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February 2012

JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 

(Bulletin 7 of 2012, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 3 to 10 February 2012)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Department of Energy:

Proposed implementation of a fixed retail monetary retail margin on illuminating paraffin (IP) published for comment (GenN 107 in GG 35006 of 10 February 2012) (p42)

COMMISSIONS ACT 8 OF 1947

Regulations regarding commission of inquiry into allegations of fraud, corruption, impropriety or irregularity in the Strategic Defence Procurement Package published (Proc R4 in GG 35023 of 8 February 2012) (p3)

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

Proposed amendment to regulations relating to fertilizers, farm feed, agricultural remedies, stock remedies, sterilizing plants and pest control operators, appeals and imports published for comment (GN R85 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p4)

MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT 57 OF 1951

Draft Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning Amendment) Regulations, 2012 published for comment (GN R81 in GG 35002 of 6 February 2012) (p3)

Draft Merchant Shipping Training and Certification Amendment Regulations, 2012 published for comment (GN R82 in GG 35003 of 6 February 2012) (p3)

Draft Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) (Fishing and Marine Motorman Qualifications) Regulations, 2012 published for comment (GN R83 in GG 35004 of 6 February 2012) (p3)

PLANT BREEDERS' RIGHTS ACT 15 OF 1976

Regulations relating to plant breeders' rights amended (GN R87 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p22)

PLANT IMPROVEMENT ACT 53 OF 1976

Regulations relating to establishments, varieties, plants and propagating material amended (GN R86 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p11)

DENTAL TECHNICIANS ACT 19 OF 1979

Notice concerning the conditions of employment of dental technicians who are employees published and GenN 740 in GG 20940 of 10 March 2000 repealed with effect from 1 November 2011 (BN 13 in GG 35015 of 7 February 2012) (p3)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 OF 1993

Incorporation of health and safety standards into the Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2009 published (GN R79 in GG 34995 of 3 February 2012) (p3)

LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995

Essential Services committee: call for representations as to whether social care centres, places for safety, rehabilitation centres and homes for people with disabilities should be declared essential services published (GenN 95 in GG 35001 of 3 February 2012) (p3)

MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT 47 OF 1996

Request for the implementation of a statutory measure related to records and returns in respect of grains (maize, winter cereals and sorghum) and oilseeds on intended imports and exports for which contracts have been concluded published for comment (GenN 96 in GG 35006 of 10 February 2012) (p36)

SPECIAL INVESTIGATING UNITS AND SPECIAL TRIBUNALS ACT 74 OF 1996

Referral of matters to existing special investigating unit and special tribunal in respect of the affairs of Eskom published (Proc R2 in GG 35017 of 7 February 2012) (p3)

GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS ACT 15 OF 1997

Regulations amended with effect from 1 April 2021 [sic] (GN R88 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p26)

Tariffs for services amended with effect from 1 April 2012 (GN 94 in GG 35006 of 10 February 2012) (p22)

EMPLOYMENT OF EDUCATORS ACT 76 OF 1998

Remuneration for examination-related work published with effect from  1 November 2011 (GN 100 in GG 35025 of 9 February 2012) (p3)

ADULT EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACT 52 OF 2000

Indefinite postponement of the implementation of the national norms and standards for funding Adult Learning Centres (NSF-ALCs) published (GenN 111 in GG 35024 of 9 February 2012) (p3)

SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE ACT 8 OF 2001

Proposed regulations regarding fees for the provision of aviation meteorological services published for comment (GenN 104 in GG 35016 of 6 February 2012) (p3)

NATIONAL RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATOR ACT 16 OF 2002

Draft Determination of Safety Permit Fees published for comment (GenN 99 in GG 35006 of 10 February 2012) (p39)

MINERAL AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT 28 OF 2002

Further invitation for representations from relevant stakeholders on proposed restriction under s. 49 (1) on granting of new reconnaissance permissions, prospecting rights, mining rights and mining permits in respect of certain land published (GN 84 in GG 35011 of 6 February 2012) (p3)

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION ACT 71 OF 2002

International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa:

Import Control notice published and GN R206 in GG 31926 of 27 February 2009 withdrawn with effect from 1 January 2012 (GN R91 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p35)

Export Control notice published and GN 672 in GG 31145 of 20 June 2008 withdrawn with effect from 1 January 2012 (GN R92 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p47)

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003

Coming into operation of 0-6 year targets of codes of good practice on black economic empowerment on 9 February 2012 published (GenN 103 in GG 35013 of 7 February 2012) (p3)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: PROTECTED AREAS ACT 57 OF 2003

Biodiversity Policy and Strategy for South Africa: Strategy on Buffer Zones for National Parks published (GenN 106 in GG 35020 of 8 February 2012) (p3)

Regulations for the Proper Administration of Nature Reserves, 2012 published (GN R99 in GG 35021 of 8 February 2012) (p3)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

ICASA: Amendment to date for public hearings to be held in respect of the draft Underserviced Area Definition Regulations as published in GenN 923 in GG 34903 of 28 December 2011 published (GenN 102 in GG 35012 of 6 February 2012) (p3)

Broadcasting Digital Migration Policy published in GN 958 in GG 31408 of 8 September 2008 amended (GN 97 in GG 35014 of 7 February 2012) (p3)

Erratum to Request by Super 5 Media (Pty) Ltd for an extension of commencement of operations for its individual subscription television broadcasting service licence and individual electronic communications network service licence published for comment in GenN 920 in GG 34901 of 28 December 2011 published (GenN 105 in GG 35019 of 8 February 2012) (p3)

ASTRONOMY GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE ACT 21 OF 2007

Radio Astronomy Protection Levels Regulations published (GN R90 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p31)

Proposed Regulations for protection of Core Astronomy Advantage Areas declared for Radio Astronomy published for comment (GN R89 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012) (p28)

BILLS

Division of Revenue Bill, 2012 publication of explanatory summary (GenN 108 in GG 35022 of 7 February 2012) (p3)

Credit Rating Services Bill, 2012 publication of explanatory summary (GenN 109 in GG 35022 of 7 February 2012) (p4)

Financial Markets Bill, 2012 publication of explanatory summary (GenN 110 in GG 35022 of 7 February 2012) (p5)

PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Land Use Planning Ordinance 15 of 1985: Amendment of Zoning Scheme Regulations: Draft Renewable energy published for comment (PN 6 in PG 2694 of 3 February 2012) (p3)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Additional names of traditional leaders who may participate in the proceedings municipal councils published (GenN 31 in PG 2699 of 9 February 2012) (p3)

FREE STATE

Free State School Education Act 2 of 2000: Measures relating to elections of school governing bodies of public schools published (PN 237 in PG 95 of 10 February 2012) (p2)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Dannhauser Local Municipality: Designation of Mayor and Speaker as full-time published (PN 16 in PG 697 of 3 February 2012) (p3)

LIMPOPO

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Thulamela Local Municipality: Rates By-law published with effect from 1 March 2012 (LAN 11 in PG 2036 of 7 February 2012) (p3)

MPUMALANGA

Mpumalanga Road Traffic Act 4 of 1998: Mpumalanga Road Traffic Regulations, 2012 published with effect from 1 April 2012 and GenN 88 in PG 1912 of 23 March 2011 repealed (GenN 38 in PG 2010 of 9 February 2012) (p3)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998:

Emnambithi and Nongoma Municipalities: Proposed designation of full-time councillors published for comment (GenNs 134 and 135 in PG 6961 of 8 February 2012) (pp 3 & 6)

uPhongolo Municipality: Designation of speaker as full-time published (GenN 136 in PG 6961 of 8 February 2012) (p9)

Ugu District Municipality: Designation of one additional Executive Committee member as full-time published (GenN 137 in PG 6961 of 8 February 2012) (p11)

WESTERN CAPE

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996:

Measures relating to governing bodies and representative council of learners for public schools for learners with special education needs as published under PN 278 in PG 6554 of 12 September 2008 amended (PN 22 in PG 6951 of 10 February 2012) (p118)

Measures relating to governing bodies and a representative council of learners for public schools (excluding public schools for learners with special education needs) as published under PN 164 in PG 6519 of 20 May 2008 amended (PN 23 in PG 6951 of 10 February 2012) (p120)

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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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