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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

81. Offences



1) A person is guilty of an offence if that person—
a) provides incorrect or misleading information in any document submitted in terms of these Regulations to a competent authority;
b) fails to comply with regulation 7(2);
c) fails to comply with a request in terms of regulation 79(2);
d) contravenes or fails to comply with a condition subject to which an exemption in terms of Chapter 5 of these Regulations has seen granted; or
e) continues with an activity where the environmental authorisation was withdrawn in terms of regulation 50 or suspended in terms of regulation 49.


2) A person is liable on conviction of an offence in terms of subregulation (1) to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years or to a fine not exceeding an amount prescribed in terms of the Adjustment of Fines Act, 1991 (Act No. 101 of 1991).