New legislation – September 2022

September 1st, 2022
Legislation published from 1 – 29 July 2022

By Jeniene Nadarajan, Johara Ally and Shanay Sewbalas


Appropriation Act 7 of 2022
Date of commencement: 11 July 2022. GenN1145 GG46690/11-7-2022.

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 13 of 2021
Commencement of the Act. Amendment of ss 1, 2, 5, 12, 24, 30, 40, 42 – 50, 53, 56, 57, long title and index, substitution of ss 23, 25, 26, 41, 51, 54, insertion of part 5 (s 14A), 44B, 44C of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007. Proc R79 GG47105/29-7-2022.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Amendment of part 3 of sch 2 (no 2/3/63), part 2 of sch 4 (no 4/2/382) and part 3 of sch 2 (no 2/3/62). GN R2282 – GN R2284 GG47015/15-7-2022.

Second Adjustments Appropriation (2021/22 financial year) Act 6 of 2022
Date of commencement: 11 July 2022. GenN1144 GG46689/11-7-2022.

Bills and White Papers

Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill, 2022
Explanatory summary published for comment. GenN1156 GG47049/19-7-2022.

Petroleum Products Amendment Bill, 2022
Notice of intention to introduce a Private Member’s Bill into Parliament and invitation for comment. GenN1142 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Protection of Constitutional Democracy against Terrorist and Related Activities Amendment Bill B15 of 2022
Publication of the Explanatory Summary. GN2231 GG46649/1-7-2022.

Traditional Affairs General Amendment Bill B16 of 2022
Publication of explanatory summary. GN1168 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Government, General and Board Notices

Animal Diseases Act 35 of 1984
Animal Diseases Regulations: Amendment. GN2318 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005
Amendments to the Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors. BN303 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Banks Act 94 of 1990
Designation by the Prudential Authority of activities of an institution, which shall not be deemed to constitute ‘the business of a bank’ under para (cc) in s 1(1). GenN1169 GG47063/22-7-2022.
Notice by the Prudential Authority in terms of s 69(7): Ubank Ltd under curatorship. GenN1143 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Births and Deaths Registration Act 51 of 1992
Alteration of forenames in terms of s 24 and alteration of surnames in terms of s 26. GN2322 – GN2325 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003
Codes of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment: Draft Legal Sector Code. GenN1165 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993
Notice issued informing employers of Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) compliance and intentions to conduct employer COIDA audits and employer site visits. GenN1149 GG47016/14-7-2022 and GenN1151 GG47018/14-7-2022.

Competition Act 89 of 1998
Notification of decision to approve merger. GenN1189 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Amendment to s 6. GenN1156 GG47049/19-7-2022.

Currency and Exchanges Act 9 of 1933
Notice and order of forfeiture: Tantex Trading, Folly Trading, GLT Import and Export, Free E Manufactory, BNN Holdings. GenN1170 GG47085/25-7-2022, GenN1171 GG47086/25-7-2022, GenN1172 GG47087/25-7-2022, GenN1175 GG47098/27-7-2022, GenN1178 GG47106/29-7-2022 and GenN1155 GG47023/18-7-2022.

Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964
Imposition of provisional payment (PP/165). GN R2285 GG47015/15-7-2022.

Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002
Extension of a National State of Disaster. Impact of Severe Weather Events. GN R2294 GG47048/18-7-2022.

Electoral Act 73 of 1998
Publication of reviewed list of candidates. GenN1176 GG47103/28-7-2022 and GenN1157 GG47052/20-7-2022.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000
Notice of public hearings of Discussion Document on the Optimisation of the Frequency Modulation Sound Broadcasting. GenN1173 GG47088/25-7-2022.

Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act 16 of 1963
Amendment notice under s 6 of the Act. GN2304 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Notice published by the Essential Services Committee in terms of s 71, read with s 70B(1)(d) of the Act. GenN1186 GG47133/29-7-2022.
Cancellation of Government Notice: Furniture Bargaining Council: The Main Collective Agreement. Bargaining Council for the Canvas Goods Industry (Gauteng): Extension to non-parties of the Main Collective Amending Agreement. GN R2314 and GN R2315 GG47107/29-7-2022.

Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act 27 of 2000
Municipal by-elections – 3 August 2022: Official list of voting stations. GenN1153 GG47020/15-7-2022.

Marine Living Resources Act 18 of 1998
Recognition of the Nearshore Survivors Association as an interest group in terms of s 8. GN2264 GG46688/8-7-2022.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998
Adoption of the 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. GN2313 GG47095/27-7-2022.
Amendment of the s 24H Registration Authority Regulations, 2016. GN2320 GG47133/29-7-2022.

National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008
Notice of extension of reporting period by identified producer responsibility organisations and producers to the extended producer responsibility online system until 31 August 2022. GN2328 GG47134/29-7-2022.

National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008
Exceptions to the determination of the sub-frameworks that comprise the National Qualifications Framework. Withdrawal of GN768 GG45058/27-8-2021. GN2267 and GN2268 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993
Notice of exemption in terms of s 40 of the Act, read with reg 3(4) of the General Safety Regulations. GN R2240 GG46667/6-7-2022.
Notice regarding implementation of reg 8 of the Commercial Diving Regulations, 2022. GN R2241 GG46668/6-7-2022.
Notice of direction in terms of s 27(2) of the Act, read with reg 3(11) of the Commercial Diving Regulations: Renewal of diving entities previously issued by the Department of Employment and Labour. GN R2242 GG46669/6-7-2022.
Schedule of fees to register entities with the Department of Employment and Labour, as from 1 July 2022. GN R2317 GG47109/29-7-2022.

Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 15 of 1976
Receipts of applications for plant breeders’ rights. GN2300 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Prescribed Rate of Interest Act 55 of 1975
Prescribed rate of interest: Withdrawal of GN R1067. GN2326 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999
Different categories of debt for interest rate applicable to debts owing to the state. GN2269 GG46688/8-7-2022.
Statement of the national revenue, expenditure and borrowings as at 30 June 2022 issued by the Director-General of the National Treasury. GenN1177 GG47104/29-7-2022.

Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act 20 of 1998
Determination of salaries and allowances of Traditional Leaders, Members of National Houses and Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders. Proc73 GG47125/12-7-2022.

Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996
Form RAF 1. BN302 GG46652/4-7-2022 and GN2235 GG46661/4-7-2022.
Road Accident Fund: Adjustment of statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and loss of support. BN310 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Skills Development Act 97 of 1998
National Apprenticeship and Artisan Development Strategy 2030. GN2303 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 74 of 1996
Referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit: OR Tambo District Municipality. Proc R80 GG47107/29-7-2022.
Referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit: Eastern Cape Department of Health and Midvaal Local Municipality. Proc R71 and Proc R72 GG46681/8-7-2022.

Standards Act 8 of 2008
Standards Matters. GenN1163 GG47061/22-7-2022.
Standards matters: New standards, revision standards and cancelled standards. GenN1190 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011
Reappointment of the 2017 – 2022 Panel of Tax Court Members. Proc R81 GG47107/29-7-2022.

The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act 7 of 1998
Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, Toll Roads: Publication of Tolls Errata. GN2316 GG47108/29-7-2022.

Water Services Act 108 of 1997
Disestablishment of Sedibeng Water, extension of area of Bloem Water and extension of area of Magalies Water. GN2310 – GN2312 GG47094/26-7-2022.

World Heritage Convention Act 49 of 1999
Amended format and procedure for nomination of World Heritage Sites. GN2251 GG46685/8-7-2022.

Legislation for comment

Allied Health Professions Act 63 of 1982
Regulations relating to the profession of therapeutic massage. GN R2296 GG47054/21-7-2022.

Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000
Notice in terms of s 36(2): South African Council for the Architectural Profession: Draft Council nomination rules. BN311 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Auditing Profession Act 26 of 2005
Notice of request for public comments on proposed Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors Rule on Enhanced Auditor Reporting for the Audit of Financial Statements: Comments are requested by 5 October 2022. BN309 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Cybercrimes Act 19 of 2020
Invitation for comment. GN2292 GG47021/15-7-2022.

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Game Meat Strategy for South Africa, 2022: Consultation on the draft. GN2293 GG47024/18-7-2022.

Electricity Regulations Act 4 of 2006
As set out in s 6 of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000. Notice of intention to apply for expropriation. GenN1188 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001
Section 43A(1) of the Act: Joint consultation in the notice on Draft Directive 6/2022 and Draft PCC 116 for consultation. GN2319 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000
Notice of public hearings of discussion document on the optimisation of the frequency modulation sound broadcasting. GenN1173 GG47088/25-7-2022.

Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014
Extension of deadline for submission of written inputs. GN2245 GG46675/1-7-2022.

International Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002
International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa: Deputy Chief Commissioner (five years). GenN1174 GG47097/27-7-2022.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Cancellation of registration of a trade union. GenN1159 GG47056/21-7-2022 and GenN1160 GG47057/21-7-2022.
Notice of intention to cancel the registration of a trade union: National Security Commercial and General Workers Union (LR2/6/2/766). GenN1187 GG47133/29-7-2022.
Notice of intention to cancel the registration of an employers’ organisation. GN2281 GG47015/15-7-2022.

Meat Safety Act 40 of 2000
Invitation for comment on regulations for fees to be published under the Act. GN2255 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Merchandise Marks Act 17 of 1941
Invitation for comment on the prohibition on the use of certain words and emblems associated with the 2022 Rugby World Cup 7’s to be hosted in South Africa. Gen N1135 GG46660/5-7-2022. Invitation for comment on the 2022 Rugby World Cup 7’s as a protected event. GenN1136 GG46660/5-7-2022.

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998
Consultations and proposed regulations. GN2234 GG46654/4-7-2022, GN2244 GG46674/6-7-2022, GN2239 GG46665/5-7-2022, GN2265 GG46688/8-7-2022, GN2272 GG47112/11-7-2022, GN2273 GG47112/11-7-2022 and GN2274 GG47112/11-7-2022.

National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004
Draft eighth National Inventory Report for comment. GN2321 GG47133/29-7-2022.

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004
Draft African Penguin Biodiversity Management Plan. GN2302 GG47061/22-7-2022.

National Water Act 36 of 1998
Review of the National Water Resources Strategy. GN2327 GG47133/29-7-2022.

Pan South African Language Board Act 59 of 1995
Call for comment: Provincial Language Committee. BN312 GG47133/29-7-2022 and BN306 GG47019/15-7-2022.

Petroleum Products Act 120 of 1977
Intention to introduce a price cap or a maximum price for 93 Octane petrol. GN2305 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004
Call for comment on the amendments to the regulations relating to COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress issued in terms of s 32, read with s 13, as amended. GN R2246 GG46680/7-7-2022.

South African Schools Act 84 of 1996
An extension of comment period for the amendments to the Regulations Relating to Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure. GN2249 GG46682/8-7-2022.

World Heritage Convention Act 49 of 1999
Call for nominations of suitable persons to be appointed as members of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority Board. GN2309 GG47093/26-7-2022.

Rules, regulations, fees, and amounts

Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000
Guideline for professional fees in terms of s 34(2). BN307 GG47019/15-7-2022.

Dental Technicians Act 19 of 1979
Regulations regarding the registration and training of student dental technicians and student dental technologists. GN R2248 GG46681/8-7-2022.

Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001
Financial Action Task Force Electronic Funds Transfers Directive 1 of 2022. GN2291 GG47019/15-7-2022.

Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012 
Approved amendment to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Equities Rules – s 6. BN304 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
Withdrawal of Code of Good Practice: Managing Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in the Workplace, 2022. GN R2308 GG47062/22-7-2022.

Land Survey Act 8 of 1997
Prescription of the fees set out in the annexures, as the fees which shall be charged for products and services provided by the offices of the Chief Surveyor-General, Surveyors-General and Chief Directorate: National Geospatial Information. GN2289 GG47019/15-7-2022.

Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989
Limitation on the use of certain particulars in connection with the sale of liquor products: Amendment. GN R2247 GG46681/8-7-2022. Mead regulations, Wine of Origin Scheme, regulations and limitation on the use of certain particulars in connection with the sale of liquor products: Amendments. GN R2276 – GN R2279 GG47015/15-7-2022.

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
Regulations made in terms of the Act: Amendment. GN R2295 GG47053/21-7-2022.
Publishing Notification of Retention Fees Payment. GN R2297 GG47055/22-7-2022.

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and scheduled substances: Dispensing fee for pharmacists. GN2266 GG46688/8-7-2022.

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002
Amendment of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations, 2004. GN R2243 GG46673/6-7-2022.

National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act 24 of 2008
General discharge authorisation in terms of s 69(2). GN2290 GG47019/15-7-2022.

National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999
Proposed revised schedule of fees for applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency. GN2307 GG47061/22-7-2022.

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 R2236 – GN R2238 GG46664/5-7-2022.

Political Party Funding Act 6 of 2018
Multi-Party Democracy Fund. GenN1147 GG47123/12-7-2022.

Project and Construction Management Professions Act 48 of 2000
Mentorship Bundle Fee Structure for Gazetting. BN308 GG47061/22-7-2022.

Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act 20 of 1998
Determination of upper limit of salaries of the premier, members of the Executive Council and members of the North West provincial legislature. Proc 73 GG47051/19-7-2022.

Rules Board for Courts of Law Act 107 of 1985
Amendment of Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Magistrates’ Courts of South Africa. GN R2298 GG47055/22-7-2022.

South African Weather Service Act 8 of 2001
Regulations regarding fees for the Provision of Aviation Meteorological Services. GN2275 GG47124/12-7-2022.

Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 74 of 1996
Referral of matters to existing Special Investigating Unit: National Department of Health and Provincial Departments of Health, and Newcastle Municipality. Special Tribunal. Amendment of Proc R37 of 2019. Proc R74 – R78 GG47055/22-7-2022.

Statistics Act 6 of 1999
Consumer Price Index: May – April 2022. GN1161 and GN1162 GG47061/22-7-2022.

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

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2022 (September) DR 29.