PUBLICATION OF THE DRAFT MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY AMENDMENT BILL 2022 FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

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PUBLICATION OF THE DRAFT MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY AMENDMENT BILL 2022 FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

Notice Title: Publication of the Draft Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill, 2022 for public comment

Government Notice: GN 1086 in GG 46546 on 15 June 2022

Commencing date: Comments to be submitted by 29 July 2022

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (“the Minister”), published the Draft Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2022 (“The Bill”) for public comment.

The Bill seeks to amend the Mine Health and Safety Act, 29 of 1996 (“MHSA”), so as –

  • To streamline administrative processes;
  • To strengthen enforcement provisions;
  • To reinforce offences and penalties;
  • To amend certain definitions; and
  • To provide for matters connected therewith.

Interested and affected parties are invited to submit written comments and inputs on or before 29 July 2022. For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.

For assistance or queries please contact Gert van der Waal at gert@shangoni.co.za.

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