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

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Section 24H Registration Authority Regulations, 2016

Chapter 1 : Interpretation and Purpose

2. Purpose of Regulations

 

The purpose of these Regulations is to—

(1) prescribe the manner in which an association proposing to register its members as environmental assessment practitioners may apply to the Minister to be appointed as a registration authority in terms of section 24H(1) of the Act;
(2) specify tasks performed by an environmental assessment practitioner in connection with an application for environmental authorisation, where environmental impact assessment has been identified as the environmental instrument to be utilised in informing such application for environmental authorisation, that may only be performed by a registered environmental assessment practitioner, and
(3) prescribe the criteria for registration and renewal of registration of environmental assessment practitioners and associated procedures for such registration or renewal of registration.