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November 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 46 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 6 to 13 November 2015)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Department of Arts and Culture:

Official geographical names published (GN 1113 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p15)

VETERINARY AND PARA-VETERINARY PROFESSIONS ACT 19 OF 1982

Regulations relating to the performance of compulsory community service (CCS) published and GenN 235 in GG 38574 of 20 March 2015 repealed (GN R1082 in GG 39380 of 9 November 2015) (p6)

Regulations relating to suspensions, inspections and appeals published (GN R1082 in GG 39380 of 9 November 2015) (p11)

Rules relating to the practising of veterinary professions published and rules relating to the practising of veterinary professions published under GN R189[1] in GG 8402 of 1 October 1982 repealed (GN R1082 in GG 39380 of 9 November 2015) (p37)

Determination of amount for the purposes of s. 33 (9) of the Act published (GN R1082 in GG 39380 of 9 November 2015) (p108)

BANKS ACT 94 OF 1990

Designation of 'International Finance Corporation' as an institution of which the activities do not fall within the meaning of 'the business of a bank' published (GenN 1150 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p81)

LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995

Bargaining Council for Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI): Application to CCMA in terms of s. 62 (1) published for comment (GenN 1144 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p74)

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY ACT 27 OF 1996

Notice of draft amendments to the National Policy pertaining to the Programme and Promotion Requirements of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12 and the National Policy pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the National Senior Certificate Examination published for comment (GN 1098 in GG 39399 of 13 November 2015) (p4) and (GN 1114 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p21)

SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS ACT 84 OF 1996

Minimum outcomes and standards and a national process and procedures for the assessment of learner achievement as stipulated in the National Policy pertaining to the Programme and Promotion Requirements of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R–12 determined (GN 1100 in GG 39405 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

Notice of draft amendments to the Regulations Pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12 and the Regulations Pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the National Senior Certificate Examination published for comment (GN 1101 in GG 39406 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

Draft amendments to the Regulations Pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12 published for comment (GN 1102 in GG 39406 of 13 November 2015) (p6)

Draft amendments to the Regulations Pertaining to the Conduct, Administration and Management of the National Senior Certificate Examination published for comment (GN 1103 in GG 39406 of 13 November 2015) (p11)

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT 101 OF 1997

Mangosuthu University of Technology Statute published in GN 998 in GG 39315 of 23 October 2015 corrected (GN 1097 in GG 39398 of 13 November 2015 (p4)

WATER SERVICES ACT 108 OF 1997

Proposed revision of the norms and standards in respect of tariffs for water service authorities and bulk water service providers published for comment (GenN 1153 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p86)

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

Afrikaans version of amendment by GN 972 in GG 39298 of 16 October 2015 of tolls to be levied, and the rebates thereon and any increases and reductions thereof published under GN 524 in GG 38884 of 17 June 2015 published (GN 1106 in GG 39409 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

MARINE LIVING RESOURCES ACT 18 OF 1998

Regulations published in GN R1111 in GG 19205 of 2 September 1998 amended (GN 1090 in GG 39390 of 11 November 2015 (p4) and GN 1091 in GG 39391 of 11 November 2015 (p4))

NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998

Proposed revision of the pricing strategy for water use charges in terms of s. 56 (1) published for comment (GenN 1154 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p134)

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT 55 OF 1998

Code of Good Practice on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities published and GN 1345 in GG 23702 of 19 August 2002 replaced (GN 1085 in GG 39383 of 9 November 2015) (p4)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission:

Notification of closed conditional merger approvals 1 April 2015–30 September 2015 published (GenN 1064 in GG 39402 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

Notifications to approve transactions with conditions published (GenNs 1065-1069 in GG 39402 of 13 November 2015) (pp 9, 22, 31, 39 & 46)

Notifications of complaint referrals published (GenNs 1071, 1074, 1075, 1079-1082, 1091-1095, 1099-1102, 1108-1112, 1117, 1119, 1126, 1141 & 1143 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (pp 49, 50, 50, 51, 52, 52, 52, 55, 56, 56, 56, 57, 58, 58, 59, 59, 61, 61, 62, 62, 62, 64, 65, 67, 72 & 73)

Notifications of decisions to approve mergers published (GenNs 1072, 1073, 1076-1078, 1083-1090, 1096-1098, 1103-1107, 1113-1116, 1118, 1120-1125, 1127-1140 & 1142 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (pp 49, 49, 50, 51, 51, 53, 53, 53, 54, 54, 54, 55, 55, 57, 57, 58, 59, 60, 60, 60, 61, 63, 63, 63, 64, 64, 65, 65, 66, 66, 66, 67, 67, 68, 68, 68, 69, 69, 69, 70, 70, 70, 71, 71, 71, 72 & 72)

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACT 97 OF 1998

Proposal for the New National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) and Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) landscape within the context of an Integrated and Differentiated Post-School Education and Training System (NSLP-2015) published for comment (GN 1088 in GG 39386 of 10 November 2015) (p4)

Extension of tenure of the current Accounting Authorities for Sector Education and Training Authorities for two years published (GN 1094 in GG 39394 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: MUNICIPAL STRUCTURES ACT 117 OF 1998

Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal ward: City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality (CPT) published for comment in PN 230 in PG 7432 of 21 July 2015 corrected (BN 246 in GG 39393 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

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

  • Department of Basic Education (GN 1115 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p23)
  • Limpopo Provincial Government: Department of Education (GN 1116 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p25)
  • Limpopo Provincial Government: Department of Safety, Security and Liaison (GN 1117 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p29)
  • Department of Defence (GN 1118 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p32)

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION ACT 45 OF 2000

South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP):

Notice of determination of requirements for recognition as a Voluntary Association published for comment (BN 251 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p183)

Notice of determination of registration renewal criteria i.e. Continued Professional Development (CPD) published for comment (BN 253 in GG 39411 of 13 November 2015) (p189)

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 R1107 in GG 39410 of 13 November 2015) (p7)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE ACT 13 OF 2004

Increase in social grants published with effect from 1 October 2015 (GN 1084 in GG 39382 of 9 November 2015) (p4)

NATIONAL CREDIT ACT 34 OF 2005

Draft Credit Life Insurance Regulations published for comment (GN 1104 in GG 39407 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

CHILDREN'S ACT 38 OF 2005

Draft amendments to General Regulations regarding Children published for comment (GN R1112 in GG 39410 of 13 November 2015) (p24)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA):

Notice of the public hearings to be held in respect of the review of the Draft Standard Terms and Conditions Amendment Regulations and Draft Processes and Procedures Amendment Regulations published (GenN 1063 in GG 39387 of 10 November 2015) (p4)

Draft Numbering Plan Regulations, 2015 published for comment in GenN 650 in GG 38908 of 26 June 2015 corrected (GN 1099 in GG 39404 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACT 16 OF 2006

National norms and standards for funding community education and training colleges published with effect from 1 April 2015 (GN 1083 in GG 39381 of 9 November 2015) (p4)

MILITARY VETERANS ACT 18 OF 2011

Guidelines on what constitutes substantial membership and recognition of military veteran organisations by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans published (GN 1087 in GG 39385 of 10 November 2015) (p4)

VETERINARY AND PARA-VETERINARY PROFESSIONS AMENDMENT ACT 16 OF 2012

Date of commencement: 9 November 2015 (GN R1081 in GG 39380 of 9 November 2015) (p4)

Amends ss. 12, 23, 24, 25, 33, 41 & 43 and inserts ss. 12A, 20A, 28A, 29A, 31A, 31B & 33A in the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982

SPATIAL PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT ACT 16 OF 2013

Date of commencement of Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Regulations: Land Use Management and General Matters, 2015 published (GN 1124 in GG 39412 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

SOUTH AFRICAN LANGUAGE PRACTITIONERS' COUNCIL ACT 8 OF 2014

South African Language Practitioners' Council Regulations, 2015 published (GN 1105 in GG 39408 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

 

[1]        Although this notice purports to withdraw the rules relating to the practising of veterinary professions published under GN R189 in GG 8402 of 1 October 1982, the rules were actually published under GN R2086 in GG 8402 of 1 October 1982. GN R189 commenced the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982.

 BILLS
 

Foreign Service Bill, 2015 [B35-2015]

Higher Education Amendment Bill, 2015 [B36-2015]

Draft Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Bill, 2015, notice of intention to introduce and explanatory summary published for comment (GN 1095 in GG 39395 of 12 November 2015) (p4)

Draft Broadcasting Amendment Bill, 2015, notice of intention to introduce and explanatory summary published for comment (GenN 1155 in GG 39413 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

Draft Carbon Tax Bill, 2015 (Explanatory Memorandum) published for comment

Draft Insurance Bill, 2015, notice of intention to introduce and explanatory summary published for comment (GenN 1070 in GG 39403 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

Draft National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Bill, 2015 published for comment (GN 1093 in GG 39392 of 11 November 2015) (p27)

Draft National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill, 2015 published for comment (GN 1092 in GG 39392 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Higher Education Amendment Bill, 2015, notice of intention to introduce and explanatory summary published for comment (GN 1086 in GG 39384 of 9 November 2015) (p4)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Road Traffic Act (Eastern Cape) 3 of 1999: Amendment notice to the Determination of Fees, 2011 as published under PN 3 in PG 2504 of 14 January 2011 published with effect from 1 November 2015 (PN 163 in PG 3542 of 10 November 2015)[1] (p4)

GAUTENG

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Variation and confirmation of delimitation of municipal ward: City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality (TSH) as published under PN 304 in PG 461 of 19 October 2015 corrected (PN 422 in PG 499 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Gauteng Gambling Act 4 of 1995: Draft Gauteng Gambling Amendment Regulations, 2015 published for comment (GenN 3047 in PG 505 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Nongoma Local Municipality: Designation of the Chairperson of the Municipal Public Accounts Committee and the Chief Whip as full-time Councillors published for comment (PN 197 in PG 1543 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal wards: Umvoti Local Municipality (KZN245) and Mpofana Local Municipality (KZN223) published for comment (PNs 198 & 199 in PGs 1544 & 1545 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Hlabisa Municipality: Proposed tariff of charges for 2015/2016 published (GenN 53 in PG 1548 of 12 November 2015) (p4)

KwaZulu-Natal Planning and Development Act 6 of 2008: Endumeni Municipality: Delegation of powers as published under MN 84 in PG 495 of 26 August 2010 amended (MN 208 in PG 1549 of 12 November 2015) (p10)

LIMPOPO

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal wards: Musina Local Municipality (LIM341); Molemole Local Municipality (LIM353); Thulamela Local Municipality (LIM343); Polokwane Local Municipality (LIM354); Makhado Local Municipality (LIM344); Mookgopong/Modimolle Local Municipality (New) (LIM368); Blouberg Local Municipality (LIM351) and Fetakgomo/Greater Tuba Local Municipality (LIM476) published for comment (PNs 76-83 in PG 2622-2629 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Declaration of Provincial drought disaster published (GenN 344 in PG 2630 of 13 November 2015) (p4)

Limpopo Houses of Traditional Leaders Act 5 of 2005: Election of member to the Sekhukhune Local House of Traditional Leaders published (PremN 5 in PG 2631 of 12 November 2015) (p4)

MPUMALANGA

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal wards: Chief Albert Luthuli Local Municipality (MP301) as published under PN 12 in PG 2527 of 24 July 2015 corrected (PN 68 in PG 2597 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal wards: Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality (MAN) and Mbombela/Umjindi (New) Local Municipality (MP326) published for comment (PNs 69 & 70 in PGs 2598 & 2599 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Mpumalanga Road Traffic Act 4 of 1998: Mpumalanga Road Traffic Regulations, 2015 published and GenN 43 in PG 2268 of 28 February 2014 repealed with effect from 1 February 2016 (PN 71 in PG 2600 of 12 November 2015) (p4)

NORTHERN CAPE

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Joe Morolong Local Municipality: Enactment of By-laws: By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published with effect from the date that the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013[2] comes into operation in the municipal area of the Municipality and Spatial Planning and Land Use Management By-law repealed (MN 1 in PG 1967 of 9 November 2015) (p6)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal wards: //Khara Hais_Mier Local Municipality (New) (NC087) published for comment (GenN 165 in PG 1968 of 11 November 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Transitional measures to facilitate the disestablishment of Mier and //Khara Hais Local Municipalities and the establishment of a new municipality (ON 13 in PG 1969 of 12 November 2015) (p4)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality: Notice of determination of property rate tariffs for the financial years 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 and 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published (LAN 166 in PG 7569 of 10 November 2015) (p28)

WESTERN CAPE

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: Cape Agulhas Municipality: House Shop By-law published (PN 370 in PG 7521 of 3 November 2015) (p2)

Western Cape Education Department: Public Ordinary Schools Resource Targeting List 2016 published (PN 381 in PG 7523 of 6 November 2015) (p2)

 

[1] Also published under PN 149 in PG 3520 of 15 October 2015

[2] Date of commencement: 1 July 2015 (Proc 26 in GG 38828 of 27 May 2015)

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