NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT LAWS AMENDMENT ACT, 2022: FOR INFORMATION

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT LAWS AMENDMENT ACT, 2022: FOR INFORMATION

Notice Title: National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act, 2 of 2022 (“NEMLAA”)

Government Notice: GN 2203 in GG 46602 on 24 June 2022

Commencing date: To be determined

The President has assented to the NEMLAA which has been published for general information.

The NEMLAA will only come into operation on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Government Gazette.

The NEMLAA will amend the:

  • National Environmental Management Act, 1998
  • National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003
  • National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004
  • National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004
  • National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008
  • National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008
  • National Environmental Management Amendment Act, 2008.

For a copy of the Government Notice click here.

For assistance or queries please contact Jan Nel at jan@shangoni.co.za.

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