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December 2011

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 50 of 2011, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 2 to 9 December 2011)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

ACTS

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 16 OF 2011 (GG 34817 of 5 December 2011)[1]

Date of commencement: 5 December 2011

Amends ss 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 11, 15 & 18, repeals ss 16 & 17, substitutes ss 20 & 24 and the expressions 'chairman', 'president' and 'Executive Management Board', respectively, wherever they occur, with the expressions 'chairperson', 'chief executive officer' and 'Executive Management Committee', respectively and inserts the words 'or she' or 'or her' after 'his', 'him' or 'he', as the case may be, wherever they occur in the Scientific Research Council Act 46 of 1988; amends ss 1, 5, 7, 9 & 11 of the National Advisory Council on Innovation Act 55 of 1997; amends ss 1, 4, 6 & 10, repeals s 22 and substitutes the expression 'president', wherever it occurs, with the expression 'chief executive officer', except where it refers to the President of the Republic or the president of the FRD in the National Research Foundation Act 23 of 1998; amends ss 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 16, substitutes s 2 and repeals s 9 of the Academy of Science of South Africa Act 67 of 2001; amends ss 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 14, 15, 16 & 18, repeals ss 13, 17 & 19 and substitutes ss 2 & 12 of the Africa Institute of South Africa Act 68 of 2001; and amends ss 1, 3, 6 & 20 of the Natural Scientific Professions Act 27 of 2003

PROTECTION FROM HARASSMENT ACT 17 OF 2011 (GG 34818 of 5 December 2011)[2]

Date of commencement: to be proclaimed

Amends s 102 & Schedule 2 to the Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000

MILITARY VETERANS ACT 18 OF 2011 (GG 34819 of 5 December 2011)

Date of commencement: to be proclaimed

Repeals the Military Veterans' Affairs Act 17 of 1999

DIVISION OF REVENUE AMENDMENT ACT 20 OF 2011 (GG 34833 of 7 December 2011)

Date of commencement: 7 December 2011

Substitutes Schedules 1 to 9 to the Division of Revenue Act 6 of 2011



[1] Wysigingswet op Wette op Wetenskap en Tegnologie 16 van 2011

[2] Wet op Beskerming teen Teistering 17 van 2011

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN R995 in GG 34806 of 2 December 2011) (p3)

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 1 January 2012 (GN R996 in GG 34806 of 2 December 2011) (p4)

Schedule 3 amended (GN R997 in GG 34806 of 2 December 2011) (p5)

WATER RESEARCH ACT 34 OF 1971

Water research fund - rates and charges published (GN 1013 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p34)

TRADE METROLOGY ACT 77 OF 1973

Notice of intention to amend regulations published by GN R2362 in GG 5806 of 18 November 1977 published (GenN 870 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p51)

PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ACT 120 OF 1977

Publication of amendment of regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin with effect from 7 December 2011 (GN R1019 in GG 34827 of 6 December 2011) (p3)

Publication of amendment of regulations in respect of petroleum products with effect from 7 December 2011 (GN R1020 in GG 34827 of 6 December 2011) (p4)

Regulations in respect of the maximum retail price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas supplied to residential customers published with effect from 7 December 2011 (GN R1021 in GG 34827 of 6 December 2011) (p6)

DENTAL TECHNICIANS ACT 19 OF 1979

Regulations relating to the registration of dental laboratories and related matters amended with effect from 1 January 2012 (GN R1016 in GG 34821 of 6 December 2011) (p3)

Draft regulations relating to restricted registration of informally trained persons as dental technicians published for comment (GN R1017 in GG 34822 of 6 December 2011) (p3)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Waterval Boven and Belfast and withdrawal of GN 1951 of 30 September 1988 published (GN 1011 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p32)

Establishment of small claims court for the area of Lichtenburg and withdrawal of GN 947 of 4 May 1990 published (GN 1012 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p33)

TRANSNET PENSION FUND ACT 62 OF 1990

General Rules of the Transport Pension Fund amended (GN 1022 in GG 34829 of 8 December 2011) (p3)

Special Rules of the PRASA Sub-Fund of the Transnet Pension Fund amended (GN 1023 in GG 34829 of 8 December 2011) (p9)

Special Rules of the SAA Sub-Fund of the Transport Pension Fund amended (GN 1024 in GG 34829 of 8 December 2011) (p28)

Special Rules of the Transnet Sub-Fund of the Transport Pension Fund amended (GN 1031 in GG 34829 of 8 December 2011) (p50)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Service fees in respect of abattoirs that participate in the classification and marking of meat imposed with effect from 1 January 2012 (GN 1005 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p6)

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY ACT 27 OF 1996

Draft School Sport Policy published for comment (GN 1025 in GG 34830 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

INTERIM PROTECTION OF INFORMAL LAND RIGHTS ACT 31 OF 1996

Application of provisions of Act extended from 31 December 2011 to 31 December 2012 (GN 1030 in GG 34836 of 8 December 2011) (p3)

NATIONAL ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 93 OF 1996

Service providers approved as Dangerous Goods Training Bodies published (GN R1026 in GG 34831 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

IDENTIFICATION ACT 68 OF 1997

Thirteenth Amendment of the Regulations made under the Identification Act, 1997 published with effect from 12 December 2011 (GN R1029 in GG 34835 of 8 December 2011) (p3)

HIGHER EDUCATION ACT 101 OF 1997

Institutional Statute of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University published (GenN 892 in GG 34834 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Description submitted in terms of s. 15 (1) by the Limpopo Provincial Government: Department of Agriculture published (GN R1004 in GG 34812 of 9 December 2011) (p4)

PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK ACT 5 OF 2000

Public Entities listed in Schedules 2, 3B and 3D to the Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999 exempted from the provisions of Regulations 2 (2); 3 to 8; 10; 11 (1) to (9); 11 (11) to (13) and 12-13 until 7 December 2012 (GN R1027 in GG 34832 of 7 December 2011) (p3)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

ICASA framework for introducing local loop unbundling findings note published (GenN 889 in GG 34823 of 6 December 2011) (p3)

Issues Paper: A Review of the Broadcasting Regulatory Framework towards a Digitally Converged Environment published for comment (GenN 891 in GG 34828 of 8 December 2011) (p3)

PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONS ACT 48 OF 2000

Rules relating to the payment of annual fees published with effect from 1 January 2012 (BN 196 in GG 34807 of 2 December 2011) (p3)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND INTERMEDIARY SERVICES ACT 37 OF 2002

General Exemption: Level 1 Regulatory Examination, 2011 published (BN 199 in GG 34826 of 6 December 2011) (p3)

GAS REGULATOR LEVIES ACT 75 OF 2002 & PETROLEUM PIPELINES LEVIES ACT 28 OF 2004

Proposed levy on piped-gas and petroleum pipeline industries for 2012/13 published for comment (GN 1003 in GG 34816 of 5 December 2011) (p3)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: BIODIVERSITY ACT 10 OF 2004

National list of ecosystems that are threatened and in need of protection published (GN 1002 in GG 34809 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

SECURITIES SERVICES ACT 36 OF 2004

Proposed amendments to the Rules of Strate Limited published for comment and commencement on 4 January 2012 (BN 198 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p72)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 24 OF 2008

Draft National Action List for the Screening of Dredged Material proposed for Marine Disposal published (GenN 867 in GG 34811 of 9 December 2011) (p39)

SECOND-HAND GOODS ACT 6 OF 2009

Date of commencement of the definition of 'controlled metal'; ss 16-20; 22 (1); 25 (4) (b); 25 (4) (c); 32 (1) (l); 32 (1) (o); 32 (2); 32 (3) and Schedule 2: 10 December 2011 (Proc 68 in GG 34837 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

BILLS

Defence Amendment Bill, 2011 [B26-2011]

Draft Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Bill, 2011 published for comment (GenN 893 in GG 34845 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

Draft National Energy Regulator Amendment Bill, 2011 published for comment (GN 890 in GG 34825 of 8 December 2011) (p3)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

FREE STATE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard By-laws: By-law relating to Advertising, 2011; Air Quality Management By-law, 2011 (date of commencement to be proclaimed); Bed and Breakfast and Guest House By-law, 2011; Building Regulations and Building Standard Standard By-law, 2011; Cemeteries and Crematoria By-law, 2011; and Child-minder Services By-law, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed (PNs 170-175 in PG 79 of 9 December 2011) (pp 2, 21, 48, 51, 63 & 74)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard By-laws: Municipal Commonage By-law, 2011; Control of Collections By-laws, 2011; By-laws relating to Control of Public Nuisance, 2011; Control of Street Vendors, Peddlers and Hawkers By-law, 2011; Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws, 2011; Delegation of Powers By-law, 2011; District Municipal Environmental Management By-laws, 2011; and Dogs and Cats By-laws, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed (PNs 176-183 in PG 80 of 9 December 2011) (pp 2, 9, 11, 16, 19, 28, 31 & 81)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard By-laws: Dumping andLittering By-law, 2011; Electricity Supply By-law; Encroachment on Property By-laws, 2011; Environmental Health By-laws, 2011; Fences and Fencing Standard By-law, 2011; Fire and Emergency Services By-laws; and By-laws relating to Fresh Produce Markets, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed (PNs 184-190 in PG 81 of 9 December 2011) (pp 2, 3, 19, 23, 34, 38 & 67)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard By-laws: General Street By-laws, 2011; Impoundment of Animals By-law, 2011; Indigent Support By-laws, 2011; Municipal Informal Settlements By-law, 2011; Keeping of Animals By-laws, 2011; Libraries By-laws, 2011; and By-laws relating to the Licensing of Dogs, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed (PNs 191-197 in PG 82 of 9 December 2011) (pp 2, 9, 13, 17, 21, 33 & 36)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard By-laws: Numbering of Buildings By-law; Property Rates By-law, 2011; Public Amenities By-law, 2011; Public Swimming Pool By-laws, 2011; Refuse Removal By-laws, 2011;  Sporting Facilities By-law, 2011;  Storm Water By-laws, 2011; Street Trading By-laws, 2011; and Tariff Policy By-law, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed (PNs 198-206 in PG 83 of 9 December 2011) (pp 2, 4, 10, 13, 15, 21, 26, 28 & 33)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Standard By-laws: Municipal Taxi Ranks By-law, 2011; Unsightly and Neglected Buildings By-laws, 2011; Ward Committee By-laws; Water Restrictions By-laws, 2011; Waste Management By-laws; and Water Services By-laws, 2011 published and previous by-law repealed (PNs 207-212 in PG 84 of 9 December 2011) (pp 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, & 28)

KWAZULU-NATAL

KwaZulu-Natal Traditional Leadership and Governance Act 5 of 2005: Recognition of amaKhosi and amaBambabukhosi published (PN 148 in PG 677 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

LIMPOPO

Waterberg District Municipality: Notice of draft Policy, including guidelines on the development use and subdivision of agricultural land beyond the urban development boundaries of the participating local municipalities within the Waterberg District published for comment (LAN 346 in PG 2019 of 9 December 2011) (p11)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Names of Senior Traditional Leaders who are to attend and participate in the meetings of respective municipal councils published (GenN 335 in PG 6952 of 9 December 2011) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

Sea-Shore Act 21 of 1935: Pearly Beach: Proposed construction of two pipelines below the high-water mark of the sea published for comment (PN 343 in PG 6934 of 9 December 2011) (p2334)

Nature Conservation Ordinance 19 of 1974: Hunting seasons, daily bag limits and hunting by the use of prohibited hunting methods published, 2012 published (PN 344 in PG 6934 of 9 December 2011) (p2335)

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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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