NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 24 OF 2008: GENERAL DISCHARGE AUTHORISATION IN TERMS OF SECTION 69(2)
Notice Title: National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act 24 of 2008 (“NEMICMA”): General Discharge Authorisation in terms of section 69(2)
Government Notice: GN 2290 in GG 47019 on 15 July 2022
Commencing date: 15 July 2022
The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“the Minister”) published a General Discharge Authorisation in terms of section 69(2) of the NEMICMA.
The General Discharge Authorisation is applicable to discharges of effluent from land-based sources into coastal waters of South Africa as set out in the schedule to the Notice.
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How to ensure compliance at my operations?
A person intending to discharge effluent in terms of this General Discharge Authorisation must notify the Department in writing of the intended discharge in compliance with clause 4.2 of the General Discharge Authorisation prior to undertaking the discharge.
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