New legislation

October 1st, 2018

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

Legislation published from 3 – 31 August 2018


South African Reserve Bank Amendment Bill B26 of 2018.

National Gambling Amendment Bill B27 of 2018.

Promulgation of Acts

Appropriation Act 4 of 2018. Commencement: 2 August 2018. GN796 GG41816/2-8-2018.

Selected list of delegated legislation

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003

Codes of Good Practice on Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment: Statement 000: Youth Employment Service. GenN502 GG41866/28-8-2018.

Companies Act 71 of 2008

Introduction of the online filing method for financial accountability supplements (FASs) as per form COR30.2 with effect from 1 July 2018. GN789 GG41811/3-8-2018.

Introduction of the new electronic filing method by way of mobile application (app) for company and close corporations forms with effect from 1 August 2018. GN788 GG41811/3-8-2018.

Compensation for Occupational and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

Directive: Definitions of ‘active employer’ and ‘inactive employer’. GN894 GG41861/23-8-2018.

Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997

Designation of warehouse facilities as counterfeit goods depots and appointment of persons in charge. GN801 GG41823/6-8-2018.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Amendment of the A2X trading rules. BN95 GG41827/10-8-2018.

Gas Regulator Levies Act 75 of 2002

Levy and interest payable by the piped-gas industry. GN920 GG41872/29-8-2018.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000

Guidelines for confidentiality in terms of s 4D. GN849 GG41839/17-8-2018.

Legal Metrology Act 9 of 2014

Legal Metrology Regulations, 2017. GN877 GG41854/24-8-2018.

Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996

Guidance note for management and control programme for tuberculosis in South African mining industry. GN851 GG41839/17-8-2018.

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

Notice regarding applications for construction work permits under the Construction Regulations, 2014. GN850 GG41839/17-8-2018.

Petroleum Pipelines Levies Act 28 of 2004

Levy and interest payable by petroleum pipelines industry. GN919 GG41872/29-8-2018.

Small Claims Courts Act 61 of 1984

Establishment of small claims court for the area of Mkhuhlu. GN799 GG41819/3-8-2018.

Tourism Act 3 of 2014

Regulations on the manner and procedure for lodging and dealing with tourism complaints. GenN438 GG41811/3-8-2018 (also available in Sepedi).

Draft delegated legislation

Draft National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. GenN429 GG41811/3-8-2018.

Draft Amendment Regulations on Governance and Composition of Specific Economic Zones in terms of s 41 of the Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014. GN790 GG41811/3-8-2018.

Draft Climate Smart Agriculture Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. GenN428 GG41811/3-8-2018.

Amendment of the regulations pertaining to the conduct, administration and management of the assessment for the National Senior Certificate in terms of the South African Schools Act 84 of 1996 for comment. GN803 GG41824/6-8-2018 and GN802 GG41284/13-8-2018.

Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 in terms of the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009 for comment. GN R823 GG41828/10-8-2018.

Draft amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 (part 114, sch 1) under the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009. GN R893 GG41860/23-8-2018.

Draft list of types of heritage objects in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999 for comment. GN869 GG41854/24-8-2018.

Revised classification guidelines in terms of the Film and Publication Act 65 of 1996 for comment. GN R887 GG41855/24-8-2018.

Regulations on the restitution of heritage objects in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999 for comment. GN868 GG41854/24-8-2018.

Amendment of the disciplinary rules made under the Auditing Professions Act 26 of 2005 for comment. BN98 GG41870/31-8-2018.

Draft amendment to the National and Provincial Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2014 in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005. GN905 GG41870/31-8-2018.

Rules relating to good pharmacy practice in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974 for comment. BN99 GG41870/31-8-2018.

Proposed amendments to the National Gambling Regulations, 2004 in terms of the National Gambling Act 7 of 2004. GN R917 GG41871/31-8-2018.

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2018 (Oct) DR 50.