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December 2013

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 48 of 2013, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 22 to 29 November 2013)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 ACTS

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT 4 OF 2013 (GG 37067 of 26 November 2013)[1]

Date of commencement: to be proclaimed

Amends s. 6 of the Public Protector Act 23 of 1994, amends ss. 1, 10, 11, 14, 15, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 49, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57 & 73, the heading of Part 5 in Chapter 2, and ss. 32, 83, 84 & 85 by substituting the words 'human rights commission' wherever they occur, with the words 'information regulator', inserts Chapter 1A (ss. 77A-K), substitutes s. 78 & the long title and repeals s. 88 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000; amends s. 1 and repeals ss. 45, 50 & 51 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 and amends ss. 1, 55, 68 & 136 of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005

COMMISSION ON GENDER EQUALITY AMENDMENT ACT 17 OF 2013 (GG 37068 of 26 November 2013)[2]

Date of commencement: 26 November 2013

Amends ss. 1, 3, 9 & 11, substitutes the Preamble, the short title & the long title of the Commission on Gender Equality Act 39 of 1996 and amends the citation of laws referring to the Act

ELECTORAL AMENDMENT ACT 18 OF 2013 (GG 37069 of 26 November 2013)[3]

Date of commencement: 26 November 2013

Amends ss. 1, 6, 7, 8, 24B, 57 & 58, substitutes s. 33, inserts s. 33A and repealss. 34 of the Electoral Act 73 of 1998



[1] Wet op Beskerming van Persoonlike Inligting 4 van 2013

[2] Wysigingswet op die Kommissie op Geslagsgelykheid 17 van 2013

[3] Wysigingswet op Kieswet 18 van 2013

 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Accounting Standards Board:

Notice of Exposure Draft 119: Proposed Amendments to Directive 6 on Transitional Provisions for Revenue Collected by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published for comment  (BN 232 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p101)

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND COMMISSIONERS OF OATHS ACT 16 OF 1963

Designation of Commissioners of Oaths amended (GN R909 in GG 37063 of 29 November 2013) (p21)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN R906 in GG 37063 of 29 November 2013) (p19)

Schedule 1 amended (GN R895 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 14 February 2014 (GN R896 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (p82)

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 1 January 2014 (GN R897 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (p84)

Schedule 2 amended with effect from 14 February 2014 (GN R898 & R899 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (pp 86 & 102)

Schedule 3 amended with effect from 1 January 2014 (GN R900 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (p104)

Schedule 4 amended with effect from 1 January 2014 (GN R901 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (p105)

Schedule 5 amended with effect from 1 January 2014 (GN R902 in GG 37061 of 29 November 2013) (p106)

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT 101 OF 1965

Medicine declared undesirable in terms of s. 23 (GN 916 in GG 37075 of 27 November 2013) (p2)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims court for the area of Melmoth published (GN 910 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p31)

PROMOTION OF NATIONAL UNITY AND RECONCILIATION ACT 34 OF 1995

Notice requesting public comment on draft regulations relating to community rehabilitation (GenN 1178 in GG 37097 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

Draft Regulations relating to Community Rehabilitation, 2013 published for comment (GN 929 in GG 37097 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY ACT 27 OF 1996

Proposed Amended National Policy for Determining School Calendars for Public Schools in South Africa published for comment (GenN 1176 in GG 37072 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC): Request for the continuation of the statutory levy on lucerne seed and lucerne hay published for comment (GenN 1147 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p52)

SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS ACT 84 OF 1996

Regulations Relating to Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure published (GN R920 in GG 37081 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

NATIONAL ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 93 OF 1996

Proposed amendment of the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 published for comment (GN R917 in GG 37076 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

LONG-TERM INSURANCE ACT 52 OF 1998

Amendment of BN 133 in GG 35585 of 17 August 2012: Returns to Registrar published (BN 241 in GG 37082 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

SHORT-TERM INSURANCE ACT 53 OF 1998

Amendment of BN 134 in GG 35586 of 17 August 2012: Returns to Registrar published (BN 242 in GG 37082 of 29 November 2013) (p7)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission:

Terms of reference for market inquiry into the private healthcare sector published (GenN 1166 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p74)

Notification to approve transactions published (GenNs 1154-1160 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (pp 61, 62, 63)

Memorandum of understanding between the Competition Commission and the Mpumalanga Gambling Board published (GenN 1165 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p66)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998

Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 1 of 2010 amended (GN R922 in GG 37084 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations Listing Notice 2 of 2010 amended (GN R923 in GG 37085 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

National standards for the extraction, flaring or recovery of landfill gas published (GN 924 in GG 37086 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

National standards for the scrapping or recovery of motor vehicles published (GN 925 in GG 37087 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT ACT 1 OF 1999

Exemption of the Special Defence Account from s. 55 (1) (b) of the Act read with GN 516 in GG 31021 of 9 May 2008 for the financial years of 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 in terms of s. 92 (GN 911 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p32)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000 & ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Proposed Amendment to Universal Service and Access Licence Obligations published for comment (GenN 1173 in GG 37071 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

PROPERTY VALUERS PROFESSION ACT 47 OF 2000

Rules for the Property Valuers Profession, 2008, Fourth Amendment published with effect from 1 January 2014 (BN 235 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p104)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND INTERMEDIARY SERVICES ACT 37 OF 2002

Exemption of Investec Investment Management Services and Investec Asset Management, 2013 published (BN 237 in GG 37073 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

Exemption of ABSA Trust and ABSA Consultants and Actuaries, 2013 published (BN 238 in GG 37073 of 27 November 2013) (p5)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: AIR QUALITY ACT 39 OF 2004

National Framework for Air Quality Management in the Republic of South Africa, 2012 published and 2007 National Framework for Air Quality Management in the Republic of South Africa repealed (GN 919 in GG 37078 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

Notice of intention to declare temporary asphalt plants as controlled emitters, which result in atmospheric emissions, which through ambient concentrations, bioaccumulation and deposition or in any other way present a threat to health or the environment and their associated emission standards published for comment (GenN 1138 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p33)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: WASTE ACT 59 OF 2008

List of waste management activities that have, or are likely to have a detrimental effect on the environment published and GN 718 in GG 32368 of 3 July 2009 repealed (GN 921 in GG 37083 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

National norms and standards for the storage of waste published (GN 926 in GG 37088 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

FINANCIAL MARKETS ACT 19 OF 2012

Approval of proposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements published with effect from 2 January 2014 (BN 233 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p102)

Notice of proposed amendments to the JSE listing requirements published for comment (BN 236 in GG 37070 of 26 November 2013) (p2) & (BN 234 in GG 37062 of 29 November 2013) (p103)

Notice of proposed amendments to the JSE Derivatives Rules published for comment (BN 239 in GG 37079 of 27 November 2013) (p2) & (BN 240 in GG 37080 of 27 November 2013) (p2)

DIVISION OF REVENUE ACT 2 OF 2013

Error in the Rural Households Infrastructure Grant allocations corrected (GN 915 in GG 37074 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

 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: Koukamma Municipality: Property rates to be levied for financial year 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 published (LAN 29 in PG 3028 of 29 November 2013) (p2)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ngqushwa Municipality: Tariff By-laws published (PN 68 in PG 3082 of 27 November 2013) (p4)

FREE STATE

Free State Gambling and Liquor Act 6 of 2010: Free State Liquor Amendment Regulations, 2013 published (PN 106 in PG 71 of 29 November 2013) (p2)

Adjustment Appropriation Act 5 of 2013[1] (PremN 5 in PG 72 of 29 November 2013)

Date of commencement: 29 November 2013

KWAZULU-NATAL

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Declaration of Empembeni Community Nature Reserve published (PN 191 in PG 1058 of 28 November 2013) (p9)

KwaZulu-Natal Heritage Act 4 of 2008: Draft applications for alterations and additions to or demolition of protected buildings published for comment (PN 192 in PG 1058 of 28 November 2013) (p11)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: uMlalazi Municipality: Proposed Municipal Standing Rules and Orders published for comment (MN 63 in PG 1059 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Intention to declare nature reserves: areas for incorporation into the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve published for comment (PN 194 in PG 1060 of 28 November 2013) (p3)

LIMPOPO

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Registration and Licensing Tariffs for 2014/2015 published with effect from 1 April 2014 (LAN 470 in PG 2284 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

NORTHERN CAPE

Northern Cape Legislature Witness Act 3 of 2013[2] (PremN 11 in PG 1753 of 26 November 2013) (p3)

Date of commencement: 26 November 2013

Repeals: Northern Cape Powers and Privileges of the Provincial Legislature Act 6 of 1994

Northern Cape Repeal of Laws Act 4 of 2013* (PremN 12 in PG 1753 of 26 November 2013) (p13)

Date of commencement: 26 November 2013

Repeals: Northern Cape Payment of Members of the Provincial Legislature Act 5 of 1994 and [Northern Cape Group Life and] Disability Plan for Members of the Legislature Act 5 of 1995

Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelsels 32 van 2000: Kareeberg Munisipaliteit: Wysiging van die Eiendombelasting verordening gepubliseer[3] (AK 127 in PK 1755 van 2 Desember 2013) (bl3)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Ratlou Local Municipality: Property Rates By-law, 2009 as published under LAN 218 in PG 6656 of 6 July 2009 corrected (LAN 245 in PG 7195 of 27 November 2013) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Maquassi Hills Local Municipality: Property Rates Levy published with effect from 1 July 2013 for 2013/2014 financial year (LAN 246 in PG 7196 of 28 November 2013) (p3)

North West Development Agency Bill, 2013 together with the Memorandum on the Objects of the Bill published for comment (LAN 247 in PG 7198 of 29 November 2013) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: George Municipality: Public Amenities By-law amended (LAN 53387 in PG 7200 of 22 November 2013) (p3133)

Western Cape Unauthorised Expenditure Act 10 of 2013[4] (PN 401 in PG 7204 of 29 November 2013) (p2)

Date of commencement: 29 November 2013



[1] Aansuiweringsbegrotingswet 5 van 2013

[2] Published in English only

[3] Published in Afrikaans only

[4] Wes-Kaapse Wet op Ongemagtigde Uitgawes 10 van 2013

 

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