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September 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 39 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 18 to 25 September 2015)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 ACTS

REFUGEES AMENDMENT ACT 10 OF 2015 (GG 39234 of 25 September 2015)

Date of commencement: 27 September 2015

Amends s. 21 of the Refugees Act 130 of 1998

 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Department of Transport:

Green Paper on National Rail Policy, 2015 published for comment (GN 853 in GG 39227 of 22 September 2015) (p4)

MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT 57 OF 1951

Draft Merchant Shipping (Seafarer Recruitment and Placement) Regulations, 2015 published for comment (GN R892 in GG 39233 of 25 September 2015) (p8)

Draft Merchant Shipping (Seafarer Accident Insurance) Regulations, 2015 published for comment (GenN 942 in GG 39232 of 25 September 2015) (p180)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN Rs 894 & 895 in GG 39235 of 25 September 2015) (pp 4 & 6)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Venterstad, Keimoes, Kentani, Tsheseng, New Brighton and Richmond published (GNs 844-849 in GG 39223 of 21 September 2015) (pp 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Dannhauser, Dundee and Glencoe and withdrawal of GN 741 in GG 35667 of 14 September 2012 published (GN 850 in GG 39223 of 21 September 2015) (p10)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Hottentots Holland Basin and Strand and withdrawal of GN 382 in GG 11165 of 1 March 1988 published (GN 851 in GG 39223 of 21 September 2015) (p11)

MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 29 OF 1996

Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice on the provision of personal protective equipment for women in the South African Mining Industry published (GN 854 in GG 39228 of 25 September 2015) (p4)

Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice for trackless mobile machines published (GN 855 in GG 39228 of 25 September 2015) (p23)

Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice for cyanide management published (GN 856 in GG 39228 of 25 September 2015) (p44)

Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice for underground rail-bound equipment published (GenN 919 in GG 39228 of 25 September 2015) (p57)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Request for the continuation of statutory measures related to registration, records and returns in respect of maize, winter cereals, sorghum and oilseeds and weekly records and returns for imports and exports of whole maize and wheat published for comment by directly affected groups in the grain and oilseeds industry (GenN 920 in GG 39232 of 25 September 2015) (p138)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Descriptions submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the:

  • Gauteng Provincial Government: Department of Social Development;
  • Department of Trade and Industry;
  • Limpopo Provincial Government: Department of Transport;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Office of the Premier;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Social Development;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Education;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Provincial Treasury;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Economic Development and Tourism;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Sports, Arts and Culture;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Environment and Nature Conservation;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development;
  • Northern Cape Provincial Government: Department of Roads and Public Works;
  • Limpopo Provincial Government: Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Office of the Premier;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Agriculture and Rural Development;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Education;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Health;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Human Settlements;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Police, Roads and Transport;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Provincial Treasury;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation;
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Public Works and Infrastructure; and
  • Free State Provincial Government: Department of Social Development

(GNs 861-887 in GG 39232 of 25 September 2015) (pp 45, 48, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64, 68, 71, 75, 79, 82, 86, 89, 92, 96, 99, 102, 105, 108, 111, 115, 118, 121, 124, 127 & 132)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA): Inquiry Prescribed Form Regulations 2015 published (GN 852 in GG 39225 of 21 September 2015) (p4)

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION ACT 71 OF 2002

International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC): Amended Export Control Guidelines on the Exportation of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Waste and Scrap published in GN R714 in GG 37992 of 12 September 2014 amended (GN R891 in GG 39233 of 25 September 2015) (p7)

KWAZULU-NATAL LAND ADMINISTRATION ACT 3 OF 2003[1]

Notice in terms of s. 5 (3) of intention to dispose of Provincial State Properties published for comment (GN 860 in GG 39232 of 25 September 2015) (p44)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: AIR QUALITY ACT 39 OF 2004

Draft Regulations for the Procedure and Criteria to be followed in the Determination of an Administrative Fine in terms of section 22A, 2015 published for comment (GenN 943 in GG 39236 of 25 September 2015) (p4)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Draft regulations on party election broadcasts, political advertisements, the equitable treatment of political parties by broadcasting licensees and related matters in respect of municipal elections broadcasting published for comment (GN 896 in GG 39237 of 25 September 2015) (p4)

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA): Notice of a moratorium in respect of applications for class community sound broadcasting service licences and applications for radio frequency spectrum for purposes of providing a community broadcasting service published (GenN 918 in GG 39226 of 22 September 2015) (p4)

 

[1]        Repealed by the KwaZulu-Natal Land Administration and Immovable Asset Management Act 2 of 2014 with effect from 1 December 2014 

 BILLS
 

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 2015 [B23-2015]

Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Bill, 2015, notice of intention to introduce and  explanatory summary published for comment (GenN 935 in GG 39232 of 25 September 2015) (p170)

Draft private member's Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill, 2015 [PMB5-2015], notice of intention to introduce, explanatory summary and draft Bill published for comment (GenN 917 in GG 39224 of 21 September 2015) (p4)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Determination of number of councillors for 2016 Local Government Elections published and PN 49 in PG 3284 of 6 October 2014 amended (PN 131 in PG 3502 of 21 September 2015) (p4)

LIMPOPO

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Musina Municipality: Notice of upgrade from Grade "B" to Grade "A" driving license testing centre published (GenN 266 in PG 2595 of 18 September 2015) (p13)

Limpopo Gambling Act 3 of 2013: Draft Bingo Rules published for comment (PN 60 in PG 2596 of 25 September 2015) (p4)

FREE STATE

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Determination of number of councillors published and PN 91 in PG 62 of 10 October 2014 and PG 65 of 17 October 2014 respectively withdrawn (PN 63 in PG 94 of 18 September 2015) (p2)

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 and PNs 181 & 184 of 28 September 2000 amended (PN 64 in PG 94 of 18 September 2015) (p3)

KWAZULU-NATAL

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009: Notice of intention to declare Extraordinary Measures to normalise transport services in various areas affected by violence, unrest, conflict or instability published for comment (PN 138 in PG 1497 of 22 September 2015)[1] (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Big Five False Bay Local Municipality: Property Rates By-law published with effect from 1 July 2015 (MN 179 in PG 1499 of 24 September 2015) (p15)

MPUMALANGA

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Mbombela Local Municipality: Notice of commencement of operations of the Mbombela Planning Tribunal published (LAN 85 in PG 2561 of 18 September 2015) (p44)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Msukaligwa Local Municipality: Resolution levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 July 2016 published with effect from 1 July 2015 (LAN 104 in PG 2562 of 25 September 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Msukaligwa Local Municipality: Property Rates By-law published with effect from 1 July 2015 (LAN 105 in PG 2563 of 25 September 2015) (p4)

NORTHERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Sol Plaatje Local Municipality: Municipal Land Use Management By-laws 2015 published (GenN 139 in PG 1955 of 21 September 2015) (p4)

 

[1] Also published under PN 139 in PG 1498 of 23 September 2015

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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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