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


Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014

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

Part 2: Amendment where a change in scope occurs

31. Amendments to be applied for in terms of Part 2


An environmental authorisation may be amended by following the process prescribed in this Part if the amendment will result in a change to the scope of a valid environmental authorisation where such change will result in an increased level or change in the nature of impact where such level or change in nature of impact was not—

(a) assessed and included in the initial application for environmental authorisation; or
(b) taken into consideration in the initial environmental authorisation;

and the change does not, on its own, constitute a listed or specified activity.


[Regulation 31 substituted by Notice No. 326 of 2017]