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Notice of intention to repeal regulations made in terms of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act

30 August 2019

On 30 August 2019, the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries published notices of intention to repeal three sets regulations made in terms of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965:

The Minister intends to repeal those regulations in terms of section 53(p) of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (NEMAQA).That section authorises the Minister responsible for environmental affairs to make regulations regarding “any other matter necessary fir the implementation of [NEMAQA].”


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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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