Acts Online
GT Shield

National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No.25 of 1999)


South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) Permit Regulations

Chapter IV : Application for Permit : Archaeological or Palaeontological Site or Meteoriate (Section 34(4))

12. Minimum qualifications


(1) Permits for archaeological and palaeontological work will be issued only to persons whom SAHRA deems to be qualified archaeologists or palaeontologists, as the case may be, and/or who have the appropriate expertise.


(2) Permits to destroy archaeological or palaeontological sites in the course of earthmoving or development will be issued only after a survey has been done by a qualified archaeologist or palaeontologist and sites have been sampled to the satisfaction of SAHRA.


(3) Permits to destroy, damage, excavate, alter or remove meteorites will be given only to persons working in collaboration with an approved scientific institution.