New legislation – June 2022

June 1st, 2022
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Legislation published from 4 April – 29 April 2022

By Lauren Lloyd and Lizelle Rossouw

 

Acts

Civil Aviation Amendment Act 22 of 2021
Date of commencement to be proclaimed. GN956 GG46205/6-4-2022.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Amendment of sch 1 Part 5A, sch 6 Part 3, sch 1 Part 3A, 3C, 3D. GN R1993 – GN R1997 GG46203/6-4-2022.
Amendment of sch 1 part 3F (no 1/3F/4), sch 1 part 5A (no 1/5A/171) and sch 6 part 3 (no 6/3/58). GN R2010, GN R2011 and GN R2012 GG46224/14-4-2022.
Amendment of sch 6 part 1D (no 6/1D/16) and sch 1 part 1 (no 1/1/1685). GN R2052 and GN R2053 GG46293/29-4-2022.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Amendment of sch 2 part 1 (no 2/1/60). GN R2030 GG46248/19-4-2022.

Public Service Act (Proclamation no 103 of 1994)
Amendment of sch 2: KwaZulu-Natal Province. Proc57 GG46201/6-4-2022.

Financial Sector Laws Amendment Act 23 of 2021
Date of commencement of ss 2, 3, 12 and 58: 29 April 2022.
Amends ss 35A and 83 of the Insolvency Act 24 of 1936, s 4 of the Mutual Banks Act 124 of 1993 and sch 2 of the Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017. GenN2050 GG46288/29-4-2022.

 

Bills and White Papers

National Youth Development Agency Amendment Bill, 2022
Explanatory note. GN2003 GG46210/7-4-2022.

Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Amendment Bill, 2022
Notice of intention to introduce a Private Member’s Amendment Bill into Parliament and invitation for public comment. GenN971 GG46242/14-4-2022.

South African Post Office SOC Ltd Amendment Bill, 2021
Invitation to provide written comments. GN2031 GG46250/20-4-2022.

South African Postbank Amendment Bill
Publication of explanatory summary. GenN955 GG46204/6-4-2022.

 

Government, General, and Board Notices

Agricultural Pests Act 36 of 1983
Control measures: Amendment. GN R1998 GG46207/8-4-2022.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993
Notice issued by the Compensation Commissioner under the Act. GenN993 GG46269/22-4-2022. Notice issued by the Director-General under the Act. GenN994 GG46270/22-4-2022.

Competition Act 89 of 1998
Notice of designation in terms of s 10(3)(b)(iv) of the Act. GenN997 GG46284/28-4-2022.
Abalone Farmers Association of South Africa granted conditional exemption. GenN2047 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Cannabis Economy Gauteng: Request for Information: Partnerships for Cannabis Industrialisation. GN2054 GG46295/29-4-2022.

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002
Amendment of Directions issued in terms of reg 4(8) and (10) of the regulations made under s 27(2) of the Act: Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19. GN2037 GG46260/21-4-2022.
Amendment of directions regarding the full time return of learners to schools. GenN952 GG46172/4-4-2022.
Classification of a provincial disaster in terms of s 23 of the Act: Impact of severe weather events. GN R2013 GG46241/13-4-2022.
Declaration of a National State of Disaster: Impact of severe weather events. GN R2029 GG46247/18-4-2022.
Directions on the establishment of a COVID-19 Vaccine Injury No-Fault Compensation Scheme issued in terms of the Act. GN R1987 GG46196/4-4-2022.
Reclassification of Provincial Disaster as a National Disaster: Impact of severe weather events. GN R2028 GG46247/18-4-2022.
Revocation of the classification of the COVID-19 pandemic as a national disaster. GN R1992 GG46199/5-4-2022.
Termination of national state of disaster. GN R1988 GG46197/4-4-2022.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012
Approved amendments to A2X’s listing requirements-listing of real estate investment trusts. BN240 GG46255/22-4-2022.
Approved amendments to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Listing Requirements in respect of the Cutting Red Tape Project. BN246 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Furniture Bargaining Council: Extension of period of operation of the collective bargaining fee collective agreement. GenN998 GG46285/28-4-2022.

Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989
Notice of application for the defining of a Production Area Lanseria (Ward). BN236 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Medicines and Related Substance Act 101 of 1965
Publishing of notification retention fee payment in the Gazette. GN R1999 GG46207/8-4-2022.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998
Adoption of the Generic Environmental Management Programme for Development Projects within the Atlantis Urban Area as an environmental management instrument and exclusion of activities identified in terms of s 24(2)(a) and (b) of the Act, from the requirement to obtain environmental authorisation if undertaken within the Atlantis Urban Area. GN2001 GG46208/7-4-2022.

National Payment System Act 78 of 1998
Southern African Development Community (SADC) Integrated Regional Electronic Settlement System Revocation and SADC Real-Time Gross Settlement System designation notice. GN2024 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993
Notice regarding implementation of regulations 14, 14A, 14B, 14C and 14D of the Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents, 2021 as amended. GN2056 GG46299/29-4-2022.

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974
Scope of practice, competency standards and the criteria to accredit a generic short course for pharmacists in immunisation and injection technique and delivering immunisation services. BN241 GG46255/22-4-2022.

Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 15 of 1976
Receipts of applications for plant breeders’ rights. GN2016 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Political Party Funding Act 6 of 2018
Multi-Party Democracy Fund. GenN965 GG46214/8-4-2022. Represented Political Party Fund. GenN966 GG46215/8-4-2022.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999
Borrowing powers of water boards listed under sch 3 part B of the Act. GenN2049 GG46288/29-4-2022.
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)
Request for qualification and proposals under Bid Window 6 of the REIPPPP Tender no DMRE/001/2022/23. GenN957 GG46206/6-4-2022.

Road Traffic Management Corporation Act 20 of 1999
Notice of Agreement between Chief Executive Officer of Road Traffic Management Corporation and Various Provinces: Eastern Cape, North West, Northern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State and Western Cape. GenN973 – Gen N981 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978
Revised notice in terms of reg 11 on the election of members of the fifth South African Council for Social Service Professions and reg 15 on the election of members of the fifth Professional Board for Social Work and the fourth Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work. BN243 GG46255/22-4-2022.
Revised notice in terms of reg 11 on the election of members of the fifth South African Council for Social Service Professions and reg 15 on the election of members of the fifth Professional Board for Social Work and fourth Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work. BN248 GG46288/29-4-2022.

South African Police Service Act 68 of 1995
Amendment to the National Standard of Metro Police Ranking Structure and Insignia. GN2041 GG46267/22-4-2022.

The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act 7 of 1998
N2 North Coast, oThongathi and Mvoti toll collection suspension. GN2043 GG46286/28-4-2022.

 

Rules, regulations, fees and amounts

Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act 58 of 2000
Imposition of levies on medical schemes issued in terms of s 2 of the Act. GenN968 GG46217/8-4-2022.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Amendment of rules. GN R2000 GG46207/8-4-2022.

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002
Regulations made in terms of s 27(2): Amendment of Alert Level. GN R1986 GG46195/4-4-2022.

Electricity Act 41 of 1987
License fees payable by licensed generators of electricity. BN239 GG46255/22-4-2022.

Electricity Act 41 of 1987
License fees payable by licensed generators of electricity. GN2036 GG46255/22-4-2022.

Electricity Regulation Act 4 of 2006
Determination under s 34(1) of the Act. GN2023 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005
Amendment of the Limitations of Control and Equity Ownership by Historically Disadvantaged Groups Regulations and Information and Communication Technology Sector Code Regulations. GenN983 GG46245/14-4-2022.

Exploration Strategy of South Africa
South Africa’s Exploration Implementation Plan 2022. GN2027 GG46246/14-4-2022.
The Exploration Strategy for the Mining Industry of South Africa. GN2026 GG46246/14-4-2022.

Genetically Modified Organisms Act 15 of 1997
Regulations: Amendments. GN2014 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974
Annual fees payable by registered practitioners. BN234 GG46236/14-4-2022.
Rules relating to fees payable to council. BN235 GG46237/14-4-2022.

Housing Act 107 of 1997 and Social Housing Act 16 of 2008
Adjustment of income bands for social housing. GN2009 GG46211/8-4-2022.

Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014
Office of the Legal Services Ombud: Rules. Proc59 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Natural Scientific Professions Act 27 of 2003
Fee structure for 2022/2023. BN242 GG46255/22-4-2022.

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977
Maximum retail price for liquefied petroleum gas, amendment of regulations for petroleum products regulations and regulations for the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin. GN R1989, GN R1990 and GN R1991 GG46198/5-4-2022.

Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 15 of 1976
Regulations relating to Plant Breeders’ Rights: Amendment. GN2015 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Plant Improvement Act 53 of 1976
Regulations relating to establishments, varieties, plants, and propagating material: Amendment. GN R2038 GG46261/22-4-2022.

Property Valuers Profession Act 47 of 2000
Publication of fees and charges for South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession: Effective 1 April 2022 until 31 March 2023. GenN1004 and BN247 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004
Regulations relating to COVID-19 social relief of distress issued in terms of s 32. GN R2042 GG46271/22-4-2022.

Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982
Regulations relating to Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions: Amendment. GenN958 GG46211/8-4-2022.

 

Legislation for comment

Accounting Standards Board
Exposure Draft 198 for comment. BN238 GG46242/14-4-2022.

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990
Food Safety Agency (Pty) Ltd: Proposed inspection fees increase for 2022/2023 for poultry meat and eggs for comment. GenN960 GG46211/8-4-2022.

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009
Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011: Draft amendments. GenN2048 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993
Pending amendment of sch 4: Manner of calculating compensation for comment. GenN982 GG46244/14-4-2022.

Criminal and Related Matters Amendment Act 12 of 2021
Draft determination of persons or category or class of persons who are competent to be appointed as intermediaries and a draft certificate of competency to be appointed as an intermediary for comment. GenN1008 GG46297/29-4-2022.

Critical Infrastructure Protection Act 8 of 2019
Publication of Interim Critical Infrastructure Protection Regulations for comment. GenN985 GG46255/22-4-2022.

Department of Public Service and Administration
Draft policy guidelines on the implementation of Recognition of Prior Learning for comment. GN2046 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002
Draft .ZA Registry and Registrar Licensing Regulations and Procedures for comment. GN R2039 GG46264/21-4-2022.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012
Proposed amendments to the JSE Derivatives Rules: Delta Option Trades and Structured Option Trades: Publication for comment. BN233 GG46211/8-4-2022.
Proposed amendments to A2X Trading Rules – Matched Principal Trade Type: Publication for comment. BN244 GG46288/29-4-2022.
Proposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements and the JSE Debt Listing Requirements – Appropriation of penalties. BN245 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Hazardous Substances Act 15 of 1973
Group II Hazardous Substances: Declaration. GenN2045 GG46288/29-4-2022.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000
Findings document on the review of the Independent Authority (Advertising, Infomercials and Programme Sponsorship) Regulations, 1999. GenN959 GG46211/8-4-2022.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000
Discussion document on the market inquiry into signal distribution services in South Africa. GenN986 GG46255/22-4-2022.

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996
Request for the establishment of statutory measures relating to levies, registration and records and returns in the red meat industry for comment. GenN995 GG46272/22-4-2022.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998
Consultation on the intention to adopt a standard for the development and expansion of power lines and substations within identified geographical areas and the exclusion of this infrastructure from the requirement to obtain an environmental authorisation. GN2002 GG46209/7-4-2022.

National Health Act 61 of 200 and International Health Regulations Act 28 of 1974
An extension of comment period for the regulations relating to surveillance and the control of notifiable medical conditions: Amendment, regulations relating to the public measures in points of entry, regulations relating to the management of human remains and regulations relating to environmental health. GN2025 GG46243/14-4-2022.

National Health Act 61 of 2003 and International Health Regulations Act 28 of 1974
An extension of comment period for the regulations relating to surveillance and the control of notifiable medical conditions: Amendment, regulations relating to the public measures in points and entry, regulations relating to the management of human remains and regulations relating to environmental health corrects GN2025 published in GG46243/14-4-2021. GN2051 GG46251/19-4-2022.

Private Security Industry Regulation Act 56 of 2001
Draft regulations relating to security service providers protecting and safeguarding game reserves, training of security service providers in the private security industry and the use of remotely piloted aircraft system in the private security industry for comment. GenN1003 GG46288/29-4-2022.

South African Weather Service Act 8 of 2001
Consultation on the proposed regulations regarding fees for the provision of aviation meteorological services for comment. GN2033 GG46253/20-4-2022.

Lauren Lloyd and Lizelle Rossouw are Editors: National Legislation at LexisNexis South Africa.
This article was first published in De Rebus in 2022 (June) DR 31.

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