For those who are not aware, the Animal By-Law which has recently sent shock waves through the Overberg region has recently been enforced. To the dismay of many individuals...
MPRDA Regulation 54 sets out the methodology for determining the
quantum of the financial provision.
The Carbon Tax Bill provides for the imposition of a tax on the CO2 equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions and also amends the Customs and Excise Act to make provision for the administration and collection of ...
The mandatory phase is anticipated to come full circle in 2021.
The Carbon Tax Act came into effect on 1 June 2019. The Act is the result of the ratification of the 2015 Paris Agreement and a 10 year long consultation process.
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On 17 May 2019 the Department of Environmental Affairs released Proposed Regulations Pertaining to Financial Provisioning for the Rehabilitation ...
The Association Des Hoteliers et Restaurateurs Ile Maurice ("AHRIM"), an association of hotels and restaurants in Mauritius, and the Sea Users Association, an association of civilians, recently won an important appeal
In the National Budget Speech delivered on 20 February 2019, it was announced that National Treasury will publish a draft Environmental Fiscal Reform Policy Paper in 2019.
On 8 June 2018, the South African Minister of Environmental Affairs (the "Minister") published the draft Climate Change Bill, 2018 for public comment.
Proof of the offence by the firm constitutes prima facie evidence that the director is guilty.
The South African National Treasury has published proposals for a carbon offset scheme.
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Exacting requirements for the mining industry and an alert for environmental guarantee insurers: the new financial provision regulations under the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA).
When the National Environmental Management: Waste Act came into operation, the operation Part 8 of Chapter 4 was deferred to a later date.
In terms of section 29 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 ("NEMAQA"), which provides for pollution prevention plans: "(1) the Minister of Environmental Affairs (the "Minister") may by notice in the Gazette
In terms of section 29 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004, which provides for pollution prevention plans: "(1) the Minister of Environmental Affairs may by notice in the Gazette
A provision exists that no person may, without a provisional Atmospheric Emissions Licence, conduct an activity listed in terms of that section.
This article considers the reasons for and implications of this change for the future trajectory of environmental legal practice.
The main statutory provision relating to the environment is section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act (Constitution) (No. 106 of 1996) (environmental right), which is stated as the right to an environment that is not harmful to health or well-being.
The largest criminal penalty imposed for environmental offences in South Africa to date was recently handed down by a South African court.
A recent judgment in the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria has caused more than ripples amongst the mining community.