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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 3 : Applications for Environmental Authorisations

Part 1 : General matters

20. Determination of assessment process applicable to application

 

 

1) When appointed in terms of regulation 17(1), an EAP must in accordance with regulation 21 determine whether basic assessment or scoping must be applied to the application, taking into account—
a) any guidelines applicable to the activity which is the subject of the application; and
b) any advice given by the competent authority in terms of regulation 5(b).

 

2) An application must be managed in accordance with—
a) Part 2 of this Chapter if basic assessment must be applied to the application; or
b) Part 3 of this Chapter if scoping must be applied to the application.