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National Environmental Management Act No. 107 of 1998

29 January 1999

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Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations




Environmental Management Plans

Environmental Management Frameworks

Environmental Implementation Plans

Minimum Information Requirements

Repealed Regulations

2014 EIA Regulations before amendment on 7 April 2017

2010 EIA Regulations

(Note: these Regulations were repealed by the 2014 Regulations on 4 December 2014)

2006 Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations

 (Note: These regulations were replaced by the 2010 regulations on 2 August 2010)

Draft Regulations and Notices

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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National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours): 0800 205 005

In addition, there are a number of national and provincial hotlines that may be useful.

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