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National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)

Chapter 4 : Fair Decision-Making and Conflict Management

19. Arbitration


(1) A difference or disagreement regarding the protection of the environment may be referred to arbitration in terms of the Arbitration Act, 1965 (Act No. 42 of 1965).


(2) Where a dispute or disagreement referred to in subsection (1) is referred to arbitration the parties thereto may appoint as arbitrator a person from the panel of arbitrators established in terms of section 21.