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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 2 : National and provincial guidelines

73. National guidelines

 

 

1) The Minister may by notice in the Government Gazette issue national guidelines on the implementation of these Regulations with regard to—
a) any particular environmentally sensitive area or kind of environmentally sensitive areas, or environmentally sensitive areas in general;
b) any particular environmental impact or kind of environmental impact, or environmental impacts in general;
c) any particular activity or kind of activities, or activities in general ; and
d) any particular process contemplated in these Regulations.

 

2) A delegated organ of state may, in consultation with the Minister, by notice in the Government Gazette issue guidelines, which must be consistent with any national guidelines issued in terms of regulation 73, on the implementation of these Regulations, including guidelines with regard to the matters set out in regulation 73(1)(b), (c), (d) or any matter incidental thereto, in relation to activities in respect of which the organ of state is the competent authority.