New legislation – May 2023

May 1st, 2023
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Legislation published from 3 March – 24 March 2023

By Shanay Sewbalas and Johara Ally

 

Acts

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

Imposition of Provisional Payment (PP/168). GN R3155 GG48211/17-3-2023.

Financial Sector and Deposit Insurance Levies (Administration) and Deposit Insurance Premiums Act 12 of 2022

Commencement of the Act. Except the provisions referred to in paras (b) and (d) that will take effect on 1 April 2023. Sections 2(2)(b) and (c) and s 3 will take effect on 1 April 2024. Commencement of certain amendments in s 4. GN3188 GG48291/24-3-2023.

Financial Sector and Deposit Insurance Levies Act 11 of 2022

Commencement of the Act. Except the provisions referred to in para (b) that will take effect on 1 April 2023. Section 9 and sch 6 will take effect on 1 April 2024. GN3186 GG48291/24-3-2023.

Financial Sector Laws Amendment Act 23 of 2021

Commencement of certain provisions. GN3202 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017

Commencement of certain provisions. GN3187 GG48291/24-3-2023.

 

Bills and White Papers

Judicial Matters Amendment Bill, 2023

Publication of explanatory summary of the Bill. GenN1678 GG48217/16-3-2023.

 

Government, General and Board Notices

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993

Confirmation of life for all foreign pensioners and beneficiaries in the Compensation Fund. GN3200 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007

Revised National Instruction on Sexual Offences issued in terms of s 66(1)(a) of the Act. GN3124 GG48183/8-3-2023.

Electoral Act 73 of 1998

Publication of reviewed lists of candidates. GenN1651 GG48175/3-3-2023.

Publication of supplemented lists of candidates. GenN1677 GG48215/16-3-2023.

International Trade Administration Commission

Notice of initiation of the investigation into the extension of safeguard measure on imports of threaded fasteners of iron or steel: Bolts ends and screw studs, screw studding and other hexagon nuts (excluding those of stainless steel and those identifiable for aircraft). GenN1695 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995

Furniture Bargaining Council: Extension of period of operation of the Collective Bargaining Fee Collective Agreement. GenN1686 GG48221/17-3-2023.

National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry: Extension to non-parties of the Main Collective Amending Agreement. GenN1692 GG48279/23-3-2023.

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000

Municipal By-elections – 5 April 2023: Official List of Voting Stations. GenN1689 GG48222/17-3-2023.

National Nuclear Regulator Act 47 of 1999

Notice in terms of s 8(4)(a)(i) of the Act to invite nominations to the Board of the National Nuclear Regulator. BN406 GG48221/17-3-2023.

National Radioactive Waste Disposal Institute Act 53 of 2008

Notice in terms of s 7(8)(a) of the Act to invite nominations to the Board of the National Radioactive Waste Disposal Institute. BN407 GG48221/17-3-2023.

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Disestablishment of Schweizer-Reneke Irrigation Board. GN3205 GG48294/24-3-2023.

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Notice to update water use information in terms of the Act. GN3137 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Notice to register water use in terms of the Act. GN3138 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Establishment of the Mzimvubu-Tsitsikamma Catchment Management Agency in terms of s 78(1) of the Act. GN3140 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Water Resources classes and resource quality objectives for Thukela Catchments in the Pongola-Mtamvuna Water Management Area. GN3141 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Nursing Act 33 of 2005

South African Nursing Council: Section 4(h) of the Act. GN3164 GG48221/17-3-2023.

South African Geographical Names Council Act 118 of 1998

Publication of Official Geographical Names. GN3148 GG48191/10-3-2023.

Publication of Official Geographical Names. GN3150 GG48207/10-3-2023.

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

Declaration of Existing Provincial Road P3 Section 3 though the Town of Wolmaransstad as Part of National Road N12 Section 14. GN3156 GG48216/16-3-2023.

N2 North Coast, oThongathi and Mvoti Toll Collection Resumption. GN3168 GG48226/17-3-2023.

Spatial Data Infrastructure Act 54 of 2003

Spatial information standards in terms of s 11 of the Act. GN3128 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011

Notice of addresses at which a document, notice or request is to be delivered or made for purposes of r 2(1)(c)(ii) and r 3(1) read together with r 2(1)(c)(iii) of the rules promulgated in terms of s 103 of the Act. GN3135 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Notice of address of service specified by the Commissioner in terms of s 11(5) of the Act, with regard to any notice or process by which legal proceedings are instituted. GN3136 GG48187/10-3-2023.

 

Rules, regulations, fees and amounts

Audit Profession Act 26 of 2005

Fees payable to the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors with effect from 1 April 2023. BN405 GG48221/17-3-2023.

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

25th Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2023. GN R3169 GG48228/17-3-2023.

26th Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2023. GN R3170 GG48228/17-3-2023.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964

Amendment of Rules (DAR242). GN R3194 GG48293/24-3-2023.

Dental Technicians Act 19 of 1979

Regulations relating to scope of profession of dental technicians and dental technologists. GN R3193 GG48293/24-3-2023.

Dental Technicians Act 19 of 1979

Amendment to regulations relating to unmounted artificial teeth. GN R3153 GG48211/17-3-2023.

Amendment to regulations relating to the registration of dental laboratories and related matters. GN R3154 GG48211/17-3-2023.

Films and Publications Act 65 of 1996

Notice of the publication of the Enforcement Committee Rules and complaints handling procedures of the Film and Publication Board. GN3199 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Gas Regulator Levies Act 75 of 2002

Levy and interest payable on piped-gas industry. GN3175 GG48275/20-3-2023.

Higher Education Act 101 of 1997

Amended Institutional Statute of the University of the Free State. GN3133 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

Establishment of levy and determination of guideline prices: Levies relating to imported meat and poultry. GN R3191 GG48293/24-3-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure: Records and returns by importers of meat, poultry meat and mechanically deboned meat. GN R3192 GG48293/24-3-2023.

Establishment of statutory measure: Registration by importers of meat, poultry and mechanically deboned meat. GN3198 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965

Notification of retention fee payment. GN R3182 GG48287/24-3-2023.

National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Rules. BN403 GG48187/10-3-2023.

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008

Extended Producer Responsibility Scheme for the pesticide dector. GN3177 GG48281/23-3-2023.

Extended Producer Responsibility Scheme for the lubricant oil sector. GN3178 GG48282/23-3-2023.

Extended Producer Responsibility Scheme for the portable battery sector. GN3179 GG48283/23-3-2023.

National Prosecuting Authority Act 32 of 1998

Salary level for Deputy Directors of Public Prosecutions and Chief Public Prosecutors appointed in terms of the Act. GN3167 GG48225/17-3-2023.

Nuclear Energy Act 46 of 1999

Nuclear non-proliferation regulations. GN R3145 GG48188/10-3-2023.

Petroleum Pipelines Levies Act 28 of 2004

Levy and interest payable on petroleum pipelines industry. GN3174 GG48275/20-3-2023.

Plant Improvement Act 53 of 1976

Publication of Plant Improvement Act Tariffs for 2023/2024. GN R3190 GG48293/24-3-2023.

Private Security Industry Regulation Act 56 of 2001

General notice annual fee increase. GenN1674 GG48206/15-3-2023.

Railway Safety Regulator Act 16 of 2002

Notification of publication of the Regulator Verbal Safety-Critical Communication Standard for implementation and compliance by the railway operators. GN3203 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011

New dispute resolution rules. GN R3146 GG48188/10-3-2023.

 

Legislation for comment

Companies Act 71 of 2008 and General Laws Amendment Act 22 of 2022

Invitation for comment on the Draft Companies Amendment Regulations, 2023. GN3151 GG48210/15-3-2023.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1933

Increase in monthly pensions. GenN1668 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Competition Act 89 of 1998

Invitation for the public comment on the draft regulations relating to appeals arising from market inquiries before the Competition Tribunal in terms of s 43F and the draft regulations relating to a divestiture recommendation by the Commission in terms of the Act. GN3125 GG48184/8-3-2023.

Draft rules relating to appeals arising from market inquiries before the Competition Tribunal. GN3126 GG48184/8-3-2023.

Draft rules relating to a divestiture recommendation by the Commission in terms of s 43D(2) of the Act. GN3127 GG48184/8-3-2023.

Invitation for the public to comment on the draft Block Exemption Regulations for Energy Suppliers, 2023. GN3122 GG48182/8-3-2023.

Invitation for the public to comment on the draft Block Exemption Regulations for Energy Users, 2023. GN3123 GG48182/8-3-2023.

Media and digital platforms market inquiry draft for March 2023. GN3171 GG48252/20-3-2023.

Constitution

Notice of intention to introduce a Private Member’s Bill into Parliament and invitation for comment: Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill, 2023. GenN1712 GG48311/24-3-2023.

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005

Application for the transfer of ownership of the Individual Electronic Communications Service Licence from Yabroo (Pty) Ltd to NET4 Telecoms (Pty) Ltd. GenN1675 GG48213/15-3-2023.

Application for the transfer of ownership of an Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licence from Ubuntel (Pty) Ltd to NET4 Telecoms (Pty) Ltd. GenN1676 GG48214/15-3-2023.

Application for the renewal of an Individual Commercial Subscription Television and Sound Broadcasting Service Licence by MultiChoice (Pty) Ltd. GenN1680 GG48219/16-3-2023.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012

Proposed amendments to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Debt Listing Requirements: Annual Improvement Project. BN402 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Proposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements: Financial reporting disclosures, weighted voting shares, free float assessment and special purposes acquisition companies. BN404 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000

Discussion document on the review of the Regulations on Mail Conveyance, 2009. GN3172 GG48254/17-3-2023.

Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014

Proposed amendment to r 17.6.3. GN3201 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Constitution Nineteenth Amendment Bill, 2023: Notice of intention to introduce a Private Member’s Bill into Parliament and invitation for comment. GenN1693 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Marine Spatial Planning Act 16 of 2018

Publication of draft Marine Sector Plans for comment. GN3132 GG48187/10-3-2023.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998

Proposed amendments to the regulations to phaseout the use, production, distribution, sale, import and export of persistent organic pollutants. GN3180 GG48284/23-3-2023.

Consultation on the draft National Regulations for the Management of Mercury in South Africa. GN3189 GG48292/24-3-2023.

National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004

Consultation on proposed regulations for implementing and enforcing priority area air quality management plans. GN R3152 GG48211/17-3-2023.

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008

Proposed amendments to the Regulations to Prohibit the Production, Distribution, Import, Export, Sale and Use of Persistent Organic Pollutants that are listed by the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants. GN3181 GG48285/23-3-2023.

Proposed amendments to the National Norms and Standards for the Assessment of Waste for Landfill Disposal, 2013. GN3183 GG48288/24-3-2023.

Proposed amendments to the National Norms and Standards for Disposal of Waste to Landfill, 2013. GN3184 GG48289/24-3-2023.

Proposed amendments to the Waste Classification and Management Regulations, 2013. GN3185 GG48290/24-3-2023.

National Forests Act 84 of 1998

Amendments to the regulations of the Act. GN3121 GG48181/8-3-2023.

National Land Transport Act 5 of 2009

Regulations in terms of ch 7 of s 91 of the Act. GN3149 GG48203/14-3-2023.

National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008

Call for comment on the proposed Occupational Qualifications for Registration on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework for Trades and Occupations. GN3173 GG48255/20-3-2023.

Call for comment on the proposed Occupational Qualifications for registration on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework for Trades and Occupations. GN3176 GG48280/23-3-2023.

National Railway Safety Regulator Act 16 of 2002

New safety permit fee model. GenN1688 GG48221/17-3-2023.

National Water Act 36 of 1998

Regulations relating to access and use of government waterworks and surrounding state-owned land for recreational purposes in terms of the Act. GN3204 GG48294/24-3-2023.

Revision of general authorisations in terms of s 39 of the Act, for water uses as defined in s 21(c) or s 21(i). GN3139 GG48187/10-3-2023.

Draft Integrated Water Quality Management Policy. GN3142 GG48187/10-3-2023.

South African Weather Service Act 8 of 2001

Proposed Regulations Regarding Fees for the Provision of Aviation Meteorological Services. GN3147 GG48190/10-3-2023.

Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982

Draft rules relating to the disciplinary processes against the veterinary and para-veterinary professions for comment. GN3196 GG48294/24-3-2023.

World Heritage Convention Act 49 of 1999

Notice of the intention to change the name of uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site to Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site in line with Decision 37 Com 8B.18 of the World Heritage Committee. GN3159 GG48221/17-3-2023.

 

Shanay Sewbalas and Johara Ally are Editors: National Legislation at LexisNexis South Africa.

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2023 (May) DR 39.

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