NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE REGULATIONS TO PROHIBIT THE PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, IMPORT, EXPORT, SALE AND USE OF PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS THAT ARE LISTED BY THE STOCKHOLM CONVENTION ON PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS
Notice Title National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 (“NEMA”): Proposed amendments to the Regulations to Prohibit the Production, Distribution, Import, Export, Sale and Use of Persistent Organic Pollutants that are listed by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Government Notice: GN 3181 in GG 48285 on 23 March 2023
Commencing date: Comments to be submitted by 21 April 2023
The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“the Minister”), as required by section 47 of the NEMA intends to amend the Regulations to Prohibit the Production, Distribution, Import, Export, Sale and Use of Persistent Organic Pollutants, GNR 414 of 12 May 2021, and published the proposed amendments for public comment.
The proposed amendments relate to the definition of “listed substances”.
Members of the public are invited to submit written comments and inputs on or before 21 April 2023. For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
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