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NB: Updates listed here reflect changes to the legislation as posted on the Acts Online web site only and do not cover all South African legislation

 

 

May 2024

 

The Value Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No 89 of 1991) has been updated with Amendments to Regulations under Notice N2140 of 2022, as per Notice No. 4793, GG50642, dated 10 May 2024.

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978), has been updated with Regulations Relating to the Establishment of the Professional Board for Community Development Practice, 2024, as per Notice No. R.4783 of GG50609 dated 3 May 2024.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), has been updated with the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as of 31 March 2024, as per Notice No. 2444, GG50583, dated 30 April 2024.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977), has been updated with Maximum Retail Price for Liquefied Gas, as per Notice No. R.4771 of GG50582 dated 30 April 2024.

 

The Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 (Act No. 78 of 1973), has been updated with Adjustment of Levies paid by Controlled Mines and Works: effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 4823 of GG50656, dated 15 May 2024.

 

The Second Adjustments Appropriation (2023/2024 Financial Year) Act, 2024 (Act No. 18 of 2024), has been added to the site on 10 May 2024, as per Notice No. R.4791 of GG50625 dated 7 May 2024 – commenced 7 May 2024.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has been updated with the Mzimvubu-Tsitsikamma Water Management Area (WMA 7) in the Eastern Cape Province: Limiting the use of water in terms of Section 6 of Schedule 3 of the National Water Act 1998; for Urban, Agricultural, and Industrial (including Mining) Purposes, as per Notice No. 4800 of GG50645, dated 10 May 2024.

 

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No. 28 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Regulations to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations, 2020 under Notice R.527 of 2004, as per Notice No. R.4789 of GG50623 dated 7 May 2024.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995), has been updated with Amendments to Addendum 3 clause 4 and insertion of clause 4A - Extension to Non-parties of the Main Collective Amending Agreement to the Furniture Bargaining Council, as per Notice No. R.4752 of GG50550, dated 26 April 2024.

 

The Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act, 2005, (Act No. 13 of 2005) has been updated with Regulations Framing the Institutionalisation of the District Development Model, 2024, as per Notice No. 2486, GG50645, dated 10 May 2024.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962), has been updated with Amendments to Regulations under Notices R.344 of 2015, R.346 of 2015, as per Notice No. 4793, GG50642, dated 10 May 2024.

 

The Government Employees Pension Law, 1996 (Proclamation 21 of 1996), has been updated by the Amendment of Rule 14.9.1(ii)(a) to (d): Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund under Schedule 1: Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund, as per Notice No. 2446 of GG50585, dated 2 May 2024.

 

The Electoral Act, 1998 (Act No. 73 of 1998) has been updated with Amendments to Regs under Notice R12 of 2004: Elections Regulations, 2004, as per Notice No. R.4792 of GG50637, dated 9 May 2024.

 

The Electoral Matters Amendment Act, 2024 (Act No. 14 of 2024) has amended and updated the:

as per Notice No. R.4790 of GG50624, dated 7 May 2024 – effective 9 May 2024 per Proclamation 165, GG50628, 8 May 2024.

 

The Dental Technicians Act, 1979 (Act No. 19 of 1979) has been updated with Amendments to Regs under Notice R.308 of 1982: Regulations relating to the Registration of Dental Laboratories and related matters, as per Notice No. 4766 of GG50575 dated 29 April 2024.

 

The Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act, 2000 (Act No. 58 of 2000), has been updated by the Imposition of Levies on Medical Schemes - 01 April 2024 to 31 March 2025, as per Notice No. 2454, GG50629 dated 8 May 2024.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993), has been updated with Amendments to Orthotics & Prosthetics, Doctors and Social Workers Gazettes 2024, as per Notice No. 2487 of GG50645, dated 10 May 2024.

 

The Carbon Tax Act, 2019 (Act No. 15 of 2019), has been updated with Amendments to Regulation 2 under Notice R.1556 of 2019: Regulations under Section 19 of the Act, as per Notice No. 4787, GG50618, dated 3 May 2024.

 

April 2024

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011), has been updated with the Extension of Date to Request a Reduced or Additional Assessment in terms of Section 95(6) of the Act, as per Notice No. 4742 of GG50528 dated 19 April 2024.

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996), has been updated with Referral of Matters: Department of Water and Sanitation, as per Proclamation No. 164 of GG50512 dated 19 April 2024.

 

The Road Accident Fund Act, 1996 (Act No. 56 of 1996), has been updated with the Adjustment of Statutory Limit in respect of Claims for Loss of Income and Loss of Support – effective from 30 April 2024, as per Board Notice 590 of GG50569 dated 26 April 2024.

 

The Public Service Commission Act, 1997 (Act No. 46 of 1997) has been updated with a Notice on the Implementation of the Public Service Commission Rules on Referral and Investigation of Grievances of Employers in the Public Service Amendment of 2023 – effective 1 May 2024, as per Notice No. 2437 of GG50569, dated 26 April 2024.

 

The Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974), has been updated with Amendment of Regulations under Notice 1160 of 20 November 2000: Regulations relating to the Registration of Persons and the Maintenance of Registers, as per Notice No. 4734 of GG50528 dated 19 April 2024.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has been updated with the Mzimvubu-Tsitsikamma Water Management Area (WMA 7) in the Eastern Cape Province: Limiting the use of water in terms of Section 6 of Schedule 3 of the National Water Act 1998; for Urban, Agricultural, and Industrial (including Mining) Purposes, as per Notice No. 4762 of GG50569, dated 26 April 2024.

 

The Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000), has been updated with the Official List of Voting Stations : Municipal By-Elections – 15 May 2024, as per Notice No. 2440 of GG50572 dated 26 April 2024.

 

The Films and Publication Act, 1996 (Act No. 65 of 1996), has been updated with a Notice to extend the Registration Deadline for Distributors and Exhibitors that have not registered with the Board to comply with the provisions of Section 18(1) read with Section 24A of the Act, as amended, as per Notice No. 4731 of GG50528, dated 19 April 2024.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005), has been updated with Amendment of Regs under N101 of 2014 - National and Provincial Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2014, as per Notice No. 4744 of GG50529 dated 17 April 2024.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993), has been updated with the Annual increase in medical tariffs for medical service providers – Optometry Gazette 2024, as per Notice No. 4582 of GG50410, dated 28 March 2024.

 

The Astronomy Geographic Advantage Act 2007, (Act No 21 of 2007), has been undated with Amendments to Regulations under N1411 of 15 December 2017: Regulations on the Protection of the Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas in terms of the Act, as per Notice No. 4726 of GG50527 dated 17 April 2024.

 

The Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act, 1982 (Act No. 19 of 1982), has been updated with Amendments to Table 1 – Fees Payable under Notice R. 2085 of 1982, as per Notice No. 4603 of GG50442 dated 5 April 2024.

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996), has been updated with Referral of Matters: Moqhaka Local Municipality, as per Proclamation 163 of GG50458 dated 12 April 2024.

 

The Repeal of the Transkeian Penal Code Act, 2023 (Act No. 4 of 2023), has been added to the site on 16 April 2024, as per Notice No. 3743 of GG49371 dated 27 September 2023 and commenced on 2 April 2024 per Proclamation Notice 161 of GG50422.

 

The Property Valuers Profession Act, 2000 (Act No. 47 of 2000), has been updated with the Publication of Fees and Charges for the SA Council for Property Valuers’ Profession: Effective 1 April 2024 until 31 March 2025, as per Notice No. 2406 of GG50460 dated 12 April 2024.

 

The Political Party Funding Act, 2018 (Act No. 6 of 2018), has been updated by the publication of a notice in terms of the Multi-Party Democracy Fund and Represented Political Party Fund, as per Notice No. 2402 of GG50447 dated 5 April 2024.

 

The Plant Breeders Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976) has been updated with Amendments to Table 2 – Fees Payable under Notice R. 1186 of 1997 - Effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 4603 of GG50442 dated 5 April 2024.

 

The Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000), has been updated with the Official List of Voting Stations : Municipal By-Elections – 24 April 2024, as per Notice No. 2401 of GG50445 dated 5 April 2024.

 

The Land Court Act, 2023 (Act No. 6 of 2023), has updated and amended the:

per Items 4, 5 and 8 of the Schedule to the Act, as stated in Proclamation Notice 162 of GG50448 dated 5 April 2024.

 

The Land Court Act, 2023 (Act No. 6 of 2023), has been added to the site on 15 April 2024, as per Notice No. 3744 of GG49372 dated 27 September 2023 and commenced on 5 April 2024 per Proclamation Notice 162 of GG50448, except for section 37 and items 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7 of the Schedule to the Act.

 

The Judicial Matters Amendment Act, 2023, has updated and amended the:

as per Notice No. 4597, GG50430 dated 3 April 2024.

 

The Eskom Debt Relief Amendment Act, 2024, has amended and updated the Eskom Debt Relief Act, 2023 (Act No. 7 of 2023), as per Notice No. 4713, GG50452 dated 8 April 2024.

 

The Electoral Act, 1998 (Act No. 73 of 1998), has been updated with Amendments to Election Regulations, 2004 under Notice R.12 of 2004, as per Notice No. R.4724 of GG50509 dated 15 April 2024.

 

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No.91 of 1964), has been updated with Amendment of Rules – insertion of Rules 4.01, 4.02 and 4.03 under Chapter II - effective 19 April 2024, as per Notice No. R.4715, GG50458, dated 12 April 2024.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977), has been updated with Maximum Retail Price for Liquefied Gas, as per Notice No. R.4591 of GG50420 dated 2 April 2024.

 

March 2024

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996), has been updated with Referral of Matters: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as per Proclamation 160 of GG50381 dated 28 March 2024.

 

The Social Assistance Act, 2004 (Act No. 13 of 2004) has been updated with the Increase in Respect of Social Grants, as per Notice No. 2388 of GG50381, dated 28 March 2024.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), has been updated with the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as of 29 February 2024, as per Notice No. 2397, GG50416, dated 28 March 2024.

 

The Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995 (Act No. 34 of 1995), has been updated with the Publication of increased amounts in terms of Regulation 30(2)(a) of the Regulations relating to assistance to victims in respect of Higher Education and Training, 2023 - effective 1 January 2024, as per Notice No. R.4550 of GG50381 dated 28 March 2024.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), has been updated with the Adoption of the Solar Exclusion Norm and Exclusion of the Development and Expansion of Solar Photovoltaic Facilities from the Requirement to obtain an Environmental Authorisation, as per Notice No. 4558 of GG50318, dated 27 March 2024.

 

The National Railway Safety Regulator Act, 2002 (Act No. 16 of 2002), has been updated with the Determination of Safety Permit Fees for 2024/2025 Financial Year, as per Notice No. 2393 of GG50391, dated 28 March 2024.

 

The National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No. 25 of 1999), has been updated with the Declaration of Seven (7) Kramats in the “Circle of Tombs” Situated at various locations around Cape Town, Western Cape as National Heritage Sites, as per Notice No. 4568 of GG50396, dated 28 March 2024.

 

The Immigration Act 2002, (Act No. 13 of 2002), has been updated with the Second Amendment of the Immigration Regulations, 2014, as per Notice No. R.4588 of G50419 dated 28 March 2024.

 

The Competition Act, 1998 (Act No. 89 of 1998), has been updated with a Notice in terms of Section 10(7) of the Act (as amended): South African Petroleum Industry Association Granted Conditional Exemption, as per Notice No. 4561 of GG50391 dated 28 March 2024.

 

The World Heritage Convention Act, 1999 (Act No. 49 of 1999), has been updated with the Declaration of the MEC responsible for the environment in the Gauteng Province as the Management Authority for the Fossil Hominid site of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai and environs (Cradle of Humankind) World Heritage Site, as per Notice No. 4508 of GG50293 dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012), has been updated with a Notice in terms of Section 12(1) of the Act, and Regulations published on 28th February 2014 in Government Gazette 10140: Notice of Exemption of the Public Service Sector Education and Training Authority, as per Notice No. 2379, GG50311, dated 22 March 2024.

 

The Trust Property Control Act, 1988 (Act No. 57 of 1988), has been updated with Amendments to Regulation 3E under Notice No. R. 1540 1993: Regulations under the Trust Property Control Act, 1988, as per Notice No. R.4510 of GG50296, dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996), has been updated with Referral of Matters: KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, as per Notice No. 4539 of GG50369 dated 25 March 2024.

 

The Social Assistance Act, 2004 (Act No. 13 of 2004) has been updated with Amendment Regulations Relating to COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress, 2024 - Effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 4466 of GG50369, dated 25 March 2024.

 

The Public Service Commission Act, 1997 (Act No. 46 of 1997) has been updated by the addition of Rules on Referral and Investigation of Grievances of Employees in the Public Service and Amendments to these Rules, as per Notice No’s. 682 of GG40359, dated 21 October 2016 and 2374 of GG50311, dated 22 March 2024 respectively.

 

The Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994), has been updated with the Amendment of Part A of Schedule 3 to the Public Service Act, 1994: Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services, as per Proclamation 159 of GG50273, dated 8 March 2024.

 

The Plant Improvement Act, 1976 (Act No. 53 of 1976), has been updated with Amendment of Regulations - Table 1: Fees Payable from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025 under Notice No. R.1064 of 1980 – Establishment, Varieties, Plants and Propagating Material, as per Notice No. R.4366 of GG50129 dated 16 February 2024.

 

The Petroleum Pipelines Levies Act, 2004 (Act No. 28 of 2004) has been updated with the Levy and Interest payable on Petroleum Pipelines Industry - 2023/24 financial year, as per Notice No. 4465 of GG50367 dated 25 March 2024.

 

The Perishable Products Export Control Act, 1983 (Act No. 9 of 1983), has been updated with Statutory Fees (Levies) on Perishable Products – effective 1 April 2024, per Board Notice 576 of GG50292, dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Non-Profit Organisations Act, 1997 (Act No. 71 of 1997), has been updated with Regulations in Respect of Amendments to the Nonprofit Organisation Act, 1997 as contained in the General Laws Amendment Act, 2022 (Act No. 22 of 2022), as per Notice No. 3414 of GG48610, dated 8 May 2023.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), has been updated with Amendments to Regulations under Notice No. 542 of 5 April 2019 - Regulations laying down the procedure to be followed for the adoption of Spatial Tools or Environmental Management Instruments contemplated in Section 24(2)(c) and (e)., as per Notice No. 4494 of GG50289, dated 13 March 2024.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has been updated with the Caledon-Modder Subsystem – Limiting the use of water in terms of item 6 of Schedule 3 of the National Water Act of 1998 for Urban and Irrigation purposes from the dams within the Caledon-Modder Subsystem, as per Notice No. 4507 of GG50292, dated 15 March 2024.

 

The National Forest Act, 1998 (Act No. 84 of 1998) has been updated with the Annual List of all Tree Species which are protected under Section 12 of the National Forests Act 1998, as per Notice No. 4496 of GG50291, dated 13 March 2024.

 

The National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No. 27 of 1996) has been updated with the National Policy for Determining School Calendars for Public Schools in South Africa, as per Notice No. 4518 of GG50309 dated 19 March 2024.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995), has been updated with the Registration of a Trade Union - Mzansi Workers Union (MZAWU) LR 2/6/2/3510, as per Notice No. R.4509 of GG50296, dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974), has been updated with the Amendment to Regulation 2 of the Regulations relating to the Names that may not be used in relation to the Profession of Optometry under N1212 of 2004, as per Notice No. 4499 of GG50292, dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Gas Regulator Levies Act, 2002 (Act No. 75 of 2002) has been updated with the Levy and Interest payable on Piped-Gas Industry - 2023/24 financial year, as per Notice No. 4465 of GG50367 dated 25 March 2024.

 

The Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017 (Act No. 9 of 2017), has been updated with the Commencement of certain provisions in terms of section 63 of the Financial Sector Laws Amendment Act 23 of 2021 – Chapter 12A sections 166AA to 166AD; sections 166AF and 166AG; section 166AT; sections 166BC, 166BD and 166BE and section 166BH of the Act – effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 4468 of GG50372, dated 25 March 2024.

 

The Films and Publication Act, 1996 (Act No. 65 of 1996), has been updated with a Notice in terms of Section 18(1) and Section 24A of the Act and Erratum Notice correcting date from “2025” to “2024”, as per Notice No. 4383 of GG50138, dated 16 February 2024 and Erratum Notice 4525, GG50311 dated 22 March 2024 respectively.

 

The Electoral Act, 1998 (Act No. 73 of 1998), has been updated with Amendments to Election Regulations, 2004 under Notice R.12 of 2004, as per Notice No. 2369 of GG50301 dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Dental Technicians Act, 1979 (Act No. 19 of 1979) has been updated with a Notice Regarding Annual Fees Payable to the Council, 2024, as per Notice No. 4515 of GG50297 dated 15 March 2024.

 

The Deeds Registries Act, 1937 (Act No. 47 of 1937), has been updated with Amendment of Regulations under Notice No. R.474 of 29 March 1963 – Schedule of Fees of Office as prescribed by regulations 84 and 86 of the Regulations, as per Notice No. R.4447 of GG50239, dated 29 February 2024.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993), has been updated with Maximum amount of Earnings and Minimum Assessment on which the Assessment of an Employer shall be calculated, as per Notice No. 2390 of GG50386, dated 27 March 2024.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990), has been updated Amendments to Regulations under Notice No. R.1259 of 2019- Tables 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 – effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. R.4367 of GG50129, dated 16 February 2024.

 

The Sugar Act, 1978 (Act No. 9 of 1978) has been updated with the Pest, Disease and Variety Control : 2024/2025 Sugarcane Varieties- Effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 4468 of GG50243, dated 1 March 2024.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977), has been updated with Maximum Retail Price for Liquefied Gas, as per Notice No. R.4471 of GG50255 dated 5 March 2024.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has been updated with Transformation of Dwariga Irrigation Board into Dwariga Water User Association in terms of Section 98(6) of the Act, as per Notice No. 4462 of GG50243, dated 1 March 2024.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2009), has been updated with Exceptions to the Determination of the Sub-Frameworks that comprise the National Qualifications Framework, as per Notice No. 4454 of GG50243 dated 1 March 2024.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962), has been updated with the Determination of the Daily Amount in respect of Meals and Incidental Costs for purposes of Section 8(1) of the Act, as per Notice No. 4458, GG50243, dated 1 March 2024.

 

The General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Act, 2022 (Act No. 22 of 2022) has amended and updated the

Trust Property Control Act 1988

Nonprofit Organisations Act 1997, and

Companies Act 2008

as per Notice No. 1532, GG47802, dated 29 December 2022 – effective 1 April 2023 per Proclamation 109(b)(i), (ii) and (iii), GG47805, dated 31 December 2022

 

The Extension of Security of Tenure Act, 1997 (Act No. 62 of 1997), has been updated by the Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Act, 2018 and Commencement Proclamation 146 of 2024, GG50014 : Effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 1259, GG42046, dated 20 November 2018.

 

The Civil Aviation Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009), has been updated with the Withdrawal of RULES REGULATING THE CONDUCT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE APPEALS COMMITTEE under Notice No. 1348, GG42773 dated 18 October 2019 – issued in error, as per Notice No. 4460 of GG50243, dated 1 March 2024.

 

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997), has been updated with the Determination: Earnings Threshold – 2024, as per Notice No. 4468 of GG50254 dated 5 March 2024.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990), has been updated with a Correction Notice to Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing & Marking of Maize under Notice R.4368 of 16 February 2024 – insertion of omitted Parts II and III, as per Notice No. R.4433 of GG50203, dated 1 March 2024.

 

The Agricultural Pests Act, 1983 (Act No. 36 of 1983), has been updated with Amendments to Table 1: Fees Payable of the Regulations under Notice No. R.111 of 1984, as per Notice No. R. 4436 of GG50203 dated 1 March 2024.

 

February 2024

 

The Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1993 (Act No. 169 of 1993), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations and the Constitution, as per Board Notice 567 of GG50164, dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), has been updated with the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 31 January 2024, as per Notice No. 2344, GG50202, dated 29 February 2024.

 

The Auditing Profession Act, 2005 (Act No. 26 of 2005), has been updated with Fees Payable to the IRBA with effect from 1 April 2024, as per Board Notice 569 of GG50164, dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2023 (Act No. 18 of 2023) has amended and updated the

Income Tax Act, 1962,

Customs and Excise Act, 1964,

Value Added Tax Act 1991;

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration Act), 2008; and

Tax Administration Act 2011

as per Notice No. 4227, GG49947, dated 22 December 2023 – effective 22 December 2023

 

The Taxation Laws Amendment, 2023 (Act 17 of 2023), has amended and updated the

Income Tax Act, 1962,

Customs and Excise Act, 1964,

Value Added Tax Act 1991,

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration Act), 2008,

Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2011, Taxation Laws Second Amendment Act, 2011

Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016

Carbon Tax Act 2019; and

Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2022

as per Notice No. 4226, GG49894, dated 22 December 2023 – effective 22 December 2023

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996), has been updated with Referral of Matters: Department of Public Works & Infrastructure and Human Settlements situated in the Free State Province and the Free State Provincial Legislature, as per Proclamation No. 155 of GG50163 dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Short-Term Insurance Act, 1998 (Act No. 53 of 1998), has been updated with the Repeal of N3079 of 24 February 2023 and new Penalty for failure to furnish Authority with Returns etc., as per Notice No. 4404 of GG50164 dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws, Act 2023 (Act No. 19 of 2023) has amended and updated the

Transfer Duty Act, 1949,

Income Tax Act, 1962,

Customs and Excise Act, 1964,

Carbon Tax Act, 2019

as per Notice No.4228, GG49948, dated 22 December 2023 – effective 22 December 2023

 

The Public Holidays Act, 1994 (Act No. 36 of 1994), has been updated by a Declaration of the Twenty-Ninth Day of May 2024 as a Public Holiday throughout the Republic, as per Proclamation No. 157, GG50165 dated 24 February 2024.

 

The Postal Services Act 1998 (Act No. 124 of 1998) has been updated with ICASA Fees and Charges for Postal Services, 2024 - effective 1 April 2024, as per Notice No. 4343 of GG50097, dated 7 February 2024.

 

The Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 (Act No. 78 of 1973), has been updated with Increase of Pension Benefits : effective 1 April 2023, as per Notice No. 4387 of GG50138, dated 16 February 2024.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965), has been updated with Exemption of Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors of Class A Medical and In Vitro Diagnostics from the Operation of the provisions of Section 22C of the Act, as per Notice No. 4406 of GG50164 dated 28 February 2024.

 

The Long-Term Insurance Act, 1998 (Act No.52 of 1998), has been updated with the Repeal of N3078 of 24 February 2023 and new Penalty for Failure to Furnish Authority with Returns etc., as per Notice No. 4405 of GG50164 dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000), has been updated with the Official List of Voting Stations : Municipal By-Elections – 13 March 2024, as per Notice No. 2335 of GG50178 dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Liquor Products Act, 1989 (Act No. 60 of 1989), has been updated with Amendment of Fees Payable in Regulations under R.624 of 2001, as per Notice No. 4381 of GG50138 dated 16 February 2024.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974), has been updated with Regulations Defining the Scope of the Profession of Dietitians, 2024, as per Notice No. 4407 of GG50164, dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Films and Publication Act, 1996 (Act No. 65 of 1996), has been updated with Amendments to the Films and Publications Tariffs Regulations under N1174 of 2020, as per Notice No. 4384 of GG50138, dated 16 February 2024.

 

The Eskom Debt Relief Act, 2023 (Act No. 7 of 2023), has been added to the site on 10 February 2024, as per Notice No. 3649 of GG48915 dated 7 July 2023.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005), has been updated with Amendments to the National and Provincial Party Elections Broadcasts and Political Advertisements Regulations, 2014 under Notice No. 101 of 2014, as per Notice No. 4443 of GG50204 dated 26 February 2024.

 

The Division of Revenue Amendment Act, 2023 (Act No. 24 of 2023), has been added to the site on 9 February 2024, as per Notice No. 4230 of GG49950 dated 22 December 2023.

 

The Competition Act, 1998 (Act No. 89 of 1998), has been updated with a Notice of Designation in terms of Section 10(3)(b)(iv) of the Act: extension of current period of designation of the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) - effective 1 March 2024, as per Notice No. 2334 of GG50177dated 23 February 2024.

 

The Appropriation Act, 2023 (Act No. 8 of 2023), has been added to the site on 12 February 2024, as per Notice No. 3650 of GG48916 dated 7 July 2023.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990), has been updated with Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Maize intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa, as per Notice No. R.4368 of GG50129, dated 16 February 2024.

 

The Adjustments Appropriation Act, 2023 (Act No. 21 of 2023), has been added to the site on 10 February 2024, as per Notice No. 4229 of GG49949 dated 22 December 2023.

 

State of the Nation address 2024, Cape Town City Hall, 8 February 2024

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996), has been updated with Referral of Matters: Department of Home Affairs, as per Proclamation No. 154 of GG50129 dated 16 February 2024.

 

The South African Postbank Limited Amendment Act 2013 and the South African Postbank Limited Amendment Act 2023 has updated and made Amendments to the South African Postbank SOC Limited Act, 2010, as per Notice No's. 54 and 3746 of GG's 37270 and 49374 respectively, dated 27 January 2014 and 27 September 2023 - effective 19 February 2024, per Proclamation 152 of 2024.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), has been updated with the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 31 December 2023, as per Notice No. 2293, GG50054, dated 30 January 2024.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977), has been updated with Maximum Retail Price for Liquefied Gas, as per Notice No. R.4340 of GG49823 dated 6 February 2024.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998), has been updated with Amendments to Regulations 17A and 17B under Notice R.1147 of 2015: Financing Provisioning Regulations, 2015, as per Notice No. 4296 of GG50059, dated 1 February 2024.

 

The National Minimum Wage Act, 2018 (Act No. 9 of 2018), has been updated with Amendments to Schedules 1 & 2 of the Act and Sectoral Determination 1: Contract Cleaning Sector and Sectoral Determination 9: Wholesale and Retail Sector under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1997- effective 1 March 2024, as per Notice No. R.4331 of GG50073 dated 2 February 2024.

 

The Marketing of Agricultural Products Act, 1996 (Act No. 47 of 1996), has been updated with the Establishment of Statutory Measure – Registration of Milk Producers, as per Notice No. 4359 of GG50106, dated 9 February 2024.

 

The Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000), has been updated with the Official List of Voting Stations : Municipal By-Elections – 28 February 2024, as per Notice No. 2302 of GG50102 dated 9 February 2024.

 

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations relating to Activities Permissible Outside Voting Stations on Voting Day, 2008 under notice 1205 of 22 September 2008, as per Notice No. 4306 of GG50066, dated 1 February 2024.

 

The Electoral Act, 1998 (Act No. 73 of 1998), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations Concerning the Submission of Candidates, 2024, as per Notice No. 4304 of GG50066 dated 1 February 2024.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993), has been updated with a Notice issued by the Acting Director-General under the Act, 1993, as per Notice No. 2314 of GG50106, dated 12 February 2024.

 

The Animal Identification Act, 2002 (Act No. 6 of 2002), has been updated with amendments to Table 1-Fees Payable under Regulations Notice R.1683 of 2003, as per Notice No. 4309 of GG50071 dated 2 February 2024.

 

January 2024

 

The Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998), has been updated with Adjustment to Fees Payable to Brokers, as per Notice No. 2288 of GG50041 dated 26 January 2024.

 

The International Trade Administration Act, 2002 (Act No. 71 of 2002), has been updated with Guidelines for the Application for Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) Permits in terms of rebate provisions 460.03/0207.12/01.06, 460.03/0207.14.1/01.07, 460.03/0207.14.2/01.07 and 460.03/0207.14.9/02.07, as per Notice No. 2291 of GG50042 dated 29 January 2024.

 

The Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006), has been updated with a Determination under Section 34(1) of the Act: Procurement of new nuclear energy generation capacity, as per Notice No. 4274 of GG50037, dated 26 January 2024.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Classification of a Provincial Disaster in terms of Section 23 of the Act: Impact of Severe Weather in the Country, as per Notice No. 4269 of GG50027 dated 26 January 2024.

 

The Sectional Titles Amendment Act, 2022 (Act No. 13 of 2022) has updated and made Amendments to the Sectional Titles Act 1986, as per Notice No. 1545 of GG47830, dated 5 January 2023 - effective 5 January 2023.

 

The Political Party Funding Act, 2018 (Act No. 6 of 2018), has been updated by the publication of a notice in terms of the Multi-Party Democracy Fund, as per Notice No. 2272 of GG49983, dated 11 January 2024.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977), has been updated with Single Maximum National Retail Price for Illuminating Paraffin, as per Notice No. R.4237 of GG49972 dated 2 January 2024.

 

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004), has been updated with a Notice regarding Manual Registration of Data Providers and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the 2023/2024 & 2024/2025 Reporting Cycles, as per Notice No. 4248 of GG49984, dated 11 January 2024.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has been updated with the Raw Water Use Charges for the 2024/25 Financial Year, as per Notice No. 4266 of GG50020, dated 22 January 2024.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995), has been updated with Amendments to and Extension of Main Collective Agreement for the Furniture Bargaining Council under Notice R.1727 of 31 March 2023, as per Notice No. R4233 of GG49966, dated 5 January 2024.

 

The Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000), has been updated with the Official List of Voting Stations : Municipal By-Elections – 7 February 2024, as per Notice No. 2278 of GG50015 dated 19 January 2024.

 

The International Trade Administration Act, 2002 (Act No. 71 of 2002), has been updated with a Notice of Conclusion of an Investigation into the alleged dumping of windscreens for vehicles classifiable under tariff subheading 7007.21.20 originating in or imported from the People's Republic of China ("China") to be used in the Southern African Customs Union Market as replacement glass in the aftermarket, as per Notice No. 2277 of GG50011 dated 18 January 2024.

 

The Government Immovable Asset Management Act, 2007 (Act No. 19 of 2007), has been updated with the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Regulations, as per Notice No. 4259 of GG50010, dated 18 January 2024.

 

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