New legislation – December 2023

December 1st, 2023
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Legislation published from 2 October – 3 November 2023

By Shanay Sewbalas and Keagan Smith

 

Acts

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

Amendment to part 1 of sch 1: GN R4008 GG49557/27-10-2023.

National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act 12 of 2019

Date commencement: 13 October 2023. Except ss 1(h), 3(3) and 32A(1). Proc 139 GG49501/13-10-2023.

 

Bills and White Papers

Division of Revenue Act 5 of 2023

Notice of introduction in the National Assembly of the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill for 2023/24 financial year and publication of the explanatory summary of the Bill. GN 3990 GG49550/24-10-2023.

 

National Ports Act Amendment Bill

Withdrawal of public participation process on the pre-draft National Ports Act Amendment Bill published in GG49220/1-9-2023. GenN2074 GG49450/9-10-2023.

 

Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956

Notice of introduction in the National Assembly of the Pension Funds Amendment Bill and publication of the explanatory summary of the Bill. GN4009 GG49558/26-10-2023.

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) SOC Ltd Bill, 2023

Notice of introduction of the Bill into Parliament. GN3929 GG49391/2-10-2023.

 

South African Revenue Service

Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2023: Publication of the explanatory summary of the Bill. GN4011 GG49576/27-10-2023.

 

Statistics Act 6 of 1999

Statistics Amendment Bill B00-2023. GN3944 GG49407/6-10-2023.

 

The Local Government

Municipal Structures Amendment Bill, 2023 for public comment. GN3977 GG49518/20-10-2023.

The Local Government: Municipal Structures Second Amendment Bill, 2023

The publication of a draft Bill for comment. GN4030 GG49603/3-11-2023.

The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Amendment Bill, 2023

Publication for comment. GN3978 GG49518/20-10-2023.

 

Government, General and Board Notices

2030 National Development Plan and the National Tourism Sector Strategy

Tourism Sector Masterplan. GenN2092 GG49503/13-10-2023.

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990

Registration of Karoo Lamb/Karoo Lam as a South African Geographical Indication. GN3992 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003

The procedures for the application, administration and allocation of export quotas under the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Southern African Development Community for 2024. GN4020 GG49588/31-10-2023.

The procedures for the application, administration and allocation of export quotas under the Economic Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the One Part, and the Southern African Customs Union Member States and Mozambique, of the Other Part, for 2024. GN4023 GG49590/1-11-2023.

The application for market access permits for agricultural products in terms of the World Trade Organisation Agreement for 2024. GN4024 GG49591/2-11-2023.

 

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

Ministerial order regarding administrative support to the Air Services Licensing Council and the International Air Services Council. GenN2078 GG49454/10-10-2023.

 

Companies Act 71 of 2008

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission. GN4002 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission

Practice Note 4 of 2023: Filing of documents and the process of challenge. GN4032 GG49603/3-11-2023.

 

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

Confirmation of Life for All Foreign Pensioners and Beneficiaries in the Compensation Fund. GN3930 GG49398/2-10-2023.

 

Cybercrimes Act 19 of 2020

Notice of publication for general information: Standard operating procedures in terms of s 26 of the Act, for the investigation, search, access or seizure of articles. GN3950 GG49447/6-10-2023.

 

Declared Cultural Institutions Act 119 of 2001

Transfer of the Madiba House as an immovable asset of the Iziko Museums of South Africa in terms of s 9(2) and (3) of the Act. GN3948 GG49439/5-10-2023.

 

Electoral Act 73 of 1998

Publication of reviewed lists of candidates. GenN2097 GG49540/20-10-2023.

Publication of reviewed lists of candidates. GenN2098 GG49540/20-10-2023.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Application for the transfer of ownership of the Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licence and Individual Electronic Communications Service from Epilite 102 CC to Kyrascene (Pty) Ltd. GenN2083 GG49464/11-10-2023.

Notice regarding Final Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignment Plan for the IMT900 band in terms of regulation 3 of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations, 2015. GN3999 GG49556/27-10-2023.

Notice to amend various radio frequency spectrum licences in the frequency bands 880 MHZ to 915 MHZ and 925 MHZ for the implementation of the final radio frequency spectrum assignment plan for the IMT 850 frequency band. GN4000 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Approved amendments to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Listing Requirements and the JSE Debt Listing Requirements: Accreditation of auditors. BN505 GG49603/3-11-2023.

 

Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank

Appointment of a restricted authorised dealer in foreign exchange. GenN2091 GG49502/13-10-2023.

 

Higher Education Act 101 of 1997

Appointment of an Administrator for the University of South Africa. GN4015 GG49582/27-10-2023.

 

Immigration Act 13 of 2002

Sections 19(4), read with regulations 18(1), (5) and (6): Critical Skills List. GN R3934 GG49402/3-10-2023.

 

Income Tax Act 58 of 1962

Section 12I Tax Allowance Programme: Air Liquide Large Industries (Pty) Ltd. GN4001 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act 31 of 1996

The extension of the application of the provisions of the Act. GN4026 GG49603/3-11-2023.

 

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Furniture Bargaining Council: Extension to Non-Parties of the Main Collective Amending Agreement. GN R4026 GG49596/3-11-2023.

 

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000

Municipal By-elections – 22 November 2023: Official list of voting stations. GenN2117 GG49599/3-11-2023.

Municipal By-elections – 15 November 2023: Official list of voting stations. GenN2108 GG49580/27-10-2023.

Municipal By-elections – 8 November 2023: Official list of voting stations. GenN2096 GG49518/20-10-2023.

Municipal By-elections – 25 October 2023: Official list of voting stations. GenN2071 GG49446/6-10-2023.

 

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act 29 of 2014

Appointment of members of the Valuation Appeal Board for City of Johannesburg Metropolitan and Merafong City Local Municipalities. GenN2105 GG49555/25-10-2023.

 

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

Establishment of statutory measure: Records and returns relating to trees as well as production and marketing information of plums and prunes, nectarines and peaches, apricots, apples and pears. GN R3940 GG49405/6-10-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure: Registration of producers, exporters, municipal markets and traders of plums and prunes, peaches and nectarines, apricots, apples and pears and processors of apple concentrate and packers/processors of dried fruit. GN R3941 GG49405/6-10-2023.

 

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008

Determination of the licensing authority for the different classes of landfills. GN3968 GG49511/17-10-2023.

 

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Transformation of Gamtoos Irrigation Board into Gamtoos Water user Association in terms of s 92(1) of the Act. GN3947 GG49407/6-10-2023.

Transformation of Karkloof Irrigation Board into Karkloof Water User Association in terms of s 98(6) of the Act. GN3981 GG49518/20-10-2023.

Transformation of Ngwagwane Irrigation Board into Ngwagwane Water User Association in terms of s 98(6) of the Act. GN3982 GG49518/20-10-2023.

Disestablishment of Hoeko Irrigation Board in Western Cape Province. GN3983 GG49518/20-10-2023.

 

Political Party Funding Act 6 of 2018

Multi-Party Democracy Fund. GenN2089 GG49499/13-10-2023.

 

Statistics South Africa

Consumer Price Index Rate: September 2023. GenN2157 GG49603/3-11-2023.

Consumer Price Index: August 2023. GenN2062 GG49407/6-10-2023.

 

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

Declaration of existing Provincial Roads P18 Section 5, P18 Section 6, P18 Section 7 and P18 Section 8 as National Road R26 – District of Thabo Mofutsanyane in the Province of the Free State. GN4014 GG49578/27-10-2023.

 

Use of Official Languages Act 12 of 2012

Section 12(1) of the Act: Minister’s notice of exemption of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority. GN3980 GG49518/20-10-2023.

 

Wine and Spirit Board: Wine of Origin Scheme

Defining of production area Keeromsberg. BN 485 GG49556/27-10-2023.

Defining of production area North West. BN 486 GG49556/27-10-2023.

Defining of production area Rooikrans. BN 487 GG49556/27-10-2023.

Notice of amendment of production area Nieuwoudtville. BN 501 GG49556/27-10-2023.

Notice of production area Karoo-Hoog-land. BN 502 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Rules, regulations, fees and amounts

Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000

South African Council for the Architectural Profession: Rules for accreditation. BN 484 GG49458/13-10-2023.

 

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

Increase in monthly pensions and amendment of sch 4: Manner of calculating compensation. GenN2079 GG49458/13-10-2023.

 

Continuing Education and Training Act 16 of 2006

Notice of amendment of paras 37 and 38 of the National Norms and Standards for Funding Community Education and Training Colleges published in GG43078/6-3-2020. GN3998 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Electoral Commission Act 51 of 1996

The determination of remuneration of the members of the Electoral Commission: 2022/2023. GN 4021 GG49589/31-10-2023.

 

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Regulations relating to the names that may not be used in relation to the profession of dietetics or nutrition. GN3972 GG49518/20-10-2023.

 

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000

The determination of the salaries and allowances of the Chairperson and other Councillors of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa: 2022/2023. GN4022 GG49589/31-10-2023.

 

International Trade Administration Commission

Guidelines, rules and conditions pertaining to rebate items. GenN2080 GG49458/13-10-2023.

Customs tariff applications: List 08/2023. GenN2081 GG49458/13-10-2023.

 

Local Government: Property Rates Act 6 of 2004

Ulundi Local Municipality (KZN266): Assessment of rates: Resolution levying property rates for the financial year 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024. GN3961 GG49468/12-10-2023.

 

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of levies on apples. GN R3935 GG49405/6-10-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of levies on apricots. GN R3936 GG49405/6-10-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of levies on peaches and nectarines. GN R3937 GG49405/6-10-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of levies on pears. GN R3938 GG49405/6-10-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure and determination of levies on plums (including interspecific plums) and prunes. GN R3939 GG49405/6-10-2023.

 

Military Veterans Act 18 of 2011

Regulations regarding the Military Veterans Pension Benefit, 2023. GN R3949 GG49442/6-10-2023.

 

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977

Regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin. GN R3931 GG49401/3-10-2023.

Maximum retail price for liquefied petroleum gas. GN R3932 GG49401/3-10-2023.

Amendment of the regulations in respect of petroleum products. GN R3933 GG49401/3-10-2023.

The maximum retail price for liquefied petroleum gas. GN R4017 GG49587/31-10-2023.

The amendment of the regulations in respect of petroleum products. GN R4018 GG49587/31-10-2023.

The regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin. GN R4019 GG49587/31-10-2023.

Project and Construction Management Professions Act 48 of 2000

Amended South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions continuing professional development bundle fees. BN 426 GG49393/2-10-2023.

Public Service Act, 1994 (Proclamation 103 of 1994)

Publication of Public Service Amendment Regulations, 2023. GN R4007 GG49557/27-10-2023.

Publication of Public Service Amendment Regulations, 2023. GN R3971 GG49517/20-10-2023.

 

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996

Adjustment of statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and loss of support. BN 503 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

South African Police Service Act 68 of 1995

Amendment of the regulations for the South African Police Service. GN4010 GG49559/26-10-2023.

 

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996

National Norms and Standards for School Funding. GN3964 GG49491/12-10-2023.

 

Transnet Pension Fund Act 62 of 1990

Rules in terms of s 5(3A) of the Act. GN3979 GG49518/20-10-2023.

 

Legislation for comment

Accounting Standards Board

Invitation to comment on exposure draft issued by the Accounting Standards Board. BN 488 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 of 1998

Intention to appoint persons to serve on the Board of the Road Traffic Infringement Agency. GenN2107 GG49579/27-10-2023.

 

Airports Company Act 44 of 1993

Airports Company South Africa draft permission for comment. GN3960 GG49466/11-10-2023.

 

Air Traffic and Navigation Services Company Act 45 of 1993

Air traffic and navigation services draft permission for comment. GN3959 GG49465/11-10-2023.

 

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011. GN4033 GG49603/3-11-2023.

 

Competition Act 89 of 1998

Invitation for public comment on the draft Amended Public Interest Guidelines relating to merger control. GN3945 GG49407/6-10-2023.

 

Continuing Education and Training Act 16 of 2006, National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008

Determination of the phase out date of Report 191 (Nated) N1-N3 programmes. GN3973 GG49518/20-10-2023.

Call for nominations for Council Members to serve at Free State and Mpumalanga Community Education and Training College in terms of s 10(4)(b) of the Act. GN3985 GG49521/20-10-2023.

 

Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act 58 of 2000

The proposed levies on medical schemes issued in terms of s 3(a) of the Act. GenN2156 GG49603/3-11-2023.

 

Department of Social Development

Policy on Social Development Services to Persons with Disabilities. GN3966 GG49505/16-10-2023.

 

Draft National Policing Policy

Executive summary. GN4029 GG49603/3-11-2023.

Executive summary. Invitation to send written inputs on the Draft National Policing Policy. GN3997 GG49556/27-10-2023.

 

Electoral Act 73 of 1998

As amended by the Electoral Amendment Act 1 of 2023: Call for submissions and representations: Determination of the number of seats for provincial legislatures. GenN2088 GG49498/13-10-2023.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Application for the transfer of ownership of the Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licence from Snow Technology Solutions (Pty) Ltd to Pattern Matched Technologies (Pty) Ltd. GenN2093 GG49506/16-10-2023.

Applications for the transfer of control of the Individual Electronic Communications Service and Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licences from In2IT Neuralnet (Pty) Ltd to the new proposed shareholders. GenN2090 GG49500/13-10-2023.

Applications for the transfer of control of the Individual Electronic Communications Service and Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licences from Kaltrade 470 (Pty) Ltd to Link Africa (Pty) Ltd. GenN2118 GG49600/3-11-2023.

 

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Proposed amendments to the JSE Derivatives Rules: Exchange for risk trade. BN483 GG49458/13-10-2023.

Proposed amendments to the A2X Listing Requirements: Structured products and special securities. BN504 GG49603/3-11-2023.

 

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Call for nominations to fill of vacancies on the Professional Boards of the Health Professions Council of South Africa. GN3986 GG49542/23-10-2023.

 

Immigration Act 13 of 2002

Invitation to corporate employers to submit an expression of interest in the trusted employer scheme. GN3958 GG49461/11-10-2023.

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

Draft amendment to the National and Provincial Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2014. GenN290 GG49406/4-10-2023.

 

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Bargaining Council for the Fishing Industry: Extension to non-parties of the main collective agreement. GN R3970 GG49517/20-10-2023.

 

Mpumalanga Economic Regulator Act 2 of 2017

Call for objections in respect of appointments to the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator Board. GenN2076 GG49452/10-10-2023.

 

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Proposed amendments to the regulations to domesticate the requirements of the Rotterdam Convention on the prior informed consent procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade. GN3989 GG49548/24-10-2023.

 

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004

Republication of the draft regulations pertaining to listed threatened or protected terrestrial species and freshwater species for comment. GN3962 GG49469/12-10-2023.

Republication of the draft list of threatened or protected terrestrial species and freshwater species, restricted activities that are proposed to be prohibited, and restricted activities that are proposed to be exempted for comment. GN3963 GG49470/12-10-2023.

 

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008

Consultation on the Draft Section 29 Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan. GN3951 GG49455/10-10-2023.

Consultation on the Draft Amendments to the Waste Tyre Regulations, 2017. GN3952 GG49456/10-10-2023.

Consultation on the proposed amendments to the regulations regarding the control of the import or export of waste. GN3928 GG49390/2-10-2023.

 

National Forests Act 84 of 1998

Consultation on the proposed amendments to the regulations under the Act. GN3697 GG49507/17-10-2023.

 

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions: Notice period 23-27 October 2023. GenN2100 GG49545/23-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions. GenN2075 GG49451/9-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions. GenN2077 GG49453/10-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions: Notice period 13-20 October 2023. GenN2085 GG49471/11-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions. GenN288 GG49403/3-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions. GenN2066 GG49440/4-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions. GenN2067 GG49441/5-10-2023.

Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity: Notice of intention to review operating licence conditions. GenN2068 GG49444/6-10-2023.

National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act 5 of 2008, Legal Metrology Act 9 of 2014

Proposed compulsory specification for efficiency requirements of electric motors (VC 9113). GenN2064 GG49437/5-10-2023.

 

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Invitation to submit written comments in terms of s 110 of the Act on the construction of the Mokolo and Crocodile (West) River Water Augmentation Project and the environmental impact assessments relating thereto. GN3946 GG49407/6-10-2023.

 

Plant Improvement Act 53 of 1976

South African Hemp Certification Scheme: Establishment. GN R4003 GG49557/27-10-2023.

 

Skills Development Act 97 of 1998

The proposed occupational qualifications for registration on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework for Trades and Occupations for comment. GenN2095 GG49509/17-10-2023.

 

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

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2023 (Dec) DR 49.

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