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Hazardous Substances Act 15 of 1973

April 4, 1973 at 12:00 am

Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973) 

Regulations

Declaration of Hazardous Substances

Exemptions

Draft Declarations of Hazardous Substances

 

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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