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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 4 : Amendment and Withdrawal of Environmental Authorisations

39. General

 

 

1) The competent authority referred to in regulation 3 who issued an environmental authorisation has jurisdiction in all matters pertaining to the amendment or withdrawal of that authorisation.

 

2) An environmental authorisation may be amended—
a) on application by the holder of the authorisation in accordance with Part 1 of this Chapter; or
b) on the initiative of the competent authority in accordance with Part 2 of this Chapter.

 

3) An environmental authorisation may be amended by—
a) attaching an additional condition or requirement;
b) substituting a condition or requirement;
c) removing a condition or requirement;
d) changing a condition or requirement;
e) updating or changing any detail on the authorisation; or
f) correcting a technical or editorial error.

 

4) An environmental authorisation may be withdrawn by the competent authority in accordance with Part 3 of this Chapter.