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Environmental Affairs: Policy Documents/ Acts

Reglulations

Bills

National Parks amendment Act 43 1986

International convention for the prevention of pollution from ships amendment bill 51 1996

Environment Conservation Act extension bill 66 1996

National Parks amendment bill 16 1995

Dumping at sea control amendment bill 79 1995

Environment Conservation Amendment bill 26 1994

Environment Conservation Amendment bill 78 1993

Environment Conservation second amendment bill 191 1993

Environment Conservation amendment bill 100 1992

National Parks second amendment bill 110 1992

Environment Conservation second amendment bill 128 1992

Forest amendment bill 68 1991

Residential environment bill 93 1991

Environment Conservation Amendment bill 113 1991

Prevention and combating of pollution of the sea by oil amendment bill 10 1990

National Parks amendment bill 36 1990

Environment Conservation bill 60 1989

Forest amendment bill 6 1988

Sea Fishery bill 10 1988

National Parks amendment bill 13 1987

Prevention and combatting of pollution of the sea by oil amendment bill 14 1987

International convention relating to intervention of the High Sees in cases of oil pollution casualties bill 15 1987

Environment Conservation amendment bill 16 1987

Forest amendment bill 28 1987

Abolition of the fisheries development corporation of South Africa, limited bill 34 1987

Forest second amendment bill 98 1987

Acts

Prevention and Combating of Pollution of the Sea by Oil Amendment Act 9 1990

National Parks Amendment Act 23 1990

Alexander Bay development corporation amendment act 5 1990

Sea fishery amendment Act 98 1990

Extension of the Public Resorts ordinance act (Transvaal) (House of Assembly) Act 105 1990

Forest Amendment Act 53 1991

Environment Conservation Amendment Act 98 1991

Alexander Bay development corporation amendment Act 11 1992

National Parks Amendment Act 52 1992

National Parks Second Amendment Act 91 1992

National Parks Amendment Act 38 1995

Transkei Acts

Transkei Nature Conservation Act 20 1971

Amendment of Transkeian Nature Conservation Act (Xhosa text) 18 1990

Environmental Conservation Decree 9 1992

Venda Acts

Nature Conservation and National Parks Act 20 1986

Western Cape Bills & Acts

Draft Bill

Nature and Environment Conservation Ordinance 1974 (Ordinance 19 of 1974) Amendment Bill 3 1998

Western Cape Nature and Environment Conservation Ordinance Amendment Bill 13 1998

Statutes Cape of Good Hope

Abolition of rewards for destruction of noxious animals Ordinance 45 1822

Preservation of Roads over Cape Flats Ordinance 28 1846

Removal of Vessels stranded in Harbours Ordinace 1 1847

Regulation of Pounds and Prevention of Trespasses Ordinance 16 1847

Improvement of Ports, Harbours and Roadsteads of the Colony Ordinance 21 1847

Powers of Municipal Commissioners in regard to Pasture Lands Ordinance 8 1848

Improvenment of Kowie Harbour Ordinance 4 1852

Act for the appointment of Shipping Masters, and for other purposes relating to the "Merchant Shipping Act 1854" Act 13 1855

Act for transferring from the Colonial Government to the Divisional Councils certain Powers and Functions relating to the Public Pounds of the Colony Act 1 1857

Act for preventing obstructions, and for preserving Good Order on the Wharves in Table Bay Act 4 1857

Act for promoting the construction of a Harbour of Refuge Act 11 1857

Act to consolidate the Laws relating to Quarantine and Port Regulations Act 16 1857

Act to declare the consent of the Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope to the erection of certain Light-houses in the said Colony, and to the collection of dues in respect of such Light-houses, as well as of certain Light-houses already erected Act 3 1858

Act to incorporate the South African Museum Act 17 1857

Act for the construction of a railway from Cape Town to Wellington Act 20 1857

Act to provide for the Management of the Public Roads of the Colony Act 9 1858

Act to enable the harbour board of Port Elizabeth to levy certain Wharfage Dues Act 10 1858

Act for constructing a Breakwater to form a harbour of refuge in Table Bay, and otherwise improving the said harbour Act 20 1858

Act for declaring Main Roads and Regulating Tolls Act 23 1858

Act to regulate the respective rights of certain divisions in regard to certain road rates Act 24 1858

Act for constituting the districts of Fraserburg, Murraysburg and Robertson Divisions Act 25 1858

Act to prevent Obstructions on the Beach of Algoa Bay, and on the Breakwater Wharfs and Jetties belonging thereto Act 16 1859

Act to prevent the unlawful cutting down or otherwise destroying the forest and herbage in this Colony Act 18 1859

Act to amend the Act No. 20 1858 entitled "An Act for constructing a Breakwater, to form a Harbour of refuge in Table Bay, and otherwise improving the said Harbour" Act 6 1860

Act for enabling the Harbour Board of Mossel Bay to levy certain Wharfage Dues Act 7 1860

Act for regulating the Public Pound at Glen Grey, in the Tambookie Location in the division of Queens' Town Act 19 1860

Act to enable the Governor to increase the number of Harbour Commissioners appointed under Ordinance 21 1847, and to cause all meetings of such Boards of Commissioners to be held with open doors Act 15 1861

Act to authorize the Table Bay Breakwater Commissioners, from and out of the Funds under their administration and control to construct Docks Act 16 1861

Act to declare the consent of the Parliament of the Cape of Good Hope to the erection of a Lighthouse upon Robben Island and to the collection of dues in respect of such Lighthouse Act 18 1861

Act to provide for the construction and maintenance of the Public Roads of the Colony Act 1 1863

Act to amend the Act No. 13 of 1855, entitled "An Act for the Appointment of Shipping Masters, and for other purposes relating to the 'Merchant Shipping Act 1854'" Act 3 1863

Act for making further provision to complete the improvement of the Kowie Harbour Act 18 1863

Act to provide for the construction and maintenance of the Main Roads of the Colony Act 10 1864

Act to make further provision towards completing the improvement of the Kowie Harbour Act 23 1864

Act for making further provision to complete the improvement of the harbour of Algoa Bay Act 24 1864

Act to authorizw the Governor, Divisional Councils and Municipal Boards to enter into Contracts for the construction of bridges in this Colony, by parties willing to construct the same, in consideration of receiving, for a limited term of years the tolls to be lefvied at such bridges Act 25 1864

Act to consolidated and amend the several acts relating to the adjustment of disputed Land boundaries and teh erection and preservation of land beacons Act 7 1865

Act to make provision for completing the improvement of Kowie Harbour Act 8 1865

Act to amend Act No.7 of 1865 entitled "Act to consolidated and amend the several acts relating to the adjustment of disputed Land boundaries and teh erection and preservation of land beacons" Act 8 1866

Act for raising the further Sum of Fifty Thousand Pounds for the completion of the Breakwater and Docks in Table Bay Act 9 1866

Act to amend the Ordinance No. 4 of 1852 and make provision for different rates of Wharfage and Cranage to be levied on matters shipped or landed in the Kowie Harbour Act 10 1866

Act for enabling the divisional council of Cradoxk to take over from the Commissioners of the Municipality of Cradock and Iron Bridge and to borrow money upon the security of road rates and tolls for the erection of the same across the Fish River at Cradock Act 6 1867

Act to enable the Harbour Board at Port Elizabeth to raise a further Loan of Forty Thousand Pounds, and to provide for keeping down the interest thereof Act 14 1867

Act to continue to the end of 1868 the Act No. 10 of 1864 Act 16 1867

Act for the protection of private property in domesticated ostriches Act 4 1868

Act to continue to the end of 1869 the Act No. 10 of 1864 Act 18 1868

Act to provide for the management of the docks in Table Bay Act 19 1868

Act for raising the further sum of thirty thousand pounds for the completion of the dock in Table Bay Act 26 1868

Act for enabling the divisional council of Worcester to borrow moneys upon the security of road rates and tolls for improvement and construction of the road through Hex River kloof Act 31 1868

Act to authorize the Cape Copper Mining Company (Limited) to construct a tramway or railway between Port Nolloth and Momans and to build a Jetty at Port Nolloth Act 4 1869

Act for the dissolution of the Kowie Harbour Improvement Company Act 16 1869

Act to make provision for clearing the Anchorage of the Port of East London of anchors and cables left derelict Act 18 1869

Act to amend the law relating to the protection of Seamen's clothing and property Act 2 1870

Act to indemnify the Governor for the expenditure incurred for the railwayworks in the Tulbagh Kloof 8 1870

Act for raising the further sum of twenty thousand pounds for completion of the dock in Table Bay Act 11 1870

Act to promote the construction of a bridge or bridges over the Orange River Act 15 1871

Act to empower the Governor to raise a sum not exceeding seventy nine thousand nine hundred  and fifty pounds sterling for the purpose of constructing a graving dock in Table Bay and for redeeming certain debentures issued under authority of the Acts No. 26 of 1868 and No. 11 of 1870 Act 8 1872

Act to further promote the construction of a bridge or bridges over the Orange River Act 12 1872

Act to authorize the taking and retaining of such lands and materials required for constructing a railway between Port Elizabeth and the Bushman's River as are not already authoized to be taken Act 16 1872

Act for defining the limits of and preventing the mischief arising from cutting, rooting up, and destroying the trees, shrubs, bushes and fibrous rooted plants within an area bounded on the East and South by the sea, on the West by the farm Bushy Park, and including Northwards such portions of the divided farm Buffelsfontein, the Village and Commonage of Walmer, formerly the farm Nooitgedacht and the farm Paapebiesjesfontein, in the division of Port Elizabeth, as he Drift Sands have extended or may extend over Act 20 1872

Act to amend Ordinance No. 1 of 1847 intituled "Ordinance for removing vessels stranded in the Ports and Harbours of this Colony" Act 21 1872

Act for the management of the docks and breakwater of Table Bay Act 22 1872

Act for regulating the coasting trade of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope Act 26 1872

Act to confirm the Annexation to the Colony of the Islands, Islets or Rocks on the South-West Coast of South Africa called Ichaboe, Holland's Bird, Mercury, Long Island, Albatross Rock, Pomona, Plumpudding and Roast Beef or Sinclair's Island Act 1 1873

Act to amend Act No.16 of 1859, by enabling the Commissioners for improving the Port and Harbour of Algoa Bay to make regulations for the better management of the breakwater and wharfs, jetties and approaches belonging thereto Act 5 1873

Act to provide for the construction of certain bridges over the Orange River Act 26 1874

Act to amend the Act No. 7 of 1871, intituled "An Act for raising a sum of one hundred thousand pounds sterling, to improve the harbour of East London, and for levying Wharfage dues at the said harbour" Act 26 1875

Act for enabling the divisional council of Clanwilliam to borrow money's, upon the security of road rates and tolls, for the construction of a road over the Pakhuis mountain Act 27 1875

Act to encourage the planting and cultivation of trees Act 4 1876

Act to authorize the raising of a further sum of   £100,000 sterling to improve the harbour of East London, and to levy additional Wharfage dues at the said harbour Act 22 1978

 Act to enable the harbour board of Port Elizabeth to raise a further loan of  £100,000, and to provide for the payment thereof Act 14 1879

Act to authorise the raising of a further sum of forty thousand pounds sterling to improve the Kowie harbour Act 17 1881

Act to authorise the raising of a further sum of one hundred thousand pounds sterling to improve the Harbour of East London Act 18 1881

Act for the management of the harbour of Port Elizabeth Act 21 1882

Act for the protection of fish in the waters of the Zwartkops River and its tidal creek, and to prohibit the use of dynamite and other explosives for the purpose of catching or destroying fish in the said river Act 7 1883

Act to enable the Port Elizabeth harbour board to make regulations for the better management of the port and harbour of Port Elizabeth Act 23 1883

 Act for raising a futher sum of one hundred thousand pounds sterling, for carrying on the extension of the breakwater and construction of the outer harbour of Table Bay Act 25 1883

Act for raising a further sum of fifty thousand pounds sterling for carrying on certain harbour works at Port Elizabeth Act 26 1883

Act to regulate the erection and maintenance of dividing fences Act 30 1883

Act to authorise the raising of a public loan of two hundred thousand pounds for the purpose of prosecuting and improving the harbour works of Table Bay, and providing greater failities for the conduct of the business of the port Act 6 1894

Act to authorise the raising of a public loan of fifty thousand pounds for the purpose of prosecuting and improving the harbour works fo Port Elizabeth, and providng greater facilities for the conduct of business of the port Act 10 1894

Act to amend "The East London Harbour Board Act, 1893" Act 19 1894

Wrecks Removal Act 46 1885

Ports and Harbours navigation regulation Act 5 1887

Table Bay harbour board Act 37 1887

Table Bay Harbour Act 22 1889

Port Elizabeth Harbour board Act 24 1889

Table Bay harbour (explosives) Act 39 1889

Table Bay harbour Act 11 1890

Port Elizabeth south end park improvement Act 15 1886

Act to amend the Forest Act 1888 Act 20 1902

The wild flowers protection act amendment Act 22 1908

The harbours (Table Bay, Port Elizabeth, East London and Mossel Bay) Control Act 38 1908

The harbours control Act 14 1990

Transvaal Statute Law

Grass burning Law 2 1870

Regulation for wood-cutting in Government forests Law 8 1870

Game Law 10 1870

Fish Preservation Law 5 1880

Preservation of Forest Law 15 1880

Representation of public diggins in Volksraad Law 12 1887

Public Roads on Fenced Farms Law 4 1889

Gaming Law 6 1889

Construction and Maintenance of Roads Law 7 1889

Amendment of Law 6 1889 (Gaming) Law 1 1892

Fences across and near public roads Law 9 1893

Amendment of Law 6, 1891 (Game Law)  Law 13 1893

Game Law 5 1894

Use of Main Roads and Transport Roads Law 8 1897

Admission to forts etc., prohibited Law 2 1898

Game Law Ordinance 29 1902

Amendment of Ordinace 29 1902 (Game Preservation Amendment) Ordinance 30 1903

Fencing  Ordinance 7 1904

Fish preservation Ordinance 46 1904

Game Preservation Ordinance 6 1905

Fish Preservation Ordinance 5 1906

Game Preservation Amendment Act 13 1907

Fencing Act 12 1908

Game Preservation Further Amendment Act 11 1909

Fencing Laws Amendment Act 26 1909

Statutes of Natal

Shipwrecks Law 9 1862

Grass Fires Law 21 1865

Noxious Animals Law 8 1866

Game Law 10 1866

Fish Law 13 1867

Fish Law 8 1868

Shipping Law 13 1868

Shipping Law 4 1871

Naturalization Law 8 1874

Trespass Law 13 1874

Alarming Reports Law 15 1874

Arms and Ammunition Law 17 1874

Convicts Law 18 1874

Fish Law 13 1880

Shipwrecks Law 27 1880

Shipwrecks Law 17 1881

Shipping Law 10 1883

Shipping Law 4 1884

Shipping Law 10 1883

Natal Shipping Company Law 20 1883

Shipping Law 4 1884

Ports and Harbours Law 8 1884

Fish Law 21 1884

Game Law 23 1884

Game Law 24 1885

Fish Law 18 1887

Fences Law 30 1887

Fences Law 36 1887

Fecnces Law 23 1889

Shipping Law 1 1890

Fences Law 26 1890

Fish Law 27 1890

Game Law 28 1890

Game Law 16 1891

Wild Birds Protection Law 33 1896

Fences Law 12 1897

Ports and Harbours Law 3 1899

Fish Act 17 1901

Shipping Act 4 1902

Fences Act 9 1902

Grass Fires Act 18 1902

Shipping Act 50 1903

Game Act 4 1904

Wild Birds Protection Act 13 1904

Game Act 8 1906

Fish Act 31 1906

Fences Act 52 1906

Orange River Colony Statutes

Grass burning amendment Law 2 1898

Union of South Africa Revised Statutes 1910-1929

Forest Act 16 1913

Forest (demarcation) Act 14 1917

National Parks Act 56 1926

Murray Park (Private) Act 11 1929

Union of South Africa Statutes 1910-

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation (1910-1912) Act 30 1912

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation (1912-1913) Act 5 1913

Forest Act 16 1913

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation (1913-1914) Act 35 1913

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation (191-1915) Act 36 1914

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation (1914-1915) Act 6 1915

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation (1915-1916) Act 6 1916

Railway and harbours capital and betterment works additional appropriation Act 3 1917

Forest (demarcation) Act 14 1917

Durban harbour works construction Act 34 1917

Railways and harbours capital and betterment works appropriation (1917-1918) Act 38 1917

Railways and harbours capital and betterment works appropriation  (1918-1919) Act 22 1918

Railways and harbours capital and betterment works appropriation (1918-1919) Act 3 1919

Railways and harbours capital and betterment works appropriation (1919-1920) Act 31 1919

Railways and harbours capital and betterment works appropriation (1919-1920) Act 3 1920

City of Cape Town (Muizenberg beach) improvements Act 17 1925

National Parks Act 56 1926

Murray Park (Private) Act 11 1929

Cape Mission Stations and Communal Reserves (Amendment) Act 12 1929

Forest, 1913 (Amendment) Act 28 1930

National Parks Amendment Act 20 1935

Sea Shore Act 21 1935

National Parks Amendment Act 9 1936

Woodcutters annuities Act 11 1939

Sea fisheries Act 10 1940

Forest and veld conservation Act 13 1941

Sea fisheries amendment Act 21 1945

Dongola Wild Life Sancturay Act 6 1947

Forest amendment Act 10 1948

Dongola Wild Life Sanctuary Act 29 1949

Sea fisheries amendment Act 29 1953

Fishing industry development amendment Act 32 1955

National Parks amendment Act 8 1955

National Parks and native trust lands amendment Act 22 1957

National Parks amendment Act 42 1958

Sea-shore amendment Act 60 1959

National Parks amendment Act 52 1961

Prohibition of sports pool amendment Act 74 1961

National Parks Act 42 1962

National Parks amendment Act 24 1962

Retreats and rehabilition centress Act 86 1963

Sea shore amemendment Act 2 1963

Railway Construction Act 2 1964

Atmospheric pollution prevention Act 45 1965

National Parks amendment Act 93 1965

Forest amendment Act 70 1967

National Parkds amendment Act 5 1967

Forest Act 72 1968

Sea shore amendment Act 45 1969

National Parks amendment Act 56 1969

National Parks amendment Act 48 1970

Mountain catchment areas  Act 63 1970

Paarl mountain act 83 1970

National monuments amendment Act 30 1971

Forest amendment Act 37 1971

Sea fisheries amendment Act 47 1971

Prevention and combatting of pollution of the sea by oil Act 67 1971

Harbour construction Act 28 1972

Sea shore amendment Act 38 1972

Forest amendment act 46 1972

Prevention and combating of pollution of the sea by oil amendment Act 92 1972

 Atmospheric pollotion prevention amendment Act 17 1973

 Saldanha Bay harbour construction Act 29 1973

 Forest amendment Act 45 1973

Sea Birds and Seals protection Act 46 1973

Sea Fisheries Act 58 1973

 Prevention and combatting of pollution of the sea by oil amendment Act 72 1973

 Weather modification control amendment Act 25 1974

 Forest amendment Act 57 1974

 National Parks amendment Act 90 1974

Forest amendment Act 36 1975

Sea fisheries amendment Act 22 1976

Mountain catchment areas amendment Act 41 1976

National Parks Act 57 1976

Forest amendment Act 59 1976

Saldanha Bay harbour acquistion and equipment Act 99 1976

Sea fisheries amendment Act 99 1977

Environment planning amendment Act 104 1977

Vaal River development scheme amendment Act 105 1977

Forest amendment Act 87 1978

Forest amendment Act 58 1979

National Parks amendment Act 60 1979

Sea fisheries amendment Act 61 1979

Lake areas amendment Act 9 1980

Dumping at sea control Act 73 1980

National Key Points Act 102 1980

Prevention and combating of polution of the sea by oil Act 6 1981

Atmospheric pollution prevention amendment Act 21 1981

Hazardous substances amendment Act 31 1981

Environment planning amendment Act 51 1981

Mountain catchment areas amendment Act 76 1981

Forest amendment Act 12 1982

National Parks amendment Act 13 1982

Environment conservation Act 100 1982

Environment conservation amendment Act 45 1983

Forest amendment Act 29 1983

National Parks amendment Act 23 1983

Sea fisheries amendment Act 77 1983

Forest Act 122 1984

National Key Points amendment Act 44 1984

Sea shore amendment Act 21 1984

Atmospheric pollution prevention amendment Act 15 1985

National Key Points amendment Act 47 1985

Prevention and combatting of pollution of the sea by oil amendment Act 59 1985

National Parks amendment Act 43 1986

National Parks second amendment Act 111 1986

International convention for the prevention pollution from ships Act 2 1986

Cape Town Foreshore amendment Act 37 1987

Environment Conservation amendment Act 61 1987

Forest Second amendment Act 90 1987

International convention relating to intervention on the High oil pollution casualties Act 64 1987

Prevention and combatting of pollution of the sea by oil amendment Act 63 1987

National Parks amendment Act 60 1987

Church Square Pretoria, development amendment Act 35 1988

Forest amendment Act 14 1988

Sea Fishery Act 12 1988

Alexander Bay development corporation Act 46 1989

Environment Conservation Act 73 1989

Forest amendment Act 25 1989