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February 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 9 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 20 to 27 February 2015)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Statistics South Africa:

Consumer Price Index, Rate (Base Dec 2012 = 100): January 2015: 4,4 published (GenN 171 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p63)

INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Regulations in terms of s. 12T (8) on the requirements for tax free investments published with effect from 1 March 2015 (GN R172 in GG 38509 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

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 2015 published (GN 98 in GG 38476 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

S. 12I Tax Allowance Programmes published (GNs 133-135 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (pp 32, 34 & 36)

Notice in terms of s. 12T in respect of persons or entities that may administer financial instruments or policies as tax free investments published (GN 171 in GG 38508 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND COMMISSIONERS OF OATHS ACT 16 OF 1963

Designations of Commissioners of Oaths amended (GN Rs 121-122 in GG 38498 of 23 February 2015) (pp 3 & 4)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 1 amended (GN R173 in GG 38514 of 27 February 2015) (p3)

Schedule 2 amended (GN R126 in GG 38493 of 27 February 2015) (p32)

SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS ACT 110 OF 1978

Draft Amendment Regulations regarding Allowances Payable to Members of the Council, Professional Boards, Committees and Task Teams, 2014 published for comment (GenN 170 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p56)

SMALL CLAIMS COURTS ACT 61 OF 1984

Establishment of small claims courts for the areas of Laingsburg and Prince Albert published (GNs 118 & 120 in GG 38497 of 23 February 2015) (pp 3 & 5)

Establishment of a small claims court for the area of Umzinto and withdrawal of GN 1677 in GG 25729 of 21 November 2003 and GN 545 in GG 37805 of 11 July 2014 published (GN 119 in GG 38497 of 23 February 2015) (p4)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Regulations regarding Inspections and Appeals: Export amended with effect from 1 April 2015 (GN R123 in GG 38493 of 27 February 2015) (p4)

Regulations regarding Inspections and Appeals: Local amended with effect from 1 April 2015 (GN R124 in GG 38493 of 27 February 2015) (p14)

MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 29 OF 1996

Regulations relating to machinery and equipment amended with effect from three months after the date of publication with the exception of sub-regulations 8.10.1.2(b) and 8.10.2.1(b) (GN R125 in GG 38493 of 27 February 2015) (p22)

BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT 75 OF 1997

Notice of investigation into Sectoral Determination 9: Wholesale and Retail Sector, South Africa to review minimum wages and conditions of employment published for comment (GN 138 in GG 38499 of 24 February 2015) (p3)

Notice of investigation into Sectoral Determination 12: Forestry Sector, South Africa to review minimum wages and conditions of employment published for comment (GN 139 in GG 38500 of 24 February 2015) (p3)

Notice of investigation into Sectoral Determination 13: Farm Worker Sector, South Africa to review minimum wages and conditions of employment published for comment (GN 140 in GG 38501 of 24 February 2015) (p3)

MARINE LIVING RESOURCES ACT 18 OF 1998

Recognition of the Kalk Bay Historical Fishers as an interest group for the small-scale fisheries sector in terms of s. 8 of the Act published (GN 136 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p38)

NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998

Establishment of the Olifants Catchment Management Agency published in terms of s. 78 (3) of the Act (GN 168 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p39)

LONG-TERM INSURANCE ACT 52 OF 1998

Penalty determined for failure to furnish Registrar with returns etc. for the purposes of s. 66 (1) (a) of the Act published with effect from 28 February 2015 (BN 45 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p64)

Regulations amended with effect from 1 March 2015 (GN R170 in GG 38507 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

SHORT-TERM INSURANCE ACT 53 OF 1998

Penalty determined for failure to furnish Registrar with returns etc. for the purposes of s. 68 (1) (a) of the Act published with effect from 28 February 2015 (BN 46 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p64)

MEDICAL SCHEMES ACT 131 OF 1998

Registered medical schemes published and GenN 141 in GG 36171 of 20 February 2013 replaced[1] (GenN 172 in GG 38502 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION ACT 45 OF 2000

South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession: Draft Rates Table for 2015/2016 published for comment (BN 47 in GG 38492 of 27 February 2015) (p65)

COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES CONTROL ACT 45 OF 2002

Declaration of the business of a hedge fund as a collective investment scheme published (GN 141 in GG 38503 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION ACT 71 OF 2002

International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC): Proposed export control measures on the exportation of scrap batteries: 8548.10 published for comment (GN R137 in GG 38493 of 27 February 2015) (p34)

TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT 28 OF 2011

Returns to be submitted by persons in terms of s. 25 published (GN 169 in GG 38506 of 27 February 2015) (p3)

LEGAL AID SOUTH AFRICA ACT 39 OF 2014

Date of commencement: 1 March 2015 (Proc R7 in GG 38512 of 27 February 2015) (p3)

Repeals the Legal Aid Act 22 of 1969; amends ss. 73, 77, 143 & 309D of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977; amends ss. 1, 3, 4A, 6 & 8 of the Attorneys Act 53 of 1979; amends s. 149 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995; amends s. 30 of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4 of 2000; amends s. 15 of the Mental Health Care Act 17 of 2002; amends s. 55 of the Children's Act 38 of 2005 and amends ss. 1, 80, 82, 83 & 89 of the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008

 

[1] Also replaced by GenN 119 in GG 37372 of 25 February 2014

 BILLS

Division of Revenue Bill, 2015 [B5-2015]

Appropriation Bill, 2015 [B6-2015]

Defence Laws Repeal and Amendment Bill, 2015 [B7-2015]

​Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Amendment Bill, 2015

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

KWAZULU-NATAL

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality: Parking Management By-laws published (MN 27 in PG 1313 of 20 February 2015) (p3)

KwaZulu-Natal Environmental, Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Bill, 2014 together with the Memorandum on the objects of the bill published for comment (GenN 4 in PG 1314 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Msunduzi Municipality: Registration as Grade 'F' Driving Licence Testing Centre published (PN 10 in PG 1315 of 26 February 2015) (p9)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Jozini Municipality: Cemetary and Crematoria By-laws, 2015 and Pound By-laws, 2012 published and previous by-laws repealed (MNs 30 & 31 in PG 1316 of 26 February 2015) (pp 3 & 22)

LIMPOPO

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Musina Local Municipality: Street trading By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 21 in PG 2475 of 20 February 2015) (p3)

NORTHERN CAPE

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Schedule of fees in respect of registration and licencing of motor vehicles published (Proc 1 in PG 1872 of 20 February 2015) (p3)

Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act 20 of 1998: Determination of upper limit of salaries and allowances of Members of the Executive Council and Members of the Provincial Legislature as published under PremN 2 in PG 1873 of 23 February 2015 corrected and re-published with effect from 1 April 2014 (GenN 13 in PG 1877 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

NORTH WEST

North West Schools Education Act 3 of 1998: Regulations relating to the election of school governing bodies and governance of public schools in the North West Province, 2015 published and Regulations Relating to the Election and Governance of Governing Bodies of Public Schools, 2012 as published under GenN 158 in PG 6970 of 6 March 2012 repealed (GenN 79 in PG 7407 of 25 February 2015) (p3)

WESTERN CAPE

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003: Declaration of the Grootvlei Nature Reserve published (PN 48 in PG 7355 of 20 February 2015) (p174)

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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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 NEW RELEASES FROM JUTA

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 Rev. 14e
Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 & Regulations 15e
Income Tax Act 58 of 1962, Juta's (2015 edition)
Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 & Regulations 7e
Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 & Rules and Related Material 6e

 

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