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February 2014

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 5 of 2014, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 24 to 31 January 2014)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

ACTS

CRIMINAL LAW (FORENSIC PROCEDURES) AMENDMENT ACT 37 OF 2013 (GG 37268 of 27 January 2014)[1]

Date of commencement: to be proclaimed

Amends ss. 36A & 212; inserts ss. 36D & 36E; substitutes s. 225 and adds Schedule 8 to the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977, inserts Chapter 5B (ss. 15E-Z, AA-AD) in the South African Police Service Act 68 of 1995, amends s. 1 and repeals s. 113, except for subsection (4), of the Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000 and amends s. 1 and repeals s. 9, except for subsection (4), of the Explosives Act 15 of 2003

SOUTH AFRICAN POST OFFICE SOC LTD AMENDMENT ACT 38 OF 2013 (GG 37269 of 27 January 2014)[2]

Date of commencement: 27 January 2014

Amends ss. 1, 3, 8 & 11 of the South African Post Office SOC Ltd Act 22 of 2011 and amends s. 10B and inserts s. 10F in the Post and Telecommunication-related Matters Act 44 of 1958

SOUTH AFRICAN POSTBANK LIMITED AMENDMENT ACT 44 OF 2013 (GG 37270 of 27 January 2014)[3]

Date of commencement: 27 January 2014

Amends ss. 1, 3, 9, 13, 14, 15, 18, 25 & 26, repeals ss. 4 & 8, inserts s. 26A and substitutes s. 30 of the South African Postbank Limited Act 9 of 2010

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AMENDMENT ACT 46 OF 2013 (GG 37271 of 27 January 2014)[4]

Date of commencement: to be proclaimed

Amends ss. 1, 2, 3, 9 & 11; substitutes ss. 8, 10 & 14 and inserts ss. 13A-13P inclusive in the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003



[1] Wysigingswet op die Strafreg (Forensiese Prosedures) 37 van 2013

[2] Wysigingswet op die Suid-Afrikaanse Poskantoor MIS Bpk 38 van 2013

[3] Wysigingswet op die Suid-Afrikaanse Posbank Beperk 44 van 2013, nguMthetho Wokwenza Utshintsho KuMthetho WeNkampani Eyibhanki YasePosini YoMzantsi-Afrika, ka-2013

[4] Molao Phetolo wa Katoloso ya Nonotsha ya Ikonomi ya Bantsho wa, 2013

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base Dec 2012 = 100), Rate: December 2013: 5,4 published  (GenN 42 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p38)

CURRENCY AND EXCHANGES ACT 9 OF 1933

South African Reserve Bank: Name change of an authorised dealer in foreign exchange with limited authority for the purposes of the Exchange Control Regulations published (GN R49 in GG 37263 of 31 January 2014) (p15)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Supplementary protocol amending the agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Sultanate of Oman for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income published (GN 20 in GG 37244 of 29 January 2014) (p2)

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT 101 OF 1965

Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and scheduled substances:

Single exit price adjustment (SEPA) for the year 2014 published (GN R68 in GG 37292 of 31 January 2014) (p3)

Information to be provided by manufacturers and/or importers of medicines and scheduled substances when applying for the single exit price adjustment for 2014 published (GN R69 in GG 37292 of 31 January 2014) (p4)

HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 56 OF 1974

Proposed regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of basic ambulance assistants, ambulance emergency assistants, operational emergency care orderlies and paramedics published for comment (GN R57 in GG 37274 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

Proposed regulations relating to the qualifications for the registration of emergency care practitioners published for comment (GN R58 in GG 37275 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

Proposed regulations relating to the registration of student emergency care assistants, student emergency care technicians or student emergency care practitioners published for comment  (GN R59 in GG 37276 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

Proposed regulations relating to names that may not be used in relation to the profession of emergency care published for comment (GN R60 in GG 37277 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

Proposed regulations relating to the registration of student emergency care consultants and student emergency care specialists published for comment (GN R61 in GG 37278 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SURVEYORS' ACT 40 OF 1984

South African Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors: Further opportunity for persons to apply for registration as Professional Geoinformation Science Practitioners published (BN 10 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p56)

VALUE-ADDED TAX ACT 89 OF 1991

Proposed Electronic Services Regulations published for comment

JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION ACT 9 OF 1994

Date of 29 January 2014 fixed for the purposes of s. 13 (4) as that on which the period of 60 days commences within which every judge must for the first time disclose particulars of his or her registrable interests and those of his or her immediate family members to the Registrar (Proc R4 in GG 37272 of 29 January 2014) (p3)

Regulations relating to the Judicial Service Commission Act, 1994: Disclosure of registrable interests published (GN R56 in GG 37273 of 29 January 2014) (p3)

NATIONAL STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE ACT 39 OF 1994

Electronic Communications Security Needs Analysis Regulations published and COMSEC Security Audit Regulations published in GenN 2277 in GG 26914 of 20 October 2004 repealed (GN R62 in GG 37280 of 29 January 2014, as corrected by GN R70 in GG 37293 of 31 January 2014 (p3)) (p3)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

National Agricultural Marketing Council:

Application for statutory measure (levy) on sorghum published for comment by directly affected groups (GenN 33 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p27)

Invitation to register with the NAMC as directly affected groups published (GenN 34 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p28)

Declaration of agricultural products amended (GN R46 in GG 37263 of 31 January 2014) (p4)

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 January 2014 (BN 8 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p53)

REMUNERATION OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEARERS ACT 20 OF 1998

Determination of upper limits of salaries, allowances and benefits of different members of municipal councils published and GN 1032 in GG 35962 of 7 December 2012 repealed with effect from 1 July 2013 (GN R64 in GG 37281 of 29 January 2014) (p3)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

National Hospital Network: Application for an exemption published for comment (GenN 43 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p39)

POSTAL SERVICES ACT 124 OF 1998

Fees and charges for postal services published with effect from 1 April 2014 (GenN 49 in GG 37283 of 30 January 2014) (p3)

NATIONAL NUCLEAR REGULATOR ACT 47 OF 1999

Notice relating to fees for nuclear authorisations published (GenN 38 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p33)

FIREARMS CONTROL ACT 60 OF 2000

Notice of intention to destroy all firearms and ammunition that were voluntarily surrendered to or forfeited to the State and 21 day window for representations from any person who has a valid claim to such firearm or ammunition as to why they should not be destroyed published (GN 45 in GG 37267 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES CONTROL ACT 45 OF 2002

Financial Services Board: Exemption of manager of a collective investment scheme in securities from certain provisions of BN 80 in GG 35321 of 10 May 2012 published (BN 9 in GG 37262 of 31 January 2014) (p54)

INTELLIGENCE SERVICES ACT 65 OF 2002

Intelligence Services Regulations, 2014 published and all Regulations issued in 2003 under the Act, including all amendments thereof made and issued prior to these Regulations of 2014 repealed (GN R63 in GG 37280 of 29 January 2014, as corrected by GN R70 in GG 37293 of 31 January 2014 (p3)) (p16)

TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT 28 OF 2011

Proposed rules for electronic communication in terms of s. 255 (1) published for comment

BILLS

Development Bank of Southern Africa Amendment Bill, 2014 explanatory summary published (GenN 50 in GG 37285 of 31 January 2014) (p3)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act 24 of 2008: Notice of intension to adopt the Eastern Cape Coastal Management Programme published for comment (GenN 16 in PG 3071 of 31 January 2014)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Mbhashe Local Municipality: Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws, 2012; Traffic By-laws, 2012; Abattoir By-laws, 2012; Advertising Signs and Disfigurement of the Fronts or Frontages of Streets By-laws, 2012; Aerial Systems By-laws, 2012; Control of Disposal Sites By-laws, 2012; By-laws Relating to Hairdressers and Beauticians, 2012; Fireworks By-laws, 2012; Fresh Produce Market By-laws, 2012; Parking Grounds Car Watchers and Parking Attendants By-laws, 2012; Public Amenities By-laws, 2012; Regulation of Parks and Open Spaces By-laws and [sic], 2012; Child Care Facilities By-laws, 2012; Cemeteries By-laws, 2012; Fences and Fencing By-laws, 2012; Financial By-laws and [sic], 2012; and Food handling By-laws, 2012 published and previous by-laws repealed (LANs 1-17 in PG 3113 of 31 January 2014) (pp 3, 26, 38, 51, 71, 76, 81, 87, 91, 113, 133, 141, 154, 168, 189, 199 & 219)

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Joe Gqabi District Municipality: Declaration of a local state of drought disaster published (PN 3 in PG 3115 of 30 January 2014) (p3)

Adjustments Appropriation Act 6 of 2013 (Eastern Cape) (PN 4 in PG 3117 of 31 January 2014)[1]

Date of commencement: 31 January 2014

FREE STATE

Spatial [Planning and] Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Maluti-a-Phofung: Notice of Draft Spatial Development Framework 2014/2015 published for comment (PG 83 of 31 January 2014) (p4)

GAUTENG

Gauteng Sport and Recreation Bill, 2013; and Gauteng Public Library and Information Services Bill, 2013 together with the Memorandums on the Objects of the Bills: notices of intention to introduce published for comment (GenNs 219 & 220 in PG 18 of 29 January 2014) (pp 3 & 43)

Notice on the draft Gauteng Funeral Industry Regulatory Bill published for comment (GenN 289 in PG 26 of 31 January 2014) (p3)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Endumeni Municipality: By-law for the Control and Discharge of Fireworks, 2013 published and previous by-laws repealed with effect from a date to be proclaimed (MN 3 in PG 1087 of 30 January 2014) (p24)

LIMPOPO

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Appointment of Traffic Stations (Dilokong, Thohoyandou, Northam and Mokopane) as Registering Authorities published (Gen 26 in PG 2310 of 31 January 2014) (p2)

MPUMALANGA

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Notice of registration of testing station of Midcity Standerton Test Station as a Grade 'A' testing station and authority to appoint examiners of vehicles published (GenN 21 in PG 2254 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

Mpumalanga Adjustments Appropriation Act 3 of 2013 (PremN 1 in PG 2255 of 28 January 2014) (p3)[2]

Date of commencement: 28 January 2014

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Steve Tshwete Local Municipality: By-law relating to the Rules of Order for Council amended (LAN 4 in PG 2258 of 28 January 2014) (p3)

NORTHERN CAPE

Northern Cape Adjustment Appropriation Act 6 of 2013 (PremN 2 in PG 1775 of 28 January 2014) (p2)[3]

Date of commencement: 28 January 2014

WESTERN CAPE

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Western Cape Liquor Act 4 of 2008: Prins Albert Municipality: Liquor Trading Hours By-laws published (LAN 56173 in PG 7215 of 13 December 2013) (p2)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000; and Western Cape Liquor Act 4 of 2008: Prins Albert Municipality: Tariff By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 56174 in PG 7215 of 13 December 2013) (p6)

Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act 20 of 1998: Determination of salaries and allowances of Provincial Ministers and Members of the Provincial Parliament published and PN 283 in PG 7038 of 27 September 2012 repealed with effect from 1 April 2013 (PN 21 in PG 7223 of 24 January 2014) (p2)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: Prins Albert Municipality: Stormwater Management By-law; Sporting Facilities By-law; Fireworks By-law; Fire Safety By-law and Commonage By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LANs 56387, 56388, 56390; 56391, 56394 in PG 7224 of 31 January 2014) (pp 260, 266, 287, 290 & 383)

Grondwet van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika, 1996 en Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelselswet 32 van 2000: Prins Albert Munisipaliteit: Verordening insake die Skut van Diere[4] gepubliseer en vorige verordeninge herroep (POK 56389 in PK 7224 van 31 Januarie 2014) (bl275)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Prins Albert Municipality: Customer Care and Revenue Management By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 56392 in PG 7224 of 31 January 2014) (p353)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Prince Albert Municipality: By-law relating to the Keeping of Dogs, By-law relating to the Keeping of Poultry, By-law relating to Advertising Signs and the Disfigurement of the Front or Frontages of Streets, By-law relating to the Control of Cemeteries, By-law relating to Fire Safety, By-law relating to Supply of Electricity, By-law relating to Camping Sites, By-law relating to Municipal Parks, By-law relating to the Prevention of Nuisances, By-law relating to Public Amenities, By-law relating to Parks for Caravans and Mobile Homes, By-law relating to the Control of Disposal Sites, By-law relating to Streets, By-law relating to Refuse Removal and Disposal and By-law relating to Water Supply, Sanitation Services and Industrial Effluent amended (LAN 56394 in PG 7224 of 31 January 2014) (p389)



[1] Published in English only

[2] Published in English only

[3] Published in English only

[4] Slegs in Afrikaans gepubliseer

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