Mine Health and Safety Amendment Draft Bill, 2013

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Mineral Resources and Energy

The Minister of Department of Mineral Resources intends introducing the Draft Mine Health and Safety Bill, 2013, in Parliament.


The Bill amends the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996, so as to:
▪ streamline administrative process;
▪ strengthen enforcement provisions;
▪ reinforce offences and penalties;
▪ amend certain definitions.

Interested and affected parties are invited to submit written representations on the draft Bill.

Comments can be emailed to Mr Andre Andreas at Andre.Andreas@dmr.gov.za by no later than Friday, 29 November 2013.