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National Environmental Management Amendment Act, No. 62 of 2008

Long title


To amend the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, so as to insert certain definitions and to substitute others; to further regulate environmental authorisations; to empower the Minister of Minerals and Energy to implement environmental matters in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, in so far as it relates to prospecting, mining, exploration, production or related activities on a prospecting, mining, exploration or production area; to align environmental requirements in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002, with the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, by providing for the use of one environmental system and by providing for environmental management programmes, consultation with State departments, exemptions from certain provisions of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, financial provision for the remediation of environmental damage, the management of residue stockpiles and residue deposits, the recovering of cost in the event of urgent remedial measures and the issuing of closing certificates as it relates to the conditions of the environmental authorisation; and to effect certain textual alterations; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 107 of 1998...
2. Substitution of section 24 of Act 107 of 1998...
3. Substitution of section 24C of Act 107 of 1998...
4. Substitution of section 24D of Act 107 of 1998...
5. Amendment of section 24F of Act 107 of 1998...
6. Substitution of section 24G of Act 107 of 1998...
7. Amendment of section 24H of Act 107 of 1998...
8. Insertion of sections 24J to 24M in Act 107 of 1998 [sic - mis-entitled because section inserts 24J to 24R]
9. Insertion of section 42B in Act 107 of 1998
10. Substitution of section 43 of Act 107 of 1998...
11. Amendment of section 47 of Act 107 of 1998...
12. Transitional provisions
13. [...repealed by Act 2014_025_027 - was entitled "Amendment of principal Act in order to transfer to Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism power in respect of environmental matters in so far as it relates to mining"]
14. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. (SECTION 13) [s13] [...repealed by Act 2014_025_029] 

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