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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

31C. Designation of environmental management inspectors by MEC


(1) An MEC may—
(a) designate as an environmental management inspector, any staff member of—
(i) the department responsible for environmental management in the province;
(ii) any other provincial organ of state; or
(iii) any municipality in the province; and
(b) at any time withdraw a designation made in terms of paragraph (a).


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