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


Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014

Chapter 4 : Application for Environmental Authorisation

Part 1: General

17. Checking of application for compliance with formal requirements


Upon receipt of an application, the competent authority must check whether the application—

(a) is properly completed and that it contains the information required in the application form;
(b) is accompanied by any other documents as required in terms of these Regulations; and
(c) conforms to the requirements of these Regulations, any protocol or minimum information requirements relevant to the application as identified and gazetted by the Minister in a government notice or instructions or guidance provided by the competent authority to the submission of applications.

[Regulation 17(c) substituted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]