NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998: CONSULTATION ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADOPTION OF THE KWAZULU-NATAL PROVINCIAL WATERCOURSE INFRASTRUCTURE STANDARD AND ASSOCIATED EXCLUDED ACTIVITIES AND PROPOSED EXCLUSION OF ACTIVITIES FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN AN ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION
Notice Title: National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 (“NEMA”): Consultation on the Development and Adoption of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Watercourse Infrastructure Standard and Associated Excluded Activities and Proposed Exclusion of Activities from the Requirement to Obtain an Environmental Authorisation
Government Notice: GN 4362 in GG 50108 on 9 February 2024
Commencing date: Comments to be submitted on or before 11 March 2024
The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, intends to develop and adopt, in terms of section 24(10)(a) of the NEMA, the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Watercourse Infrastructure Standard and
Associated Excluded Activities (“the Standard”), and based on compliance with the Standard, exclude, in terms of section 24(2)(d) of the NEMA certain identified activities, from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation.
The proposed Standard will establish the processes and procedures for specified watercourse infrastructure activities to be excluded from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation, subject to registration of these projects with the competent authority and adherence to the provisions contained in the Generic Environmental Management Programme and the Standard.
Members of the public are invited to submit written comments and inputs on or before 11 March 2024. For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
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