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13 JUNE 2024 – NRCS ACT AMENDMENTS OPEN FOR COMMENTARY

On the 3rd of June 2024 the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition published a general notice that section 13(4) of the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (“NRCS”) Act is to be amended. The NRCS amendments creates new compulsory specifications for: These amendments include new factory and processing facility requirements, as well as a revised […]

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28 MAY 2024 – NO CAN DO! PUBLIC COMMENTARY INVITED FOR NEW BIODIVERSITY BILL

On the 24th of May the Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment, published new amendments to the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (NEMBA). The new Biodiversity bill aims to ensure more effective implementation, increased protection of species through the introduction of new provisions related to listed species and ecosystems, as well as increasing transformation

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16 MAY 2024 – RIDING THE WAVE OF ANTICIPATION: INCOMING ENVIRONMENTAL WIN OR ECONOMIC WIN?

Back in 2022, a High Court in the Eastern Cape heard a matter brough forward by the local community against the exploration rights that had been granted to Shell and Impact Africa. This right allowed for seismic surveying for oil and gas to be conducted along what is known as the “Wild Coast”.  The court

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8 MAY 2024 – ADOPTION OF CLIMATE CHANGE BILL: DOES THIS SIGNAL PROGRESS?

On the 25th of April, the National Council of Provinces voted in favour of adopting the long-awaited Climate Change Bill. This Bill has been in the works since February 2022, and finally some progress is being made. The principal objective of the Climate Change Bill is to facilitate developments toward an effective response to climate

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05 MAY 2024 – ADOPTION OF CLIMATE CHANGE BILL: DOES THIS SIGNAL PROGRESS?

On the 25th of April, the National Council of Provinces voted in favour of adopting the long-awaited Climate Change Bill. This Bill has been in the works since February 2022, and finally some progress is being made. The principal objective of the Climate Change Bill is to facilitate developments toward an effective response to climate

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