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Nom: National Environmental Laws Amendment Act, [No. 14 of 2009].
Pays: Afrique du Sud
Sujet(s): Dispositions générales
Type de loi: Loi
Adopté le: 2009-05-25
Entry into force:
Publié le: Government Gazette, 2009-05-27, Vol. 527, No. 32267
ISN: ZAF-2009-L-85621
Lien: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=85621&p_lang=fr
Bibliographie: Government Gazette, 2009-05-27, Vol. 527, No. 32267
Act on-line Act on-line South African Government Information, http://www.info.gov.za PDF PDF (consulté le 2010-12-14)
Résumé/Citation: Amends the following:
- Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965, so as to adjust the penalties provided for in the said Act;
- Environment Conservation Act, 1989, so as to adjust the penalties provided for in the said Act; and to remove the need to publish directions in the Gazette;
- National Environmental Management Act, 1998, so as to delete certain definitions; to provide for the establishment of fora or advisory committees; to make provision for increased powers of the courts; to remove the requirement that Environmental Management Inspectors must carry notices of designation with them; to extend the scope of routine inspections to the search of vehicles; and to regulate the jurisdiction of magistrate's courts in instances where the maximum fines have been increased;
- National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003, so as to provide for increased measures of control over escaped animals; and to adjust the penalties provided for in the said Act;
- National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004, so as to provide for general surveillance monitoring; to provide further considerations for a biodiversity management plan; to provide that an environment impact assessment must be obtained when genetically modified organisms are involved; to introduce notification requirements in the discovery phase of a bioprospecting project; to take into consideration knowledge of specific individuals when issuing specific bioprospecting permits; to allow the Director-General or a trustee to manage the Bioprospecting Fund; to allow for the renewal or amendment of a permit; to amend the regulations to allow for hunting; and to effect certain textual alterations;
- National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004, so as to provide for a processing fee to review a licence; and to include directors or senior managers in a juristic person for the criteria for a fit and proper person.
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