NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 24 OF 2008: DELEGATION OF POWERS IN TERMS OF SECTION 89(1)(C)

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 24 OF 2008: DELEGATION OF POWERS IN TERMS OF SECTION 89(1)(C)

Notice Title: National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 24 of 2008 (“NEMICMA”): Delegation of powers in terms of section 89(1)(c) – Regulations 4, 5, 6 and 8 of the Control of Use of Vehicles in the Coastal Area Regulations

Government Notice: GN 641 in GG 44881 on 23 July 2021

Commencing date: 23 July 2021

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“the Minister”) gave notice that in terms of section 89(1)(c) of the ICMA, the powers in the Control of Use of Vehicles in the Coastal Area Regulations, GNR 496 of 27 June 2014 (“the Regulations”) listed below, have been delegated to the South African National Parks (“SANParks”), governed by the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 57 of 2003 (“NEMPA”) and to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority established by the World Heritage Convention Act, 49 of 1999:

  • Regulation 4: Issuing of permits (excluding the power to issue permits in terms of regulation 4(1)(a));
  • Regulation 5: Power to require an assessment of potential impacts;
  • Regulation 6: Consideration of applications; and
  • Regulation 8: Suspension, amendment and cancellation of permits.

This delegation includes the power to sub-delegate.

For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here

How to ensure compliance at my operations?

Employers should take note of the delegation when applying for permits in terms of the Regulations.

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

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