Performing Animal Protection Amendment Bill [B9B-2015]

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Submissions are now closed (since 22 April 2016)

NCOP Land Reform, Environment, Mineral Resources and Energy


The Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources invites you to submit written submissions on the Performing Animal Protection Amendment Bill [B9B-2015 (S75)]

The purpose of the Performing Animal Protection Amendment Bill is to amend the Performing Animals Protection Act, 1935, so as to:
▪ repeal certain sections and to insert certain definitions; to provide for the designation of a National Licensing Officer;
▪ provide for a procedure for the application for a licence to exhibit and train performing animals or use of animals for safeguarding;
▪ provide for the functions of a National Licensing Officer;
▪ provide for the issuance of licences;
▪ provide for an appeals process.

Comments can be emailed to Mr A A Bawa at abawa@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 22 April 2016.

Enquiries can be directed to Mr A A Bawa on tel: (021) 403-3762.

Issued by Hon. OJ Sefako, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources.