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Spatial Data Infrastructure Act, No. 54 of 2003

Long title


To establish the South African Spatial Data Infrastructure, the Committee for Spatial Information and an electronic metadata catalogue; to provide for the determination of standards and prescriptions with regard to the facilitation of the sharing of spatial information; to provide for the capture and publishing of metadata and the avoidance of duplication of such capture; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

ARRANGEMENT OF ACT
1. Definitions
2. Application of Act
3. Establishment and objectives of South African Spatial Data Infrastructure
4. Powers of Minister
5. Establishment of Committee for Spatial Information
6. Powers and functions of Committee
7. Terms of office of members
8. Disqualification as member of Committee
9. Meetings of Committee
10. Establishment of subcommittees
11. Spatial information standards and prescriptions
12. Capture and publishing of metadata
13. Manner and refusal of access to spatial information
14. Supply of and accountability for spatial information
15. Agreements on utilisation of spatial information
16. Collaborative maintenance
17. Reporting on data quality
18. Security of spatial information
19. Delegation of powers
20. Regulations
21. Liability
22. Short title and commencement
 
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