New legislation – July 2022

July 1st, 2022

Legislation published from 3 May – 3 June 2022

By Lauren Lloyd and Lizelle Rossouw



Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

Amendment of sch 1 part 5A (no 1/5A/172) and sch 6 part 3 (no 6/3/59). GN R2124 and GN R2125 GG46465/1-6-2022.

Amendment of sch 5 part 2 (no 5/2/119). GN R2093 GG46380/20-5-2022.

Social Assistance Amendment Act 16 of 2020

Amendment of ss 1, 4, 14, 24, 29 and 32, substitution of ss 6, 13 and 18 and insertion of s 12A of the Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004. Commencement: 30 May 2022. Proc62 GG46454/30-5-2022.


Bills and White Papers

Non-Profit Organisations Amendment Bill, 2021

Invitation to comment. GN2074 GG46349/10-5-2022.

Relocation of Parliament Bill, 2022

Notice of intention to introduce a Private Member’s Bill into Parliament and invitation for comment. GenN1049 GG46422/27-5-2022.

White Paper on National Transport Policy, 2021

Announcement to the public of an Approved Revised Policy. GenN1050 GG46422/27-5-2022.

White Paper on the National Rail Policy

Published for general information. GN2077 GG46356/12-5-2022.


Government, General and Board Notices

Animal Disease Act 35 of 1984

Control measures relating to foot and mouth disease in certain areas. GN2075 GG46350/10-5-2022.

Commissions Act 8 of 1947

Amendment of the terms of reference for Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector including Organs of State. Proc64 GG46469/2-6-2022.

Competition Act 89 of 1998

Amendment of effective date in respect of conditional exemption for the Day Hospital Association. GN2067 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Notification of decision to approve nine large mergers. GenN1014 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

Imposition of provisional payment (PP/164). GN R2081 GG46358/13-5-2022.

Debt Collectors Act 114 of 1998

Notice in terms of s 12(5) of the Act. BN269 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Request information on chemicals to be recommended for listing at the tenth Conference of the Parties under the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions. GN2073 GG46347/10-5-2022.

Department of Transport

2022 Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy (CMTP) Decade Plan: Unpacking the maritime value chain competition (1). GenN1017 GG46341/9-5-2022.

CMTP 2022: Trophy/Statue Design Competition (2). GenN1018 GG46341/9-5-2022.

Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy Decade Plan, 2022 notice of contestants: Unpacking the Maritime Value Chain Competition and Trophy/Statue Design Competition. GenN1045 GG46416/26-5-2022.

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Notice regarding termination of Information and Communications Technology COVID-19 National Disaster Regulations. GenN1021 GG46352/11-5-2022.

Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998

Public Register Notice. GN2064 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Employment of Educators Act 76 of 1998

Withdrawal of the policy on improvement in conditions of service for educators employed in terms of the Act: Teacher incentives. GenN1025 GG46365/13-5-2022.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Approved amendments to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listing requirements – Annual Improvement Project and Actively Managed Certificates. BN285 and BN286 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Heraldry Act 18 of 1962

Application for registration of heraldic representations and objections in terms of ss 7, 7A and 7B of the Act. GN2115 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Interpretation Act 33 of 1957

Data Dissemination Standard of the Department of Higher Education and Training, 2021. GenN1028 GG46366/13-5-2022.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI): Extension of Conditions of Employment Consolidated Collective Agreement to Non-Parties, cancellation of GN BCCEI: Exemptions Collective Agreement, Extension of Consolidated Wage and Task Grade Collective Agreement to Non-Parties and Extension of Consolidated Exemptions Collective Agreement to Non-Parties, Conditions of Employment Collective Agreement and Wage and Task Grade Collective Agreement. GN R2119, GN R2120, GN R2121, GN R2122, R2123 and GN R2124 GG46423/27-5-2022.

List of bargaining councils and private agencies that have been accredited by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) in terms of the provisions of the Act. GenN1062 and GenN1063 GG46471/3-6-2022.

National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of South Africa: Extension to non-parties of the agency shop amending collective agreement for employees. GN R2078 GG46358/13-5-2022 and GN R2090 GG46380/20-5-2022.

Variation of scope of the Furniture Bargaining Council. GN2065 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989

Defining of Production Area: Lanseria. BN288 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998

Notice for general information. BN284 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998

Policy framework for the designation of full-time councillors. Proc63 GG46457/31-5-2022.

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965

Notification of registration of medicines in terms of s 17 of the Act. GN R2079 GG46358/13-5-2022.

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

Inshore Code of Practice for Commercial Diving. GN R2091 GG46380/20-5-2022.

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

Competency Standards for Pharmacy Support Personnel in South Africa. BN276 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Restoration requirements and process for pharmacists removed from the register: Correction Notice. BN277 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996

Terms and conditions on which claims for compensation shall be administered. BN271 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Withdrawal of the substitution of the RAF 1 Third Party Claim Form. BN281 GG46456/31-5-2022.

Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 74 of 1996

Appointment of Tribunal President and additional members of the Special Tribunal. Proc60 GG46342/9-5-2022.

Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011

Returns to be submitted by a person in terms of s 25 of the Act. GN2130 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Taxation Laws Amendment Act 17 of 2009

Allocations to metropolitan municipalities of general fuel levy revenue. GN2083 GG46366/13-5-2022.

Use of Official Languages Act 12 of 2012

Implementation of the Reviewed Language Policy for the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment. GN2088 GG46379/19-5-2022.

Reporting on the use of Official Languages including South African Sign Language. BN290 GG46476/3-6-2022.

Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982

Notice in terms of s 33(3)(bA) of the Act. GenN1060 GG46471/3-6-2022.


Rules, regulations, fees and amounts

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

Twenty Fourth Amendment Regulations, 2022. GNR2069 GG46343/9-5-2022.

Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act 58 of 2000

Imposition of levies on medical schemes issued in terms of s 2 of the Act. GenN1048 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Approved amendments to the JSE Derivatives Rules: Delta option trades and structures option trades and Trading Rules: Matched Principal Trade Type. BN275 GG46422/27-5-2022 and BN282 GG46463/1-6-2022.

Approved amendments to A2X Trading Rules: Matched Principal Trade Type. BN283 GG46464/1-6-2022.

Higher Education Act 101 of 1997

Institutional Statute of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology: Correction notice. GenN1039 GG46382/20-5-2022.

Interpretation Act 33 of 1957

Data Dissemination Standard of the Department of Higher Education and Training, 2021. GenN1038 GG46382/20-5-2022.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Amendments to the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015. GN2087 GG46378/19-5-2022.

National Health Act 61 of 2003

Amendment to regulations relating to the surveillance and the control of notifiable medical conditions. GN2060 GG46319/4-5-2022.

National Nuclear Regulator Act 47 of 1999

Notice in terms of s 28 of the Act on fees for nuclear authorisations. GN2128 GG46471/3-6-2022.

National Railway Safety Regulator Act 16 of 2002

Determination of permit fees under s 23(2) of the Act. GN2084 GG46366/13-5-2022.

Regulations on Notifiable Railway Occurrences and Railway Safety and Security. GenN1066 and GenN1067 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Nursing Act 33 of 2005

Notice regarding fees payable to the Council in terms of the regulations regarding fees and fines payable to the South African Nursing Council. GN2111 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Regulations regarding the Scope of Practice for Nurses and Midwives. GN2127 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

Commercial Diving Regulations, 2022. GN R2091 GG46380/20-5-2022.

Asbestos Abatement Regulations, 2020: Amendment. GN R2092 GG46380/20-5-2022.

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Rollout Strategy. GN R2080 GG46358/13-5-2022.

Regulations for the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin, maximum retail price for liquefied petroleum gas and amendment of the regulations of petroleum products. GN R2057, GN R2058 and GN R2059 GG46303/3-5-2022, GN R2121, GN R2122 and GN R2123 GG46460/31-5-2022.

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

Rules relating to the services for which a pharmacist may levy a fee and guidelines for levying such a fee or fees. BN287 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 15 of 1976

Regulations relating to plant breeder’s rights: Amendment. GN2098 GG46382/20-5-2022.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Rate of interest on government loans and statement of the national revenue, expenditure and borrowings as at 31 March 2022 issued by the Director-General at the National Treasury. GenN1029 and GenN1030 GG46366/13-5-2022.

Regulations on Accounting Standards: Generally Recognised Accounting Practice 25. GN2114 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Statement of the National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 30 April 2022 issued by the Director-General National Treasury. GenN1058 GG46458/30-5-2022.

Borrowing powers of water boards listed under sch 3 part B of the Act. GN2129 GG46471/3-6-2022.

Remuneration of Public Office-bearers Act 20 of 1998

Determination of upper limits of the salaries, allowances and benefits of different members of municipal councils. GN R2126 GG46470/2-6-2022.

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996

Adjustment of statutory limit in claims for loss of income and loss of support. BN272 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Road Accident Fund Regulations, 2008: Substitution of Road Accident Fund 1 Third Party Claim Form and effective date for terms and conditions upon which claims for compensation shall be administered. BN280 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Rules Board for Courts of Law Act 107 of 1985

Amendment of the Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Several Provincial and Local Divisions of the High Court, Magistrates’ Courts and Supreme Court of Appeal. GN R2133, GN R2134 and GN R2135 GG46475/3-6-2022.

Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004

Regulations relating to the application for and payment of social assistance and the requirements or conditions in respect of eligibility for social assistance. GN R2119 GG46459/31-5-2022.

Regulations relating to the lodging of applications for social assistance appeals and the consideration and adjudication of appeals by the independent tribunal issued in terms of s 32, read with s 18 of the Act. GN R2120 GG46459/31-5-2022.


Legislation for comment

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011: Draft amendment. GN2085 GG46366/13-5-2022.

Competition Act 89 of 1998

Board of Healthcare Funders notice of application for an exemption from certain provision of the Act. GN2066 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Applications for the transfer of ownership of Individual Electronic Communications Service (IECS) and Individual Electronic Communications Network Service (IECNS) licences from Mindspring Computing (Pty) Ltd to Molotel (Pty) Ltd. GenN1034 GG46381/19-5-2022.

Applications for the transfer of ownership of IECS and IECNS licences from Octanox (Pty) Ltd to the proposed new shareholders. GenN1040 GG46390/20-5-2022.

Applications for the transfer of ownership of IECS and IECNS licences from Dark Fibre Africa (Pty) Ltd to Business Venture Investments no 2213 (Pty) Ltd. GenN1041 GG46391/20-5-2022.

Notice inviting interested persons to public hearings regarding an application received by Telkom SA SOC Ltd. GenN1043 GG46411/24-5-2022.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Proposed amendments to the JSE debt listing requirements regarding sovereign issuers. BN270 GG46322/6-5-2022.

Proposed amendments to the JSE Trading Rules – Matched Principal Trade: Publication for comment. BN273 GG46354/12-52022.

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Proposed amendments to the Ethical Rules of Conduct for practitioners registered under the Act. BN278 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Rules relating to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications: Amendment. BN279 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000

Notice to extend the closing date or written submissions for the draft End-user and Subscriber Service Charter Amendment Regulations, 2022. GN2086 GG46375/17-5-2022.

Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014

Country Investment Strategy for comment. GN2118 GG46426/27-5-2022.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Notice of intention to cancel the registration of a trade union. GN R2068 GG46323/6-5-2022.

Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000

Local Government: Municipal Planning and Performance Management Regulations, 2001 for comment. GN R2080 GG46380/20-5-2022.

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

Invitation to directly affected groups in the oilseeds industry to forward comments regarding the request from the South African Cultivar and Technology Agency, for the continuation of levies on soybeans for breeding and technology purposes. GenN1035 GG46382/20-5-2022 and GenN1046 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Request for the implementation of statutory measures (relating to levies, records and returns and registration) on imported meat and poultry products. GenN1047 GG46422/27-5-2022.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Suspension and postponement of compliance with the minimum emission standards and the applications for the issuance of Provisional Atmospheric Emission Licences. GN2076 GG46355/12-5-2022.

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008

Consultation on the intention to take a decision on applications for the exclusion of a waste stream or a portion of such a waste stream for beneficial use from the definition of waste. GN2106 GG46389/20-5-2022.

National Health Act 61 of 2003 and International Health Regulations Act 28 of 1974

An extension of comment period for the amendment of regulations relating to the surveillance and the control of notifiable medical conditions; public health measures in points of entry; management of human remains; and environmental health. GN2061 GG46319/4-5-2022.

National Small Enterprise Act 102 of 1996

National Integrated Small Enterprise Development Masterplan as the National Small Business Support Strategy. GN2070 GG46344/10-5-2022.

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Proposal for the amendment of the Vaal River Catchment Management Agency Area through extension of the boundaries and area operational to include Orange Water Management Area in terms of s 78(4) of the Act. GN2116 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Intention to disestablish Sedibeng Water and transferring of staff, assets and liabilities into both Magalies Water and Bloem Water. GN2107 GG46393/20-5-2022 and GN2117 GG46422/27-5-2022.

Lauren Lloyd and Lizelle Rossouw are Editors: National Legislation at LexisNexis South Africa.
This article was first published in De Rebus in 2022 (July) DR 32.

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