New legislation – April 2024

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Legislation published from 12 February – 1 March 2024

By Shanay Sewbalas and Keagan Smith

 

Acts

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

The amendment of sch 1, 2 and 3. GN R4370 – GN R4373 GG50129/16-2-2024.

The amendment to part 1 of sch 1 and 4. GN4440 – GN4442 GG50203/1-3-2024.

South African Post Bank Limited Amendment Act 10 of 2023

The Proclamation regarding the Act. Proc N152 GG50126/15-2-2024.

 

Government, General and Board Notices

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990

The standards and requirements regarding control of the export of apricot and peach kernels: Amendment. GN4451 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Banks Act 94 of 1990

The consent granted in terms of s 34 of the Act for a foreign institution to establish a representative office within the Republic of South Africa: CBZ Bank Limited: GenN2324 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

The Notice of withdrawal relating to Rules Regulating the Conduct of Proceedings of the Appeals Committee. GN4460 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

The notice issued by the Acting Director-General under Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act. GenN2314 GG50109/12-2-2024.

 

Competition Act 89 of 1998

The completion and publication of the Impact Assessment Report on the South African Breweries and Diageo Merger conducted in terms of s 21A of the Act. GN4390 GG50138/16-2-2024.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into between the Competition Commission (Commission) and Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB). GN4391 GG50138/16-2-2024.

The Notice of designation in terms of s 10(3)(b)(iv) of the Act. GenN2334 GG50177/23-2-2024.

 

Continuing Education Training Act 16 of 2006

The amendments to the National Norms and Standards for Funding Technical and Vocational Educational and Training Colleges. GenN2353 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Electoral Act 73 of 1998

The calling and setting of a date for the election of the National Assembly. Proc 158 GG50166/23-2-2024.

The determination of seats reserved for each region for elections of the National Assembly. GG50179 GenN2336/23-2-2024.

The election timetable for the election of the National Assembly and the election of Provincial Legislatures. GenN2340 GG50185/24-2-2024 and GenN2344 GG50200/26-2-2024.

The Municipal By-elections – 13 March 2024: Official List of voting stations. GenN2335 GG50178/23-2-2024.

The Notice of the Provisional Voters’ Roll available for inspection. GenN2342 GG50197/26-2-2024.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

The applications for the transfer of ownership of the Individual Electronic Communications Service (I-ECS) and Individual Electronic Communications Network Service (I-ECNS) Licences from Tradepage (Pty) Ltd to Setsibi IT Support Services (Pty) Ltd. GenN2339 GG50184/23-2-2024.

The amendment to the National and Provincial Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2014. GN4432 GG50199/26-2-2024.

 

Films and Publications Act 65 of 1996

The Notice in terms of s 18(1) and s 24A of the Act. GN4383 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000, Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

The General Notice – Submission of annual forecast of licence fees and universal service and access fund contributions for 2024/2025 by Broadcasting and Electronic Communication Services (ECS) and Electronic Communications Network Services (ECNS) Licensees. GenN2338 GG50181/23-2-2024.

 

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

The Notice in terms of s 62(7) of the Act. GN4403 GG50164/23-2-2024.

The renewal of accreditation for bargaining councils – 23 February 2024. GenN2329 GG50164/23-2-2024.

The Bargaining Council for the food retail, restaurant, catering and allied trades: Renewal of period of operation of the Main Collective Agreement to Non-Parties. GN R4398 GG50163/23-2-2024.

 

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998

The appointment of the Members of the Municipal Demarcation Board. GenN2343 GG50198/26-2-2024.

 

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965

The exemption of manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of Class A medical and in vitro diagnostics from the operation of the provisions of section 22C of the Act. GN4406 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009

The notice to all non-minibus taxi operators and related parties. GenN2318 GG50124/14-2-2024

 

National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008

The exceptions to the determination of the sub-frameworks that comprise the National Qualifications Framework. GN4454 GG50243/1-3-2024

 

National Water Act 36 of 1998

The Caledon-Modder subsystem – limiting the use of water in terms of item 6 of sch 3 of the Act for urban and irrigation purposes from the dams within the Caledon-Modder subsystem. GN4392 GG50138/16-2-2024

The transformation and amalgamation of Bossieveld, Bo-Doorn River, Doornrivier, Moddergat and Stettyn Irrigations Boards into Bossieveld Water User Association in terms of s 98(6) of the Act. GN4461 GG50243/1-3-2024.

The transformation of Dwariga Irrigation Board into Dwariga Water User Association in terms of s 98(6) of the Act. GN4462 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Public Holidays Act 36 of 1994

The declaration of the 29 May 2024 as a public holiday throughout the Republic. Proc 157 GG50165/23-2-2024.

 

Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978

The notice in terms of reg 11 of the names of persons nominated as candidates for election of the fifth South African Council for Social Service Professions. BN562 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

South African Geographical Names Council Act 118 of 1998

The publication of official geographical names. GN4378 GG50136/16-2-2024.

 

South African Maritime Authority Act 5 of 1998

The notice on the appointment of Non-Executive Members to the Board of the South African Maritime Safety Authority. GenN2315 GG50110/12-2-2024.

 

South African National Roads Agency Limited and the National Roads Act 7 of 1998

The declaration amendment of National Road N7 Section 1. GN4422 GG50167/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Roads N8 Section 12 and N8 Section 13 and declaration of the extension of National Road N8 Section 12 – District of Thabo Mofutsanyane, in the Province of the Free State. GN4423 GG50168/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Road R31 Section 4. GN4424 GG50169/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Road R385 Section 3. GN4425 GG50170/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Road R31 Section 6. GN4426 GG50171/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Road N12 Section 19. GN4427 GG50172/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Road N8 Section 12. GN4428 GG50173/23-2-2024.

The declaration amendment of National Road R31 Section 7. GN4429 GG50174/23-2-2024.

The declaration of existing Provincial Roads P5 Section 2, A13 and S330 as intersection No. 182 on National Road R26 Section 6 – District of Thabo Mofutsanyane in the Province of the Free State. GN4430 GG50175/23-2-2024.

 

South African Sugarcane Research Institute

The Pest, Disease and Variety Control 2024/2025: List of Cane Varieties and Local Pest, Disease and Variety Control Committees: Control Areas by Local Municipalities. GN4459 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 74 of 1996

The referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunal. ProcN R153 GG50129/16-2-2024.

The referral of matters to existing special investigating unit: Department of Home Affairs. ProcN R154 GG50129/16-2-2024.

The referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunal: Department of Public Works and Infrastructure and Human Settlements and the Free State Provincial Legislature. ProcN R155 GG50163/23-2-2024.

The referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunal: Department of Public Works and Infrastructure and Human Settlements and the Free State Provincial Legislature. ProcN R156 GG50163/23-2-2024.

 

Tourism Act 3 of 2014

The general notice calling for submission of information from tourism businesses in terms of s 6(2) of the Act. GenN2325 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 3 of 2019

The formula for determination of number of members of a Traditional Council. GN4397 GG50161/22-2-2024.

 

Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982

The notice in term of s 33(3)(bA) of the veterinary and para-veterinary professions Act. GenN2346 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Wine of Origin Scheme

The notice of application for the definition of the production area Moordkuil (Ward). BN571 GG50243/1-3-2024.

The notice of amendment of the definition of production area Wellington (District). BN572 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Legislation for comment

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990

Draft: Standards and Requirements Regarding Control of the Export of Citrus Fruits: Amendment. GN R4365 GG50129/16-2-2024.

 

Allied Health Professions Act 63 of 1982

The regulations relating to the profession of homeopathy. GN4389 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005

The proposed revisions to the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors (revised April 2023). BN570 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Businesses Act 71 of 1991

The National Business Licensing Policy (Draft). GN4467 GG50250/1-3-2024.

 

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011. GN4421 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

The amendment of sch 4: Manner of calculating compensation and increase in monthly pensions. GenN2337 GG50180/23-2-2024.

The amendment of sch 4: Manner of Calculating Compensation. GenN2328 GG50164/23-2-2024.

The sch 3 list of occupational diseases published for public comments. GenN2330 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Continuing Education Training Act 16 of 2006

The draft National Norms and Standards for Infrastructure Funding of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges for comment. GenN2354 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

The application for the renewal of radio frequency spectrum licence for the provision of a mobile television broadcasting by e.tv (Pty) Ltd. GenN2326 GG50155/19-2-2024.

The applications for the transfer of ownership of the I-ECS and I-ECNS Licences from Tradepage (Pty) Ltd to Setsibi IT Support Services (Pty) Ltd. GenN2339 GG50184/23-2-2024.

The draft End-User and Subscriber Service Charter Amendment Regulations, 2024. GN4449 GG50241/29-2-2024.

The re-opening of submissions for written representations on the notice of intention to conduct an inquiry on the effects of load shedding and the regulatory relief measures the authority may consider as it seeks ways to alleviate the impact of load shedding in the electronic communications broadcasting, and postal sectors. GN4377 GG50135/16-2-2024.

 

Geoscience Act 100 of 1993

The draft Geoscience Amendment Regulations, 2024 for comment. GN R4396 GG50160/22-2-2024.

 

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Amendment of the Rules relating to Continuing Education and Training for registered Health Practitioners. BN564 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Housing Act 107 of 1997

The extension of the closing date for the submission of public comments on White Paper for Human Settlements. GN4444 GG50205/28-2-2024.

 

International Trade Administration Commission

The initiation: Investigation for remedial action in the form of safeguard measure on certain flat-rolled products of iron. GenN2333 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

The application for variation of registered scope and a statutory council. GN R4438 GG50203/1-3-2024.

 

Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989

Regulations: Proposed Amendments. GN R4369 GG50129/16-2-2024.

 

Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003

The call for comments on proposed amendments to Municipal Public-Private Partnership Regulations, 2005. GN4393 GG50156/19-2-2024.

 

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

The request for a per hectare statutory levy to fund the area wide fruit fly control programme (focusing on the Mediterranean Fruit Fly but include Cape Fruit Fly and the Oriental Fruit Fly). GenN2347 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Merchant Shipping Act 57 of 1951

The draft Merchant Shipping (National Small Vessel Safety) Regulations, 2024. GN R4374 GG50129/16-2-2024.

 

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

The notice of the intention to adopt Environmental Management Instruments for the purpose of excluding in terms of s 24(2)(c) and (e) of the Act, identified activities from the requirement to obtain environmental authorisation. GN4386 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004

The comments invited on the reviewed National Biodiversity Economy Strategy. GN4448 GG50240/29-2-2024.

 

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009

The request for comments on the Draft Public Transport Subsidy Policy. GN4431 GG50176/23-2-2024.

 

National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008

The call for comments on the proposed occupational qualifications for registration on the occupational qualifications sub-framework for trades and occupations. GN4363 GG50123/14-2-2024.

 

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

The draft Lead Regulation. GN R4437 GG50203/1-3-2024.

 

Private Security Industry Regulation Act 56 of 2001

The draft regulations relating to security service providers rendering private security services in the railway sector. GenN2231 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

The call for comments on proposed amendments to Treasury Regulations under Act. GN4394 GG50157/19-2-2024.

 

Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004

The call for comments on the amendments of regulations relating to the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress. GN4364 GG50125/14-2-2024.

 

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013

The notice of the draft Vaal-River Regional Spatial Development Framework in terms of s 18(4) of the Act. GenN2317 GG50122/14-2-2024.

 

Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act 112 of 1991

The Regulations relating to the Conversion of Land Tenure Rights: Extension of the comments period. GN4464 GG50247/1-3-2024.

 

Rules, regulations, fees and amounts

Agricultural Pests Act 36 of 1983

The control measures: Amendment. GN R4434 GG50203/1-3-2024.

The Regulations: Amendment. GN R4436 GG50203/1-3-2024.

 

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990

Correction notice: Regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of maize intended for sale in South Africa. GN R4433 GG50203/1-3-2024.

The regulations regarding departmental fees: Amendment. GN R4367 GG50129/16-2-2024.

Regulations relating to the grading, packing and marking of maize intended for sale in South Africa. GN R4368 GG50129/16-2-2024.

 

Allied Health Professions Act 63 of 1982

The Homeopathy Internship Programme Guidelines. BN563 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Cross-Border Road Transport Act 4 of 1998

The revised fee adjustments, 2024. GN2357 GG50251/1-3-2024.

 

Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937

The amendment of regulations. GN R4447 GG50239/29-2-2024.

 

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002

The Guideline on Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction into Municipal Integrated Development Plans. GN4385 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

The amendment to the National and Provincial Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2014. GN4443 GG50204/26-2-2024.

 

Films and Publications Act 65 of 1996

The Films and Publications Amendment Tariff’s Regulations, 2020. GN4384 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act 54 of 1972

Regulations governing the maximum limits for pesticide residues that may be present in foodstuffs: Amendment. GN4388 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Regulations defining the scope of the professions of dietitians. GN4407 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

The fixing of rate per kilometre in respect of motor vehicles for the purposes of s 8(1)(b)(ii) and (iii) of the Act. GN4456 GG50243/1-3-2024.

The determination of the daily amount in respect of meals and incidental costs for purposes of s 8(1) of the Act. GN4457 and GN4458 GG50243/1-3-2024.

 

Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors

The fees payable to IRBA with effect from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025. BN569 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

International Phytosanitary Prescripts

The fees payable. GN R4435 GG50203/1-3-2024.

 

Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989

The regulations relating to fees: Amendment. GN4381 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Long-Term Insurance Act 52 of 1998

The penalty for failure to furnish authority with returns. GN4405 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996

The revision of tariffs. GN4450 GG50242/29-2-2024.

Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 78 of 1973

The increase of pension benefits. GN4387 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977

The General Guidelines for the Submission of Internal Appeals to the Minister. GN4465 GG50248/1-3-2024.

 

Plant Improvement Act 53 of 1976

The table 1 fees payable 1 April 2024 – 31 March 2025. GN R4366 GG50129/16-2-2024.

 

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996

The adjustment of statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and loss of support. BN555 GG50138/16-2-2024.

 

Short-Term Insurance Act 53 of 1998

The penalty for failure to furnish authority with returns. GN4404 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 169 of 1993

The National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: Board Notice. BN567 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions

The fee structure for 2024/2025: Board Notice is effective as from 1 April 2024. BN568 GG50164/23-2-2024.

 

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996

The Regulations relating to 2024 Representative Council of Learners of Public Schools in the North West Province. GN R4445 GG50206/28-2-2024.

 

Water Services Act 108 of 1997

The Water and Sanitation Services Policy on Privately Owned Land. GN4375 GG50133/16-2-2024.

Shanay Sewbalas and Keagan Smith are Editors: National Legislation at LexisNexis South Africa.

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2024 (April) DR 36.

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