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February 2016

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 6 of 2016, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 5 to 12 February 2016)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Accounting Standards Board (ASB):

Notice of publication for comment of Amendments to IPSAS 25, Employee Benefits (ED 141) published (BN 2 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p114)

Notice of publication for comment of Public Sector Combinations (ED 142) published (BN 3 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p115)

Department of Arts and Culture:

Official geographical names published (GN 161 in GG 39669 of 9 February 2016) (p4)

Department of Higher Education and Training:

Notice of publication for comment of Draft Policy on the Evaluation of Creative Outputs and Innovations produced by Public Higher Education Institutions (2015) published (GN 159 in GG 39666 of 8 February 2016) (p4)

Department of Water and Sanitation:

Draft National Sanitation Policy 2016 published for comment (GenN 70 in GG 39688 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the State of Qatar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income published with effect from 2 December 2015 (GN 164 in GG 39674 of 11 February 2016) (p4)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN R172 in GG 39686 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

PLANT BREEDERS' RIGHTS ACT 15 OF 1976

Regulations relating to plant breeders' rights amended with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN 4 [sic] in GG 39679of 12 February 2016) (p14)

ANIMAL DISEASES ACT 35 OF 1984

Tariffs payable for import permits and export certificates for animals and animal products amended (GN R2 [sic] in GG 39678 of 12 February 2016) (p7)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of the Limpopo Province and Mpumalanga Province published and withdrawal of: para. (b) of GN 801 of 17 October 2014; para. (a) of GN 801 of 17 October 2014; para. (c) of GN 801 of 17 October 2014; GN 1810 of 25 August 2005; GN 1033 of 19 October 2001; GN 407 of 2 March 1990; GN 704 of 3 July 2009; GN 1341 of 23 October 1998; GN 1764 of 3 August 1990; GN 609 of 14 May 1999; GN 47 of 25 January 2008; GN 1764 of 3 August 1990; GN 1380 of 30 October 1998; GN 2106 of 7 September 1990; GN 536 of 16 May 2008; GN 2297 of 27 September 1991; GN 1679 of 21 November 2003; GN 35 of 24 January 2014; GN 223 of 16 March 2012; GN 1100 of 23 November 2007; GN 2474 of 6 November 1987; GN 1131 of 24 October 2008; GN 52 of 25 January 2008; para. (b) of GN 35 of 24 January 2014; GN 467 of 3 June 2015; para. (e) of GN 35 of 24 January 2014; GN 218 of 29 February 2008; GN 113 of 17 February 2012; GN 219 of 29 February 2008; GN 398 of 7 June 2013; GN 2154 of 17 October 1986; GN 658 of 20 July 2007; GN 514 of 26 April 2002; GN 1112 of 24 April 1992; GN 659 of 20 July 2007; GN 354 of 3 March 1989; GN 1245 of 1 July 1988; para. (a) of GN 35 of 24 January 2014; para. (a) of GN 50 of 25 January 2013; GN 858 of 1 October 2010; para. (b) of GN 50 of 25 January 2013; para. (c) of GN 489 of 4 June 2010; GN 1572 of 12 June 1992; para. (b) of GN 1011 of 9 December 2011; para. (a) of GN 1011 of 9 December 2011; GN 710 of 27 September 2013; GN 1114 of 4 September 1998; GN 710 of 27 September 2013; GN 2475 of 6 November 1987; GN 1115 of 4 September 1998; GN 112 of 17 February 2012; para. (b) of GN 1001 of 7 December 2012; GN 397 of 7 June 2013; GN 410 of 21 May 2010; item (i) of GN 405 of 7 June 2013; GN 1072 of 16 November 2007; para. (c) of GN 377 of 14 May 2010; para. (c) of GN 409 of 21 May 2010; GN 94 of 9 February 2007; para. (a) of GN 409 of 21 May 2010; GN 753 of 11 October 2013; GN 400 of 7 February 1992; item (iii) of GN 405 of 7 June 2013; item (iv) of GN 405 of 7 June 2013; para. (a) of GN 67 of 4 February 2011; para. (b) of GN 67 of 4 February 2011; GN 66 of 4 February 2012; GN 1763 of 3 August 1990 & GN 890 of 22 August 2008 published (GN 175 in GG 39691 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Notice of publication for comment of proposed regulations relating to the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin (GIs) used on agricultural products intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa published (GN R3 [sic] in GG 39678 of 12 February 2016) (p9)

COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES ACT 130 OF 1993

Proposed increase in monthly pensions published for comment (GN 167 in GG 39683 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

Proposed amendment of Schedule 4 published for comment (GN 168 in GG 39683 of 12 February 2016) (p6)

Proposed increase in maximum amount of earnings on which the assessment of an employer shall be calculated published for comment (GN 169 in GG 39683 of 12 February 2016) (p9)

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY ACT 27 OF 1996

Appointment of a Ministerial Committee to evaluate a broad sample of existing textbooks and learning and teaching support material (LTSM) to develop a textbook policy towards the promotion of diversity published (GN 174 in GG 39690 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Request for the continuation of statutory measures relating to levies, registrations and records and returns in the pork industry in terms of the Act published for comment by directly affected groups (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p9)

GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS ACT 15 OF 1997

Regulations amended with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN 3 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p12)

Tariffs for services amended with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN 5 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p16)

BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT 75 OF 1997

Sectoral Determination 9: Wholesale and Retail Sector published and GN R1600 in GG 24207 of 19 December 2002 repealed with effect from 1 March 2016 (GN 162 in GG 39671 of 9 February 2016) (p4)

NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998

Sand-Vet Water Users Association Water Supply Scheme: Limitation of the use of water in terms of item 6 of Schedule 3 to the Act for urban and irrigation purposes published (GN 19 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p81)

Caledon Modder Subsystem: Limitation of the use of water in terms of item 6 of Schedule 3 to the Act for urban and irrigation purposes published (GN 20 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p82)

ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION OF ROAD TRAFFIC OFFENCES ACT 46 OF 1998

Extension of comment period on proposed amendment of Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Regulations, 2008 published for comment in GN 1204 in GG 39482 of 7 December 2015 published (GN 163 in GG 39672 of 10 February 2016) (p4)

EMPLOYMENT OF EDUCATORS ACT 76 OF 1998

Personnel Administrative Measures (PAM): Terms and conditions of employment of educators determined and consolidated (GN 170 in GG 39684 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission: Western Cape Citrus Producers Forum: Application for an exemption published for comment (GenN 3 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p85)

Competition Tribunal:

Notifications of decisions to approve mergers published (GenNs 4-6 [sic] inclusive & GenN 8 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (pp 87 & 88)

Notification of complaint referral published (GenN 7 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p88)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Department of Transport: Section 14 manual published (GG 39665 of 8 February 2016)

PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY REGULATION ACT 56 OF 2001

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA): Consultation Paper: Review of the Annual Fees 2016 for the Private Security Industry published for comment (GenN 69 in GG 39682 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

NATIONAL HEALTH ACT 61 OF 2003

Extension of comment period on White Paper on National Health Insurance published for comment in GN 1230 in GG 39506 of 11 December 2015 published (GN 165 in GG 39675 of 11 February 2016) (p4)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA): Notice of the public hearings to be held in respect of the review of the Draft Amended End-user and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations 2015 published for comment in GenN 1002 in GG 39309 of 21 October 2015 published (GenN 73 in GG 39694 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

TRADITIONAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS ACT 22 OF 2007

Extension of comment period on proposed Traditional Health Practitioners Regulations, 2015 published for comment in GN 1052 in GG 39358 of 3 November 2015 published (GN 171 in GG 39685 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

CIVIL AVIATION ACT 13 OF 2009

Thirteenth [sic] Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations published with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN R173 in GG 39687 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

Notice of publication for comment of proposed amendment to the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 published (GN R176 in GG 39692 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT 28 OF 2011

Regulations for purposes of s. 70 (4) listing the organs of state or institutions to which a senior SARS official may lawfully disclose specified information published and GN Rs 93 & 94 published in GG 37308 of 14 February 2014 replaced (GN R160 in GG 39668 of 9 February 2016) (p4)

USE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 12 OF 2012

Department of Correctional Services (DCS) Language Policy published (GN R166 in GG 39680 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

Official Language Policy of the Department of Cooperative Governance published (GN 6 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p17)

Language Policy of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) published (GenN 14 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p104)

Draft Language Policy of the Department of Higher Education and Training published for comment (GenN 9 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p89)

Notice of exemption of the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations from establishing a language unit published (GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39679 of 12 February 2016) (p84)

SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES ACT 16 OF 2014

Date of commencement: 9 February 2016 (Proc R6 in GG 39667 of 9 February 2016) (p4)

Regulations published in terms of s. 41 of the Act with effect from 9 February 2016 (Proc R6 in GG 39667 of 9 February 2016) (p6)

Acts affected by coming into operation of Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014:

TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 31 OF 2013

Date of commencement of ss. 43 (1), 44 (1) and 165 (1) (c) & (g): 9 February 2016

Inserts ss. 12R & 12S in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 and amends s. 1 (1) of the Value-Added Tax Act 89 of 1991

TAX ADMINISTRATION LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 39 OF 2013

Date of commencement of s. 18 (1) (a) and (b): 9 February 2016

Amends s. 21A of the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 43 OF 2014

Date of commencement of ss. 22 (1) (c), (d), (h) and (j), 26 (1) and 27 (1): 9 February 2016

Amends ss. 12I, 12R & 12S of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT ACT 25 OF 2015

Date of commencement of s. 28 (1): 9 February 2016

Amends s. 12R of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

Acts and Rules affected by coming into operation of Regulations published in terms of the Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014:

VALUE-ADDED TAX ACT 89 OF 1991

Schedule 1 amended (GN R723 in GG 39100 of 14 August 2015) (p19)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 4 amended (GN Rs 722 & 724 in GG 39100 of 14 August 2015) (pp 17 & 23)

Rules published in GN R1874 in GG 16860 of 8 December 1995 (DAR/142) amended (GN R225 in GG 38575 of 20 March 2015) (p4)

Rules published in GN R1874 in GG 16860 of 8 December 1995 (DAR/156) amended (GN R566 in GG 38925 of 3 July 2015) (p23)

 BILL
 

Expropriation Bill, 2015 [B4B-2015]

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

KWAZULU-NATAL

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Notice of extension of the declaration of a KwaZulu-Natal Provincial State of Drought Disaster for a period of one month from 11 February 2016 to 10 March 2016 published (PN 25 in PG 1600 of 8 February 2016) (p4)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft By-laws: Fences and Fencing By-laws, 2014; Control of undertakings that sell liquor to the public By-law; and Property Encroachment By-laws published (PNs 27, 37 & 42 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (pp 15, 175 & 284)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft By-laws: Advertising By-laws; By-laws relating to the keeping of dogs; By-laws relating to Childcare Services; By-laws for Control and Discharge of Fireworks; By-laws relating to the establishment and control of recreational facilities; By-laws relating to the keeping of animals and birds, but excluding dogs; and By-laws relating to public amenities published (PNs 28, 30, 34, 35, 39, 43 & 47 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (pp 25, 54, 120, 138, 211, 293 & 349)

Local Authorities Ordinance 25 of 1974: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft Accommodation Establishment By-laws published (PN 29 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (p42)

Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft By-laws: Building Regulations By-laws; General & Nuisance By-laws; Fire Fighting By-laws; Fine Schedule By-laws; Public Roads By-laws; Municipal Public Transport By-laws; and Road Traffic By-laws published (PNs 31, 38, 40, 44, 46, 48 & 50 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (pp 62, 185, 233, 302, 343, 4 & 366)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; KwaZulu-Natal Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 12 of 1996; Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft Cemetery By-laws published (PN 32 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (p72)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft Waste Management By-laws published (PN 33 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (p90)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft By-laws: Informal Trading By-laws and Stormwater Management By-laws published (PNs 36 & 51 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (pp 146 & 375)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft Credit Control and Debt Collection By-laws published (PN 41 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (p264)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000; and KwaZulu-Natal Pound Act 3 of 2006: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft Pound By-laws published (PN 45 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (p336)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality: Draft Library By-laws published (PN 49 in PG 1602 of 9 February 2016) (p357)

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998: KwaZulu-Natal Environmental Implementation Plan (EIP) (Third Edition, 2015-2020) published (GenN 2 in PG 1603 of 11 February 2016) (p11)

MPUMALANGA

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Transitional measures to facilitate integrated development-planning, budgeting, the preparation of financial statements, and the levying of rates in municipalities affected by the re-determination of boundaries published (GenN 25 in PG 2648 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

NORTHERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Dikgatlong Local Municipality: By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning published (GenN 9 in PG 1986 of 8 February 2016) (10)

NORTH WEST

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Moses Kotane Local Municipality: By-law on Spatial Planning and Land Use Management published (LAN 19 in PG 7610 of 12 February 2016) (p4)

WESTERN CAPE

Western Cape Land Use Planning Act 3 of 2014

Date of commencement for Drakenstein, Overstrand and Swellendam Municipalities: 1 February 2016 (Proc 2 in PG 7558 of 1 February 2016) (p2)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996: Witzenberg Municipality: By-law on Liquor Trading Days and Hours published (LAN 47900 in PG 7561 of 5 February 2016) (p239)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: George Local Municipality: Amendment to the Rules of Order By-law as published under LAN 56068 in PG 7363 of 6 March 2015 published (LAN 47913 in PG 7561 of 5 February 2016) (p206)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Cederberg Local Municipality: Property Rates By-law published (LAN 47919 in PG 7561 of 5 February 2016) (p228)

Langeberg Local Municipality: Notice of publication for comment of Draft By-law on Liquor Trading Days and Hours published (LAN 47941 in PG 7561 of 5 February 2016) (p195)

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