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October 2012

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 44 of 2012, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 19 to 26 October 2012)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC):

Notice of closure of office on Friday 23 November 2012 published and GN 712 in GG 35654 of 3 September 2012 replaced (GN 877 in GG 35828 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

Department of Arts and Culture:

Official geographical names published (GN 880 in GG 35836 of 26 October 2012) (p2)

FERTILIZERS, FARM FEEDS, AGRICULTURAL REMEDIES AND STOCK REMEDIES ACT 36 OF 1947

Prohibition regarding the acquisition, disposal, sale or use of an agricultural remedy containing endosulfan published with effect from 1 October 2012 (GenN 853 in GG 35808 of 26 October 2012) (p37)

MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT 57 OF 1951

Draft Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Training and Certification) Regulations, 2012 published for comment (GenN 889 in GG 35822 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Convention between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Congo for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income published with effect from 18 July 2012 (GN 866 in GG 35805 of 24 October 2012) (p2)

PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ACT 120 OF 1977

Discussion document on the review of the maximum refinery gate price of liquefied petroleum gas published for comment (GenN 886 in GG 35818 of 24 October 2012) (p3)

DENTAL TECHNICIANS ACT 19 OF 1979

Regulations relating to the restricted registration of informally trained persons as dental technicians published (GN R874 in GG 35814 of 23 October 2012) (p3)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Port Shepstone and Alfred and GN 374 of 4 March 1988 withdrawn (GN 873 in GG 35808 of 26 October 2012) (p36)

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

Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund amended with effect from 1 April 2012, 1 May 2012, 1 September 2012 and 26 October 2012 (GN 892 in GG 35827 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

ROAD ACCIDENT FUND ACT 56 OF 1996

Adjustment of statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and loss of support published with effect from 31 October 2012 (BN 173 in GG 35808 of 26 October 2012) (p69)

BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT 75 OF 1997

Sectoral determination 1: Contract Cleaning Sector, South Africa amended with effect from 1 December 2012 (GN R876 in GG 35825 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

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

Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, Toll Roads:

Draft Regulations on Exemptions from the Payment of Tolls, 2012 published for comment (GN R803 in GG 35755 of 25 October 2012) (p3)

Draft tariffs for the different categories of road users and classes of motor vehicles published for comment (GenN 801 in GG 35756 of 25 October 2012) (p3)

Draft exemption from the payment of toll: certain public transport services and emergency vehicles published for comment (GenN 802 in GG 35756 of 25 October 2012) (p26)

Conditions for toll published (GenN 803 in GG 35756 of 25 October 2012) (p29)

NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION ACT 23 OF 1998

Notice of intention to declare research institutions published for comment (GenN 860 in GG 35808 of 26 October 2012) (p46)

NATIONAL FORESTS ACT 84 OF 1998

State Forest Land which is no longer required for forestry released (GN 870 in GG 35808 of 26 October 2012) (p10)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission: Notification to approve various transactions with conditions published (GenNs 871-83 in GG 35816 of 24 October 2012) (pp 3, 7, 13, 18, 21, 23, 27, 31, 33, 37, 40, 45 & 51)

GENERAL AND FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT 58 OF 2001

Approval of Umalusi's Policy and Criteria for the quality assurance, accreditation and monitoring of independent schools and private assessment bodies published (GN 879 in GG 35830 of 29 October 2012) (p3)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND INTERMEDIARY SERVICES ACT 37 OF 2002

Exemption of Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc in respect of Certain Clients, 2011 published (BN 174 in GG 35820 of 25 October 2012) (p3)

Exemption of Newman Lowther & Associates in respect of Certain Clients, 2011 published (BN 175 in GG 35820 of 25 October 2012) (p6)

PROTECTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY AGAINST TERRORIST AND RELATED ACTIVITIES ACT 33 OF 2004

Entities identified by the United Nations Security Council published (Proc 64 in GG 35807 of 23 October 2012) (p3)

NATIONAL ENERGY REGULATOR ACT 40 OF 2004

Invitation for stakeholders to submit written comments on the multi-year price determination 3 (MYPD 3) application published (GenN 854 in GG 35808 of 26 October 2012) (p38)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Draft ICASA General Licence Fees Regulations, 2012 published for comment and commencement on 1 April 2013 and ICASA General Licence Fees Regulations, 2009 published in GenN 345 in GG 32084 of 1 April 2009 repealed (GenN 887 in GG 35819 of 24 October 2012) (p3)

BILLS

Adjustments Appropriation Bill, 2012 [B32-2012]

Division of Revenue Amendment Bill, 2012 [B33-2012]

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2012 [B34-2012]

Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2012 [B35-2012]

Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2012, notice of intention to introduce published (GenN 869 in GG 35813 of 22 October 2012) (p3)

Dangerous Weapons Bill, 2012, notice of intention to introduce published (GenN 870 in GG 35815 of 23 October 2012) (p3)

Draft National Plant Health Bill, 2012, published for comment (GenN 890 in GG 35823 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

Draft Electronic Communications and Transactions Amendment Bill, 2012 published for comment (GenN 888 in GG 35821 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003: Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality: Budgets and property rate tariff scales for the 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 financial years published (GenNs 360-363 in PG 2842 of 29 October 2012) (pp 12-15)

GAUTENG

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Notice of registration of Millitron Testing Station, as a 'A'‑Grade testing station and authority to appoint examiners of vehicles published (GenN 2756 in PG 314 of 24 October 2012) (p76)

Gauteng Unauthorised Expenditure Act 3 of 2012
(GenN 2769 in PG 323 of 26 October 2012) (p3)

Date of commencement: 26 October 2012

KWAZULU-NATAL

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: uMhlathuze Municipality: Solid Waste By-laws as published under Notice 47 in PG 6216 of 16 October 2003 amended (MN 96 in PG 837 of 25 October 2012) (p9)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Msinga Local Municipality: Proposed designation of the Deputy Mayor as full-time councillor published for comment (PN 118 in PG 838 of 22 October 2012) (p3)

LIMPOPO

Makhado Local Municipality: Trading, Street Trading By-laws; By-Laws relating to Child Care Facilities; Environment: Inflammable Liquids and Substances By-laws; Outdoor Advertisement By-laws; Public Health Fumigation By-laws; Environment (Open Space): Parks, Gardens and Public Open Spaces By-law; Municipal Facilities, Hiring of Municipal Premises and Amenities By‑laws; Municipal Facilities, Sport Facilities By-laws published (LANs 203-210 in PG 2134 of 24 October 2012) (pp 3, 11, 27, 62, 138, 147, 153 and 159)

NORTHERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Establishment of municipalities as published under ON 27 in PG 555 of 22 September 2000 amended (ON 14 in PG 1640 of 22 October 2012) (p3)

Sol Plaatje Local Municipality: Approval of budget for property rates, municipal taxes and tariffs for the 2012/2013 financial year published (GenN 85 in PG 1641 of 29 October 2012) (p4)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Matatiele Local Municipality: Assessment of general rates for 2012/2013 published with effect from 1 July 2012 (LAN 198 in PG 7051 of 25 October 2012) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Overberg District Municipality: By-law relating to Municipal Tariffs, 2012 published and previous by-laws repealed with effect from a date to be determined by the municipality (LAN 50118 in PG 7045 of 19 October 2012) (p2313)

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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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