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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

Part 3 : Withdrawal of environmental authorisations

50. Decision

 

 

1) On having reached a decision on whether or not to withdraw the environmental authorisation, the competent authority must notify the holder of the authorisation of the decision in writing.

 

2) If the decision is to withdraw the environmental authorisation, the competent authority must-
a) give to the holder of the authorisation the reasons for the decision; and
b) draw the attention of the holder of the environmental authorisation 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.

 

3) The provisions of this Part do not affect the institution of criminal proceedings against the holder of an environmental authorisation in terms of section 24F(2) of the Act.