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


Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014

Chapter 6 : Public Participation

44. Comments of interested and affected parties to be recorded in reports submitted to competent authority


(1) The applicant must ensure that the comments of interested and affected parties are recorded in reports and plans and that such written comments, including responses to such comments and records of meetings, are attached to the reports and plans that are submitted to the competent authority in terms of these Regulations.


(2) Where a person desires but is unable to access written comments as contemplated in subregulation (1) due to—
(a) a lack of skills to read or write;
(b) disability; or
(c) any other disadvantage;

reasonable alternative methods of recording comments must be provided for.

[Regulation 44(2) substituted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]