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


Section 24H Registration Authority Regulations, 2016

Chapter 4 : Registration of Environmental Assessment Practitioners

16. Procedure for registration


(1) A person who wishes to register as an environmental assessment practitioner or candidate environmental assessment practitioner may apply to a registration authority.


(2) An application to register must be—
(a) made on an official application form obtainable from the registration authority; and
(b) accompanied by at least—
(i) certified copies of academic qualifications as specified in regulation 15;
(ii) a portfolio of evidence of competence;
(iii) the relevant application fee; and
(iv) any other information that the registration authority may require to consider such application.


(3) Upon receipt of an application contemplated in subregulation (2), the registration authority must consider the application for registration and decide the application within 120 days.


(4) The decision contemplated in subregulation (3) may be to—
(a) register the applicant as registered environmental assessment practitioner or registered candidate environmental assessment practitioner for a period not exceeding five years;
(b) refuse the application for registration; or
(c) recommend that—
(i) further information or further evidence of competence be supplied; or
(ii) further relevant experience or training is acquired