New legislation – December 2017

December 1st, 2017
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Philip Stoop BCom LLM (UP) LLD (Unisa) is an associate professor in the department of mercantile law at Unisa.

Legislation published from 4 – 30 October 2017

Bills

Division of Revenue Amendment Bill B24 of 2017.

Adjustments Appropriation Bill B25 of 2017.

Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill B26 of 2017.

Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill B28 of 2017.

Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Bill B6B of 2016.

Commencement of Acts

Agrément South Africa Act 11 of 2015. Commencement: 1 April 2017. Proc33 GG41186/20-10-2017 (also available in isiZulu).

Selected list of delegated legislation

Animal Diseases Act 35 of 1984

Rescission of the control measures introduced in April 2007 for classical swine fever in certain areas. GN1128 GG41202/27-10-2017.

Animal Improvement Act 62 of 1998

Registration of the Kennel Union of Southern Africa as a registering authority. GN1098 GG41178/13-10-2017.

Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000

Amendment of the requirements for the recognition and maintenance of the recognition of a voluntary association rules. BN171 GG41183/13-10-2017.

Debt Collectors Act 114 of 1998

Amendment of the Regulations relating to Debt Collectors, 2003. GN R1141 GG41205/27-10-2017 (also available in Afrikaans).

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Amendment of the Call Termination Regulations, 2014. GenN811 GG41167/6-10-2017.

Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act 54 of 1972

Amendment of regulations relating to the reduction of sodium in certain foodstuffs and related matters. GN1071 GG41164/6-10-2017.

Amendment of the regulations relating to preservatives and antioxidants. GN R1124 GG41191/20-10-2017 (also available in Afrikaans).

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000

Upper limits of total remuneration packages payable to municipal managers and managers directly accountable to municipal managers. GN1092 GG41173/10-10-2017.

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

Fees payable to the South African Pharmacy Council. GenN841 GG41210/27-10-2017.

Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 15 of 1976

Amendment of Table 1 of the regulations. GN R1106 GG41179/13-10-2017.

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008

National norms and standards for sorting, shredding, grinding, crushing, screening or baling of general waste. GN1093 GG41175/11-10-2017.

Amendment of the list of waste management activities that have, or are likely to have a detrimental effect on environment. GN1094 GG41175/11-10-2017.

Submission of industry waste tyre management plan to the minister. GN1148 GG41213/30-10-2017.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Statement of national revenue, expenditure and borrowings. GenN843 GG41212/30-10-2017.

Small Claims Courts Act 61 of 1984

Amendment of places of sitting of small claims court for Barkly West. GN1115 GG41186/20-10-2017.

South African Police Service Act 68 of 1995

South African Police Service Employment Regulations, 2017. GN R1138 GG41203/27-10-2017.

Spatial Data Infrastructure Act 54 of 2003

Approved land cover classes and definitions. GN1133 GG41202/27-10-2017.

Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011

Returns of information to be submitted by specified persons. GN1117 GG41186/20-10-2017 (also available in Afrikaans).

Water Research Act 34 of 1971

Increase in the water research levy. GN1105 GG41178/13-10-2017.

Draft Bills

Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill. GN1101 GG41178/13-10-2017.

Draft Transport Appeal Tribunal Amendment Bill, 2017. GN1137 GG41202/27-10-2017.

Draft Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill. GenN833 GG41202/27-10-2017.

Draft delegated legislation

Amendments to the regulations relating to assistance to victims in respect of higher education and training in terms of the Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act 34 of 1995 for comment. GenN778 GG41160/4-10-2017.

Draft Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan for the frequency band 440 to 441 MHz in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 for comment. GenN788 GG41164/6-10-2017.

Draft Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan for the frequency band 1518 to 1525 MHz in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 for comment. GenN784 GG41164/6-10-2017.

Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 in terms of the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009 for comment. GN R1089 GG41169/6-10-2017.

Draft Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan for the frequency band 2285 to 2300 MHz in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 for comment. GenN783 GG41164/6-10-2017.

Draft Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan for the frequency band 2025 to 2110 paired with 2200 to 2285 MHz in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 for comment. GenN782 GG41164/6-10-2017.

Draft Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan for the frequency band 138 to 143.6 MHz in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 for comment. GenN785 GG41164/6-10-2017.

Amended administrative regulatory requirements for imported fish and fishery products and canned meat products in terms of the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act 5 of 2008 for comment. GN1120 GG41186/20-10-2017.

Amendment of the regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of dental assistants in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. GN R1139 GG41203/27-10-2017 (also available in Sepedi).

Proposed regulations regarding the control of import or export of waste in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008. GN1147 GG41213/30-10-2017.

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (Dec) DR 51.

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