Weekly Advocacy Alert – 34-2020

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DIRECTIONS AND REGULATIONS MADE UNDER THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT

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Department of Transport
Disaster Management Act

Amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act: Air Services

Summary of Intent
The Department of Transport has published an amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act in the Air Services. The amendment relates to domestic and international flights.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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Department of Transport
Disaster Management Act

Amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act: Public Transport Services

Summary of Intent
The Department of Transport has published an amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act in the Public Transport Services. The amendment relates to public transport services, private vehicles and loading capacity of public transport vehicles, as well as transportation of liquor.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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Department of Transport
Disaster Management Act

Amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act: Sea Ports

Summary of Intent
The Department of Transport has published an amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management. The amendment relates to sea ports services, in particular: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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Department of Home Affairs
Disaster Management Act

Amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act

Summary of Intent
The Department of Home Affairs has published an amendment of Directions in terms of Regulations under the Disaster Management Act. The amendment relates to additional services that will be rendered by the Department of Home Affairs during Alert Level 2 of the period of the national state of disaster.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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Legislated Deadlines

Impact of COVID-19, and measures, on legislated deadlines

Summary of Intent
Cabinet members have made Directions, as provided for under the COVID-19 Regulations of the Disaster Management Act, to extend certain legal requirements as necessary.
It has come to CAIA’s attention that there may be deadlines for legislated requirements still requiring formal extension, or other notification.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

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

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Department of Employment and Labour
Occupational Health and Safety Act

Draft Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations: Presentation

Summary of Intent
CAIA alerted members to the proposed amendment of the Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations that are provided for by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and referred to in the Department’s COVID-19 Lockdown Level 3 Directions.A presentation was recently delivered by the Department through a South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Webinar.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

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Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act

Consultation on Draft Technical Guidelines for Validation and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Summary of Intent
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has published a Consultation Notice on Draft Technical Guidelines for Validation and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for public comment. The Guidelines describe the process that will be followed to verify the greenhouse gas emissions data and submissions made by Data Providers in terms of Section 11 of the National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations.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
South African Revenue Service

Carbon Tax Roadshow

Summary of Intent
Following a series of very well attended virtual meetings that constituted the South African Revenue Services’ (SARS) Roadshow on the administration of the Carbon Tax, CAIA provided a summary of important information.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

09

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act
Climate Change Bill

National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

Summary of Intent
Following the development of two drafts over recent years, the National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy has been approved by Cabinet for implementation.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

10

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act

Hydrochlorofluorocarbons and Hydrofluorocarbons

Summary of Intent
The Department is hosting its quarterly Hydrochlorofluorocarbons and Hydrofluorocarbons Stakeholder Meeting on World Ozone Day, 16 September 2020.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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United Nations
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Annual Report: 2019

Summary of Intent

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has released its annual report for 2019.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

TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL POLICY STRATEGIES

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.Department of Trade, Industry and Competition
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies

TIPS Tracker: The Economy and the Pandemic

Summary of Intent

The Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies tracks trends and analyses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic weekly, which are then published in its series titled: The Economy and the Pandemic. The present series highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy for the period of 10 – 23 August 2020.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

GAUTENG PROVINCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

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Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Update of the Gauteng Provincial Environmental Management Framework

Summary of Intent
In Advocacy Alert 31/2020, members were alerted to the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s intention to update the Gauteng Provincial Environmental Management Framework (GPEMF) that was gazetted for implementation in 2015. A strong focus is to identify Environmental Management Zones and the compatibility of development activities that can be permitted within each zone. The GPEMF will cover the following: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
Standards Act
South African Bureau of Standards

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

COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES AMENDMENT BILL

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Department of Employment and Labour
Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020

Summary of Intent
The Department of Employment and Labour intends introducing the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020 in the National Assembly. The Bill seeks 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

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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

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