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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

5. Assistance by competent authorities to applicants



A competent authority may, on request by an applicant or an EAP managing an application, and subject to the payment of any reasonable charges—

a) give the applicant or EAP access to any guidelines and information on practices that have been developed or to any other information in the possession of the competent authority that is relevant to the application; or
b) advise the applicant or EAP, either in writing or by way of discussions, of the nature and extent of any of the processes that must be followed in order to comply with the Act and these Regulations.