New legislation – September 2021

September 1st, 2021
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Legislation published from 2 – 30 July 2021

Bills

Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill B13 of 2021.

Plant Health (Phytosanitary) Bill B14 of 2021.

Commencement of Acts

Border Management Authority Act 2 of 2020. Commencement: 15 July 2021. Proc22 GG44823/9-7-2021 (also available in Sepedi).

Promulgation of Acts

Appropriation Act 10 of 2021. Commencement: 9 July 2021. GN415 GG44835/9-7-2021 (also available in Sepedi).

Selected list of delegated legislation

Carbon Tax Act 15 of 2019

Amendment of regulations. GN595 GG44818/8-7-2021.

Civil Aviation Act 13 of 2009

Amendment of the Civil Aviation Regulations, 2011. GN R599 GG44820/9-7-2021.

Competition Act 89 of 1998

Memorandum of agreement entered into between the Competition Commission of South Africa and the National Consumer Commission. GN580 GG44799/2-7-2021.

Memorandum of agreement entered into between the Competition Commission of South Africa and the South African Council for the Architectural Profession. GN581 GG44799/2-7-2021.

Memorandum of agreement entered into between the Competition Commission of South Africa and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa. GN582 GG44799/2-7-2021.

Regulations on the Block Exemptions for the Security of Supply of Essential Goods, 2021. GN616 GG44854/15-7-2021.

Guidelines on collaboration in the implementation of the South African Value Chain Sugarcane Master Plan to 2030. GN622 GG44866/16-7-2021.

Memorandum of understanding entered into by and between the Competition Commission of South Africa and the Governing Body Foundation. GN640 GG44881/23-7-2021.

Memorandum of understanding entered into between the Competition Commission of South Africa and the Council for Medical Schemes. GN667 GG44908/30-7-2021.

Memorandum of understanding entered into between the Competition Commission of South Africa and the South African National Association for Specialised Education. GN668 GG44908/30-7-2021.

Commissions Act 8 of 1947

Amendments to the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture, corruption and fraud in the public sector including organs of state. Proc31 GG44860/16-7-2021 (also available in Afrikaans).

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002

  • Correctional services

Measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all correctional centres and remand detention facilities in the Republic of South Africa. GN647 GG44883/21-7-2021.

  • Education

Amendment of directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education: Re-
opening of schools. GenN422 GG44858/
15-7-2021.

  • Forestry, fisheries and environment

Directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the biodiversity sector. GN591 GG44807/5-7-2021 and GN619 GG44862/16-7-2021.

  • General regulations

Extension of National State of Disaster under the COVID-19 lockdown to 15 August 2021. GN R611 GG44839/12-7-2021.

Amendment to the regulations issued in terms of s 27(2). GN R610 GG44838/11-7-2021 and GN R612 GG44844/14-7-2021.

Amendment to the regulations issued in terms of s 27(2): Adjusted alert level 4. GN R614 GG44850/14-7-2021.

Amendment to the regulations issued in terms of s 27(2): Adjusted alert level 3. GN R651 GG44895/25-7-2021 and GN669 GG44911/30-7-2021.

Determination of alert level: Adjusted alert level 3 from 26 July 2021. GN R650 GG44895/25-7-2021.

  • Justice

Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all courts, court houses and justice service points in the Republic of South Africa. GN R632 GG44868/16-7-2021.

  • Labour

COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19 TERS) Direction, 2021. GN R637 GG44874/20-7-2021.

  • Social development

Directions on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in community nutrition and development centres and older persons’ residential facilities (during adjusted alert level 4). GN608 GG44824/9-7-2021.

  • Small business development

Directives providing direction on the operation of businesses whose licences and trade permits have lapsed and are due for renewal and due to the prevailing lockdown regulations. GN615 GG44853/15-7-2021.

  • Sports, arts and culture

Amendment of directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in sports, arts and culture. GN576 GG44811/6-7-2021 and GN635 GG44872/19-7-2021.

  • Telecommunications and postal services

Amendment of directions on the risk-adjusted strategy for the communications and digital technologies sector. GN594 GG44814/7-7-2021.

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002

Classification of a national disaster: Droughts in parts of the Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape and some pockets within other provinces. GN638 GG44876/20-7-2021.

Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000

Firearms Control Fees Amendment Regulations, 2020. GN589 GG44804/5-7-2021.

Health Professions Act 56 of 1974

Repeal of the rules for the registration of speech and hearing correctionists. BN76 GG44857/15-7-2021 and BN77 GG44866/16-7-2021.

Regulations relating to the Constitution of the Professional Board for Emergency Care Practitioners. GN642 GG44881/23-7-2021.

Judges’ Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act 47 of 2001

Determination of the remuneration of Constitutional Court judges and judges. Proc25 GG44856/15-7-2021.

Magistrates Act 90 of 1993

Determination of salaries and allowances of Magistrates. Proc30 GG44856/15-7-2021.

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977

Regulations prohibiting the sale and dispensing of petrol and diesel into containers. GN R618 GG44861/16-7-2021.

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 of fees. BN69 GG44822/9-7-2021.

Fees payable. BN83 GG44908/30-7-2021.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999

Borrowing powers of Water Boards listed under sch 3, Part B of the Act. GN628 GG44866/16-7-021.

Public Protector Act 23 of 1994

Determination of the salaries and allowances of the Public Protector and Deputy Public Protector. Proc29 GG44856/15-7-2021.

Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act 20 of 1998

Determination of salaries and allowances of traditional leaders, members of the National House and Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders. Proc32 GG44875/20-7-2021.

South African Human Rights Commission Act 40 of 2013

Determination of the remuneration of the Commissioners of the South African Human Rights Commission. Proc27 GG44856/15-7-2021.

Superior Courts Act 10 of 2013

Amendment notice for the Western Cape Division of the High Court of South
Africa. GenN412 GG44822/9-7-2021.

Draft delegated legislation
  • South African Atmospheric Emission Licence and Inventory Portal (SAAELIP) Data Management Policy in terms of the National Environmental Management Act: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 for comment. GN583 GG44799/2-7-2021 and GN623 GG44866/16-7-2021.
  • Regulations relating to the names that may not be used in relation to the profession of physiotherapy in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. GN584 GG44799/2-7-2021.
  • Proposed amendment to the National Policing Standard for Municipal Police Services on Ranks, Badges, Buttons, Gorget Patches and Cap Peaks in terms of the South African Police Service Act 68 of 1995 for comment. GN590 GG44805/5-7-2021.
  • Competency standards for pharmacy support personnel in South Africa in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974 for comment. BN74 GG44822/9-7-2021.
  • Draft Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2021 in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 for comment. GN606 GG44822/9-7-2021.
  • Qualification Standard for the Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974 for comment. BN72 GG44822/9-7-2021.
  • Rules relating to good pharmacy practice in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974 for comment. BN70 and BN71 GG44822/9-7-2021.
  • Regulations relating to qualifications for registration of dispensing opticians in terms of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974 for comment. GN664 GG44908/30-7-2021.

Philip Stoop BCom LLM (UP) LLD (Unisa) is head of the school of law at STADIO.

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2021 (Sept) DR 33.

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