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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

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

8 August 2016

Department of Environment and Nature Conservation (NC)
Reference Number:
CER-2016-NCD-0002 (Decision making framework)
Records received

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 Northern Cape Department of Environment and Nature Conservation from receipt of application to finalisation (i.e. approval, deferment or rejection of the permit or licence application).

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