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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

 

June 2021

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Regulation 34 of the Regulations under Notice R.480 as per Notice No. R.532 of G44721 dated 17 June 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations under Notice R.480: Chapter 4 Adjusted Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. R. 530 of G44715 dated 15 June 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with an Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19) as per Notice No. R.493 of G44692 dated 11 June 2021.

 

The Road Accident Fund Act, 1996 (Act No. 56 of 1996) has been updated by THE Stipulation of terms and conditions upon which Claims for the Compensation shall be administered, as per Board Notice No.58 of GG 44674 dated 4 June 2021.

 

The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, 1998 (Act No. 120 of 1998) is amended by the publication of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment (Act No. 1 of 2021) as per Notice No. 319 of GG 44646, dated 1 June 2021.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been updated to record an amendment of the Regulations in respect of Petroleum products, as per Notice No. R.480 of GG44644 dated 1 June 2021.

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993) has been updated by the publication of a Notice of Direction in terms of Section 27(2) of the Act, read with Regulation 3(4) of the general Safety Regulations, as per Notice No. R328 of GG44663 dated 4 June 2021.

 

The Architectural Profession Act, 2000 (Act No. 44 of 2000) has been updated by the publication of the requirements for recognition and maintenance of recognition for a voluntary association and the repeal of the Rules under Board Notice 45 of 2021, as per Board Notice 59 of GG 44674 dated 4 June 2021.

 

May 2021

 

The Unemployment Insurance Contribution Act, 2002 has been amended by the publication of the determination of limit on amount of remuneration for purposes of determination of contribution in terms of Section 6 of the Act, as per Notice No. 475 of Government Gazette 44641, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) hereby publishes the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 30 April 2021, as per Notice No. 313 of Government Gazette 44629, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the publication of a Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1) – Mpumalanga Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs – Form D: Automatically available records and access to such records, as per Notice No.301 of GG44593 dated 21 May 2021.

 

The Plant Improvement Act, 1976 (Act No. 53 of 1976) has been updated by an Amendment to Regulations R1186 (12 September 1997) G18266, as per Notice No. 432 of GG44593 dated 21 May 2021.

 

The Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) has been updated for the Fees payable to the Council in terms of the Regulations regarding Fees and Fines Payable to the South African Nursing Council, as per Board Notice BN54 of GG 44636, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No. 27 of 1996) has been updated by the publication of the 2022 School Calendar for Public Schools, as per Notice No. 450 of GG44632 dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Military Pensions Act 1976 (Act No. 84 of 1976), has been amended by the publication of the Determination of Amounts for the purposes of this Acts and the withdrawal of R222 of 2021, as per Notice No. R456 of Government Gazette 44635, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the Extension of period of operation of the period of operation of the Tanning Section Collective Agreement for the National Bargaining Council for the Leather Industry of South Africa, as per Notice R.455 of GG 44635, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The International Trade Administration Act, 2002 (Act No. 71 of 2002), is hereby amended by the publication of an Amendment to Price Preference System (PPS) Police Guidelines N532 (2 October 2020) – Exportation of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Waste and Scrap Metal, as per Notice 305 of GG 44593 dated 21 May 2021.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been updated by the publication of a Notice in terms of paragraph (b)(x)(cc) of the proviso to the definition of “retirement annuity fund” in Section 1of the Act, as per Notice No. 474 of GG44640 dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been updated by Board Notices Repealing the Rules for the Registration of Speech and Hearing Assistants (BN51) as well as the repealing of the Rules for the Registration of Community Speech and Hearing Workers (BN52), as per Board Notices 51 and 52 of GG 44636, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997 (Act No. 15 of 1997) has been updated by Amendment to Regulations 2010 R120 of 26 February 2010, Fees payable Effective 1 April 2021, as per Notice No. 431 of Government Gazette 44593, dated 21 May 2021.

 

The Gas Act, 2001, (Act No. 48 of 2001) has been amended by the repeal in its entirety Gas Act Rules, 2009, GG 32849 dated 31 December 2009, as per Notice No. 470 of Government Gazette 44636, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) is updated by the publication of an amendment to ICT COVID-19 National Disaster Fifth Amendment Regulations N238 of 2020, Effective 1 June 2021, as per Notice No. 314 of GG 44631, dated 28 May 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations under Notice R.480 of 29 April 2020 as per Notice No. R.477 of G44642 dated 30 May 2021.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the Extension of period of operation of the Main Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Fishing Industry, as per Notice R.440 of GG 44601, dated 21 May 2021.

 

The Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994) has been updated by a Notice in terms of the Public Service Regulations, 2016 : Amendment of Z1(a) – Application for Leave of Absence Form, as per Notice No. 429 Government Gazette 44592, dated 19 May 2021.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been updated in terms of Section 25 of the Act with regards to Returns to be submitted by persons in terms of the Section, as per Notice No. 419 of Government Gazette 44571, dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the publication of a Description submitted in terms of Section 15(1) – Dept. of Higher Education and Training, as per Notice No.270 of GG44571 dated 14 May 2021.

 

The National Nuclear Regulator Act, 1999 (Act No. 47 of 1999) has been updated by giving notice in terms of section 28 of the Act on fees for Nuclear Authorisations as per Notice No. 417 of GG 44571 dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996) has been updated by Referral of Matters to existing Special Investigating Unit : East London Industrial Development Zone, as per Proclamation No.R.20 of GG 44572 dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Road Accident Fund Act, 1996 (Act No. 56 of 1996) has been updated by Adjustment of Statutory Limit in respect of Claims for Loss of Income and Loss of Support as per Board Notice No.29 of GG 44571 dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Liquor Products Act, 1989 (Act No. 60 of 1989) Regulations relating to Fees: Table of Fees Payable (Notice R.624 of 2001) has been amended and updated as per Notice No. R.420 of GG44572 dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the publication of the change of name of a trade union, as per Notice 272 of GG 44571, dated 14 May 2021.

 

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 the Act, as per Notice .No. 276 of GG 44576, dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of an Amendment of Standards and Requirements regarding control of the Export of Citrus Fruits, as per Notice No. 416 of GG44571, dated 14 May 2021.

 

The Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act, 1998 (Act No. 20 of 1998) has been updated by the publication of the Determination of Salaries and Allowances of the Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers of 2020/2021 as per Proclamation No. 19 of GG 44570 dated 13 May 2021.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) is updated by the publication of an amendment to Regulations: Sport Broadcasting Services Regulations, 2010 Notice No. R275, GG 33079, 7th April 2010, as per Notice No. 469 of GG 44569, dated 13 May 2021.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been updated to by the publication of Regulations to Prohibit the Production, Distribution, Import, Export, Sale and Use of Persistent Organic Pollutants that are listed by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, as per Notice 414 of Government Gazette 44559, dated 12 May 2021.

 

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No. 91 of 1964) has been updated amended by the publication of Amendment Rules – Deletion of Rule 76.02, as per Notice No. R408 of GG44546 dated 7 May 2021.

 

The National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008) has been updated by the publication of Amendments to Regulations under N1184 and Notices 1185, 1186 and 1187 as per Notice No 400 of GG44539 dated 5 May 2021.

 

The Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act 2000 (Act No. 58 of 2000) has been amended by the publication of the Imposition of Levies on Medical Schemes, as per Notice No. 251 of Government Gazette No. 44530 dated 5 May 2021.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been updated to record Single maximum national retail price for Illuminating Paraffin as per Notice No. R.397 of GG44528 dated 4 May 2021.

 

April 2021

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) hereby publishes the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 31 March 2021, as per Notice No. 247 of Government Gazette 44514, dated 30 April 2021.

 

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been updated by the prohibition on the use of certain words and emblems associated with the 2021 British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa as per Notice No. 381 of GG 44501, dated 28 April 2021.

 

The Property Valuers Profession Act, 2000 (Act No. 47 of 2000) has been updated by the publication of fees and charges in respect of Section 12(1) of the Act: Effective 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2022, as per Notice No. 216 of GG44469 dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Competition Act 1998 (Act No. 89 of 1998), has been updated by the publication of a Notice granting conditional exemption to the South African Petroleum Industry, as per Notice No. 356 of GG44469 dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Auditing Profession Act, 2005 (Act No. 26 of 2005) has been updated by the publication of Amendments to the Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors to promote the role and mindset expected of Registered Auditors and the use of Electronic Signatures when signing Audit or other Assurances Reports, as per Board Notice No. 25 of GG 44455 dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Electricity Act, 1987 (Act No. 41 of 1987) has been updated by publishing License Fees Payable by Licensed generators of electricity, by Notice No. 354 of GG44469 dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Direction 11 of Notice No. 42 of 12 Feb 2021 – Directions regarding the re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, and all schools in the RSA as per Notice No. 224 of G44486 dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998), has been updated by the publication of a declaration of certain practices regarding co-payments in terms of Sec 61 of the Act, as per Notice No. 214 of GG 44469 dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Merchant Shipping Act, 1951 (Act No. 57 of 1951) has been amended by Regulations, Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Training and Certification) Regulations, 2021, Notice No. 219 of GG 44469, dated 23 April 2021.

 

The Political Party Funding Act, 2018 (Act No. 6 of 2018)updated by the publication of a correction Notice to Notice 205 of 15 April 2021, as per Notice No. 220 of GG 44471, dated 21 April 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the substitution of Notice R.167 of 2021 and replaced by COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19 TERS) Direction, 2021 as per Notice No. R. 342 of G44465 dated 20 April 2021.

 

The Dental Technicians Act, 1979 (Act No. 19 of 1979) has been updated by amendments to regulations relating to registration of Dental Laboratories and Related Matters (R308 of 26 February 1982) as per Notice No. 341 of GG 44463 dated 19 April 2021

 

The National Railway Safety Regulator Act, 2002 (Act No. 16 of 2002) has been updated by the publication of the determination of Safety Permit Fees for the 2021/22 financial year, as per Notice No. 338 of GG 44455 dated 16 April 2021

 

The Sugar Act, 1978 (Act No. 9 of 1978) is hereby updated by the publication of Pest, Disease and Variety Control: 2021 – 2022 Sugarcane varieties, as per Notice No. 208 of Government Gazette 44453, dated 15 April 2021.

 

The Political Party Funding Act, 2018 (Act No. 6 of 2018) publishes the amount of funds available in the Fund, as per Notice No. 205 of GG 44450, dated 15 April 2021.

 

The Civil Aviation Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009) is amended by publication of a Ministerial Order regarding Foreign Operator’s Permit, as per Notice No. 334 of Government Gazette 44449, dated 14 April 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with an Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19) as per Notice No. 333 of G44447 dated 14 April 2021.

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996) has been updated by Referral of Matters to existing Special Investigating Unit – Central Johannesburg Technical and Vocational Education and Training College, as per Proclamation No. 13 of GG 44454 dated 9 April 2021.

 

The Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 of 1996) has been updated by a Guidance Note on the Management and Control of HIV in the South African Mining Industry as per Notice No. 327 of GG44427 dated 9 April 2021.

 

The Employment of Educators Act 1998 (Act No. 76 of 1998) is amended by the publication of Terms and Conditions of Employment of Educators determined in Section 4 of the Act, as per Notice No. 331 of Government Gazette No. 44433, dated 9 April 2021.

 

The Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act 2000 (Act No. 58 of 2000) has been amended by the publication of the Imposition of Levies on Medical Schemes – 2020/2021 and 2021/2022, as per Notice No. 196 of Government Gazette No. 44436 dated 9 April 2021.

 

The Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act, 1993 (Act No. 87 of 1993) has been amended by the Declaration of certain chemical goods as controlled goods and control measure applicable to such goods and the repeal of Notice 495 of 29 March 2019 GG 42337, as per Notice 320 of GG 44423, dated 8 April 2021.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2009), has been updated by the publication of Policy and Criteria for Credit Accumulation and Transfer within the National Qualifications Framework (as amended 2021), as per Notice No. 321 of GG 44424, dated 8 April 2021.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been updated to by the publication of amendments to the regulations made in terms of Section 24(d) of the Environment Conservation Act, 1989 (Act No. 73 of 1989) in respect of plastic carrier bags and plastic flat bags (Notice R625 of 2003), as per Notice 317 of Government Gazette 44421, dated 7 April 2021.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993) has been updated by the publication of a Correction by Erratum Notice to Regulations on Compensation Fund’s Tariffs of Assessment made by the Minister under the Act: Notice No. 1282 of 2020, as per Notice 182 of GG 44409 dated 1 April 2021.

 

The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) has been updated by the publication of an Amendment to Regulation R817 of 15 February 2001, as per Notice No.307 of GG44404 dated 1 April 2021.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by the publication of an Application and cost recovery fees for binding private rulings and binding class rulings in terms of Section 81(1) of the Act, as per Notice No. 299 of Government Gazette 44383, dated 1 April 2021.

 

The Protection of Information Act, 1982 (Act No. 84 of 1982) has been by an Information Regulator : date on which section 58(2) of the Act shall become applicable to processing referred to in section 57 of the Act, as per Notice No. 297 of Government Gazette 44383, dated 1 April 2021.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) is updated by the publication of Admin fees in relation to Type Approval, as per Notice No. 177 of GG 44393, dated 1 April 2021.

 

March 2021

 

The Social Assistance Act, 2004 (Act No. 13 of 2004) has been updated by notifying an Increase in Respect of Social Grants, as per Notice No. R. 286 of GG44377 dated 31 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with new Directions on taxi relief to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in the taxi industry, 2021 as per Notice No. 290 of G44381 dated 31 March 2021.

 

The Legal Metrology Act, 2014 (Act No. 9 of 2014) has been updated by a Notice in terms of Regulation 2(2) of the Legal Metrology Regulations, 2018, as per Notice No. 288 of Government Gazette 44379, dated 31 March 2021.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) hereby publishes the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 28 February 2021, as per Notice No. 156 of Government Gazette 44359, dated 30 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Amendment of Chapter 6 of the Regulations published in Notice R.480 of April 2020. Regulations 2, 3, 4 and 5 of this Notice will come into operation on the date of publication and Regulation 6 will come into operation on 2 April 2021 at 00H01 as per Section 7 of Notice No. R.284 of G44367 dated 30 March 2021.

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993) has been updated by publishing Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents, 2020 and repeals Hazardous Chemical Substances Regulations, 1994 Notice R. 1179 GG 25130, dated 25 August 1995, as per Notice No. R280 of GG44348 dated 29 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Amendment of Direction 11 of Notice 42 of 12 February 2021: Directions regarding the re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, all education district offices and all schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 145 of G44339 dated 27 March 2021.

 

The South African National Space Agency Act 2008, (Act No. 36 of 2008), has been updated by the recording of the Commencement of the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act 2020 (Act No. 9) of 22 October 2020, as per Proclamation No. 3 of GG 44333, dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Academy of Science of South Africa Act, 2001 (Act No. 67 of 2001) has been amended by the notice of commencement of the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 9 of 2020), as per Proclamation 3 of Government Gazette 44333, dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Human Sciences Research Council Act 2008 (Act No. 17 of 2008) has been amended by the announcement of the commencement of the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act 2020 (Act No.9) of 22 October 2020, as per Proclamation 3 of Government Gazette 44333, dated 26 March 2021

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the Extension of period of operation of the Main Agreement for the Bargaining Council for Furniture Manufacturing Industry Western Cape, as per Notice 137 of GG 44333, dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Technology Innovation Agency Act, 2008 (Act No. 26 of 2008) has been updated by publication of the Commencement of the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act 2020 (Act No. 90 of 22 October 2020, as per Proclamation No. 3 of Government Gazette 44333, dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Scientific Research Council Act, 1988 (Act No. 46 of 1988) has been amended to record the Commencement of the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act 2020 (Act No. 9) of 22 October 2020, as per Proclamation No. 3 of Government Gazette 44333, dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 (Act No. 78 of 1973) has been amended by the publication of the Adjustment of Levies paid by Controlled Mines and Works, as per Notice No. 269, GG44440, dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been updated by an amendment to Regulations R1102 (26 March 2021): Regulation 12 Transparent Pricing System for Medicines and Schedule Substances (Dispensing fee to be charged by person licensed in terms of Sec 22C, as per Notice No. 139 of GG44333 dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Animal Identification Act, 2002 (Act No. 6 of 2002) has been updated by an amendment to a Regulation as per Notice No. 259 of GG44333 dated 26 March 2021.

 

The Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017 (Act No. 9 of 2017) has been updated by the publication of an Amendment of Notice of Commencement to Notice No. 1690 (29 March 2018) – Paragraphs (g) and (h) : Date from 1 April 2021 to 1 April 2022, as per Notice No. 257 of Government Gazette 44327, dated 25 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Amendment of Direction 9 of Notice 59 of 29 January 2021- Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Public Transport Services as per Notice No. 255 of G44325 dated 25 March 2021.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) is updated by the publication of an amendment to Regulations R.525 of 14 June 2010 – Standard Terms and Conditions for Class Licences under Chapter 3, as per Notice No. 131 of GG 44328, dated 25 March 2021.

 

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993) has been updated the publication of a Notice issued by Director-General under COID Act, 1993 (as amended), as per Notice 134 of GG 44331 dated 25 March 2021

 

The South African Maritime Safety Authority Act, 1998 (Act No. 5 of 1998), has been updated by publishing the Adjustment of Levies paid by Controlled Mines and Works, as per Notice No. 238 of GG 44293, dated 19 March 2021.

 

The Plant Improvement Act, 1976 (Act No. 53 of 1976) has been updated by an Amendment to Table 1 of the Regulations by Notice R.1064 of 23 May 1980 Effective 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, as per Notice No. 221 of GG44292 dated 19 March 2021.

 

The Perishable Products Export Control Act, 1983 (Act No. 9 of 1983), has been amended by publishing the Imposition of Levies on Perishable products, per Notice 121 of GG 44293, dated 19 March 2021.

 

The Military Pensions Act 1976 (Act No. 84 of 1976), has been amended to record the Determination of Amounts for the Purposes of this Act for 2021, Notice No. R222, Government Gazette 44292, dated 19 March 2021.

 

The Agricultural Pests Act, 1983 (Act No. 36 of 1983) has been updated by amending Table 10 of the Control Measures published under Notice R.110 of 1984, as per Notices No. 225 of GG44293 dated 19 March 2021.

 

The Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012) has been updated by the publication of DSAC Language Policy, as per Notice No. 205 of Government Gazette 44257, dated 12 March 2021.

 

The Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998), has been updated by the publication of Adjustment to fees payable to brokers, as per Notice No. 206 of GG 44257 dated 12 March 2021.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the Cancellation of Notices – Bargaining Council for Furniture Manufacturing Industry Western Cape: main collective agreement, as per Notice 112 of GG 44257, dated 12 March 2021.

 

The Continuing Education and Training Act, 2006 (Act No. 16 of 2006) hereby publishes the National Policy on Students and Community Support Services for Community Education and Training Colleges, as per Notice No. 208 of GG44257 dated 12 March 2021.

 

The Auditing Profession Act, 2005 (Act No. 26 of 2005) has been updated to publication of Fees payable to the IRBA with effect from 1 April 2021, as per Board Notice No. 13 of GG 44257 dated 12 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19) as per Notice No. R. 193 of G44256 dated 11 March 2021.

 

The South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act No. 84 of 1996) has been updated by the publication of Amended National Norms and Standards for School Funding, as per Notice No. 192 of GG 44254 dated 10 March 2021.

 

The Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994) has been updated by amendment to Schedule 1 of, Proclamation 1, Government Gazette 44253, dated 10 March 2021.

 

The Act Division of Revenue Act 2020, (No. 4 of 2020), has been updated by the publication of an allocation to Western Cape – Provincial Emergency Housing Grant, as per No. 189 of GG 44249, dated 10 March 2021

 

The National Land Transport Act, 2009 (Act No. 5 of 2009), has been amended by the publication of Regulations for North West Land Transport as per Notice No. 105 of Government Gazette 44247, dated 8 March 2021.

 

The Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Act, 2003 (Act No. 41 of 2003) recognises King Ahlangene Cyprian Sigcau as King of AmaXhosa Kingship in the Republic of South Africa, as per Notice 175, GG 44229, dated 5 March 2021.

 

The National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) has been updated to record the effects of the Disaster Management Acts 2002 – Amend Notice No. 1064 of 7 October 2020 and Repeal Notices 537 of 14 Mat 2020 and 647 of 5 June 2020, as per Notice No. 187 of GG44246 dated 5 March 2021.

 

The Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995 (Act No. 34 of 1995) has been updated by the Publication of increased amounts in terms of Regulation 9(2)(a) of the Regulations relating to assistance to victims in respect of Higher Education and Training, 2014, as per Notice No. R178 of GG44230 dated 5 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice No. 1064 and Repeal of Notices 537 and 647 as per the National Environmental Management Act 2004, Notice No. 187, G44246 dated 5 March 2021.

 

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act 1996 (Act No. 74 of 1996) has been updated by Referral of Matters to existing Special Investigating Unit – Mogalakwena Muncipality, Limpopo Province, as per Notice No. 180 of GG 44230 dated 5 March 2021.

 

The International Trade Administration Act, 2002 (Act No. 71 of 2002), is hereby amending the Act by the publication of the Implementation of Rebate Item 311.40/00.00/01.04, as per Notice 90 of GG 44229 dated 5 March 2021.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been updated by the publication of the per Kilometer Rate being fixed in respect of Motor Vehicles for the purposes of Section 8(1)(b)(ii) and (iii) of the Act, as per Notice No. 174 of GG44229 dated 5 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19 TERS) Directions, 2021 as per Notice No. R. 167, G44222 dated 3 March 2021.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been updated to record Single maximum national retail price for Illuminating Paraffin as per Notice No. R163 of GG44214 dated 2 March 2021.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been updated by the Notification of Retention Fee Payment, as per Notice No. R. 164 of GG44215 dated 2 March 2021.

 

The Deeds Registries Act, 1937 (Act No. 47 of 1937) has been updated by the publication of the Schedule of Fees of Office, effective 1 April 2021, as per Notice R.153 of Government Gazette 44202, dated 1 March 2021.

 

The National Forest Act, 1998 (Act No. 84 of 1998) has been updated by the publication of the List of Protected Tree Species (2021), as per Notice No. R 155 of GG 44204, dated 1 March 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 63 of 29 January 2021 - Directions on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Air Services for Adjusted Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. 158, G44208 dated 1 March 2021.

 

February 2021

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Regulations under Notice R.480 of 29 April 20 - Chapter 6: Alert Level 1 as per Notice No. R.152, G44201 dated 28 February 2021.

 

The Natural Scientific Professions Act, 2003 (Act No. 27 of 2003) has been updated with the Fee Structure for 2021/2022 as per Board Notice No. 9 of GG44191 of 26 February 2021.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been updated to by the publication of Procedures to be followed when applying for large scale wind and solar photovoltaic facilities, as per Notice 142 of Government Gazette 44191, dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998), has been updated by the publication of the Registration of Medical Schemes 2021, as per Notice No. 74 of GG 44191 dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Long-Term Insurance Act, 1998 (Act No.52 of 1998) has been updated by the publication of the Penalty for failure to furnish Authority with Returns etc., as well as the repeal of N205 (28 February 2020), as per Notice No. 119 of GG44186 dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Short-Term Insurance Act, 1998 (Act No. 53 of 1998) has been updated by the publication of Penalty for failure to furnish Authority with Returns etc. and the repeal of N206 (28 February 2020), as per Notice No. 118 of GG44185 dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) hereby publishes the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 31 January 2021, as per Notice No. 78 of Government Gazette 44195, dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013) has been updated by the publication of the commencement of Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information published under GN R1383 in GG 42110 of 14 December 2018 and Guidelines to develop Codes of Conduct, as per Notice 75, of GG 44191, dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Cross-Border Road Transport Act, 1998 (Act No. 4 of 1998) has been updated by the publication of Amended Regulations, 2014: Revised fee adjustment, 2021, effective 1 April 2021 and replaces all previous Fee Adjustments, as per Notice No. R.79 of GG44197 dated 26 February 2021.

 

The Act Division of Revenue Act 2020, (No. 4 of 2020), has been updated by the publication of an Explanatory Memorandum to the Provincial Allocation set out in Schedules 7 Part A and B, as per No. 116 of GG 44183, dated 24 February 2021

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice No. R.430 of 30 March 2020: COVID-19 Directions in respect of the Department of Social Development, SASSA and the National Development Agency as per Notice No. 111, G44174 dated 22 February 2021.

 

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003) has been updated by the Publication of the Permitting of the Department of Tourism to specify qualification criteria for the Tourism Equity Fund, as per Notice No. R102 of GG 44172 dated 19 February 2021.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by publication of an Extension of Deadline to file Country to Country Returns in respect of Section 25(7)of the Act and the repealing of Notice No, 1236 (20 November 2020), as per Notice No. 100 of Government Gazette 43913, dated 17 February 2021.

 

The Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (No. 36 of 2005) is updated by the publication of a Moratorium on Applications in respect of Radio Frequency Spectrum Assignments in Radio Frequency Bands identified for implementation of IMT Systems and the 3600 – 3800 MHz Radio Frequency Spectrum Band, as per Notice No. 47 of GG 44167, dated 17 February 2021.

 

The National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No. 27 of 1996) has been updated by the publication of the Latest Amended 2021 School Calendar for Public Schools, as per Notice No. 95 of GG44162 dated 16 February 2021.

 

The Public Investment Corporation Act, 2004 (Act No. 23 of 2004) has been updated by the publication of the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Act, 2019, as per Notice No. 44 of GG 44160, dated 15 February 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Regulation 42 and Table 2 of the Regulations published under R480 of 29 April 2020 as per Notice No. R. 93, G44159 dated 13 February 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Withdrawal of Notice 343 of 23 June 2020 and new Directions regarding the reopening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, and all schools in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 42, G44154 dated 12 February 2021.

 

The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998) has been updated by the publication of new toll rates and the effective dates they come into being for the National Route 4 as per Notice 85 of Government Gazette 44149, dated 11 February 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19) as per Notice No. R. 86, G44150 dated 11 February 2021.

 

The Defence Act, 2002 (Act No. 42 of 2002) has been updated by Notice in terms of Section 19 of the Act, Notice No. 78, Government Gazette 44138, dated 10 February 2021.

 

The National Minimum Wage Act, 2018 (Act No. 9 of 2018) has been updated with Amendments to Schedules 1 & 2 as per Notice No. R. 76 of GG44136 dated 8 February 2021.

 

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No 75 of 1997) has been updated by the publication of the Determination of Earnings Threshold - 2021 as per Notice No. 77 of GG44137 dated 8 February 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the Repeal of Notice 623 of 2 June 2020 and new Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all Courts, Court Precincts and Justice Service Points in the Republic of South Africa under Adjusted Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. R.73, G44133 dated 3 February 2021.

 

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 2000 (Act No. 13 of 2000), has been updated by publishing an extension of the use of the toll free number for child helpline services, as per Notice No. 37 of GG 44132, dated 2 February 2021

 

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act 1999, is hereby updated by the repealing of Regulation 1 on Additional Functions assigned to NSFAS by the Minister as per Notice No. 67 of GG 44128, dated 1 February 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations published under Notice R480 of 29 April 2020 as per Notice No. R.69, G44130 dated 1 February 2021.

 

January 2021

 

The Political Party Funding Acts, 2018 (Act No. 6 of 2018) commences together with its regulations regarding funding of political parties in terms of Section 24(C) of the Act, as per Notice No. 64 of GG 44125, dated 29 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with the withdrawal of Notice 415 and new Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Air Services for adjusted Alert Level 3 as per Notice No. 63, G44124 dated 29 January 2021.

 

The Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998), has been updated by the publication of an Amendment to Regulations R1262 of 20 October 1999 as per Notice No. 45 of GG 44103 dated 29 January 2021.

 

The Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) hereby publishes the Statement of National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 31 December 2020, as per Notice No. 27 of Government Gazette 44105, dated 29 January 2021.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by publication of an Extension of due date for Income Tax Returns relating to Provisional Taxpayers submitted on the SARS eFiling platform in terms of Section 25(7) of the Act, as per Notice No. 58 of Government Gazette 44119, dated 29 January 2021.

 

The Road Accident Fund Act, 1996 (Act No. 56 of 1996) has been updated by Adjustment of Statutory Limit in respect of Claims for Loss of Income and Loss of Support as per Board Notice No.1 of GG 44103 dated 29 January 2021.

 

The Postal Services Act 1998 (Act No. 124 of 1998) has been updated to publish fees and charges for Postal Services with effect from 1 April 2021, as per Notice No. 57 of GG 44117, dated 28 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all correctional centres and remand detention facilities in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 54, G44111 dated 28 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all correctional centres and remand detention facilities in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. 54, G44111 dated 28 January 2021.

 

The Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997 (Act No. 15 of 1997) has been updated by Amendment to Regulations 2010 R120 of 26 February 2010, as per Notice No. 55 of Government Gazette 44115, dated 28 January 2021.

 

The Value Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991) has been updated by the Certificate issued in terms of Schedule 1, Paragraph 8 of the Value Added Tax Act, 1991, Rebate Item 412.11/00.00/01.00, as per Notice No. R. 34 of GG44113 dated 28 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 343 of 23 June 2020 - Directions regarding the re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education and Provincial Departments of Education and in all schools in the Republic of South Africa – Dates for the re-opening of schools and to provide for the 2021 academic year as per Notice No. 18, G44096 dated 22 January 2021.

 

The Planning Profession Act, 2002 (Act No. 36 of 2002) has been updated by the publishing of a Manual for the Calculation of Guideline Professional Fees by persons Registered in terms of the Act and for that charged by Professional Planners and Technical Planners as contemplated by Section 29 of the Act, as per Notice No. 14 of GG 44089, dated 21 January 2021.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been updated by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 23 of 2020) as per Notice No. 25 of GG44083 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Securities Transfer Tax Act, 2007 (Act No. 25 of 2007) has been updated by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 23 of 2020) as per Notice No. 25 of GG44083 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No. 91 of 1964) has been updated amended by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 23 of 2020) as per Notice No. 25 of GG44083 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Estate Duty Act, 1955 (Act No. 45 of 1955) has been amended by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 23 of 2020) as per Notice No. 25 of GG44083 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Unemployment Insurance Contribution Act, 2002 has been amended by Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 24 of 2020), as per Notice No. 22 of Government Gazette 44080, dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Second Adjustments Appropriations Act 2020, (Act No. 21 of 2020) has been published as a new act, as per Notice No. 21 of GG 44079, dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been updated by the Rates and Monetary and Amendment of Revenue Laws Amendment Act 2020, (Act No. 24 of 2020) as per Notice No. 24 of GG44082 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Transfer Duty Act, 1949 (Act No. 40 of 1949) has been amended by Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2020 (Act No. 24 of 2020), Government Gazette 44082, Notice No. 24, dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws (Administration) Act, 2016 (Act No. 14 of 2016) has been updated by Amendments to the Transfer Duty Act, Income Tax Act, Customs & Excise Act and Carbon Tax Act, as per Notice No. 24, Government Gazette 44082, dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Carbon Tax Act, 2019 (Act No. 800 of 2019) has been updated by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 23 of 2020) as per Notice No. 25 of GG44083 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Employment Tax Incentive Act, 2013 (Act No. 26 of 2013) has been updated by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2020 (Act No. 23 of 2020) as per Notice No. 25 of GG44083 dated 20 January 2021.

 

The Competition Act 1998 (Act No. 89 of 1998), has been updated by the publication of a Notice granting conditional exemption to the South African Petroleum Industry, as per Notice No. 18 of GG44074 dated 15 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 416 of 26 March 2020 - Ninth Amendment Directions : Temporary measures in respect of Entry into or Exit out of the Republic to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as per Notice No. 16, G44072 dated 14 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with an Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19) as per Notice No. R.15, G44071 dated 13 January 2021.

 

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004), has been updated by an Amendment to Notice No. 351 of GG 37621, as per Notice No. 10 of GG 44065, dated 11 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to the Regulations published under Notice R480 of 29 April 2020 in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act 2002 as per Notice No. R.11, G44066 dated 11 January 2021.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the extension to non-parties of the Main Collective Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Fast Food, Restaurant, catering and Allied Trades, as per Notice R5 of GG 44058, dated 8 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with a Classification of Local Disaster in terms of Section 23 of the Disaster Management Act: Fire in Masiphumelele Informal Settlement, City of Cape Town as per Notice No. 7, G44059 dated 6 January 2021.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been updated by publishing amendments of Regulations in respect of petroleum products as per Notice No. R4 of GG44056 dated 5 January 2021.

 

The Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), has been updated with Amendments to Notice 461 of 9 Apr 2020: Gatherings related to Sport, Arts and Culture Activities as per Notice No. 1, G44055 dated 5 January 2021.

 

See updates 2020