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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 3 : Applications subject to scoping and environmental impact assessment

34. Content of draft environmental management plans



A draft environmental management plan must include—

a) details of—
i) the person who prepared the environmental management plan; and
ii) the expertise of that person to prepare an environmental management plan;
b) information on any proposed management or mitigation measures that will be taken to address the environmental impacts that have been identified in a report contemplated by these Regulations, including environmental impacts or objectives in respect of—
i) planning and design;
ii) pre-construction and construction activities;
iii) operation or undertaking of the activity;
iv) rehabilitation of the environment; and
v) closure, where relevant.
c) a detailed description of the aspects of the activity that are covered by the draft environmental management plan;
d) an identification of the persons who will be responsible for the implementation of the measures contemplated in paragraph (b);
e) where appropriate, time periods within which the measures contemplated in the draft environmental management plan must be implemented; and
f) proposed mechanisms for monitoring compliance with the environmental management plan and reporting thereon.