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Parliament Briefed on Climate Change Bill


Parliament The forestry, fisheries and the environment department recently briefed parliament on the Climate Change Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament in February 2022. The department published the bill’s…

Climate Change


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41689 of 8 June 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 41689 of 8 June 2018 Explanatory…

Financial Provisioning Regulations Under the Spotlight


Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Holders of rights applied for before 20 November 2015 have been granted a 15-month extension to comply with the 2015 Financial Provisioning Regulations.…

Regulations on Air Quality Management Plans in the Pipeline


Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment The regulations for implementing and enforcing priority area air quality management plans will be published before the end of 2022. The forestry, fisheries…

Water Resources Infrastructure Agency in the Pipeline


Department of Water and Sanitation The National Water Resources Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA) is in the pipeline. The water and sanitation minister, Senzo Mchunu, confirmed this during his department’s 2022 Budget…

National Environmental Consultative Forum on the Cards


Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment A National Environmental Consultative and Advisory Forum is on the cards. The forestry, fisheries and the environment department published the notice of intention…

National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency Bill on Track


Department of Water and Sanitation The water and sanitation department plans to submit the Draft National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA) Bill and finalise the business plan for the NWRIA…

Aquaculture Development Bill in the Pipeline


Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment The forestry, fisheries and the environment department plans to table the Aquaculture Development Bill in parliament during the 2022/23 financial year. The department…

Parliament Seeks Comment on Climate Change Bill


Parliament Parliament seeks comment on the Climate Change Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament in February 2022. The forestry, fisheries and the environment department published the bill’s explanatory summary…