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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

4. Where to submit applications

 

 

1) If the Minister is the competent authority in respect of a specific application, the application must be submitted to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

 

2) If an MEC is the competent authority in respect of a particular application, the application must be submitted to the provincial department responsible for environmental affairs in that province.

 

3) If the Minister or MEC has in terms of section 42 of the Act delegated any powers or duties of a competent authority in relation to an activity to which an application relates to an organ of state, the application must be submitted to that delegated organ of state.