Acts Online
GT Shield

National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)


Section 24G Fine Regulations

6. Determination of fine


(1) The competent authority must determine the quantum of the fine upon receipt of the recommendation of the fine committee.


(2) The determination referred to in subregulation (1) must—
(a) within a reasonable time, be communicated by the competent authority to the applicant together with the reasons therefore; and
(b) specify the time period within which the fine must be paid in full, which period may reasonably be extended by the competent authority upon written application by the applicant.


(3) The applicant must, within 14 days of receipt of the determination of the quantum of the fine, ensure that all interested and affected parties, registered in terms of Regulation 8, are notified of, and provided with access to, the determination and the reasons for the determination.


(4) In the event that the applicant fails to pay the fine within the time period specified in the determination, including any extension thereof in accordance with subregulation (2)(b), the application shall lapse and partial amounts paid to the competent authority, if any, will not be refunded to the applicant.