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December 2011

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 52 of 2011, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 15 to 23 December 2011)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

ACT

SOUTH AFRICAN POST OFFICE SOC LTD ACT 22 OF 2011 (GG 34879 of 19 December 2011)[1]

Date of commencement: to be proclaimed

Amends ss. 1, 4, 12V & 89; repeals s. 2; substitutes ss. 3, 99, 102, 105, 112, 115, 121 & 123, the long title, the heading to Chapter IA and the First Schedule; deletes ss. 7A, 90, 114, 119B & 120A and the heading to Chapter I of the Post Office Act 44 of 1958 and amends s. 1; deletes s. 29 and inserts ss. 32A & 32B in the Postal Services Act 124 of 1998



[1] Wet op die Suid-Afrikaanse Poskantoor MIS Bpk 22 van 2011

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base 2 000 = 100), Rate: November 2011: 6,1 published (GenN 909 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p24)

MERCHANDISE MARKS ACT 17 OF 1941

Proposed prohibition of the use of the national gambling logo published for comment (GN 1065 in GG 34871 of 15 December 2011) (p2)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Date of commencement of Part VIII of Chapter II (Dividends Withholding Tax) as inserted by the Revenue Laws Amendment Act 60 of 2008, substituted by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act 17 of 2009 and amended by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act 7 of 2010 and by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2011: 1 April 2012 published (GN 1073 in GG 34873 of 20 December 2011) (p2)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN Rs 1066 & 1067 in GG 34859 of 23 December 2011) (pp 3 & 5)

Schedule 2 amended with effect from 21 December 2011 (GN R1058 in GG 34854 of 21 December 2011) (p3)

Schedule 2 amended with effect from 6 May 2011 (GN R1068 in GG 34859 of 23 December 2011) (p6)

Rules published in GN R1874 in GG 16860 of 8 December 1995 (DAR/96) amended with effect from 1 January 2012 (GN R1074 in GG 34859 of 23 December 2011) (p8)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Schweizer-Reneke and Bloemhof and withdrawal of GN 1573 of 13 July 1990 published (GN 1069 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p6)

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Wonderboom and Mamelodi and withdrawal of GN 165 in GG 34051 of 4 March 2011 (GN 1070 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p7)

SOUTH AFRICAN RESERVE BANK ACT 90 OF 1989

Schedule 2 amended with effect from 1 April 2012 (GenN 910 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p25)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Standards and requirements regarding control of the export of canned fruit amended with effect from seven days after publication (GenN 906 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p10)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 OF 1993

GN 8158 of 18 February 2005 and GN R683 in GG 27774 of 15 July 2005 withdrawn and National Code of Practice for the Training Providers of Lifting Machine Operators published (GN R1075 in GG 34876 of 21 December 2011) (p3)

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT 36 OF 1994

Declaration of the 27th December 2011 as a public holiday throughout the Republic published (Proc 72 in GG 34881 of 20 December 2011) (p2)

REMUNERATION OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEARERS ACT 20 OF 1998

Determination of salaries and allowances of traditional leaders and Members of the National and Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders published with effect from 1 April 2011 (Proc 69 in GG 34847 of 14 December 2011) (p3)

LONG-TERM INSURANCE ACT 52 OF 1998

Regulations amended (GN R1077 in GG 34877 of 23 December 2011) (p25)

SHORT-TERM INSURANCE ACT 53 OF 1998

Regulations amended (GN R1076 in GG 34877 of 23 December 2011) (p3)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

ICASA Compliance Procedure Manual Regulations, 2011 published (GenN 902 in GG 34863 of 15 December 2011) (p3)

Explanatory note regarding ICASA Compliance Procedure Manual Regulations, 2011 published (GenN 903 in GG 34863 of 15 December 2011) (p69)

ENGINEERING PROFESSION ACT 46 OF 2000

Guideline Scope of Services and Tariff of Fees for Registered Persons, 2010 [sic] published and BN 190 in GG 33892 of 23 December 2010 repealed with effect from 1 January 2012 (BN 206 in GG 34875 of 20 December 2011) (p3)

Notification of indicative time based fee rates published (BN 204 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p50)

PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONS ACT 48 OF 2000

Guideline scope of services and recommended guideline tariff of fees for persons registered in terms of the Act published with effect from January 2012 (BN 202 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p28)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Draft policy directions for electronic communications services in high demand spectrum and draft policy directions on exploiting the digital dividend published for comment (GenN 898 in GG 34848 of 14 December 2011) (p3)

Notice regarding the Draft Spectrum Assignment Plan for the combined licensing of the 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz Bands published for comment (GenN 911 in GG 34872 of 15 December 2011) (p3)

Draft invitation to apply for Radio Frequency Spectrum Licence to provide mobile broadband wireless access service for urban and rural areas using the Complimentary Bands, 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz published (GenN 912 in GG 34872 of 15 December 2011) (p2)

INSURANCE LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 27 OF 2008

Date of commencement of ss 17, 18, 45 and 46: 1 January 2012 (GN 1078 in GG 34878 of 23 December 2011) (p2)

Substitutes s. 49 and inserts s. 49A in the Long-term Insurance Act 52 of 1998; and substitutes s. 48 and inserts s. 48A in the Short-term Insurance Act 53 of 1998

BILLS

Implementation of the Geneva Conventions Bill, 2011 [B10B-2011]

Draft National Education Evaluation and Development Unit Bill, 2011 published for comment (GenN 907 in GG 34858 of 23 December 2011) (p11)

Draft Electricity Regulation Second Amendment Bill, 2011 published for comment (GenN 905 in GG 34870 of 19 December 2011) (p3)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

KWAZULU-NATAL

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Msunduzi and Indaka Municipalities: Proposed designation of full-time councillors published (PN 152 in PG 681 of 22 December 2011) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: uMzinyathi District Municipality: Proposed designation of full-time councillor published (PN 153 in PG 682 of 22 December 2011) (p2)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: uThungulu District Municipality: Determination of Whip published (PN 154 in PG 683 of 22 December 2011) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Mandeni Municipality: Proposed designation of position of Mayor as full-time published (PN 155 in PG 684 of 22 December 2011) (p3)

LIMPOPO

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Fetakgomo local Municipality: Building Regulations By-law published (LAN 351 in PG 2024 of 21 December 2011) (p3)

NORTHERN CAPE

Northern Cape Nature Conservation Act 9 of 2009 [1]
Date of commencement: 1 January 2012 (Proc 10 in PG 1566 of 19 December 2011) (p3)
Repeals: Problem Animal Control Ordinance 26 of 1957 and Nature and Environmental Conservation Ordinance 19 of 1974

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Naledi Local Municipality: Levying of rates for the 2011/2012 financial year published (LAN 225 in PG 6953 of 20 December 2011)

WESTERN CAPE

Western Cape Liquor Act 4 of 2008[2]
Date of commencement of ss. 2-8, 9 (d)-(g), (i), (n), (p), (q), (s), 10, 13, 14, 16-19, 25-29, 88, 91: 15 December 2011 (Proc 36 in PG 6940 of 15 December 2011) (p2)
Repeals: Liquor Act 27 of 1989, in so far as it applies in the province

Western Cape Liquor Amendment Act 10 of 2010[3]
Date of commencement of ss. 2 (1) (a), (b), (d), (e), (g)-(i), (l), 3-6, 8, 9, 10 (a), (c), 11, 14-19, 21-25, 60, 61: 15 December 2011 (Proc 36 in PG 6940 of 15 December 2011) (p2)
Amends: Western Cape Liquor Act 4 of 2008

Western Cape Liquor Act 4 of 2008: Western Cape Liquor Regulations, 2011[4] published, date of commencement to be proclaimed, except in reg. 1, the definitions of 'Act', 'Head of Department', 'section' and 'Speaker'and regs. 2, 5, 6 and 38: 21 December 2011 (PN 366 in PG 6941 of 21 December 2011) (p2)



[1] Noord-Kaap Natuurbewaringswet 9 van 2009

[2] Wes-Kaapse Drankwet 4 van 2008

[3] Wes-Kaapse Drankwysigingswet 10 van 2010

[4] Afrikaans and IsiXhosa versions will be published on a later date

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