NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: AIR QUALITY ACT 39 OF 2004: REPEAL OF THE SMOKE CONTROL REGULATIONS AND ORDERS PUBLISHED IN TERMS OF THE ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION PREVENTION ACT, 1965
Notice Title: National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004: Repeal of the Smoke Control Regulations made in terms of section 18(5) of Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 (“APPA”) and Smoke Control Zone Orders made in terms of section 20(1) of the APPA
Government Notice: GN 538 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in terms of sections 32 and 53(p) of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 39 of 2004 (“NEMAQA”) repealed the Smoke Control Regulations made in terms of section 18(5) of APPA and Smoke Control Zone Orders made in terms of section 20(1) of the APPA.
The reason for the repeal is that the APPA has been repealed and the Regulations and Orders have become redundant.
For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
How to ensure compliance at my operations?
Clients must just take note that the regulations have been repealed and therefore no longer in force.
For more information or assistance please contact Jan Nel at firstname.lastname@example.org