NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998: CONSULTATION ON THE INTENTION TO EXTENT THE APPOINTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PRACTITIONERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA
Notice Title: National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 (“NEMA”): Consultation on the intention to extent the appointment of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa
Government Notice: GN 2830 in GG 47636 on 2 December 2022
Commencing date: Comments to be submitted by 11 January 2023
The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“the Minister”) in terms of section 24H(3), read with section 24H(6) of the NEMA, intends to extend the appointment of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (“EAPASA”) for a period of 12 months.
EAPASA was appointed as the single registration authority for a period of five years, with effect from 8 February 2018 until 7 February 2023. The intention is to extend the appointment until 7 February 2024 to enable the Minister to adequately consider what the most sustainable way forward for the long-term regulation of environmental assessment practitioners would be.
Members of the public are invited to submit written comments and inputs on or before 11 January 2023. For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
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