398 and 399 in GG 26187 of 26 March 2004 published (GN 665 in GG 36820 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

MEDICAL SCHEMES ACT 131 OF 1998

Council for Medical Schemes: Invitation to prospective service providers to apply for inclusion on supplier database published (GenN 893 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p41)

NATIONAL NUCLEAR REGULATOR ACT 47 OF 1999

Notice of application for nuclear vessel licence published for comment (GenN 916 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p61)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Description submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the Limpopo Provincial Government: Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism published (GN 657 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p30)

Description submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the Council for Medical Schemes published (GN 658 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p35)

Description submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development published (GN 659 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p37)

Department of Social Development - Limpopo: Section 14 manual published (GG 36823 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION ACT 71 OF 2002

International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC): Export Control Guidelines on the Exportation of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Waste and Scrap published in GN R543 in GG 36708 of 2 August 2013 amended (GN R663 in GG 36815 of 3 September 2013) (p2)

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003

Designation and granting of B-BBEE facilitator status to South African National Military Veterans Association (SANMVA) for a period of 10 years published (GenN 908 in GG 36807 of 6 September 2013) (p52)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT ACT 56 OF 2003

Draft Standard Chart of Accounts for Local Government Regulations, 2013 published for comment (GenN 892 in GG 36806 of 3 September 2013) (p3)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Notice for the extension of the submission date for toll-free framework proposals published (GenN 922 in GG 36821 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

ASTRONOMY GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE ACT 21 OF 2007

Notice of intention to declare Sutherland Central Astronomy Advantage Area published for comment (GN 669 in GG 36832 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

Notice of intention to declare Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas published for comment (GN 670 in GG 36833 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

CRIMINAL LAW (SEXUAL OFFENCES AND RELATED MATTERS) AMENDMENT ACT 32 OF 2007

National Policy Framework on Management of Sexual Offences published in terms of s. 62 (1) (GN R649 in GG 36804 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

NATIONAL REGULATOR FOR COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS ACT 5 OF 2008

Compulsory specification for plastic carrier bags and flat bags (VC 8087) published with effect from 6 months after the date of publication (GN R651 in GG 36808 of 6 September 2013) (p4)

Proposed compulsory specification for safety glass and other safety glazing materials (VC 9003) re‑published for comment (GN R652 in GG 36808 of 6 September 2013) (p12)

CIVIL AVIATION ACT 13 OF 2009

Notice of draft amendment to Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 published for comment (GN R668 in GG 36831 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

FINANCIAL MARKETS ACT 19 OF 2012

Approval of proposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements published with effect from 7 October 2013 (BN 188 in GG 36813 of 3 September 2013) (p2)

BILLS

Water Research Amendment Bill, 2013 [B29-2013]

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Bill, 2013, explanatory summary published (GenN 917 in GG 36812 of 3 September 2013) (p3)

Determination of Remuneration of Members of Constitutional Institutions Matters Amendment Bill, 2013, explanatory summary published (GenN 931 in GG 36835 of 6 September 2013) (p2)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

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: Elundini Local Municipality: Final Budget 2013/2014 and Amended Property Rates Policy published with effect from 1 July 2013 (LAN 41 in PG 3020 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act (Eastern Cape)

Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act (Eastern Cape) 5 of 1998: Draft Regulations published for comment (PN 68 in PG 3024 of 2 September 2013) (p3)

Eastern Cape Appropriation Act 4 of 2013 (PN 69 in PG 3025 of 2 September 2013) (p3) Date of commencement: 1 April 2013

Transkeian Development and Reserve Fund Repeal Act 5 of 2013 (PN 70 in PG 3026 of 2 September 2013) (p3) Date of commencement: 2 September 2013 Repeals: Transkeian Development and Reserve Fund Act 3 of 1964

FREE STATE

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Nketoana Local Municipality: Tariffs on property rates for 2013/2014 published (PG 47 of 6 September 2013) (p13)

Free State Traditional Leadership and Governance Act 8 of 2005: Free State Traditional Leadership and Governance Reconstitution of Traditional Councils Regulations, 2013 published PN 56 in PG 45 of 26 August 2013 withdrawn (PN 62 in PG 49 of 6 September 2013) (p2)

GAUTENG

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: City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality: Property rates and rebates for financial year 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 published (LAN 1234 in PG 256 of 3 September 2013) (p3)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality: Handheld Parking Meter By-law published and previous by-law repealed (LAN 1236 in PG 257 of 4 September 2013) (p3)

KWAZULU NATAL

KwaZulu-Natal Heritage Act 4 of 2008: Draft applications for alterations and additions to or demolition of protected buildings published for comment (PN 148 in PG 1019 of 5 September 2013) (p11)

NORTH WEST

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and North West Commissions Act 18 of 1994: Commission of inquiry to investigate the management of community affairs, royalties and/or income derived by the Ga-Rankotea community from the mining companies in the area and the constitution governing the community as published under Proc 1 in PG 6545 of 13 October 2008 extended (Proc 2 in PG 7149 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

Appropriation Act 1 of 2013 (PN 6 in PG 7150 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

Date of commencement: 6 September 2013

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Public Service Act, Proclamation 103 of 1994: Transfer and allocation of functions between departments published (Proc 1 in PG 7164 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Declaration of a state of drought disaster with effect of 29 July 2013 published (PremN 1 in PG 7165 of 6 September 2013) (p3)

NORTHERN CAPE

Draft Northern Cape Provincial Archives Bill, 2013; Draft Northern Cape Arts and Culture Council Bill, 2013 and Draft Northern Cape Heritage Resources Authority Bill, 2013 published for comment (GenNs 91, 92 & 93 in PG 1728 of 5 September 2013) (pp 3, 23 & 61)

WESTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: West Coast District Municipality: Rules of Order for Conducting of Meetings By-law published (LAN 53084 in PG 7166 of 30 August 2013) (p2277)

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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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