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December 2017

 

The Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974) has been amended by Fees Payable to the Council under the Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974), Notice No. 841 of 2017, Government Gazette 41210, dated 27 October 2017.

 

The Standards Act has been updated accordingly.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by Return to be Submitted by Persons in terms of Section 25 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011), Notice No. 1117, Government Gazette 41186, dated 20 October 2017.

 

The Copyright Act, 1978 (Act No. 98 of 1978) has been amended.

 

The Government Employees Pension Law, 1996 (Proclamation 21 of 1996) has been amended by Amendment of the Rules of the Government Employees Pension Fund, Notice 775 of 2017, Government Gazette 41151, dated 29 September 2017.

 

The Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (Act No. 38 of 2001) has been amended by the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, 2017 (Act No. 1 of 2017), Notice No. 563, Government Gazette 40916, dated 13 June 2017.

 

The Defence Act, 2002 (Act No. 42 of 2002) has been amended by Regulations of the Reserve Force, Notice No. 527, Government Gazette 40886, dated 2 June 2017.

 

The Pension Funds Act, 1956 (Act No. 24 of 1956) has been amended by Amendments to the Regulations issued in terms of Section 36 of the Pension Funds Act, 1956 (Act No. 24 of 1956), Notice No. 863, Government Gazette 41064, dated 25 August 2017.

 

The National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act, 2008 (Act No. 24 of 2008) has been amended by Dumping at Sea Regulations, Notice No. 711, Government Gazette 40996, dated 21 July 2017.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been updated accordingly.

 

The Superior Courts Act, 2013 (Act No. 10 of 2013) has been amended by Regulations on the Criteria for the Determination of the Judicial Establishment of the Supreme Court of Appeal and Divisions of the High Court of South Africa, 2015, Notice No. R. 26, Government Gazette 39595, dated 14 January 2016.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been amended by General Regulations, Notice No. 859, Government Gazette 41064, dated 25 August 2017.

 

The Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977) has been amended by Determination of Persons or category or class of persons who are Competent to be appointed as Intermediaries: Section 170A(4) of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, Notice No. R. 663, Government Gazette 40976, dated 14 July 2017.

 

The National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) has been amended by Threatened or Protected Marine Species Regulations, Notice No. R. 477, Government Gazette 40876, dated 30 May 2017.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Procedure to be followed and Criteria to be Considered when Determining an Appropriate Fine in terms of Section 24G, Notice No. R. 698, Government Gazette 40994, dated 20 July 2017.

 

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act No. 39 of 2004) has been amended by National Pollution Prevention Plans Regulations, Notice No. 712, Government Gazette 40996, dated 21 July 2017.

 

November 2017

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993) has been amended by Guidance Notes to the Pressure Equipment Regulations July 2009, Notice No. 1265, Government Gazette 41256, dated 17 November 2017.

 

August 2017

 

The Legal Aid South Africa Act, 2014 (Act No. 39 of 2014) has been amended by Legal Aid South Africa Act, 2014 (Act No. 39 of 2014): Regulations, Notice No. R. 745, Government Gazette 41005, dated 26 July 2017.

 

The Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act, 2008 (Act No. 51 of 2008) has been amended by Rules of Procedure under the Regulations made in terms of section 17, Notice No. 1563, Government Gazette 40496, dated 15 December 2016.

 

The National Key Points Act, 1980 (Act No. 102 of 1980) has been added to the website.

 

The Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act, 1996 (Act No. 31 of 1996) has been added to the website.

 

The Scientific Research Council Act, 1988 (Act No. 46 of 1988) has been amended by Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No. 7 of 2014), Government Gazette 37594, Notice No. 321, dated 26 April 2014.

 

The National Railway Safety Regulator Act, 2002 (Act No. 16 of 2002) has been amended by Determination of Permit Fees under Section 23(2)(a) of the National Railway Safety Regulator Act, 2002, Government Gazette 40847, Notice No. 446, dated 19 May 2017.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by Returns to be Submitted by a Person in Terms of Section 25 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011), Government Gazette 40898, Notice No. 547, 9 June 2017.

 

The Financial Services Board Act, 1990 (Act No. 97 of 1990) has been amended by Levies on Financial Institutions, Government Gazette 40912, General Notice 458 of 2017, dated 12 June 2017.

 

The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002) has been amended.

 

The Division of Revenue Act, 2017 (Act No. 3 of 2017) has been added to the website by Government Gazette 40871, Notice No. 475, dated 30 May 2017.

 

The Military Ombud Act, 2012 (Act No. 4 of 2012) has been amended by Remuneration and Other Terms and Conditions of Service for the Military Ombud and the Deputy Military Ombud of South Africa, Government Gazette 40660, Proclamation No. 183, dated 3 March 2017.

 

The Sugar Act, 1978 (Act No. 9 of 1978) has been added to the website.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Bananas Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 40965, Notice No. 635, dated 7 July 2017.

 

The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been amended accordingly.

 

June 2017

 

The Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994) has been amended by Public Service Regulations, 2016, Notice No. R. 877, Government Gazette 40167, dated 29 July 2016.

 

The Property Valuers Profession Act, 2000 (Act No. 47 of 2000) has been amended by Rules for the Property Valuers Profession, 2000, Sixth Amendment, Board Notice 166 of 2016, Government Gazette 40359, dated 21 October 2016.

 

The National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No. 25 of 1999) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Registration of Dealers in Heritage Objects and the Control of Trade in Heritage Objects, Notice No. 1258, Government Gazette 39533, dated 18 December 2015.

 

The Employment of Educators Act, 1998 (Act No. 76 of 1998) has been reviewed and amended accordingly.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by Regulations for Purposes of Paragraph (b) of the Definition of “International Tax Standard” in section 1 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011), Promulgated under section 257 of the Act, Specifying the changes to the Country-by-Country Reporting Standard for Multinational Enterprises, Notice No. R. 1598, Government Gazette 40516, dated 23 December 2016.

 

The South African Social Security Agency Act, 2004 (Act No. 9 of 2004) has been added to the website.

 

The State Attorney Act, 1957 (Act No. 56 of 1957) has been added to the website.

 

The Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act, 1998 (Act No. 95 of 1998) has been amended.

 

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) has been amended and reviewed accordingly.

 

The Merchant Shipping Act, 1951 (Act No. 57 of 1951) has been reviewed and amended accordingly.

 

The Public Service Commission Act, 1997 (Act No. 46 of 1997) has been amended.

 

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

 

The Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000) has been amended by Practical Guidelines in terms of Section 10(4)(a) of the Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000), Notice No. 702, Government Gazette 34572, dated 31 August 2011.

 

The Prevention of Counterfeiting of Currency Act, 1965 (Act No. 16 of 1965) has been added to the website.

 

The Fund-Raising Act, 1978 (Act No. 107 of 1978) has been added to the website.

 

March - April 2017

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been amended by Regulations in terms of Section 12T(8) of the Income Tax Act, 1962, on the Requirements for Tax Free Investment, Government Gazette 40758, Notice No. R. 309, dated 31 March 2017.

 

The Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Registration of Audiology Students, Notice No. 329, dated 7 April 2017.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations relating to Miscellaneous Additives in Foodstuffs, Government Gazette 40432, Notice No. 1425, dated 17 November 2016.

 

The Defence Act, 2002 (Act No. 42 of 2002) has been amended by Regulations for the Reserve Force Council, Government Gazette 40515, Notice No. 1581, dated 23 December 2016.

 

The Electronics Communications Act, 2005 (Act No. 36 of 2005) has been amended by Notice Regarding the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations 2015, Government Gazette 38641, Notice 279 of 2015, dated 30 March 2015.

 

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 39025, Notice No. 643, dated 24 July 2015.

 

The Geomatics Profession Act, 2013 (Act No. 19 of 2013) has been amended by Code of Conduct in terms of Section 19(1) of the Geomatics Profession Act, 2013, Government Gazette 40610, Board Notice 9 of 2017, dated 10 February 2017.

 

February 2017

 

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No. 91 of 1964) has been amended by Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 16 of 2016), Notice No. 41, Government Gazette 40563, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Transfer Duty Act, 1949 (Act No. 40 of 1949) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Estate Duty Act, 1955 (Act No. 45 of 1955) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Value-Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991) has been amended by Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 16 of 2016), Notice No. 41, Government Gazette 40563, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Skills Development Levies Act, 1999 (Act No. 9 of 1999) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002 (Act No. 4 of 2002) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Securities Transfer Tax Act, 2007 (Act No. 25 of 2007) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act, 2008 (Act No. 28 of 2008) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration) Act, 2008 (Act No. 29 of 2008) has been amended by Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 16 of 2016), Notice No. 41, Government Gazette 40563, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Employment Tax Incentive Act, 2013 (Act No. 26 of 2013) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Notice No. 40, Government Gazette 40562, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws (Administration) Act, 2016 (Act No. 14 of 2016) has been added to the website by Notice No. 39, Government Gazette 40561, dated 19 January 2017.

 

January 2017

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been amended by Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 16 of 2016), Government Gazette 40563, Notice No. 41, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been amended by Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016), Government Gazette 40562, Notice No. 40, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962) has been amended by Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2016 (Act No. 13 of 2016), Government Gazette 40560, Notice No. 38, dated 19 January 2017.

 

The Budget Speech, 2017 has been added to the website.

 

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