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 National Environment Laws Amendment Act, No. 44 of 2008

Long title


To provide for the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965, to be regarded as a specific environmental management Act until section 60 of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004, takes effect; to amend the Environment Conservation Act, 1989, so as to rectify certain incorrect references in the Act; to amend the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, so as to clarify an uncertainty in the Act concerning certain definitions; to authorise the Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry to designate persons as environmental management inspectors; to provide for environmental management inspectors to be regarded as peace officers as contemplated in the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977; and to provide for a penalty for the offence of failing to comply with a compliance notice in terms of section 31N of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998; and to amend the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004, so as to substitute Schedule 1 to that Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965, to be regarded as specific environmental management Act [NOTE: Provision for this to lapse]
2. Amendment of section 29 of Act 73 of 1989...
3. Amendment of section 1 of Act 107 of 1998...
4. Insertion of section 31BA in Act 107 of 1998
5. Substitution of section 31D of Act 107 of 1998...
6. Amendment of section 31H of Act 107 of 1998...
7. Amendment of section 31N of Act 107 of 1998...
8. Substitution of Schedule 1 to Act 39 of 2004
9. Short title and commencement
 
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