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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 8 : General Matters affecting Applications and Appeals

Part 1 : Environmental management frameworks

70. Draft environmental management frameworks

 

 

1) The Minister or MEC with the concurrence of the Minister may initiate an environmental management framework for an area.

 

2) In order to initiate an environmental management framework for an area, the Minister or MEC must—
a) compile a draft environmental management framework;
b) subject the draft to a public participation process by—
i) making the draft available for public inspection at a convenient place; and
ii) inviting potential interested and affected parties by way of advertisements in newspapers circulating in the area and in any other appropriate way to inspect the draft and submit representations, objections and comments in connection with the draft to that person or organ of state; and
c) review the draft in the light of any representations, objections and comments received.