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Latest PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to MTPA for its decision-making framework for permitting and licensing decisions in terms of the TOPS Regulations

8 August 2016

Any records, including draft and/or approved policy documents, standard procedures, decision-making and/or training frameworks, manuals or guides, risk assessment considerations, lists of permit conditions and/or other internal processes currently in place indicating the step-by-step process according to which a permit and/or licence application in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 10 of 2004: Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2007 and/or the relevant provincial legislation is considered, assessed, treated and/or processed by the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency from receipt of application to finalisation (i.e. approval, deferment or rejection of the permit or licence application).

Requestee:
Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency
Reference Number:
CER-2016-MTP-0006 (Decision making framework)
Status:
Submitted

For further information please email ati@cer.org.za.

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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