Weekly Advocacy Alert-03-2020

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EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR

Department of Employment and Labour
Basic Conditions of Employment Act

Amendment of Regulations

Summary of Intent
The Department of Employment and Labour has published an amendment to Regulations in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA). The amendment relates to BCEA 1A, 9, 12, 14A and 14B.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

ENERGY

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
National Energy Regulator of South Africa

Notice of Public Hearings on Eskom’s Fourth Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account Application and Indicative Timelines for the Determination Process

Summary of Intent
In Weekly Advocacy Alert 48/2019 CAIA alerted members to Eskom’s Fourth Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account Application and Indicative Timelines for the Determination Process that was published for public comment. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa will now conduct public hearings on Eskom’s application as follows:Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Petroleum Products Act

Publication of Draft Guidelines to Applicants - for New to Industry Site and Retail Licences

Summary of Intent
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published Draft Guidelines to Applicants - for New-to-Industry Site and Retail Licences, for public comment.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
South African National Energy Development Institute
National Energy Act

Nominations of Candidates to Serve on the Board of the South African National Energy Development Institute

Summary of Intent
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy invites nominations for suitable candidates to be considered for appointment to the Board of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). SANEDI is the national authority, designated by the National Energy Act, as being primarily responsible for directing, monitoring and conducting energy research and development, promoting energy research and technology innovation, register patents and intellectual property in its name resulting from its activities, issue licences to other persons for the use of its patents and intellectual property as well as undertaking measures to promote energy efficiency throughout the economy.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
National Energy Regulator of South Africa
Various Acts

Invitation to Submit Written Comments on Tariff Applications for Petroleum Storage Facilities

Summary of Intent
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa invites written comments on the following tariff applications:Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
National Energy Regulator of South Africa
Various Acts

Invitation to Submit Written Comments on Tariff Applications for Petroleum Pipeline Loading and Storage Facilities

Summary of Intent
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa invites written comments on the following tariff applications:Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Energy Centre

Research Document: Setting up for the 2020s – Addressing South Africa’s Electricity Crisis and Getting Ready for the Next Decade

Summary of Intent
CAIA has received a copy of a research document from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – Energy Centre, titled: Setting up for the 2020s – Addressing South Africa’s Electricity Crisis and Getting Ready for the Next Decade. The document highlights that 2019 was South Africa’s worst-ever year of load-shedding, costing the economy between R60-billion and R120-billion, and depending on whether or not key decisions are made, load-shedding will persist for two to three years.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

CLIMATE CHANGE

National Treasury
Carbon Tax Act
South African Revenue Service

Various Carbon Tax Administration Forms

Summary of Intent
The South African Revenue Service has republished the following Notices and Forms that pertain to the administration of the payment of the Carbon Tax, for comment:Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

Draft Progress Report: Hazardous Industrial and Domestic Chemicals and Emerging Contaminants, and the Management Strategy in South Africa

Summary of Intent
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has released its draft Progress Report on the registry (inventory) for hazardous industrial chemicals that also covers hazardous domestic chemicals and emerging contaminants, and the management strategy in South Africa.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS

Department of Trade, Industry and Competition
National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act

Business Unity South Africa Position: National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) Reform

Summary of Intent
CAIA has participated in the National Economic Development and Labour Council’s activities to review the appropriateness and efficacy of the technical infrastructure framework and institutions in South Africa; with the NRCS being one such institution.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

REGISTRATION AUTHORITY REGULATIONS

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
National Environmental Management Act

Consultation on Intention to Amend Section 24H Registration Authority Regulations

Summary of Intent
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has published a Notice of intention to amend the Section 24H Registration Authority Regulations, for public comment. The amendment relates to the substitution of regulation 22(2).Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

LAND ALLOCATION POLICY

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Draft Beneficiary Selection and Land Allocation Policy

Summary of Intent
The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has published the Draft Beneficiary Selection and Land Allocation Policy for public comment. The aim of the policy is to:Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

NEWS

CAIA

Government News and Information

Summary of Intent
As a part of CAIA’s information management and awareness raising activities, and in the interest of keeping members informed of developments within national Government, CAIA now releases selected relevant information weekly, each Friday, on the website at:
https://www.caia.co.za/news/government-news/.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

CAIA
Tutwa Consulting Group

Tutwa News

Summary of Intent
CAIA has agreed that it will share the Weekly News Brief of Tutwa Consulting Group with its members, by adding it to its website (www.caia.co.za/weekly-advocacy-list/) on a Monday. The News Brief contains information on:Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Business Unity South Africa
World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum - Africa Regional Stewardship Board

Summary of Intent
The President of Business Unity South Africa, Mr Sipho Pityana, has been appointed co-chair of the World Economic Forum - Africa Regional Stewardship Board (RSB). The RSB is a multi-stakeholder group that will provide strategic advice to shape the Forum’s regional programme in Africa. It comprises eminent leaders on the continent, including African Government ministers, business leaders, leaders of regional organisations, and civil society organisations. An immediate task for the RSB is to deliver on the Africa Growth Platform which was launched at World Economic Forum on Africa 2019 in Cape Town.Your membership level does not allow you access to this content. If you feel you should have access on the below document, please log-in or Contact Us

Public Private Growth Initiative

Progress Report on Various Projects and Action Plans

Summary of Intent
The Public Private Growth Initiative (PPGI) was formed in response to the February 2018 State of the Nation address of President Cyril Ramaphosa, in which he called on citizens to ‘Thuma Mina’, or avail themselves to be part of the solution to the many challenges facing South Africa.
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