New legislation published from 1 – 30 June 2015

July 23rd, 2015
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Philip Stoop BCom LLM (UP) LLD (Unisa) is an associate professor in the department of mercantile law at Unisa.

Philip Stoop BCom LLM (UP) LLD (Unisa) is an associate professor in the department of mercantile law at Unisa.

BILLS INTRODUCED

Eskom Subordinated Loan Special Appropriation Amendment Bill B17 of 2015.
Eskom Special Appropriation Bill B16 of 2015.
Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill B15 of 2015.

PROMULGATION OF ACTS

Banks Amendment Act 3 of 2015. Commencement: 29 June 2015. GN 561 GG38942/29-6-2015.

SELECTED LIST OF DELEGATED LEGISLATION

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990
Amendment of the standards and requirements regarding control of the export of plums and prunes. GenN501 GG38844/5-6-2015.
Fixing of inspections fees for potatoes. GN458 GG38844/5-6-2015.

Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000
Framework for professional fees guideline and professional fees guideline. BN121 and BN122 GG38863/12-6-2015.

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005
Inspection fees payable to the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors. BN119 GG38863/12-6-2015.

Deeds Registration Act 47 of 1937
Amendment of regulations. GN R547 GG38922/30-6-2015.

Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
Code of good practice on equal pay/remuneration for work of equal value. GN448 GG38837/1-6-2015.

Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001
Exemption in terms of the Act. GN461 GG38844/5-6-2015.

Income Tax Act 58 of 1962
Agreement between South Africa and Belize for the exchange of information relating to tax matters. GN449 GG38839/5-6-2015.
Agreement between South Africa and Mauritius for avoidance of double taxations and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. GN471 GG38862/17-6-2015.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Amendment of rules for the conduct of the proceedings before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration. GenN498 GG38843/3-6-2015.

Merchant Shipping Act 57 of 1951
Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Training and Certification) Amendment Regulations, 2015. GN R544 GG38912/25-6-2015.
Merchant Shipping (Eyesight and Medical Examination) Amendment Regulations, 2015. GN R543 GG25-6-2015.

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002
Regulations for petroleum exploration and production. GN R466 GG38855/3-6-2015.

National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004
Amendment to the list of activities which result in atmospheric emission which have or may have a significant detrimental effect on the environment, including health, social conditions, economic conditions ecological conditions or cultural heritage. GenN551 GG38863/12-6-2015.

National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act 5 of 2008
Amendment of compulsory specification for small arms shooting ranges – VC9088. GN518 GG38877/19-6-2015.

South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act 7 of 1998
Conditions for payment of e-tolls (Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project). GN524 and GN525 GG38884/17-6-2015.
Publication of tolls. GN524 GG38884/17-6-2015.

National Railway Safety Regulator Act 16 of 2002
Determination of safety permit fees. GenN663 GG38930/30-6-2015.
National Railway Safety Permit Regulations, 2015. GN R549 GG38929/30-6-2015.

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993
Incorporation of safety standards. GN R528 GG38887/19-6-2015, GN R542 GG38905/24-6-2015.
Driven Machine Regulations, 2015. GN R527 GG38887/19-5-2015 and GN R540 GG38905/24-6-2015.

Rules Board for Courts of Law Act 107 of 1985
Amendment of rules regulating the conduct of proceedings of the Magistrates’ Courts of South Africa (Rule 1(4) and Annexure 1). GN R545 GG38914/30-6-2015.

Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986
Amendment of regulations. GN R548 GG38923/30-6-2015.

Small Claims Courts Act 61 of 1984
Establishment of a small claims court for the area of Sterkstroom. GN468 GG38856/3-6-2015.
Establishment of a small claims court for the area of Tiyani. GN467 GG38856/3-6-2015.
Establishment of a small claims court for the area of Barkly East. GN523 GG38883/17-6-2015.
Establishment of a small claims court for the area of Flagstaff. GN522 GG38883/17-6-2015.
Establishment of a small claims court for the area of Kakamas. GN521 GG38883/17-6-2015.

Draft legislation

Second publication of draft regulations under ss 5(1) and 107(2) of the Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012. GN R457 GG38845/5-6-2015.

Draft biodiversity management plan for 11 critically endangered (CR) and four endangered (EN) Encephalartos species in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004. GenN503 GG38844/5-6-2015.

Revised draft code of good practice on the employment of persons with disabilities in terms of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998. GenN581 GG38872/12-6-2015.

Draft regulations prescribing the atmospheric emission licence processing fee in terms of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004. GenN550 GG38863/12-6-2015.

Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and schedule substances (draft dispensing fee for pharmacists) in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965. GN R511 GG38876/15-6-2015.

Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011 in terms of the Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009 for comments. GN R520 GG38882/15-6-2015.

Draft Refugees Amendment Bill, 2015. GenN591 GG38893/19-6-2015.

Draft South African Television Content Regulations in terms of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000. GN532 GG38890/18-6-2015.

Draft South African Music Content Regulations in terms of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000. GN531 GG38890/18-6-2015.

Draft Regulations on review of limitations of fees and interest rates in terms of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005. GenN655 GG38911/25-6-2015.

Draft Codes of Good Practice on Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment for the Tourism Industry in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act 46 of 2013. GenN657 GG38915/30-6-2015.

Draft amendment regulations in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005: Processes and procedures for individual licences. GenN662 GG38921/26-6-2015.

Draft amendment regulations in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005: Processes and procedures for class licences. GenN658 GG38917/26-6-2015.

Draft amendment regulations in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005: Standard terms and conditions for class licences. GenN661 GG38920/26-6-2015.

Draft amendment regulations in terms of the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005: Standard terms and conditions for individual licences. GenN659 GG38918/26-6-2015.

 

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2015 (Aug) DR 51.