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NB: Updates listed here reflect changes to the legislation as posted on the Acts Online web site only and do not cover all South African legislation

 

Most of the amendment Acts can be found on the South African Government website under the Documents section.

 

The Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act, 1982 (Act No. 19 of 1982), has been amended by Regulations, Regulations relating to Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions: Amendment with regards to Table 1 – Fees Payable, Government Gazette 42584, Notice No. 389, dated 19 July 2019.

 

The Water Research Act, 1971 (Act No. 34 of 1971) has been amended for Water Research Levy 2019/20-Rates and Charges: Increase of 10%, Government Gazette 42747, Notice No. 1297, dated 4 October 2019.

 

The Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012) has been amended to include Language Policy of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Government Gazette 42422, Notice No. 616, , dated 26 April 2019.

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations for child and youth care workers, auxiliary child care workers and student child and youth care workers, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 1164, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978) has been amended by Regulations, Regulations for child and youth care workers, auxiliary child care workers and student child and youth care workers, Government Gazette 38135, Notice No. 838, dated 31 October 2014.

 

The Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994) has been updated by amendments to Schedule 2 of this Act for Limpopo and North West, Government Gazette 42669, Proclamation 50, dated 30 August 2019.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) hereby gives notice of the Rate of Interest on Government Loans from 1 September 2019, Government Gazette 42657, Notice No. 437, dated 23 August 2019.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) has been updated to authorise Borrowing Powers of Water Boards Listed under Schedule 3 Part B of the Act – Rand Water, Government Gazette 42657, Notice No. 1098, dated 23 August 2019.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) has been updated to authorise Borrowing Powers of Water Boards Listed under Schedule 3 Part B of the Act – Umgeni Water, Government Gazette 42657, Notice No. 1097, dated 23 August 2019.

 

The Public Administration Management Act (Act No. 11 of 2014) has given notice of the Commencement of Certain Provisions of the public Administration Act of 2014, except for Sections 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 and 19, Government Gazette 42337, Proclamation 15, dated 29 March 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Rules of Procedure for Application to Court, Government Gazette 42740, Notice No. R.1284, dated 4 October 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 491, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 490, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Economic and Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 489, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Education, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 488, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Health, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 487, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Human Settlements, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 486, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 485, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Social Development, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 484, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 483, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 482, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Department of Provincial Treasury, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 481, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Free State Provincial Government: Office of the Premier, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 480, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Department of Limpopo Department of Social Development, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 479, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1), Department of Small Business, Government Gazette 42697, Notice No. 478, dated 13 September 2019.

 

The Prescribed Rate of Interest Act, 1975 (Act No. 55 of 1975) has been updated by. Government Notice No. R. 25, GG 42179, dated 22 January 2019, has been withdrawn by Notice No. R. 1212, GG 42713, dated 20 September 2019.

 

The Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974) has been updated by Regulations Relating to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Government Gazette 42725, Board Notice 174, dated 27 September 2019.

 

The Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974) has been updated by Regulations Relating to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Government Gazette 42464, Board Notice 688, dated 17 May 2019.

 

The Performing Animals Protection Act, 1935 (Act No. 24 of 1935) has had Annexure A amended in respect of Written Application : Granting of a Licence, Government Gazette 42230, Notice No. 130, dated 15 February 2019.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been updated to recognize Categories of Practitioners, Government Gazette 42545, Notice No. 939, dated 28 June 2019.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has hereby been authorized for the Continued Application of the General Authorisation Published in terms of Section 39, Government Gazette 42576, Notice 383, dated 12 July 2019.

 

The National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998) has been updated by the Revision of General Authorisations in terms of Section 39, Government Gazette 36820, Notice 665, dated 6 September 2013.

 

The National Research Foundation Act, 1998 (Act No. 23 of 1998) has been amended by the Short Title being substituted by Section 26, Government Gazette 42441, Notice No. 637, dated 6 May 2019.

 

The National Research Foundation Act, 1998 (Act No. 23 of 1998) has been amended by the Amendment from Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act 2014, Government Gazette 37594, Notice No. 321, dated 26 April 2014.

 

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act, 2008 (Act No. 5 of 2008) has been amended by Regulations relating to the payment of levy and fees with regards to compulsory specifications, Government Gazette 42431, Notice No. 631, dated 2 May 2019.

 

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act, 2008 (Act No. 5 of 2008) has been amended for Compulsory Specifications for Agricultural Live and chilled Raw Bivalve Molluscs (VC9107), Government Gazette 41827, Notice No. 810, dated 10 August 2018.

 

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act, 2008 (Act No. 5 of 2008) has been amended for Compulsory Specification for Canned Fish, Canned Marine Molluscs and Canned Crustaceans and Products derived therefrom (VC8014), Government Gazette 41722, Notice No. 628, dated 22 June 2018.

 

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act, 2008 (Act No. 5 of 2008) hereby establishes the Regulations, Government Gazette 33615, Notice No. 924, dated 15 October 2010.

 

The National Railway Safety Regulator Act, 2002 (Act No. 16 of 2002) has been updated by the Determination of Permit Fees for the 2018/19 Financial Year, Government Gazette 41621, Notice No. 481, dated 11 May 2018.

 

The National Nuclear Regulator Act, 1999 (Act No. 47 of 1999) has been updated by Regulations in Terms of Section 36, Read with Section 47 on Safety Standards and Regulatory Practices, Government Gazette 28755, Notice No. R. 388, dated 28 April 2006.

 

The National Land Transport Act, 2009 (Act No. 5 of 2009), has been amended by Regulations on Colour Coding and Branding for Minibuses and Midibuses used for Minibus Taxi-type Services, Government Gazette 41046, Proclamation No. R. 26, dated 18 August 2017.

 

The National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No. 25 of 1999) has been amended by Identifying Types of Objects that are Protected, and may not be Exported without a Permit from the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), Government Gazette 42407, Notice No. 587, dated 18 April 2019.

 

The National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No. 25 of 1999) has been amended by the declaration of the Wreck of the Sao Jose as a Heritage Site, Government Gazette 42037, Notice No. 1238, dated 16 November 2018.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been updated by Regulations to Phase-Out the use of Persistent Organic Pollutants, Government Gazette 42693, Notice No. 1150, dated 10 September 2019.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been updated by Regulations relating to Qualification Criteria, Training and Identification of, and Forms to be used by, Environmental Management Inspectors and Environmental Mineral Resource Inspectors, Government Gazette 40879, Notice No. R. 480, dated 31 May 2017.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been updated by Regulations relating to Section 24H Registration Authority Regulations, Government Gazette 40154, Notice No. 849, dated 22 July 2016.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been amended by the National Appeal Regulations, Government Gazette 38559, Notice No. R. 205, dated 12 March 2015.

 

The National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005) amended by section 30 of Notice No. 1081, Government Gazette 42649 dated 19 August 2019.

 

The Legal Metrology Act, 2014 (Act No. 9 of 2014) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Tariff of Fees charged for Services Rendered in terms of the Legal Metrology Act by the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS): Amendments, Government Gazette 42431, Notice No. 630, dated 3 May 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the declaration of the Collection Agreement concluded in the National Textile Bargaining Council, Government Gazette 42684, dated 6 September 2019.

 

The Judges' Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act, 2001 (Act No. 47 of 2001) has been amended for the Determination of Salaries and Allowances of Constitutional Court Judges and Judges, Government Gazette 42174, Notice No. 21, dated 18 January 2019.

 

The Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997 (Act No. 15 of 1997) has been amended by changes to Table 2 of Regulations, Government Gazette 42230, Notice No. 131, dated 15 February 2019.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations relating to the maximum levels of metals in foodstuffs, Government Gazette 41704, Notice No. 588, dated 15 June 2018.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations relating to the reduction of Sodium in certain foodstuffs and related matters, Government Gazette 41164, Notice No. 1071, dated 6 October 2017.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations relating to the reduction of sodium in certain foodstuffs and related matters, Government Gazette 36274, Notice No. R. 214, dated 20 March 2013.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been updated by Regulations for Soft Drinks, Government Gazette 35265, Notice No. R317, dated 17 April 2012.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been updated by Regulations – Soft Drinks, Notice No. 1769, dated 9 August 1985.

 

The Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017 (Act No. 9 of 2017) has been amended by a notice amending the commencement of Notice 1019 of 28 September 2018, Government Gazette 42677, Notice No. 1130, dated 30 August 2019.

 

The Financial and Fiscal Commission Act, 1997 (Act No. 99 of 1997) has been amended by a proclamation for the Determination of Remuneration of Members of Financial and Fiscal Commission, Government Gazette 42734, Proclamation 52, dated 1 October 2019.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Government Gazette 42725, Notice 510, dated 27 September 2019.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Government Gazette 42374, Notice 534, dated 2 April 2019.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Government Gazette 42225, Notice 128, dated 12 February 2019.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Government Gazette 42127, Notice 1408, dated 21 December 2018.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Government Gazette 40725, Notice 241, dated 28 March 2017.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Government Gazette 37350, Notice 101, dated 17 February 2014.

 

The Currency and Exchanges Act, 1933 (Act No. 9 of 1933) hereby gives notice that that The South African Bank of Athens has been deleted as an Authorised Dealer for the purpose of Exchange Control Regulations by Government Gazette 42411, Notice No. R. 597, dated 18 April 2019.

 

The Co-operatives Act, 2005 (Act No. 14 of 2005) has been amended to include the Principles of Good Governance for Co-operatives, Government Gazette 42408, Notice No. R. 594, dated 18 April 2019.

 

The Co-operatives Act, 2005 (Act No. 14 of 2005) as amended by Co-operatives Amendment Act No. 6 of 2013 make Co-operative Regulations and Principles of Good Governance, Government Gazette 42408, Notice No. R. 593, dated 18 April 2019.

 

The Construction Industry Development Board Act, 2000 (Act No. 38 of 2000) has been updated by Board Notices, Standard for Uniformity in Engineering and Construction Works Contracts, Government Gazette 42622, Board Notice 423, dated 8 August 2019.

 

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996), Proclamation 49 of 2019,the Transfer of Administration and Powers and Functions entrusted by Legislation to certain Cabinet Members in terms of Section 97 of the Constitution, Government Gazette 42657, Proclamation No. 49, dated 23 august 2019.

 

The Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act, 1983 (Act No. 43 of 1983) has revised tariffs for services rendered in terms of the Sub-Division of Agricultural Land Act, Act No. 70 of 1970 and Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act, Act No. 43 of 1983. (act not in acts main)

 

The Civil Aviation Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009) is amended by publishing Rules Regulating the Conduct of the Proceedings of the Appeals Committee, Government Gazette 42773, Notice No. 1348, dated 18 October 2019.

 

The Allied Health Professions Act, 1982 (Act No. 63 of 1982) has been updated by the Inclusion of the Profession of Aromatherapy and Reflexology under the Provisions of the Allied Health Professions Act, 1982, Government Gazette 42725, Notice No. 1224, dated 27 September 2019.

 

The Airports Company Act, 1993 (Act No. 44 of 1993), has been amended under Notices, Publication of Air Charges 2017, the Annexures being substituted by Government Gazette 41551, Notice No. 170, dated 29 March 2018, due to the increase in the VAT rate from 14% to 15% with effect from 1 April 2018.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by the Prohibition regarding the Removal of Imported Regulated Agricultural Products intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa from the Specified Ports of Entry of any Other Place as Determined by the Executive Officer, Government Gazette 42739, Notice No. 1269, dated 4 October 2019.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by Department of International Relations & Co-operation as per Notice No. 388 of GG No. 42584, dated 19 July 2019.

 

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No 75 of 1997) has been updated by Sectoral Determinations, Amendment of Sectoral Determination 9 as per GG 42615, Notice No. R. 1036, dated 02 August 2019.

 

The Immigration Act 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002) has been updated by the Determination of Places of Detention of Illegal Foreigners pending Deportation as per Notice No. 1046 of GG No. 42622 dated 08 August 2019.

 

The Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 of 1996) has been amended.

 

The Budget Speech, 2019 has been added to the website.

 

The State of the Nation Address, 2019 has been added to the website.

 

The Animal Diseases Act, 1984 (Act No. 35 of 1984) has been updated by Notices, Control Measures relating to Foot and Mouth Disease in Certain Areas as per Notice No. 67 of GG42203 dated 1 February 2019.

 

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997) has been amended.

 

The Communal Property Associations Act, 1996 (Act No. 28 of 1996) has been amended.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993) has been updated.

 

The Construction Industry Development Board Act, 2000 (Act No. 38 of 2000) has been updated.

 

The Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act No. 101 of 1997) has been updated.

 

The Insurance Act, 2017 (Act No. 18 of 2017), has been updated.

 

The Plant Breeders' Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976) has been updated.

 

The Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 of 1996) has been updated.

 

The National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005) has been amended.

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993) has been updated by Regulations, Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015, Notices, Notice of Withdrawal of Certificates (without expiry date) Issued to Training Providers as per Notice No. R. 12 of GG42163 dated 18 January 2019.

 

The Division of Revenue Act, 2018 (Act No. 1 of 2018) has been amended.

 

The Air Traffic and Navigation Services Company Act, 1993 (Act No. 45 of 1993), has been updated.

 

The Prescribed Rate of Interest Act, 1975 (Act No. 55 of 1975) has been updated by Notices, Prescribed Rate of Interest - 1 January 2019 as per Notice No. R. 25 of GG42179 dated 22 January 2019.

 

The Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995 (Act No. 34 of 1995) has been updated.

 

The Estate Duty Act, 1955 (Act No. 45 of 1955) has been amended by the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2018 (Act No. 21 of 2018) as per Notice No. 18 of GG42171 dated 17 January 2019.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been amended by the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2018 (Act No. 21 of 2018) as per Notice No. 18 of GG42171 dated 17 January 2019.

 

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No. 91 of 1964) has been amended by the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2018 (Act No. 21 of 2018) as per Notice No. 18 of GG42171 dated 17 January 2019.

 

The Value-Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991) has been amended by the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2018 (Act No. 21 of 2018) as per Notice No. 18 of GG42171 dated 17 January 2019.

 

The Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act, 1998 (Act No. 20 of 1998) has been updated.

 

The Rental Housing Act, 1999 (Act No. 50 of 1999) has been amended.

 

The Road Accident Fund Act, 1996 (Act No. 56 of 1996) has been updated by Board Notices.

 

The Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998) has been updated by Regulations.

 

The South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No. 68 of 1995) has been updated by Regulations.

 

The Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001 (Act No. 63 of 2001)  has been updated by Regulations.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Regulations, Guidelines and Codes of Good Practice.

 

The Special Appropriation Act, 2018 (Act No. 15 of 2018) has been added to the website as per Notice No. 14 of GG42167 dated 17 January 2019.

 

The Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974) has been updated.

 

The National Ports Act, 2005 (Act No. 12 of 2005) has been updated.

 

The National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) has been updated by Code of Conduct, Code of Conduct for Inspectors as per Notice No. 11 of GG42162 dated 18 January 2019.

 

The National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations regarding the Control of the Import of Export of Waste, 2017 as per Notice No. 22 of GG42175 dated 21 January 2019.

 

The National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003) has been updated by Proclamations, Declaration of Land to be Part of Table Mountain National Park as per Proclamation No. 3 of GG42185 dated 25 January 2019.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations relating to a Transparent Pricing System for Medicines and Scheduled Substances as per Notice Numbers 27 and 28 of GG42183 dated 23 January 2019.

 

The Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998) has been updated by Notices, Adjustment to Fees Payable to Brokers, Notice No. 30 of GG42185 dated 25 January 2019.

 

The National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No. 27 of 1996) has been updated by Notices, Reappointment of the History Ministerial Task Team as per Notice No. 7 of GG42162 dated 18 January 2019.

 

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