New legislation – December 2021

December 1st, 2021
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Legislation published from 1 – 29 October 2021

 

Commencement of Acts

Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act 3 of 2021. Commencement: 1 November 2021. Proc37 GG45305/11-10-2021.

Promulgation of Acts

Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act 18 of 2014. Commencement: To be proclaimed. GenN594 GG45295/8-10-2021 (also available in Afrikaans).

Selected list of delegated legislation

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005

Regulatory strategy for the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors. GN1435 GG45389/27-10-2021.

Continuing Education and Training Act 16 of 2006

National norms and standards for funding technical and vocational education and training colleges. GenN620 GG45352/22-10-2021.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

Banking information requirements for occupational injuries and diseases related claims. GenN615 GG45344/19-10-2021.

Updating of banking information for occupational injuries and diseases related claims. GenN616 GG45344/19-10-2021.

Compensation for COVID-19 vaccination side-effects. GenN629 GG45356/22-10-2021.

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (COVID-19)

  • Education

Amendment of directions on the closing and re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the education sector. GenN633 GG45380/22-10-2021.

  • General regulations

Alert level 1 regulations. GN R1024 GG45297/11-10-2021.

Extension of National State of Disaster under the COVID-19 lockdown to 15 November 2021. GN R1031 GG45313/13-10-2021.

  • Social development

Amendment of directions on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating in social development. GN1028 GG45302/11-10-2021.

  • Sports, arts and culture

Amendment of directions on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 relating in sports, arts and culture. GN1037 GG45329/15-10-2021.

  • Transport

Amendment of directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat spread of COVID-19 in air services. GN1091 GG45379/22-10-2021.

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (severe weather events)

Classification of a provincial disaster in terms of s 23 due to severe weather events in the Overberg and Cape Winelands District Municipalities. GN1023 GG45296/8-10-2021.

Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014

Amendment of rules (replacement of sch 8). GenN634 GG45396/29-10-2021.

Magistrates Act 90 of 1993

Amendment of the Regulations for Judicial Officers in the Lower Courts. GN R1440 GG45395/29-10-2021 (also available in Afrikaans).

National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008

Policy for the re-issue of National Certificates. GN1013 GG45275/8-10-2021.

Policy and criteria for development, registration and publication of qualifications for the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Sub-Framework. GN1011 GG45275/8-10-2021.

Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework Policy, 2021. GN1463 GG45401/29-10-2021.

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

Fees payable. BN133 and BN134 GG45352/22-10-2021.

Plant Improvement Act 53 of 1976

Amendment of the regulations relating to establishments, varieties, plants and propagating material (Hemp/Cannabis). GN1008 GG45275/8-10-2021.

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

National strategic framework on reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. GenN605 GG45328/15-10-2021.

National strategic framework on universal design and access: Promotion of universal design and access in South Africa. GenN606 GG45328/15-10-2021.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Statement of the National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 30 September 2021. GenN641 GG45418/29-10-2021.

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996

Adjustment of the statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and loss of support with effect from 31 October 2021 to R 312 439. BN138 GG45396/29-10-2021 (also available in Afrikaans).

Social Housing Act 16 of 2008

Social Housing Policy: Additional Restructuring Zones. GN962 GG45250/1-10-2021.

South African Civil Aviation Authority Levies Act 41 of 1988

Amendment of the determination imposing a fuel levy on sale of aviation fuel. GN R1004 GG45269/5-10-2021.

South African Weather Service Act 8 of 2001

Regulations regarding fees for the provision of aviation meteorological services. GN1025 GG45298/11-10-2021.

Tax Administration Act 28 of 2001

Incidences of non-compliance by a person that are subject to a fixed amount penalty. GN1461 GG45396/29-10-2021 (also available in Afrikaans).

Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982

Amendment of regulations: Fees payable. GenN581 GG45250/1-10-2021.

Draft delegated legislation
  • Increase in meat classification and quality indication mark inspection fees in terms of the Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990 for comment. GenN584 GG45250/1-10-2021.
  • Information Memorandum on Licensing of Spectrum in the IMT700, IMT800, IMT2600 and IMT3500 Bands in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 for comment. GenN587 GG45255/1-10-2021.
  • Packaging Guideline: Recyclability by Design for Packaging and Paper in South Africa in terms of the National Environmental Management Waste Act 59 of 2008 for comment. GN1005 GG45273/6-10-2021.
  • Determination of permit fees in terms of the National Railway Safety Regulator Act 16 of 2002 for comment. GN1017 GG45275/8-10-2021.
  • Proposed hunting/export quota for elephant, black rhinoceros and leopard hunting trophies for the 2021 calendar year in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004 for comment. GN1022 GG45294/8-10-2021.
  • Draft Road Traffic Management Corporation Regulations, 2021 in terms of the Road Traffic Management Corporation Act 20 of 1999 for comment. GN1019 GG45291/8-10-2021.
  • Policy for the certification of candidate records on the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Sub-Framework in terms of the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act 58 of 2001 for comment. GN1012 GG45275/8-10-2021.
  • Proposed amendment of levies on fish and fish products in terms of the Marine Living Resources Act 18 of 1998 for comment. GN1034 GG45328/15-10-2021.
  • Registration and Assessment Policies, 2021 in terms of the Landscape Architectural Profession Act 45 of 2000 for comment. BN131 GG45328/15-10-2021.
  • Regulations relating to the qualifications for registration of optometrists in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. GN1065 GG45352/22-10-2021.
  • Amendment of the regulations relating to the conduct of inquiries into alleged unprofessional conduct in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. GN1066 GG45352/22-10-2021.
  • Declaration of lead in paint or coating material as a group II hazardous substance in terms of the Hazardous Substances Act 15 of 1973 for comment. GN1067 GG45352/22-10-2021.
  • Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 in terms of the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009 for comment. GN R1437 GG45391/27-10-2021.
  • Regulations defining the scope of the profession of occupational therapy in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. GN1457 GG45396/29-10-2021.
  • Regulations relating to lead in paint or coating materials in terms of the Hazardous Substances Act 15 of 1973 for comment. GN1456 GG45396/29-10-2021.
  • Draft amendments to the regulations made in terms of s 36 of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 for comment. GN1460 GG45396/29-10-2021 (also available in Afrikaans).
Draft Bills
  • Draft Companies Amendment Bill, 2021. GenN586 GG45250/1-10-2021.
  • Draft Non-Profit Organisations Amendment Bill, 2018. GN957 GG45244/1-10-2021.

Philip Stoop BCom LLM (UP) LLD (Unisa) is the Head of the School of Law at STADIO.
This article was first published in De Rebus in 2021 (Dec) DR 34.

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