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Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, No. 8 of 2019 

Long title


To provide for the identification and declaration of infrastructure as critical infrastructure; to provide for guidelines and factors to be taken into account to ensure transparent identification and declaration of critical infrastructure; to provide for measures to be put in place for the protection, safeguarding and resilience of critical infrastructure; to provide for the establishment of the Critical Infrastructure Council and its functions; to provide for the administration of the Act under the control of the National Commissioner as well as the functions of the National Commissioner in relation to the Act; to provide for the establishment of committees and their functions; to provide for the designation and functions of inspectors; to provide for the powers and duties of persons in control of critical infrastructure; to provide for reporting obligations; to provide for transitional arrangements; to provide for the repeal of the National Key Points Act, 1980, and related laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS, PURPOSE AND APPLICATION OF ACT
1. Definitions
2. Purpose of Act
3. Application of Act
CHAPTER 2. CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE COUNCIL AND STRUCTURES
Part A. Critical Infrastructure Council
4. Establishment and composition of Critical Infrastructure Council
5. Disqualification from appointment as member of Critical Infrastructure Council
6. Funding and remuneration
7. Functions of Critical Infrastructure Council
8. Meetings of Critical Infrastructure Council
Part B. Administration of Act
9. Functions of National Commissioner
10. Designation of inspectors
11. Functions of inspectors
Part C. Committees, exemption and delegations
12. Ad hoc and standing committees
13. Exemption of certain persons
14. Delegation of powers
15. Reporting by Minister
CHAPTER 3. DECLARATION AS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND DETERMINATION OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE COMPLEX
16. Requirements for declaration of infrastructure as critical infrastructure
17. Application for declaration as critical infrastructure and critical infrastructure complex by person in control of infrastructure
18. Application for declaration as critical infrastructure and critical infrastructure complex by National Commissioner
19. Consideration of application for declaration as critical infrastructure by Critical Infrastructure Council
20. Powers of Minister to declare infrastructure as critical infrastructure
21. Certificate of declaration as critical infrastructure
22. Amendment or variation of information or conditions by Minister
23. Termination and revocation of declaration
CHAPTER 4. POWERS AND DUTIES OF PERSONS IN CONTROL OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
24. Powers and duties of person in control of critical infrastructure
25. Access to critical infrastructure
CHAPTER 5. OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
26. Offences and penalties
CHAPTER 6. REGULATIONS
27. Regulations
CHAPTER 7. GENERAL AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
28. Administrative justice
29. Repeal of legislation
30. Transitional arrangements
31. Indemnity against loss or damage
32. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS (Section 29, Section 30) [s29; s30]
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