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

Regulations relating to Qualification Criteria, Training and Identification of, and forms to be used by, Environmental Management Inspectors

3. Mandates

 

 

1) When specifying the powers of an environmental management inspector in terms of section 31D(3) of the Act, a designating authority acting under a delegation in terms of section 42 of the Act may select only the powers for an environmental management inspector as are—
a) necessary for the inspector's mandate; and
b) set out in respect of the inspector's grade in Annexure 1

 

2) Subregulation (1) does not bind an MEC, but an MEC must take Annexure 1 into account when—
a) specifying the powers of an environmental management inspector in terms of section 31D(3) of the Act; or
b) delegating to another person the power contained in section 31D(3) to specify the powers of an environmental management inspector.