Weekly Advocacy Alert – 13-2021

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CLIMATE CHANGE

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Absa Group Ltd.
Group of Thirty

Road to COP 26: Opportunities, Challenges, and Africa’s Transition to Net-Zero

Summary of Intent
The 26th United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) will take place in November, bringing global parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. 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

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National Treasury
South African Revenue Service
Carbon Tax Act
Customs and Excise Act

Increase in the Rate of the Carbon Tax

Summary of Intent
In terms of Section 48 of the Customs and Excise Act, Part 3F of Schedule No.1 has been amended with retrospective effect from 1 January 2021, to increase the rate of the Carbon Tax to R134 per tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent greenhouse gas emissions.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

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National Treasury
Carbon Tax Act

Carbon Offset Regulations

Summary of Intent
The National Treasury has published draft amendments to the Carbon Offset Regulations provided for by the Carbon Tax Act, 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

PLASTIC CARRIER BAGS REGULATIONS

04

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
National Environmental Management Act

Amendment of the Regulations in respect of Plastic Carrier Bags and Plastic Flat Bags

Summary of Intent
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has published an Amendment of the Regulations in respect of Plastic Carrier Bags and Plastic Flat Bags. The amendment relates to the prohibition of certain plastic bags.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

DIGITALISATION OF PRODUCTION AT CHEMICAL ENTERPRISES

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SCIF Congress

Digitalisation of Production at Chemical Enterprises

Summary of Intent
SCIF Congress which is an organiser of the annual Worldwide Congress of Mineral Fertilizer and Pesticide Producers holds regular technical online sessions on key aspects of the chemical industry to maintain the pace of its development.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

INDUSTRIAL CONTAINER STEWARDSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

06

CAIA
CropLife South Africa

CAIA Industrial Container Work Group

Summary of Intent
CAIA is to enter into a partnership with CropLife SA to extend the container stewardship guidelines beyond the pesticide industry to the general chemical industry, and to identify current legal requirements, best practices and voluntary initiatives to provide further support to members from a chemicals management perspective.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

07

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Petroleum Products Act

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Rollout Strategy

Summary of Intent
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Rollout Strategy for public comment. The LPG Rollout Strategy provides a framework for the expansion of the use of LPG in South Africa with special emphasis on the household sector.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

STANDARDS MATTERS

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Department of Trade, Industry and Competition
South African Bureau of Standards
Standards Act

Standards Matters

Summary of Intent
A notice sets out standards that have recently been issued, those released for comment or amended or cancelled.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

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