New legislation – April 2018

April 1st, 2018
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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 2 – 28 February 2018

Bills

Division of Revenue Amendment Bill B2 of 2018.

Appropriation Bill B3 of 2018.

Selected list of delegated legislation

Allied Health Professions Act 63 of 1982

Unprofessional conduct: Issuing of death certificates by allied health practitioners. BN8 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Conditions of restoration to any Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa register or registers by any person previously deregistered in any one of the allied health professions. BN9 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Governing of persons in allied health professions not in active practice. BN12 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Institution of professional board examinations for graduates in professions of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, naturopathy, phythotherapy and Unani-Tibb. BN10 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Unprofessional conduct: Injection therapy by chiropractors and osteopaths. BN7 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Unprofessional conduct: Bio-similar hormones. BN23 GG41456/23-2-2018.

Auditing Professions Act 26 of 2005

Amendment of the Code of Professional Conduct for registered auditors addressing long association of personnel with an audit or assurance client. BN18 GG41432/9-2-2018.

Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003

Memorandum of understanding between the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Commission and Commission for Employment Equity. GN74 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Memorandum of understanding between the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Commission and the National Gambling Board. GN73 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

Regulations on payment of funeral expenses to dependents of deceased employees (once-off lump sum of R 18 251,00). GN82 GG41427/6-2-2018.

Extension of Security of Tenure Act 62 of 1997

Amendment of regulations. GenN72 GG41447/16-2-2018 and GenN84 GG41458/23-2-2018.

Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002

Determination of fees payable to Registrar of Financial Service Providers, 2017. GN89 GG41432/9-2-2018.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Regulations in terms of the Act. GN R98 GG41433/9-2-2018.

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Repeal of the rules for the registration of orthoptists. BN19 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act 16 of 1963

Amendment of the designation of commissioners of oaths. GN68 GG41419/2-2-2018.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Designation of essential services varied: Nursing homes registered as welfare organisations to patients in need of moderate (level 2) and maximum (level 3) care. GenN60 GG41445/16-5-2018.

Long-term Insurance Act 52 of 1998

Penalty for failure to furnish registrar with returns (R 6 200,00). BN26 GG41459/23-2-2018.

National Education Policy Act 27 of 1996

Amended policy on the organisation, roles and responsibilities of education districts. GN111 GG41445/16-2-2018.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Appointment of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa as the single registration authority for environmental assessment practitioners. GN104 GG41434/8-2-2018.

Identification of the procedure in applying for environmental authorisation for large scale electricity transmission and distribution development activities when occurring in geographical areas of strategic importance. GN113 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Identification of the procedure in applying for environmental authorisation for large scale wind and solar photovoltaic energy development activities when occurring in geographical areas of strategic importance. GN114 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Natural Scientific Professions Act 27 of 2003

Amendment of fields of practice. GenN64 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Rules Board for Courts of Law Act 107 of 1985

Districts and sub-districts for implementation of rules on mediation. GN150 GG41468/28-2-2018.

Social Housing Act 16 of 2008

Threshold of primary (R 5 500 per month) and secondary (R 15 000 per month) market household income limit. GenN59 GG41445/16-2-2018.

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996

Amendment of the national norm s and standards for school funding. GN75 GG41420/2-2-2018.

Draft Bills

Draft Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures Amendment Bill, 2018. GN78 GG41456/23-2-2018.

Draft Economic Regulation of Transport Bill, 2018. GN106 GG41437/12-2-2018.

Draft delegated legislation

Regulations relating to the registration of a specialisation in health care social work in terms of the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978 for comment. GN R62 GG41418/2-2-2018.

Draft Rural Education Policy in terms of the National Education Policy Act 27 of 1996. GN85 GG41432/9-2-2018.

National guideline on minimum information requirements for preparing environmental impact assessments for mining activities that require environmental authorisation in terms of the National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 for comment. GN86 GG41432/9-2-2018.

Revised draft livestock identification and traceability system in South Africa (LITS SA). GN108 GG41440/13-2-2018.

Draft amendment of the alien and invasive species lists in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004 for comment. GN115 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Draft municipal cost containment regulations in terms of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003. GN120 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Draft Alien and Invasive Species Regulations in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004 for comment. GN112 GG41445/16-2-2018.

Amendment of rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. BN24 GG41456/23-2-2018.

Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 in terms of the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009 for comment. GN R143 and 144 GG41457/23-2-2018.

Amendment of regulations related to tariffs for registration of fertilizers, farm feeds, agricultural and stock remedies, sterilizing plants and pest control operators, appeals and imports in terms of the Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act 36 of 1947 for comment. GN146 GG41462/23-2-2018.

National policy on prevention and management of learner pregnancy in schools in terms South African Schools Act 84 of 1996 for comment. GN128 GG41456/23-2-2018.

Proposed fees for the provision of aviation meteorological services in terms of the South African Weather Service Act 8 of 2001. GN R148 GG41464/27-2-2018.

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2018 (April) DR 46.

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