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

Regulations in Terms of Chapter 5 of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998

Chapter 2 : Competent Authorities

10. Decision on applications by competent authorities

 

 

1) After the competent authority has reached a decision on an application, the competent authority must, in writing and within 10 days—
a) notify the applicant of the decision and of the period within which the applicant must comply with subregulation (2);
b) give reasons for the decision to the applicant; and
c) draw the attention of the applicant to the fact that an appeal may be lodged against the decision in terms of Chapter 7 of these Regulations, if such appeal is available in the circumstances of the decision.

 

2) The applicant must, in writing, within a period determined by the competent authority—
a) notify all registered interested and affected parties of –
i) the outcome of the application; and
ii) the reasons for the decision; and
b) draw their attention to the fact that an appeal may be lodged against the decision in terms of Chapter 7 of these Regulations, if such appeal is available in the circumstances of the decision.