New legislation – September 2019

September 1st, 2019

Legislation published from 5 – 31 July 2019


Appropriation Bill B6A of 2018.

Appropriation Bill B6B of 2019.

Special Appropriation Bill B10 of 2019.

Selected list of delegated legislation

Allied Health Professions Act 63 of 1982

Unprofessional Conduct Board Notice: The bio-energetic synchronisation technique (‘the BEST technique’) not in legal scope of practice of registered chiropractors. BN103 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Unprofessional Conduct Board Notice: Ingestion by or oral administering to patients of aromatherapy oils not in the legal scope of practice of registered therapeutic aromatherapists. BN104 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Unprofessional Conduct Board Notice: Issuing of certificate of indisposition without an examination of a patient. BN102 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Guidelines for professions: Continuing professional development (CPD). BN108 GG42576/12-7-2019.

Guidelines of homeopathy internships in terms of s 19. BN110 GG42576/12-7-2019.

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005

Amendments to the rules regarding Improper Conduct. BN105 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

South African Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Amendment 2019, Optometrist and Speech/Audiologist Gazette 2019, annual increase in medical tariffs for medical services providers, and general information. GenN353 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Notice to Compensation Fund medical service providers: Compulsory invoicing requirement in medical claims. GenN354 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Competition Act 89 of 1998

Notice: Definitions of ‘medium-sized business’ and ‘small business’. GN987 GG42578/12-7-2019.

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Transfer of administration, powers and functions entrusted by legislation to specific cabinet members in their capacity as executive authority of specific departments. Proc48 GG42601/30-7-2019 (also available in isiZulu).

Construction Industry Development Board Act 38 of 2000

Construction Industry Development Regulations: Amendment of the tender value range adjustments. GenN357 GG42561/5-7-2019.

Financial Services Board Act 97 of 1990

Levies on financial institutions. GenN384 GG42579/12-7-2019.

Government Employees Pension Law 21 of 1996

Amendment of rules: Divorce. GenN399 GG42603/31-7-2019.

Higher Education Act 101 of 1997

Amended Institutional Statute of the University of Johannesburg. GN993 GG42584/19-7-2019.

National Nuclear Regulator Act 47 of 1999

Nuclear authorisation fees. GN991 GG42584/19-7-2019.

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Continued application of the general authorisation for water uses until the new general authorisation for waste relate activities is gazzetted. GenN383 GG42576/12-7-2019.

Natural Scientific Professions Act 27 of 2003

South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions: Recommended consultation fees. BN111 GG42576/12-7-2019.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Statement of the National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 30 June 2019. GenN398 GG42602/30-7-2019.

Skills Development Act 97 of 1998

Re-establishment of Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2030, within the new SETA Landscape. GN1002 GG42589/22-7-2019.

Superior Courts Act 10 of 2013

Determination of date for Judiciary Day 2019: 3 October 2019. GenN400 GG42605/31-7-2019.

Determination of sittings of specific courts. GenN401 GG42605/31-7-2019.

Draft delegated legislation

  • New standards, revision standards and cancelled standards in terms of the Standards Act 8 of 2008 for comment. GenN382 GG42576/12-7-2019.
  • Draft dispensing fee to be charged by persons licensed in terms of s 22C(1)(a) of the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965 for comment. GN972 GG42576/12-7-2019.
  • Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and scheduled substances (draft dispensing fee for pharmacists) in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965 for comment. GN973 GG42576/12-7-2019.
  • Draft curriculum and assessment policy statement for the subject ‘Marine Sciences’ to be listed in the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12 in terms of the National Education Policy Act 27 of 1996 for comment. GN990 GG42584/19-7-2019.
  • Amendment of Annexure B of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations, 2015 in terms of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000 for comment. GN1003 GG42590/23-7-2019.

Draft Bills

Draft National Ports Amendment Bill, 2019. GenN372 GG42547/11-7-2019.

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 (September) DR 21.