Environmental Management Instruments regulations; Marine Spatial Planning Bill: adoption

Meeting Summary

Documents handed out: Committee Report on Environmental Management Instruments regulations
Marine Spatial Planning Bill [B9A-2017]
Marine Spatial Planning Bill [B9B-2017]
Marine Spatial Planning Bill [B9C-2017]
Marine Spatial Planning Bill [B9D-2017]

The Committee met in Gauteng on the sidelines of the NCOPs Taking Parliament to the People event. PMG was therefore not able to attend the meeting.

Environmental Management Instruments Regulations

At this meeting, the Committee adopted the report on the Regulations laying down the procedure to be followed for the adoption of Spatial Tools and Environmental Management Instruments in terms of section 47(2) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No 107 of 1998).

Last week, the Department of Environmental Affairs briefed the Committee on the Regulations, which are intended to reduce red tape and the costs of compliance with the environmental legislation.

Marine Spatial Planning Bill

Delegates submitted their final mandates on the Marine Spatial Planning Bill.

Provinces had submitted their negotiating mandates on 30 October 2018.

The Committee approved the bill as well as the report on the Bill.

Meeting report

Minutes for this committee meeting are not yet available.


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