New Legislation – November 2023

November 1st, 2023
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Legislation published from 1 – 29 September 2023

By Shanay Sewbalas and Keagan Smith

 

Acts

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Amendment of part 1 to sch 5 (no 5/1/125). GN R3885 GG49313/15-9-2023.
Amendment of part 2 to sch 5 (no 5/2/126). GN R3886 GG49313/15-9-2023.
Amendment to part 1 of sch 1 (no 1/1/1899). GN R3916 GG49378/29-9-2023.
Amendment to part 1 of sch 3 (no 3/1/750). GN R3917 GG49378/29-9-2023.
Amendment to part 2 of sch 4. GN R3918 GG49378/29-9-2023.
Amendment to part 2 of sch 5, part 4 of sch 5, part 1 of sch 2, part 2 of sch 4, sch 5, part 2 of sch 4 and part 1 of sch 1. GN R3903 – GN R3909 GG49328/22-9-2023.

 

Land Court Act 6 of 2023
Date of commencement to be proclaimed. GN3744 GG49372/27-9-2023.

 

Repeal of the Transkeian Penal Code Act 4 of 2023
Date of commencement to be proclaimed. GN3743 GG49371/27-9-2023.

 

South African Post Bank Limited Amendment Act 10 of 2023
Date of commencement to be proclaimed. GN3746 GG49374/27-9-2023.

 

Traditional Courts Act 9 of 2022
Date of commencement to be proclaimed. GN3745 GG49373/27-9-2023.

 

Bills and White Papers

Department of Communications and Digital Technologies
Draft White Paper on Audio and Audiovisual Media Services and Online Content Safety: A new vision of South Africa 2023. GN3856 GG49245/4-9-2023.

 

Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Fifth Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the White Paper: April 2020 – March 2021. GN3901 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

National State Enterprises Bill, 2023
Draft National State Enterprises Bill, 2023 for comment. GN3882 GG49312/15-9-2023.

 

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996
Draft Road Accident Fund Amendment Bill, 2023 for comment. GN3868 GG49283/8-9-2023.

 

South African Airways Act 5 of 2007
South African Airways (SAA) publication for comment on the Draft SAA Repeal Bill, 2023. GN3883 GG49312/15-9-2023.

 

Government, General and Board Notices

Competition Act 89 of 1998
Notice in terms of s 10(7) of the Act: South African Petroleum Industry Association granted conditional exemption. GN3879 GG49309/15-9-2023.
Media and Digital Platforms Market Inquiry Final Terms of Reference 15 September 2023. GN3880 GG49309/15-9-2023.
Competition Tribunal: Notification of decision to approve merger: Various mergers. GenN2028 GG49309/15-9-2023.
Competition Tribunal: Notification of complaint referral. GenN2029 GG49309/15-9-2023.

 

Customary Initiation Act 2 of 2021
National Initiation Oversight Committee: Designation of Member: Mr M Matshingwane. GenN2031 GG49309/15-9-2023.

 

Electoral Commission Act 51 of 1996
Registration of political parties (registered between 29 June 2023 to 18 September 2023). GenN2041 GG49345/22-9-2023.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005
Application for the transfer of ownership of the Individual Electronic Communications Network Service Licence from Ubuntel (Pty) Ltd to Net4 Telecoms (Pty) Ltd. GenN2017 and GenN2018 GG49297/11-9-2023.

 

International Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa: Initiation Notice: Sunset review of the anti-dumping duty on unframed glass mirrors. GenN2036 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act 16 of 1963
Designation of Commissioners of Oaths under s 6 of the Act. GN3873 GG49307/14-9-2023.

 

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Bargaining Council for the Meat Trade, Gauteng: Extension of amendment of main collective agreement to non-parties. GN R3910 GG49346/22-9-2023.

 

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000
Municipal By-elections – 27 September 2023: Official list of voting stations. GenN2016 GG49282/8-9-2023.

 

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000
Municipal By-Elections – 11 October 2023: Official List of Voting Stations. GenN2040 GG49344/22-9-2023.

 

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004
Biodiversity Management Plan for the Southern Ground-Hornbill (Bucorvus Leadbeateri). GN3921 GG49379/29-9-2023.

 

National Prosecuting Authority Act 32 of 1998
Determination of powers, duties and functions of a Special Director of Public Prosecutions. GN3878 GG49309/15-9-2023.

 

National Water Act 36 of 1998
Establishment of Limpopo-Olifants Catchment Management Agency. GN3898 GG49325/22-9-2023.
Establishment of Lower Mfolozi Water User Association, KwaZulu-Natal Province. GN3899 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974
Section 5 of the Act: Notice of election of Members of the South African Pharmacy Council. BN 476 GG49311/15-9-2023.

 

Social Housing Act 16 of 2008
Social Housing Policy, the Guidelines and the Act: Consolidated List of Restructuring Zones for the City of Cape Town. GN3902 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

South African Geographical Names Council Act 118 of 1998
Publication of Official Geographical Names. GN3869 GG49298/12-9-2023.

 

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013
Notice of the Approved Karoo Regional Spatial Development Framework in terms of s 18(1) of the Act. GenN2042 GG49370/27-9-2023.

 

Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 74 of 1996
Referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit: Amajuba District Municipality. Proc R137 GG49296/11-9-2023.

 

Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 74 of 1996
Referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunal: Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. Proc NR138 GG49328/22-9-2023.

 

Rules, regulations, fees and amounts

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005
The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors Rule on Enhanced Auditor Reporting for the Audit of Financial Statements of Public Interest Entities. BN 475 GG49309/15-9-2023.

 

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Amendment to Rules (DAR 250). GN R3871 GG49304/15-9-2023.
Amendment of Rules (DAR 251). GN R3884 GG49313/15-9-2023.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005
Amendment of the Numbering Plan Regulations, 2016 in terms of s 68 read with s 4 of the Act. GenN2033 GG49314/15-9-2023 and GenN2039 GG49329/21-9-2023.

 

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012
Section 71(3)(c)(ii) of the Act: Amendments to JSE Clear (Pty) Ltd Rules – inclusion of Securities Collateral. BN 473 GG49272/1-9-2023.

 

Judges’ Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act 47 of 2001
Determination of Remuneration of Constitutional Court Judges and Judges: 2022/2023. GN3911 GG49369/26-9-2023.

 

Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act 6 of 2004
Municipal Notice 5 of 2023: Assessment of Rates: Resolution Levying Property Rates for the Financial Year 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024. GN3924 GG49381/26-9-2023.
Ulundi Local Municipality (KZN266): The City of Heritage: Resolution Levying Property Rates for the Financial Year 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024. GN3872 GG49306/14-9-2023.

 

Magistrates Act 90 of 1993
Determination of salaries and allowances of magistrates: 2022/2023. GN3912 GG49369/26-9-2023.

 

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
Dispensing fee to be charged by persons licensed in terms of s 22C(1)(a). GN3875 GG49309/15-9-2023.

 

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977
Regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin. Maximum retail price for liquefied petroleum gas. Amendment of the regulations in respect of petroleum products. GN R3857 – GN R3859 GG49273/5-9-2023.

 

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974
Rules relating to Good Pharmacy Practice: Amendments for implementation to minimum standards as contained in Annexure A. BN 479 GG49379/29-9-2023.

 

Project and Construction Management Professions Act 48 of 2000
Amended South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions fees and charges for the Project Management Institute and the Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa. BN 478 GG49347/22-9-2023.

 

Public Protector Act 23 of 1994
Determination of the salaries and allowances of the Public Protector and Deputy Public Protector. GN3914 GG49369/26-9-2023.

 

South African Human Rights Commission Act 40 of 2013
Determination of Remuneration of the Commissioners of the South African Human Rights Commission: 2022/23. GN3913 GG49369/26-9-2023.

 

Statistics South Africa
Statistics South Africa: Consumer Price Index: July 2023. GenN2035 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

Legislation for comment

Accounting Standards Board
Invitation to comment on exposure Draft 205 issued by the Board. BN 474 GG49280/8-9-2023.

 

Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965
Guardian’s Fund: Master of the High Court: Free State Division – Bloemfontein, Eastern Cape – Makhanda, Northern Cape – Kimberley, KwaZulu-Natal – Pietermaritzburg and North Gauteng – Pretoria and Mmabatho. GenN2046 – Gen N2051 GG49380/29-9-2023.

 

Children’s Act 38 of 2005
Draft Regulations Regarding Children. GN3881 GG49310/11-9-2023.

 

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009
Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011. GN3927 GG49386/29-9-2023.

 

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Draft Policy Position on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Elephant, Lion, Leopard and Rhinoceros: Comments invited on the Draft: Withdraws GN3887 GG49319/19-9-2023. GN3889 GG49322/19-9-2023.

 

Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005
Draft Amendment Plan Regulations, 2016 under ch 11 of the Act. GenN2038 GG49329/21-9-2023.

 

Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001
Invitation of submissions on draft amendments to Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Control Regulations. GN3922 GG49379/29-9-2023.

 

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
ICASA workshop invitation on the Designated Certification Bodies Programme. GenN2014 GG49279/6-9-2023.

 

International Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002
Introduction of an import permit condition in terms of s 27(2)(g) of the Act. GenN2044 GG49379/29-9-2023.

 

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Bargaining Council for the Furniture Manufacturing Industry KwaZulu-Natal: Extension to Non-Parties of the Agency Shop Fee Collective Agreement. GN3915 GG49378/29-9-2023.
Extension of period of Operation to Non-Parties of the Main Collective Agreement to Non-Parties: Bargaining Council for the Fishing Industry. GN R3925 GG49382/29-9-2023.

 

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996
Invitation to directly affected groups in the grains and oilseeds industries to forward comments to the National Agricultural Marketing Council. GenN2027 GG49309/15-9-2023.

 

Merchant Shipping Act 57 of 1951
Draft Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods) Amendment Regulations, 2023. GenN2037 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004
Publication of the Draft Notice Prohibiting Certain Activities Involving African Lion (Panthera Leo) for comment. GN3926 GG49383/29-9-2023.

 

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008
Consultation on the draft Strategy for Reducing Food Losses and Waste in terms of ss 72 and 73 of the Act. GN3888 GG49321/19-9-2023.

 

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. GN3900 GG49325/22-9-2023.

 

Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974
Guidelines for Work-Based Learning. BN 477 GG49325/22-9-2023.
Rules relating to Good Pharmacy Practice: Amendments to Annexure A. BN 480 GG49379/29-9-2023.
Competency Standards for Industrial Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacists and Radiopharmacists. BN 481 GG49379/29-9-2023.

 

Plant Improvement Act 53 of 1976
South African Citrus Improvement Scheme. GN R3860 GG49275/8-9-2023.

 

Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013
Code of Conduct: Notice in terms of s 61(2) of the Act: The Residential Communities Council. GN3867 GG49280/8-9-2023.
Exemption: Bidvest Protea Coin (Pty) Ltd; IRS Forensic and Investigations (Pty) Ltd; Road Traffic Infringement Agency and SSG Security Solutions (Pty) Ltd. GN3923 GG49379/29-9-2023.

 

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013
Notice of the Draft Norms and Standards in terms of s 8 of the Act. GenN2019 GG49303/13-9-2023.

 

Shanay Sewbalas and Keagan Smith are Editors: National Legislation at LexisNexis South Africa.
 
This article was first published in De Rebus in 2023 (Nov) DR 32.

 

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