Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Fees for the provision of aviation meteorological services have been set down.
The environment, forestry and fisheries department published the fees in Government Gazette 44271.
The Regulations Regarding Fees for the Provision of Aviation Meteorological Services were drawn up by the South African Weather Service Act.
The fees are payable within 30 days of receipt of an invoice from the Weather Service.
The fees apply to South African and foreign state aircraft but not to aircraft engaged in search and rescue operations and coastal patrol flights of the South African Air Force.
The tariff for 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 stands at R63.80.
For aircraft with a maximum certificated mass below 2000 kilograms or aircraft that qualify according to the exception rule, the tariff is set at zero.
Meanwhile, in Gazette 44272, the department announced the proclamation of the Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains World Heritage Site in Mpumalanga.
The Mpumalanga provincial department of finance, economic development and tourism will manage the site.