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

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Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014

Chapter 5 : Amendment, Suspension, Withdrawal and Auditing of Compliance with Environmental Authorisation and Environmental Management Programme

28. Application for amendment

 

(1) An application for the amendment of an environmental authorisation must be submitted to the relevant competent authority on condition that the environmental authorisation is valid on the date of receipt of such amendment.

 

(1A) The competent authority shall not accept or process an application for amendment of an environmental authorisation if such environmental authorisation is not valid on the day of receipt of such amendment application but may consider an application for environmental authorisation for the same development.

[Regulation 28(1A) inserted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]

 

(1B) An environmental authorisation which is the subject of an amendment application contemplated in this Chapter remains valid pending the finalisation of such amendment application.

[Regulation 28(1B) inserted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]

 

(2) [Regulation 28(2) deleted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]

 

(3) An application in terms of subregulation (1) must be made in writing and accompanied by a motivation for such amendment.

 

[Regulation 28 substituted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]