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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

Ozone Depleting Substances Regulations to be Amended


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 13 December 2019 Comment is sought on draft amendments to the Regulations Regarding the Phasing-Out and Management of Ozone Depleting Substances. The environment, forestry…

Cosmetics Regulations Under the Spotlight


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 27 November 2019 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority is considering the revision of the cosmetics regulations. The environment, forestry and fisheries minister,…

Creecy Grants 15-Year Fishing Rights in Eastern Cape


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 19 November 2019 20 small-scale fishing co-operatives in the Eastern Cape have been awarded 15-year small-scale fishing rights. In a statement, the environment, forestry…

Suspension of Exploratory Octopus Fishery Lifted


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 12 November 2019 The temporary suspension of the exploratory octopus fishery in False Bay has been lifted with effect from 15 November 2019. The…

Municipal Water Use Debt Under the Spotlight


Parliament 8 November 2019 The portfolio committee on human settlements, water and sanitation and the portfolio committee on cooperative governance and traditional affairs have supported recommendations to broaden Schedule 1…

Draft Richards Bay EMP Drawn Up


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 6 November 2019 Comment is sought on the Draft uMhlathuze/Richards Bay Estuarine Management Plan (EMP). The environment, forestry and fisheries department published the draft…

National Environmental Management Laws Amendment 2017


Draft bill full text Published in GG 39287 of 13 October 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 39287 of 13 October 2015 Explanatory…

2019/20 West Coast Rock Lobster TAC Announced


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 26 September 2019 The 2019/20 West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) Total Allowable Catch (TAC) has been announced. The TAC has been set at 1084…

iSimangaliso Wetland Park Seeks Board Members


Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 20 September 2019 The iSimangaliso Wetland Park seeks board members. The environment, forestry and fisheries department published the call for nominations in Government Gazette…