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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 3 : Other matters

80. Assistance to people with special needs



The competent authority processing an application or the Minister or MEC processing an appeal in terms of these Regulations must give reasonable assistance to a person desiring to object against the application or to lodge an appeal against a decision in respect of the application if that person is unable to comply with a requirement of these Regulations due to—

a) a lack of skills to read or write;
b) disability; or
c) any other disadvantage.