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

Chapter 7 : Compliance, Enforcement and Protection

Part 2 : Application and enforcement of Act and any specific environmental management Act

31B. Designation of environmental management inspectors by Minister


(1) The Minister may—
(a) designate as an environmental management inspector, any staff member of—
(i) the Department; or
(ii) any other organ of state; and
(b) at any time withdraw a designation made in terms of paragraph (a).


(2) A designation in terms of subsection (1)(a)(ii) may only be made by agreement between the Minister and the relevant organ of state.