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To provide for an integrated and co-ordinated disaster management policy that focuses on preventing or reducing the risk of disasters, mitigating the severity of disasters, emergency preparedness, rapid and effective response to disasters and post-disaster recovery; the establishment of national, provincial and municipal disaster management centres; disaster management volunteers; and matters incidental thereto.

 

Last update: July 2020


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Latest Developments:

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 5 of Notice 412 of 26 March 2020: Public Transport Services Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. 814 of G43550 date 24 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Amendments to Direction 6 of Notice 544: Directions on the determination of extension for the validity period of learner's licences, driving licence cards, licence discs, professional driving permits and the registration of motor vehicles as per Notice No. 802 of G43539 date 22 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 493 of 4 May 2020 and new Directions on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID -19 in the Public Transport Services, 2020 as per Notice No. 801 of G43538 date 22 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 457 of 8 April 2020 and new Directions from Department of Health to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 as per Notice No. 796 of G43533 date 17 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Revocation of the Classification of Drought as a National Disaster as per Notice No. 767 of G43526 date 16 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with a Further Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19) as per Notice No. 765 of G43524 date 13 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding phased return of children to Early Childhood Development Programmes and Partial Care Facilities as per Notice No. 762 of G43520 date 10 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Deletion of Notice 608: Determination of Alert Levels & Hotspots; and Amendments to Notice R.480 of the Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act as per Notice No. 763 of G43521 date 12 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 5 of Notice 343 of 23 June 20: Directions regarding re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education and Provincial Departments of Education and all schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 370 of G43510 date 7 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 461 of 9 April 20 and new heading Resumption of Contact and non-Contact Sport and the Opening of Places and Premises for Arts and Cultural Activities as per Notice No. 751 of G43507 date 6 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 416 of 26 March 20: Second Amendment Directions: Temporary measures i.r.o. Entry into and Exit out of the Republic as per Notice No. 749 of G43504 date 3 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 399 of 25 March 20 of the Regulations COGTA COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions 2020 as per Notice No. 748 of G43503 date 3 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Directions 5 & 6 of Notice R.430 of 30 March 20: Directions i.r.o. Department of Social Development, SASSA and National Development Agency as per Notice No. 727 of G43494 date 2 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 5(1) and 5B of Notice 412: Public Transport Services Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. 726 of G43493 date 2 July 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 343 of 23 June 2020: Directions regarding re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Education Departments, all Education District offices and all schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 357 of G43488 date 29 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice No. 235 of 3 April 2020 and new Directions on risk adjusted strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 as per Notice No. 356 of G43487 date 29 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions for reopening of institutions offering qualifications registered on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF) as part of a risk-adjusted strategy for a phased -in return of skills development activities as per Notice No. 355 of G43486 date 29 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 457 of 8 April 20 : Directions from the Department of Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa as per Notice No. R.716 of G43479 date 26 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice R.480 of 29 April : Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 as per Notice No. 714 of G43476 date 25 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 302 of 29 May and new Directions regarding the re-opening of Schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education and Provincial Department of Education and in all Schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 343 of G43465 date 23 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 460 of 9 April and new Directions in all Correctional Centres and Remand Detention Facilities for Alert Levels 3, 4 and 5 as per Notice No. 698 of G43463 date 22 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to Supply of Energy and Petroleum Products & Maintenance and Construction work for Energy Projects as per Notice No. 697 of G43460 date 19 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to Protocols for the Permitted Personal Care Services as per Notice No. R696 of G43459 date 19 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to N484: Risk-adjusted Strategy for the Communications and Digital Technologies Sector as per Notice No. 671 of G43439 date 12 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to N461: Suspension of Sport, Arts and Cultural Events during COVID-19 as per Notice No. 669 of G43434 date 11 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to N490: Live Streaming of the Creative Sector Services as per Notice No. 668 of G43433 date 11 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Various Amendments and Repeals of Directions as set out in the Gazette as per Notice No. R667 of G43432 date 11 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 439 of 31 March 2020 and new Directions relating to National Environmental Management Permits and Licences during Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. 650 of G43412 date 5 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety measures in certain workplaces as per Notice No. R639 of G43400 date 4 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 416 of 26 March, G43162 : Temporary measures in respect of Entry Into and Exit Out of the Republic as per Notice No. 664 of G43420 date 10 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions for Criteria to return to Public University and Private Higher Education Institution Campuses as part of a Risk-adjusted strategy for a phased-in return from Level 3 as per Notice No. 652 of G43414 date 8 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions on Zero-rating of Content and Websites for Education and Health as per Notice No. 651 of G43413 date 5 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to the Forestry Sector during Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. 649 of G43411 date 5 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to Freshwater and Marine Fishing Sectors during Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. 648 of G43410 date 5 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to the Biodiversity Sector during Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. 647 of G43409 date 5 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with an Extension of a National State of Disaster COVID-19 as per Notice No. 646 of G43408 date 5 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 5 of N412: Public Transport Services Directions and Direction 8 of N415: International Air Services Directions as per Notice No. 615 of G43375 date 30 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated to extend the National State of Disaster pertaining to the drought conditions in the country announce on 4 March 2020, Notice 243 of G43066, to 4 July 2020, as per Notice No. 632 of G43390 date 3 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with New Directions regarding all Courts, Court Precincts and Justice Service Points (N440 and N489 remain in force) as per Notice No. 623 of G43383 date 2 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to N302 of 29 May 2020: Directions regarding the re-opening of schools and measure to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Education Departments, all Education District Offices and all Schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 304 of G43381 date 1 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions for the Resumption of Construction and Related Services in Post School Education and Training Institutions as per Notice No. 617 of G43378 date 1 June 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 5 of N412: Public Transport Services Directions and Direction 8 of N415: International Air Services Directions as per Notice No. 615 of G43375 date 30 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 7 of Notice No. 493 of 4 May 2020: Public Transport Service Directions 2020 as per Notice No. 614 of G43374 dated 30 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 13 of Notice No. 494 of 4 May 2020: Preventative Measures in the Railway Operations Directions 2020 as per Notice No. 613 of G43373 dated 30 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding the re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all provincial education departments, all education district offices and all schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 302 of G43372 dated 29 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to Norms and Standards for Religious Gatherings as per Notice No. 609 of G43365 dated 28 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice R. 480 : Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act as well as a Determination of Alert Levels and Hotspots as per Notice No. 608 of G43364 dated 28 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 537 : Directions relating to the Biodiversity Sector during COVID-19 as per Notice No. 596 of G43355 dated 26 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to (C19-TERS) COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. R.595 of G43353 dated 26 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 533 and new Directions to Permit Travel and Recommencement of Studies for Final Year Students registered at South African Public Universities in the academic year 2020 as per Notice No. 591 of G43352 dated 26 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 484 : Directions on the Risk-adjusted Strategy for Communications and Digital Technologies Sector as per Notice No. 590 of G43351 dated 26 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 457 : Directions relating to measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Health Sector as per Notice No. 589 of G43350 dated 25 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 417 of 26 Mar20: Electronic Communications, Postal and Broadcasting Directions as per Notice No. 516 of G43299 dated 8 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to the Live Streaming of the Creative Sector Services during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 490 of G43269 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of N440 and new Directions relating to all courts, court precincts and justice service points as per Notice No. R489 of G43268 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with a Direction relating to Essential Financial Services during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 487 of G43266 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 8(1) of Notice 493 of 4 May 2020 GG 43272: Public Transport Services Direction, 2020  as per Notice No. 504 of GG43284 dated 6 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments for the Management of Courts Directions and Repeal of Directions issued 17 April, 2020, as per Notice No. 254 of GG43283 dated 6 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to the COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19-TERS), 2020 as per Notice No. R.486 of G43265 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 8 of Notice 493 of 4 May 2020 : Public Transport Services as per Notice No. R587 of G43348 dated 22 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice No. 491 of 4 May 2020 and new Directions on the determination of commencement of services and extension for validity period of learner’s licences, driving licence cards, licence discs, professional driving permits and registration of motor vehicles as per Notice No. 544 of G43339 dated 20 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions: Mineral, Resources and Energy to provide guidance on the implementation of provisions of Regulations relating to permitted goods and services during COVID-19 Lockdown as per Notice No. 542 of G43331 dated 15 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice No. 215 of 26 March 2020 : COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19-TERS), 2020 as per Notice No. R541 of G43330 dated 15 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to Recycling of Waste during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 539 of G43325 dated 14 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to the Freshwater and Marine Fishing Sector during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 538 of G43324 dated 14 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions relating to the Biodiversity Sector during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 537 of G43323 dated 14 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice No. 494 of 4 May 2020 : Railway Operations during COVID-19 as per Notice No. 536 of G43322 dated 14 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding e-Commerce Sales during Alert Level 4 of COVID-19 as per Notice No. 535 of G43321 dated 14 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 513 of 7 May 2020 and new Directions on the Once-Off Movement of Persons and the Transportation of Goods for purposes of Relocation as per Notice No. 534 of G43320 dated 14 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions to Permit Travel and Recommencement of Studies for Final Year Medical Students registered at South African Public Universities during the Academic year 2020 as per Notice No. 533 of G43319 dated 13 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding Sale of Cars and Emergency Automobile Repairs during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. R.524 of G43308 dated 12 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding Sale of Clothing, Footwear and Bedding during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. R.523 of G43307 dated 12 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions to assist Micro and Small Businesses Trading during COVID-19 Lockdown as per Notice No. R.522 of G43306 dated 12 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 416 of 26 March 2020: Temporary measures i.r.o. Entry into and Exit out of the Republic as per Notice No. R.518 of G43301 dated 9 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 430 of 30 March 2020: Directions i.r.o Department of Social Development, SASSA and National Development Agency as per Notice No. R.517 of G43300 dated 9 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions on the Once-Off Movement of Persons and Transportation of Goods during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 513 of G43293 dated 7 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 6.7 of Notice 399 of 25 March 2020 (COGTA COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions, 2020)as per Notice No. 510 of G43291 dated 7 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Sea Ports Directions, 2020 and Repeal of previous Notice as per Notice No. 496 of G43275 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 8 of Notice 483 of 1 May 2020 as per Notice No. 495 of G43274 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Preventative Measures in the Railway Operations Directions, 2020 and Repeal of previous Notice as per Notice No. 494 of G43273 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Public Transport Services Directions, 2020 and Repeal of previous Notice as per Notice No. 493 of G43272 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the spread of COVID-19 : Air Freight Operations Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. 492 of G43271 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the spread of COVID-19: Determination of Extension for the Validity Period of a Learners Licence, Driving Licence Card, Licence disc, Professional Driving Permit and Registration of a Motor Vehicle Directions, 2020 and Repeal of previous Notice as per Notice No. 491 of G43270 dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions on the Risk-Adjusted Strategy for the Communications and Digital Technologies Sector as per Notice No. 484 of G43263 dated 3 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions on the Once-Off Long Distance Inter-Provincial Transport during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 483, G43262 dated 1 May 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions on the Once-Off Movement of Persons during Alert Level 4 as per Notice No. 482, G43261 dated 30 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has issued Regulations in terms of Dec 27(2) of the Act as per Notice No. R480 of GG43258 dated 29 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been amended to give Direction and Guidance on the Procurement and delivery of essential goods an-d services for Higher Educational Institutes as per Notice No. R478 of GG43255 dated 29 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Annexure B, Part A (1)(i) of Notice 318 of 18 March 2020 : Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act as per Notice No. 471 of G43240 dated 20 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 318 of 18 March 2020 : Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act as per Notice No. R.465 of G43232 dated 16 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Water and Sanitation Emergency Procurement COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. 464 of G43231 dated 15 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding provisions for essential goods and services as per Notice No. R. 462 of G43227 dated 11 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions for the Extension of Offices of Councils and Boards of Public Entities & Suspension of Sports, Art and Cultural events during COVID-19 as per Notice No. 461 of G43226 dated 9 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions in Correctional Centres and Remand Detention Facilities during COVID-19 as per Notice No. 460 of G43225 dated 9 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions regarding Call Centres providing Essential Services during COVID-19 as per Notice No. R. 459 of G43224 dated 9 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions from Department of Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa as per Notice No. 457 of G43217 dated 8 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 215 of 2020, COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme as per Notice No. 240 of G43216 dated 8 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 430 of 2020, Directions in respect of Department of Social Development, etc as per Notice No. 455 of G43213 dated 7 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 412 of 2020, Public Transport Services as per Notice No. 454 of G43212 dated 7 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 216 of 2020, National Ports Act Directions 2020 with the Addition of Direction 5A as per Notice No. 453 of G43211 dated 7 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 318 of 18 March 2020, Regulations in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 as per Notice No. R.446 of G43199 dated 2 April 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 418 of 26 March 2020 and new Directions for All Courts, Court Precincts and Justice Service points in the Republic as per Notice No. R. 440 of G43191 dated 31 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Directions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as per Notice No. R. 439 of G43190 dated 31 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to  Notice 412 Direction 5 of the Public Transport Services for Air Services as per Notice No. 438 of G43189 dated 31 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 412 Direction 3 of the Public Transport Services for Buses and Taxis as per Notice No. 436 of G43186 dated 31 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 6.7 of Notice R.399 COGTA COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. R.432 of G43184 dated 30 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with a Declaration of Essential Services for the purposes of COVID-19 as per Notice No. 431 of G43183 dated 30 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 412, Regulation 6 addition of (4) of Directions: Public Transport Services as per Notice No. 431 of G43183 dated 30 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with COVID-19 Directions i.r.o. the Department of Social Development, SASSA and National Development Agency as per Notice No. R.430 of G43182 dated 30 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 318 (amended by Notice R.398), Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act as per Notice No. R.419 of G43168 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with COGTA COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. R.399 of G43147 dated 25 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 318, Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act as per Notice No. R.398 of G43148 dated 25 March 2020

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 415, Direction 6(1), International Air Services as per Notice No. 423 of G43176 dated 27 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions i.r.o. all Courts, Court Precincts and Justice Service Points in the Republic as per Notice No. 418 of G43167 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Electronic Communications, Postal and Broadcasting Directions as per Notice No. 417 of G43164 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions re: Temporary measures i.r.o. Entry into or Exist out of the Republic to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 as per Notice No. 416 of G43162 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions: International Air Services (COVID-19 Restrictions on the movement of Air Travel) 2020 as per Notice No. 415 of G43160 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Regulations i.r.o. Preventative Measures in the Railway Operations (COVID-19 Control Measures on the Operations by Rail) 2020 as per Notice No. 414 of G43159 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions: Cross-Border Road Transport Special Dispensation (COVID-19 Restrictions on the movement of Cross-Border Road Transport Passengers) 2020 as per Notice No. 413 of G43158 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Public Transport Services Directions, 2020 as per Notice No. 412 of G43157 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions: National Ports Act (COVID-19 Restrictions on the Movement of Persons and Crew) 2020 as per Notice No. 216 of G43163 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with COVID-19 Temporary Relief Scheme 2020 (C19 TERS) as per Notice No. 215 of G43161 dated 26 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated by Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act as per Notice No. 318 of GG43107 dated 18 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated by the Declaration of a National State of Disaster COVID-19 as per Notice No. 313 of GG43096 dated 15 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated by the Classification of a National Disaster COVID-19 as per Notice No. 312 of GG43096 dated 15 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), notice has been given of the Declaration of a National State of Disaster due to the ongoing drought, as per Notice No. 243 of GG43066 dated 4 March 2020.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated by the Reclassification of Provincial Disasters as a National Disaster, as per Notice No. 107 of GG41439 dated 1 February 2018.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been amended by Proclamation No. 24 of 2016, Commencement of the Disaster Management Amendment Act, 2015 (Act No. 16 of 2015), Government Gazette 39943, dated 22 April 2016.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been amended by the Disaster Management Amendment Act, 2015 (Act No. 16 of 2015), Government Gazette 39520, Notice No. 1239, dated 15 December 2015.

 

The Act has been updated with two Notices regarding Classification of a Disaster regarding xenophobic attacks, printed in Government Gazette No. 31130 dated 13 June 2008.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (57 of 2002) has been added to the site as gazetted in GG 24252 dated 15 January 2003.