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Waste Policy and Regulations
 

WASTE Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008)

uploaded on 01 June 2015


Waste in South Africa is currently governed by means of a number of pieces of legislation, including:

  • The South African Constitution (Act 108 of 1996)

  • Hazardous Substances Act (Act 5 of 1973)

  • Health Act (Act 63 of 1977)

  • Environment Conservation Act (Act 73 of 1989)

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993)

  • National Water Act (Act 36 of 1998)

  • The National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998)

  • Municipal Structures Act (Act 117 of 1998)

  • Municipal Systems Act (Act 32 of 2000)

  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (Act 28 of 2002)

  • Air Quality Act (Act 39 of 2004)

  • National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act 59 of 2008)

  • National Environmental Management: Waste Amendment Act, 2014 (Act 26 of 2014)


Copies of legislation mentioned above, can be sourced from http://www.polity.org.za/pol/acts/


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