Public hearings on Marine Living Resources Amendment Bill [B30-2013]

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Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

In line with Parliament's core objective of facilitating public participation and involvement in legislative processes, the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will conduct public hearings in Parliament on the Marine Living Resources Amendment Bill [B30-2013] on Tuesday, 15 and Wednesday, 16 October 2013.

The Bill seeks to amend the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No. 18 of 1998), so as to
▪ insert, amend or delete certain definitions; to amplify the objectives and principles provided for in that Act;
▪ make provision for measures relating to small-scale fishing and for the powers and duties of the Minister in this regard; to effect technical amendments.

Interested individuals and interested groups wishing to comment on the Amendment Bill, are kindly requested to forward written submissions to the Portfolio Committee by no later than Friday, 11 October 2013. Stakeholders interested in making oral submissions are also requested to contact our office by no later than Friday, 11 October 2013.

All correspondence should be addressed to Mr Mlungisi Johnson, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and marked for the attention of Ms Albertina Kakaza.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Albertina Kakaza on tel (021) 403 3765 or email at akakaza@parliament.gov.za

Issued by: Mr Mlungisi Johnson, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries