NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 107 OF 1998: PROPOSED REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO FINANCIAL PROVISIONING FOR THE MITIGATION AND REHABILITATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE CAUSED BY RECONNAISSANCE, PROSPECTING, EXPLORATION, MINING OR PRODUCTION OPERATIONS

rehabilitation_home

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 107 OF 1998: PROPOSED REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO FINANCIAL PROVISIONING FOR THE MITIGATION AND REHABILITATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE CAUSED BY RECONNAISSANCE, PROSPECTING, EXPLORATION, MINING OR PRODUCTION OPERATIONS

Notice Title: National Environmental Management Act, 107 of 1998 (“NEMA”): Proposed Regulations pertaining to Financial Provisioning for the Mitigation and Rehabilitation of Environmental Damage caused by Reconnaissance, Prospecting, Exploration, Mining or Production Operations

Government Notice: GN 765 in GG 45058 on 27 August 2021

Commencing date: Comments to be submitted by 6 October 2021

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“the Minister”), intents to make Regulations pertaining to the financial provisioning for the mitigation and rehabilitation of environmental damage caused by reconnaissance, prospecting, exploration, mining or production operations (the proposed Regulations).

The proposed Regulations will repeal the Financial Regulations, 2015 published under GNR 1147 of 20 November 2015.

Interested and affected parties are invited to submit written comments on or before 6 October 2021.

For a copy of the Government Notice click here

For assistance or queries please contact Jan Nel at jan@shangoni.co.za

LEAVE A COMMENT