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


Regulations to Phase-Out the use of Persistent Organic Pollutants, 2019

Chapter 4 : General Matters

8. Offences and Penalties


(1) A person is guilty of an offence if that person—
(a) contravenes regulation 3, 4, 5(1), 5(5), 6(1), 6(2), 6(4) and 7 of these Regulations; or
(b) furnishes false or misleading information in terms of these Regulations.


(2) A person convicted of an offence in terms of sub-regulation (1) is liable to a fine not exceeding R10 million or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 10 years or to both such fine or such imprisonment.