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Friday, March 27, 2020

Law Updates Report

Issue 235

Keeping you informed of latest developments to law you care about.

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Disaster Management Act and Regulations (57/2002)

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), having declared a national state of disaster, published in Government Gazette No. 43096 on 15 March 2020, hereby in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002, after consultation with the Minister of Health, made the Regulations in the Schedule.

R.398 of 2020


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– Recently Published Updates –

Gazetted amendments applied to the Acts we publish.

Notice 193 of 2020  (G.G.43126 - Monday, March 23, 2020)

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act and Regulations (130/1993)

Notice on Compensation for Occupationally-Acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) under Act as amended

R.358 of 2020  (G.G.43134 - Tuesday, March 24, 2020)

Competition Act and Regulations (89/1998)

Covid-19 Block Exemption for the Retail Property Sector, 2020

R.398 of 2020  (G.G.43148 - Wednesday, March 25, 2020)

Disaster Management Act and Regulations (57/2002)

Regulations made in terms of Section 27(2) by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

R.320 of 2020  (G.G.43110 - Friday, March 20, 2020)

National Environmental Management Act and Regulations (107/1998)

Procedures for Assessment & Minimum Criteria for Reporting on Identified Environmental Themes in terms of sections 24(5)(a) and (h) and 44 of the Act, when applying for Environmental Authorisation

Act 34/2019 w.e.f. 01/04/2020  (G.G.42951 - Wednesday, January 15, 2020)

Value Added Tax Act and Regulations (89/1991)

Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2019

– Pending Legislation –

Pending legislation due on the specified commencement date.

— No new legislation to note this week —

– Proposed Legislation –

Proposed legislation recently published and open for comment.

Notice 181 of 2020  (G.G.43110 - Friday, March 20, 2020)

International Trade Administration Act and Regulations (71/2002)

Customs Tariff Applications: List 04/2020

Comment by: Friday, April 17, 2020

R.346 of 2020  (G.G.43108 - Friday, March 20, 2020)

Labour Relations Act and Regulations (66/1995)

Establishment and Registration of a Statutory Council

Comment by: Friday, April 10, 2020

Notice 176 of 2020  (G.G.43110 - Friday, March 20, 2020)

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act and Regulations (47/1996)

Invitation to directly affected groups in the grains and oilseeds industries to forward comments to the NAMC

Comment by: Friday, April 3, 2020

R.321 of 2020  (G.G.43110 - Friday, March 20, 2020)

National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act (57/2003)

Draft amendments to certain regulations governing various Marine Protected Areas

Comment by: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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