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February 2016

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 8 of 2016, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 19 to 26 February 2016)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base Dec 2012 = 100): January 2016: 6,2 published (GenN 12 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p88)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Determination of the daily amount in respect of meals and incidental costs for purposes of s. 8 (1) (a) (i) (bb) in respect of the year of assessment commencing 1 March 2016 published (GN 191 in GG 39724 of 24 February 2016) (p4)

Determination of the rate per kilometre in respect of motor vehicles for the purposes of s. 8 (1) (b) (ii) and (iii) published in respect of years of assessment commencing on or after 1 March 2016 (GN 192 in GG 39724 of 24 February 2016) (p32)

HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT 56 OF 1974

Annual fees payable by registered practitioners published and BN 156 in GG 38349 of 19 December 2014 repealed with effect from 1 April 2016 (GN 3 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p24)

Rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications amended (GN 4 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p29)

PLANT BREEDERS' RIGHTS ACT 15 OF 1976

Receipt of applications for plant breeders' rights published (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p9)

ESTATE AGENCY AFFAIRS ACT 112 OF 1976

Regulations regarding the issuing of fidelity fund and registration certificates published and GenN 373 in GG 28588 of 2 March 2006 withdrawn (GN R2 in GG 39743 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

ATTORNEYS ACT 53 OF 1979

Rules for the Attorneys' Profession published and Rules of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces published in GG 7164 of 1 August 1980, Rules of the Cape Law Society published in GG 5255 of 20 August 1976, Rules of the KwaZulu-Natal Law Society published in GenN 161 in GG 6316 of 2 March 1979 and Rules of the Free State Law Society published in GN R2370 in GG 5807 of 18 November 1977 repealed with effect from 1 March 2016 [1]
(GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39740 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

BANKS ACT 94 OF 1990

Withdrawal of consent for ICICI Bank Limited to maintain a representative office of a foreign institution within the Republic of South Africa published with effect from 30 September 2015 (GenN 11 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p88)

PROMOTION OF NATIONAL UNITY AND RECONCILIATION ACT 34 OF 1995

Regulations relating to Assistance to Victims in respect of Basic Education, 2014: Increased amounts published in terms of reg. 8 (2) (GN R2 [sic] in GG 39742 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

Regulations relating to Assistance to Victims in respect of Higher Education and Training, 2014: Increased amounts published in terms of reg. 9 (2) (GN R3 [sic] in GG 39742 of 26 February 2016) (p8)

INTERIM PROTECTION OF INFORMAL LAND RIGHTS ACT 31 OF 1996

Application of provisions of Act extended from 31 December 2015 to 31 December 2016 (GN 193 in GG 39747 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

REMUNERATION OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEARERS ACT 20 OF 1998

Determination of salaries and allowances of the Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers published with effect from 1 April 2015 and Proc 3 in GG 38470 of 13 February 2015 repealed (Proc 9 in GG 39750 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

Determination of the upper limit of salaries and allowances of premiers, members of the Executive Councils and members of the Provincial Legislatures published with effect from 1 April 2015 and Proc 5 in GG 38470 of 13 February 2015 repealed (Proc 10 in GG 39750 of 26 February 2016) (p6)

Determination of salaries and allowances of members of the National Assembly and permanent delegates to the National Council of Provinces published with effect from 1 April 2015 and Proc 4 in GG 38470 of 13 February 2015 repealed (Proc 11 in GG 39750 of 26 February 2016) (p9)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission: Fee guidelines exemption rejection notice published (GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p74)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998

Department of Health: Environmental Management Plan published (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39730 of 25 February 2016) (p4)

MEDICAL SCHEMES ACT 131 OF 1998

Registered medical schemes published and GenN 172 in GG 38502 of 25 February 2015 replaced (GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39741 of 25 February 2016) (p4)

INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ACT 13 OF 2000

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA): Municipal Elections Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2011 amended (GN 3 [sic] in GG 39738 of 26 February 2016) (p21)

BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003

Codes of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment:

Draft Amended ICT Sector Codes published for comment (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39726 of 24 February 2016) (p4)

Draft Transport Sector Codes published (GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39744 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: PROTECTED AREAS ACT 57 OF 2003

Schedule 2 substituted (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39728 of 25 February 2016) (p4)

Notice of intention to declare certain land situated in the Eastern Cape Province as part of the Addo Elephant National Park published for comment (GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39739 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

Notice of intention to declare certain land situated in the Registration Division, Limpopo Province as part of Leopard Cave Safaris Private Nature Reserve published for comment (GenN 3 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 Februarys 2016) (p76)

NATIONAL HEALTH ACT 61 OF 2003

Extension of comment period on White Paper on National Health Insurance published in GN 165 in GG 39675 of 11 February 2016 corrected (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39721 of 23 February 2016) (p4)

PROTECTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY AGAINST TERRORIST AND RELATED ACTIVITIES ACT 33 OF 2004

Entities identified by the United Nations Security Council published (Procs 7 & 8 in GG 39737 of 26 February 2016) (pp 4 & 13)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA):

Municipal Elections Broadcasting Regulations Amendment Position Paper published (GN 2 [sic] in GG 39738 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

Notice of applications for the transfer of an individual electronic communications network service licence and an individual electronic communications service licence from Legadima Communications to SMS Cellular (Pty) Ltd published for comment (GenN 2 [sic] in GG 39732 of 25 February 2016) (p4)

Notice of applications for the transfer of an individual electronic communications network service licence and an individual electronic communications service licence from Netawk (Pty) Ltd to Onimark (Pty) Ltd t/a Securelink International published for comment (GenN 3 [sic] in GG 39732 of 25 February 2016) (p6)

CHILD JUSTICE ACT 75 OF 2008

Draft amendments to Regulations relating to Child Justice published for comment (GenN 81 in GG 39751 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

USE OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 12 OF 2012

Department of Labour: Language Policy 2016 published (GN R2 [sic] in GG 39735 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

Office of the Chief Justice: Policy on Use of Official Languages published (GN 194 in GG 39749 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority: AgriSETA Draft Language Policy published for comment (GN 5 [sic] in GG 39736 of 26 February 2016) (p32)

Independent Police Investigative Directorate: Draft IPID Language Policy published for comment (GN 196 in GG 39753 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

SPATIAL PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT ACT 16 OF 2013

Ndlambe, Kouga, Mbizana and Engcobo Local Municipalities: By-laws on Spatial Planning and Land Use Management published with effect from the date of publication in the Provincial Gazette [2] (GNs 2-5 [sic] in GG 39733 of 26 February 2016) (pp 4, 112, 222 & 332)

DIVISION OF REVENUE ACT 1 OF 2015

Stopping and reallocation for municipal grants published (GNs 2 and 3 [sic] in GG 39746 of 26 February 2016) (pp 4 & 26)

Stopping of allocation in respect of conditional allocations made to provinces and re-allocation of stopped conditional allocations to certain provinces published (GN 195 in GG 39752 of 26 February 2016) (p4)

 

[1] See pg 1 of GG 39740 of 26 February 2016; alternatively date of promulgation: see pg 78 of GG 39740 of 26 February 2016

[2] Note these by-laws were published in the Government Gazette, not the Provincial Gazette

 BILLS
 

Division of Revenue Bill, 2016 [B2-2016]

Appropriation Bill, 2016 [B3-2016]

Revenue Laws Amendment Bill, 2016 [B4-2016] (Explanatory Memorandum) 

Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws (Administration) Bill, 2016 published for comment

Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill, 2016 published for comment

Draft Aquaculture Bill, 2016 published for comment and GenN 78 in GG 39713 of 19 February 2016 withdrawn (GN 190 in GG 39723 of 23 February 2016) (p4)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Baviaans Local Municipality: Property Rates By-law and Resolution levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published with effect from 1 July 2015 (LANs 2 & 4 in PG 3595 of 22 February 2016) (pp 14 & 18)

Adjustments Appropriation Act 8 of 2015 (Eastern Cape)
(PN 3 in PG 3600 of 26 February 2016) (p4)
Date of commencement: 26 February 2016

Fort Cox Agricultural Institute Transitional Provisions Act 7 of 2015 (PN 4 in PG 3600 of 26 February 2016) (p25)
Date of commencement: to be proclaimed
Repeals: Fort Cox College Decree 5 of 1991 (Ciskei)

FREE STATE

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Masilonyana Local Municipality: Notice of promulgation of adopted naming and renaming of the streets and public places policy published (PN 193 in PG 145 of 5 February 2016) (p2)

GAUTENG

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: Notice of extension of declaration of local state of disaster as published under LAN 1935 in PG 526 of 25 November 2015 published with effect from 16 February 2016 (LAN 251 in PG 61 of 24 February 2016) (p4)

KWAZULU-NATAL

KwaZulu-Natal Planning and Development Act 6 of 2008
Date of commencement for the repeal of section 67ter of the Town Planning Ordinance 27 of 1949: 1 February 2016 (PN 2 in PG 1614 of 25 February 2016) (p10)

KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension Fund (Retirement) Bill, 2016; KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension Fund (Superannuation) Bill, 2016; and KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Provident Fund Bill, 2016 together with the memorandum on the objects of the Bill published for comment (PN 2 in PG 1618 of 25 February 2016) (pp 5, 21 & 37)

MPUMALANGA

Emalahleni Local Municipality: By-law on Spatial Planning and Land Use Management, 2016 published (PN 4 in PG 2653 of 24 February 2016) (p4)

NORTH WEST

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: City of Matlosana Local Municipality (NW403): Notice of intention to amend the Draft Museum By-law and the Draft Billboards and Advertising By-law published for comment (LAN 2 in PG 7616 of 23 February 2016) (p33)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Transitional measures to facilitate the disestablishment of existing municipalities, the establishment of future municipalities and the incorporation of two municipalities during such transition as published under GenN 435 in PG 7534 of 9 September 2015 amended (PN 28 in PG 7617 of 23 February 2016) (p4)

NORTHERN CAPE

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: !Kheis Local Municipality: Notice of intention to review and expand the Spatial Development Framework (SDF) published for comment (GenN 2 in PG 1989 of 22 February 2016) (p10)

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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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