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August 2015

 
 JUTA'S WEEKLY E-MAIL SERVICE 
 

(Bulletin 33 of 2015, based on Gazettes received during the week dated 7 to 14 August 2015)

ISSN 1022 - 6397

 
 PROCLAMATIONS AND NOTICES

Department of Higher Education and Training:

Competency Framework for Career Development Practitioners in South Africa published (GN 707 in GG 39087 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

International Trade Administration Commission of SA:

Guidelines pertaining to rebate of the duty on various rebate provisions in terms of the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964 published (GenN 832 in GG 39099 of 14 August 2015) (p89)

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE ACT 91 OF 1964

Schedule 4 amended with effect from the date the regulations to be published in terms of the Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014 come into operation (GN Rs 722 & 724 in GG 39100 of 14 August 2015) (pp 17 & 23)

WATER RESEARCH ACT 34 OF 1971

Water Research Fund: Water Research Levy increased with effect from 1 July 2015 and rates and charges published with effect from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 (GN 719 in GG 39099 of 14 August 2015) (p72)

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT STANDARDS ACT 119 OF 1990

Notice of amendment of standards and requirements regarding the export of dairy products published with effect from seven days after publication (GN 713 in GG 39099 of 14 August 2015) (p28)

VALUE-ADDED TAX ACT 89 OF 1991

Schedule 1 amended with effect from the date the regulations to be published in terms of the Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014 come into operation (GN R723 in GG 39100 of 14 August 2015) (p19)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 OF 1993

Notice of directive in terms of s. 7 (1) of the Act to Class XXI (Medical services, Animal hospitals etc.) employers published in GN 335 in GG 38707 of 24 April 2015 replaced (GN 717 in GG 39099 of 14 August 2015) (p68)[1]

LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995

Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC):

Extension to non-parties of the dispute resolution collective amending agreement published with effect from 24 August 2015 for the period ending 30 June 2017 (GN R720 in GG 39100 of 14 August 2015) (p7)

Renewal of period of operation of the dispute resolution collective agreement published with effect from 14 August for the period ending 30 June 2017 (GN R721 in GG 39100 of 14 August 2015) (p15)

LONG-TERM INSURANCE ACT 52 OF 1998 & SHORT-TERM INSURANCE ACT 53 OF 1998

Notice on Fit and Proper Requirements, 2015 published with effect from 1 October 2015 (BN 158 in GG 39095 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

EMPLOYMENT OF EDUCATORS ACT 76 OF 1998

Improvement in conditions of service: annual cost-of-living adjustment (with effect from 1 April 2015) and housing allowance (with effect from 1 July 2015) for educators employed in terms of the Act determined (GN 705 in GG 39082 of 12 August 2015) (p4)

COMPETITION ACT 89 OF 1998

Competition Commission: Alitalia Societa Aerea Italiana S.p.A ('Alitalia') and Etihad Airways PJSC ('Etihad'): Application for an exemption published for comment (GN 718 in GG 39099 of 14 August 2015) (p70)

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACT 97 OF 1998

Draft National Artisan Development Trade Test Pass Rate and Quality Improvement Strategy, 2015 published for comment (GN 704 in GG 39077 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2 OF 2000

Section 14 manuals published:

  • Department of Human Settlements (GG 39062 of 7 August 2015) (p3)
  • Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (GG 39081 of 11 August 2015) (p3)[2]
  • Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (GG 39089 of 14 August 2015) (p3)
  • Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (GG 39085 of 13 August 2015 (p3) and GG 39093 of 14 August 2015 (p3))

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT BOARD ACT 38 OF 2000

Construction Industry Development Board (cidb): cidb Best Practice Contractor Recognition Scheme: Best practices for contractor enterprises in Grades 5 to 9 identified (BN 163 in GG 39101 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS ACT 36 OF 2005

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA):

Extension of comment period for position paper and draft regulations on the review of South African local content on television and radio published in GNs 530 to 532 in GG 38890 of 18 June 2015 published (GN 725 in GG 39102 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

Notice of the availability of the reasons for the decision in respect of the application for the registration of a class community sound broadcasting service licence from Radio Oos-Kaap broadcasting as Luister FM published (GenN 824 in GG 39094 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACT 16 OF 2006

DHET 005: File Naming Convention Standard published (GN 708 in GG 39088 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

DHET 007: Submission, Processing and Archiving Standard published (GN 709 in GG 39090 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

NATIONAL REGULATOR FOR COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS ACT 5 OF 2008

Compulsory specification for energy efficiency and labeling of electrical and electronic apparatus (VC 9008) published under GN 944 in GG 38232 of 28 November 2014 corrected (GN R710 in GG 39091 of 13 August 2015) (p4)

NATIONAL LAND TRANSPORT ACT 5 OF 2009

Final Draft National Land Transport Strategic Framework (NLTSF) published (GenN 823 in GG 39092 of 13 August 2015) (p4)

CIVIL AVIATION ACT 13 OF 2009

Notice of publication for comment of draft amendments to the Civil Aviation Regulations and Technical standard, 2011 published (GN R706 in GG 39086 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

PREVENTION AND COMBATING OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ACT 7 OF 2013

Date of commencement, except ss. 15, 16 and 31 (2) (b) (ii): 9 August 2015 (Proc R32 in GG 39078 of 7 August 2015) (p4)

Amends s. 12 of the Prescription Act 68 of 1969; inserts s. 261A and amends ss. 18 & 299A and Schedules 1, 2, 5 & 6 to the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977; amends Schedule 2 to the Criminal Law Amendment Act 105 of 1997; amends the Schedule to the Witness Protection Act 112 of 1998; amends Schedule 1 to the Prevention of Organised Crime Act 121 of 1998; amends the Schedule to the Private Security Industry Regulation Act 56 of 2001; amends ss. 29, 35 & 49 and Schedule 1 to the Immigration Act 13 of 2002; amends the Table of Contents and ss. 1 & 305 and repeals Chapter 18 & Schedule 3 to the Children's Act 38 of 2005; amends the long title, the Index and s. 1, deletes in Chapter 7 the heading of Part 6 and repeals ss. 70 & 71 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007; and amends Schedule 3 to the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008

SUPERIOR COURTS ACT 10 OF 2013

Free State Division: Proclamation of Phuthaditjhaba as a circuit court published with effect from 1 October 2015 (Proc 35 in GG 39106 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES ACT 4 OF 2014

Date of commencement, except s. 13: 9 August 2015 (Proc 33 in GG 39079 of 7 August 2015) (p4)

Amends ss. 1, 2, 5 (4) (in so far as it relates to Productivity South Africa), 22, 23, 32 & 36 and repeals ss. 24, 25, 26, 26K, 26L, 26M, 26N & 33, item 7 of Schedule 2A and Schedule 4 and any other provisions in so far as they relate to 'employment services' or Productivity South Africa, as established by section 26K, of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998

 

[1] Also published in GN 588 in GG 38960 of 10 July 2015

[2] Also published in GG 38972 of 8 July 2015

 BILLS
 

Draft Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill, 2015 published for comment (GN 712 and GenN 826 in GG 39099 of 14 August 2015) (pp 20 & 76)

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Amendment Bill, 2015, notice of intention to introduce and explanatory summary published (GenN 822 in GG 39080 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

EASTERN CAPE

Nyandeni Local Municipality: Undeveloped Sites By-law published (GenN 156 in PG 3469 of 7 August 2015) (p4)

Eastern Cape Liquor Act 10 of 2003: Nyandeni Local Municipality: Standardised Provincial Municipal Liquor Trading (Regulatory) By-law published (GenN 157 in PG 3469 of 7 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality: Rates to be levied for financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published (LAN 10 in PG 3472 of 13 August 2015) (p4)

House of Traditional Leaders Act 1 of 1995: Election of Nombulelo Anoria Kama to the Eastern Cape Provincial House of Traditional Leaders published (PN 73 in PG 3473 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

GAUTENG

Provincial Appropriation Act 2 of 2015 [1] (PremN 2 in PG 347 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

Date of commencement: 11 August 2015

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996 and Gauteng School Education Act 6 of 1995: Governance of two or more public schools to be vested in a single governing body published (PN 348 in PG 93 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

KWAZULU-NATAL

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal wards: Correction notice: Dannhauser Local Municipality (KZN254) published for comment (PN 106 in PG 1464 of 7 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Jozini Local Municipality: Notice of approval of draft annual budget and tariff of charges for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published (PN 107 in PG 1466 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Jozini Local Municipality: Municipal Property Rates By-law published with effect from 1 July 2015 (PN 108 in PG 1466 of 11 August 2015) (p6)

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Notice of registration of vehicle testing station of Phoenix Truck Shop (Pty) Ltd as a private Grade 'A' testing station published with effect from 15 May 2015 (PN 110 in PG 1467 of 13 August 2015) (p9)

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: KwaDukuza Municipality: Planning and Land Use Management By-law, 2015 published with effect from a date to be determined by the Municipal Manager by notice in the Gazette (MN 149 in PG 1467 of 13 August 2015) (p12)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Imbabazane Local Municipality: Resolution levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published with effect from 1 July 2015 (MN 150 in PG 1467 of 13 August 2015) (p120)

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: AbaQulusi Municipality: Assessment of general rates for the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published (MN 151 in PG 1467 of 13 August 2015) (p121)

LIMPOPO

Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act 41 of 2003: Amendment notice to Establishment of committee of commission to deal with disputes and claims relating to the traditional leadership as published under GenN 156 in PG 2071 of 11 May 2012 published (GenN 299 in PG 2580 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

MPUMALANGA

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Emakhazeni Local Municipality: Amendment of assessment rates for the 2015/2016 financial year published (LAN 97 in PG 2539 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

Mpumalanga Appropriation Act 1 of 2015 (PremN 5 in PG 2542 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

Date of commencement: 14 August 2015

Mpumalanga Second Adjustments Appropriation Act 2 of 2015 (PremN 6 in PG 2542 of 14 August 2015) (p15)

Date of commencement: 14 August 2015

NORTHERN CAPE

Plaaslike Regering: Wet op Munisipale Eiendomsbelasting 6 van 2004: Kamiesberg Munisipaliteit: Tariewe vir die 2015/2016 finansiële jaar gepubliseer (AK 123 in PK 1946 van 10 Augustus 2015) (bl7)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013: Umsobomvu Municipality: Approval of a Draft Spatial Planning and Land Use By-law published for comment (GenN 124 in PG 1946 of 10 August 2015) (p8)

NORTH WEST

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996: Licence Mark System published and PN 6 of 28 May 2002, PN 871 of 30 June 1998 and GN R689 in GG 20131 of 28 May 1999 repealed (PN 33 in PG 7515 of 11 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Ditsobotla Local Municipality: Notice of property rates in respect of the financial year 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 published with effect from 1 July 2015 corrected (LAN 128 in PG 7516 of 11 August 2015) (p70)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996; Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 and Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004: Naledi Local Municipality: Final updated Property Rates Policy published with effect from 30 May 2012 (LAN 129 in PG 7517 of 14 August 2015) (p4)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Naledi Local Municipality: Final Debt and Credit Control Policy; Tariffs for the 2015/2016 financial year; and Final Tariff Policy published with effect from 30 May 2012 (LANs 130-132 in PG 7517 of 14 August 2015) (pp 27, 51 & 69)

WESTERN CAPE

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998: Municipal Demarcation Board: Delimitation of municipal ward: City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality (CPT) published for comment (PN 230 in PG 7432 of 21 July 2015) (p2)

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Bitou Municipality: Outdoor Advertising and Signage By-law published and previous by-laws repealed (LAN 58208 in PG 7459 of 30 July 2015) (p2)

Cape Agulhas Municipality: Amendment of the Cape Agulhas House Shop Policy published (LAN 58298 in PG 7463 of 7 August 2015) (p1675)

Swartland Municipality: Rectification notice: By-law relating to the Control of Undertakings that sell Liquor to the Public as published under LAN 56820 in PG 7394 of 22 May 2015 and Property Rates By-law as published under LAN 59652 in PG 7402 of 12 June 2015 published (LAN 58321 in PG 7463 of 7 August 2015) (p1681)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: Langeberg Municipality: Notice of intention to adopt the proposed Langeberg Municipal Control of Undertakings that sell liquor to the Public By-law published for comment (LAN 58336 in PG 7463 of 7 August 2015) (p1683)

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000: George Municipality: Proposed amendment of Town Planning tariffs published with effect from implementation date of the By-law on Municipal Land Use Planning (LAN 58343 in PG 7463 of 7 August 2015) (p1691)

 

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