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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation for Ministerial delegations of powers to Catchment Management Agencies

1 April 2021

Requestee:
Centre for Environmental Rights
Reference Number:
CER-2021-DHSWS-0001
Status:
Submitted

The CER submitted a PAIA request to the Department of Human Settlements, Water & Sanitation on 1 April 2021 for copies of all current delegations of powers under section 63 of the National Water Act 36 of 1998 in which the Minister responsible for Water and Sanitation has delegated powers to Catchment Management Agencies (CMAs).

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Section 24of 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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