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

Regulations relating to identification of Environmental Management Inspectors

2. Identity cards

 

 

1) The identity card that must in terms of section 31B of the Act be issued to each person designated as an environmental management inspector-
a) must comply with subregulation (2); and
b) may only be issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, or a person authorised to do so by the Director-General of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism; and
c) must be in the standard format and layout prescribed by the Director-General of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

 

2) An identity card must contain-
a) the full names and ID number of the person designated as an environmental management inspector;
b) a recent photograph of that person;
c) the organ of state of which that person is an employee and the employee number of that person;
d) the Act or specific environmental management Act, or the specific provisions of the Act or a specific environmental management Act, for which the person is designated as an environmental management inspector in terms of section 31 D (1) or (2) of the Act;
e) the full names and post description of the designating authority who designated the person as an environmental management inspector;
f) the signature of the designating authority; and
g) the date on which the person was designated as an environmental management inspector.

 

3) The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism must issue an identity card on request from a designating authority and on receipt of the information detailed in subregulation (2) (a) to (g).

 

4) The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism must keep a detailed record of all persons in respect of whom an identity card was issued.