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February 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 6 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 30 January to 6 February 2015

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

FERTILIZERS, FARM FEEDS, AGRICULTURAL REMEDIES AND STOCK REMEDIES ACT 36 OF 1947

Regulations relating to fertilizers, farm feeds, agricultural remedies, stock remedies, sterilising plants and pest control operators, appeals and imports: Proposed amendment to tariffs published for comment (GN 78 in GG 38455 of 6 February 2015) (p3)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Protocol amending the agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of India for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income published with effect from 26 November 2014 (GN 60 in GG 38440 of 3 February 2015) (p2)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN Rs 67-69 in GG 38442 of 6 February 2015) (pp 15, 17 & 19)

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT 101 OF 1965

Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and scheduled substances: Determination regarding annual adjustment of the single exit price of medicines and scheduled substances (SEPA) for the year 2015 published (GN R74 in GG 38451 of 4 February 2015) (p3)

Information to be provided by manufacturers and/or importers of medicines and scheduled substances when applying for the single exit price adjustment for 2015 published (GN R75 in GG 38451 of 4 February 2015) (p4)

PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ACT 120 OF 1977

Regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin published with effect from 4 February 2015 (GN R62 in GG 38450 of 3 February 2015) (p3)

Amendment of regulations in respect of petroleum products published with effect from 4 February 2015 (GN R63 in GG 38450 of 3 February 2015) (p4)

Regulations in respect of the maximum retail price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas supplied to residential customers published with effect from 4 February 2015 (GN R64 in GG 38450 of 3 February 2015) (p6)

LIQUOR PRODUCTS ACT 60 OF 1989

Regulations relating to fees amended (GN R66 in GG 38442 of 6 February 2015) (p4)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Invitation to register as a directly affected group in terms of the Act published (GenN 88 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p61)

Application for implementation of statutory measures on stone and pome fruit published for comment by industry role players (GenN 89 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p63)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission: Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG ('Air Berlin') and Etihad Airways PJSC ('Etihad'): Application for an exemption published for comment (GenN 99 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p103)

HOUSING CONSUMERS PROTECTION MEASURES ACT 95 OF 1998

National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC): Extension of comment period on notice of intention to repeal Home Building Manual Parts 1, 2 & 3 of February 1999 published for comment in BN 150 in GG 38290 of 12 December 2014 published (BN 37 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p108)

POSTAL SERVICES ACT 124 OF 1998

Fees and charges for postal services published with effect from 1 April 2015 (GenN 87 in GG 38449 of 2 February 2015) (p3)

ENGINEERING PROFESSION ACT 46 OF 2000

Proposed rules relating to the new registration system for the Engineering Council of South Africa published for comment (BN 39 in GG 38454 of 6 February 2015) (p3)

CO-OPERATIVE BANKS ACT 40 OF 2007

Co-operative Banks Act Rules for Representative Bodies and Support Organisations published (GN 72 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p39)

NATIONAL REGULATOR FOR COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS ACT 5 OF 2008

Proposed amendment to the compulsory specification for switches for fixed installations (VC 8003) published for comment (GN 73 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p53)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: WASTE ACT 59 OF 2008

Draft national pricing strategy for waste management charges published for comment (GenN 84 in GG 38438 of 2 February 2015) (p3)

USE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 12 OF 2012

Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited: Draft language policy published for comment (GenN 90 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p65)

Office of the Tax Ombud: Draft language policy published for comment (GenN 91 in GG 38441 of 6 February 2015) (p76)

FINANCIAL MARKETS ACT 19 OF 2012

Notice of approval of amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements published with effect from 10 March 2015 (BN 38 in GG 38452 of 5 February 2015) (p2)

 
 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Problem Animal Control Ordinance 26 of 1957 and Nature and Environmental Conservation Ordinance 19 of 1974: Hunting Season and daily bag limits and hunting by the use of prohibited hunting methods, 2015 published (Proc 1 in PG 3331 of 30 January 2015) (p3)

Nature Conservation Act 10 of 1987 (Ciskei): Hunting Seasons: Former Ciskei and Transkei published (PN 5 in PG 3331 of 30 January 2015) (p8)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Credit Control and Debt Collection By-law published with effect from 1 July 2014 (GenN 12 in PG 3333 of 30 January 2015) (p3)

FREE STATE

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996: Draft Measures relating to Elections of School Governing Bodies of Special Public Schools for Learners with Special Education Needs, 2015 published for comment (PN 142 in PG 98 of 3 February 2015) (p2)

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996: Measures relating to Elections of School Governing Bodies of Ordinary Public Schools published and PN 237 in PG 95 of 10 February 2012 repealed (PN 143 in PG 99 of 3 February 2015) (p2)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Endumeni Municipality: Implementation date of 1 March 2015 for By-law relating to Electricty Supply, 2015 as published under MN 15 in PG 1303 of 23 January 2015; Road Traffic By-law, 2015 as published under MN 16 in PG 1303 of 23 January 2015; Property Encroachment By-law, 2015 as published under MN 17 in PG 1303 of 23 January 2015; and Library By-law, 2015 as published under MN 18 in PG 1303 of 23 January 2015 published (MN 21 in PG 1307 of 5 February 2015) (p12)

LIMPOPO

Limpopo Environmental Management Act 7 of 2003: Open Season: Game, 2015 published (GenN 19 in PG 2470 of 3 February 2015) (p3)

NORTH WEST

North West Gambling Act 2 of 2001: Review Proceeding Regulations, 2014 published (GenN 31 in PG 7398 of 28 January 2015) (p2)

WESTERN CAPE

Western Cape Provincial School Education Act 12 of 1997: Draft Regulations on the Issuing of Performance Indicators Binding on Public Schools, 2014 published for comment (PN 317 in PG 7335 of 25 November 2014) (p2)

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Declaration of nature reserves and protected environment: Skimmelberg Nature Reserve; Part of Wolwekop Nature Reserve; Towerland Wilderness Nature Reserve; Kleyn Hagelkraal Nature Reserve; and Grootwinterhoek Protected Environment published (PNs 3-7 in PG 7344 of 16 January 2015) (pp 4, 7, 10, 13 & 16)

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009: Designation of an impoundment depot in Caledon published (PN 8 in PG 7344 of 16 January 2015) (p22)

Nature Conservation Ordinance 19 of 1974: Hunting Seasons, daily bag limits and hunting by the use of prohibited hunting methods, 2015 published (PN 15 in PG 7345 of 23 January 2015)[1] (p53)

Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Cape Agulhas Municipality: Promulgation of Property Tax Rates for the 2014/2015 financial year published (LAN 55629 in PG 7348 of 30 January 2015) (p97)

[1] Also published under PN 324 in PG 7338 of 5 December 2014

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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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