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December 2012

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 52 of 2012, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 14 to 21 December 2012)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

ACTS

REPEAL OF THE BLACK ADMINISTRATION ACT AND AMENDMENT OF CERTAIN LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 20 OF 2012[1] (GG 36021 of 19 December 2012)

Date of commencement: 28 December 2012

Amends s. 1 of the Repeal of the Black Administration Act and Amendment of Certain Laws Act 28 of 2005

TAX ADMINISTRATION LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 21 OF 2012[2] (GG 36036 of 20 December 2012)

Date of commencement: 1 October 2012, unless otherwise indicated

Amends s. 10 of the Estate Duty Act 45 of 1955; amends ss. 1, 11D, 12I, 18A, 30, 30A, 30B, 61, 64K, 64L, 64M, 64N & s. 72A, paras. 2, 14, 18, 19, 20, 20A & 27 of the Fourth Schedule and para. 11 of the Sixth Schedule and inserts ss. 37L to 37O inclusive and ss. 49E, 49F & 49G of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962; amends s. 3 of the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964; amends ss. 20, 27 & 28 of the Value-Added Tax Act 89 of 1991; amends s. 10 of the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act 4 of 2002; amends s. 19 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration) Act 29 of 2008; repeals s. 1 of the Taxation Laws Second Amendment Act 18 of 2009; amends s. 1 of the Taxation Laws Second Amendment Act 25 of 2011; amends ss. 1, 11D, 12I, 18A, 30, 30A, 30B, 61, 64K, 64L, 64M, 64N & s. 72A, paras. 2, 14, 18, 19, 20, 20A & 27 of the Fourth Schedule and para. 11 of the Sixth Schedule and inserts ss. 37L to 37O inclusive and ss. 49E, 49F and 49G in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962; amends ss. 1, 3, 6, 8, 11, 29, 32, 34, 36, 37, 42, 43, 46, 49, 61, 63, 71, 79, 80, 91, 99, 107, 130, 135, 142, 164, 166, 187, 189, 192, 211, 217, 223, 229, 231, 234, 235, 239, 240, 244, 246, 252, 255, 257 & 269, Chapter 14, and  para. 167 of Schedule 1, substitutes ss. 26 & 27, 72, 210, 224, 237, 241 & 256 & the heading of Chapter 18, inserts s. 240A and deletes para. 78 of Schedule 1 to the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011

HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 23 OF 2012[3] (GG 36022 of 19 December 2012)

Date of commencement: 19 December 2012

Amends ss. 27, 38C, 41A & 47; substitutes ss. 38A, 38B, 38H & 38I and inserts ss. 38J-O inclusive, ss. 45A & 45B and ss. 49A-E inclusive in the Higher Education Act 101 of 1997 and amends s. 13 of the National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008


[1] Wysigingswet op die Herroeping van die Swart Administrasie Wet en Wysiging van Sekere Wette 20 van 2012

[2] Wysigingswet op Belastingadministrasiewette 21 van 2012

[3] Wysigingswet op Wette op Hoër Onderwys en Opleiding 23 van 2012

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base 2 000 = 100), Rate: November 2012: 5,6 published (GenN 1048 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (p67)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended up to and including 31 December 2012 (GN R1081 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p9)

Schedule 1 amended with effect from 1 January 2013 (GN R1082 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p11)

Schedule 1 amended (GN Rs 1083-6 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (pp 13, 14, 16 & 18)

Schedule 4 amended with effect from 7 December 2012 (Correction Notice GN R1087 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p20)

Schedule 5 amended (GN R1088 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p21)

Amendment of rules (DAR/112) published (GN R1096-7 in GG 36011 of 21 December 2012) (pp 3 & 56)

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT 101 OF 1965

Disposal of undesirable medicine containing any Senecio species (pyrrolizidine alkaloids) published (GN R1026 in GG 35947 of 6 December 2012) (p3)

PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ACT 120 OF 1977

Regulations regarding petroleum products site and retail licences amended (GN R1061 in GG 35984 of 19 December 2012) (p3)

Regulations regarding petroleum products wholesale licences amended (GN R1062 in GG 35984 of 19 December 2012) (p25)

Regulations regarding petroleum products manufacturing licences amended (GN R1063 in GG 35984 of 19 December 2012) (p43)

DENTAL TECHNICIANS ACT 19 OF 1979

The South African Dental Technicians Council: Notice regarding annual fees payable to the council published with effect from 1 January 2013 and GN R150 in GG 30761 of 8 February 2008 withdrawn (GN R1078 in GG 36009 of 19 December 2012) (p3)

ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 63 OF 1982

Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA): Increase in allowances paid to councillors and professional board members in terms of Regulation 43 of the Regulations published with effect from 25 July 2012 (BN 211 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (p68)

BANKS ACT 94 OF 1990

Regulations relating to Banks published with effect from 1 January 2013 (GN R1029 in GG 35950 of 12 December 2012) (p3)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Standards and requirements regarding control of the export of litchis, mangoes and avocadoes amended with effect from seven days after publication (GenNs 1043-5 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (pp 32, 33 & 34)

AIRPORTS COMPANY ACT 44 OF 1993

Airport charges published (GenN 1063 in GG 36030 of 21 December 2012) (p3)

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, 1994 (PROCLAMATION 103 OF 1994)

Notice in terms of the Public Service Regulations, 2001: Official application for leave of absence form Z1 (a) amended with effect from 1 January 2013 (GN R1080 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p4)

NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998

Transformation of the Holsloot Irrigation Board into the Holsloot Water User Association, Water Management Area Number 18, Western Cape Province published (GN 1095 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (p29)

Notice of proposed construction of the Groot Letaba River Development Project (GLeWaP) and the environmental impact assessment relating thereto published for comment (GenN 1051 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (p59)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

Submission of annual financial statements and proof of payment for general licence and USAF fees published (GenN 1042 in GG 36008 of 19 December 2012) (p2)

DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES ACT 37 OF 2001

Privileges and immunities published (GN 1091 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (p6)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Notice of public hearings to be held in respect of draft General Licence Fees Regulations, 2012 published (GenN 1041 in GG 36007 of 19 December 2012) (p3)

Draft update of the National Radio Frequency Plan, 2012 published for comment (GenN 1060 in GG 36025 of 21 December 2012) (p3)

Second erratum to the Final Terrestrial Broadcasting Frequency Plan, 2008 published (GenN 1061 in GG 36026 of 21 December 2012) (p3)

NATIONAL REGULATOR FOR COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS ACT 5 OF 2008

Proposed withdrawal of the compulsory specification for retro-reflective number plates for motor vehicles (VC 8062) as published in GN R445 in GG 18779 of 3 April 1998 published for comment (GN R1089 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p7)

Proposed withdrawal of the compulsory specification for material for contour marking on motor vehicles (VC 8078) as published in GN R1078 in GG 25245 of 1 August 2003 published for comment (GN R1090 in GG 35989 of 21 December 2012) (p8)

BILL

National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Bill, 2013, notice of intention to introduce published (GenN 1046 in GG 35988 of 21 December 2012) (p35)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

NORTHERN CAPE

Northern Cape Nature Conservation Act 9 of 2009: Angling seasons, daily bag limits and angling by prohibited hunting methods and instruments; hunting seasons, daily bag limits and hunting by prohibited hunting methods and instruments published with effect from 1 January 2013 (Procs 3 & 4 in PG 1656 of 19 December 2012) (pp 3 & 4)

Northern Cape Consumer Protection Act 1 of 2012: Remuneration of functionaries of consumer protection entities published (GenN 104 in PG 1657 of 19 December 2012) (p3)

NORTH WEST

Consumer Affairs (Harmful Business Practices) Act 4 of 1996: Proposed amendments to the Act published for comment (GN 598 in PG 7068 of 21 December 2012) (p3)

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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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