New legislation – November 2019

November 1st, 2019
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Legislation published from 2 – 30 September 2019

Bills

Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill B12 of 2019.

Commencement of Acts

Public Audit Excess Fee Act 20 of 2019. Commencement: 1 April 2020. GenN506 GG42712/20-9-2019 (also available in Afrikaans).

Selected list of delegated legislation

Banks Act 94 of 1990

Exclusion of New Development Bank from Application of the Act. GN1139 GG42684/6-9-2019.

Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft Act 59 of 1993

Fourth amendment of the Mortgaging of Aircraft Regulations. GN R1167 GG42698/13-9-2019 and GN R1262 GG42726/27-9-2019.

Council for the Built Environment Act 43 of 2000

Scope of work for categories of registration of the project and construction management professions. GN1181 GG42712/20-9-2019.

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Amendment of the Consumer Advisory Panel Regulations. GenN510 GG42725/27-9-2019.

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Discontinuation of the proposed regulations defining scope of profession of psychology. GN1169 GG42702/13-9-2019.

Mental Health Care Act 17 of 2002

Designation of health establishments to provide acute care, rehabilitation and palliative care for cerebral palsy. GN1146 GG42687/5-9-2019.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Regulations to phase-out use of persistent organic pollutants. GN1150 GG42693/10-9-2019.

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

Regulations relating to continuing professional development. BN174 GG42725/27-9-2019.

Project and Construction Management Professions Act 48 of 2000

South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP): Guideline scope of services and recommended guideline tariff of fees for construction health and safety professionals. BN167 GG42697/13-9-2019.

SACPCMP: Amended guideline scope of services and recommended guideline tariff of fees. BN168 GG42697/13-9-2019.

Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000

Designation of magistrates’ courts (appointed in terms of s 2(1)(h) or 2(1)(k) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 32 of 1944) and regional divisions (established in terms of s 2(1)(g)(ii) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act and appointed in terms of s 2(1)(iA)) as a place for holding a court for the adjudication of disputes on administrative actions. GN1216 GG42717/19-9-2019.

Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4 of 2000

Designation of magistrates’ courts (appointed in terms of s 2(1)(h) or 2(1)(k) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 32 of 1944) as equality courts. GN1218 GG42717/19-9-2019.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Statement of national revenue, expenditure and borrowings as at 31 August 2019. GenN520 GG42732/30-9-2019.

Rules Board for Courts of Law Act 107 of 1985

Withdrawal of GN508 published in GG42344/28-3-2019: Rules regulating conduct of proceedings of Magistrate’s Courts of South Africa: Designation of certain courts for the application of mediation rules. GN1215 GG42716/19-9-2019.

Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978

Amended Regulations for Child and Youth Care Workers, Auxiliary Child and Youth Care Workers and Student Child and Youth Care Workers. GN1164 GG42697/13-9-2019.

Draft delegated legislation

  • Regulations to the Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001 for comment. GN R1131 GG42678/2-9-2019.
  • Draft national norms and standards for organic waste composting in terms of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 for comment. GN1135 GG42681/4-9-2019.
  • Proposed amendment of the National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulations in terms of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 for comment. GN1136 GG42684/6-9-2019.
  • Proposed amendments to the Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors relating to Registered Candidate Auditors in terms of the Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005 for comment. BN158 GG42684/6-9-2019.
  • Proposed amendments to the Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors in terms of the Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005 for comment. BN160 GG42684/6-9-2019.
  • Exposure drafts issued by the Accounting Standards Board in terms of the Public Finance. Management Act for comment. BN164 GG42697/13-9-2019.
  • Proposed levy on the piped-gas and petroleum pipelines industries for 2020/21 in terms of the Gas Regulator Levies Act 75 of 2002 and the Petroleum Pipelines Levies Act 28 of 2004 for comment. GN1153 GG42697/13-9-2019.
  • Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 in terms of the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009 for comment. GN R1166 GG42698/13-9-2019.
  • Amendment of the Programme Accreditation Policy in terms of the Project and Construction Management Professions Act 48 of 2000 for comment. BN169 GG42679/13-9-2019.
  • Administrative fees regulations in terms of the International Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002 for comment. GN1173 GG42707/16-9-2019.
  • Extension of the OR Tambo International Airport Special Economic Zone in terms of the Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014 for comment. GN1222 GG42722/20-9-2019.
  • Draft Amended Tourism B-BBEE Sector Code in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 for comment. GN1241 GG42725/27-9-2019.
  • South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC): Guidance document for continuing professional development in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974 for comment. BN171 GG42725/27-9-2019.
  • SAPC: Scope of practice and qualification for specialist pharmacists in industrial pharmacies in terms of the Pharmacy Act for comment. BN173 GG42725/27-9-2019.
  • SAPC: Rules relating to good pharmacy practice in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974 for comment. BN175 GG42725/27-9-2019.

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

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2019 (Nov) DR 32.