NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: AIR QUALITY ACT 39 OF 2004: REPEAL OF DUST CONTROL REGULATIONS PUBLISHED IN TERMS OF THE ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION PREVENTION ACT, 1965
Notice Title: National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004: Repeal of the regulations relating to the inspection of premises in a Dust Control Area made in terms of section 33(1)(b) of Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 (“APPA”)
Government Notice: GN 536 in GG 44724 on 18 June 2021
Commencing date: 18 June 2021
The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, in terms of sections 32 and 53(p) of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 39 of 2004 (“NEMAQA”) repealed the regulations relating to the inspection of premises in dust control areas made in terms of section 33(1)(b) and Dust Control Areas made in terms of sections 27(1) and 27(2) of the APPA.
The reason for the repeal is that the APPA has been repealed and the Regulations and Notices have become redundant.
For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
How to ensure compliance at my operations?
The National Dust Control Regulations, 2013, made in terms of the NEMAQA are currently in force and prescribe general measures for the control of dust in all areas of the Republic of South Africa.
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