Legislation

ECA and Radio Regulations as Electronic Communications Legislation

To promote convergence in the broadcasting, broadcasting signal distribution and telecommunications sectors and to provide the legal framework for convergence of these sectors; to make new provision for the regulation of electronic communications services, electronic communications network services and broadcasting services; to provide for the granting of new licences and new social obligations; to provide for the control of the radio frequency spectrum; to provide for the continued existence of the Universal Service Agency and the Universal Service Fund; and to provide for matters incidental thereto. Download HERE

Health and Safety Legislation

Occupational Health and Safety Act - www.info.gov.za/acts/1993/a85-93.pdf

To provide for the health and safety of persons at work and for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use of plant and machinery; the protection of persons other than persons at work against hazards to health and safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work; to establish an advisory council for occupational health and safety; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Environmental Legislation

National Environmental Management Act (No 107 of 1998) - www.info.gov.za/gazette/acts/1998/a107-98.pdf

To provide for co-operative, environmental governance by establishing principles for decision-making on matters affecting the environment, institutions that will promote co-operative governance and procedures for co-ordinating environmental functions exercised by organs of state; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

National Environmental Management Amendment Act (No 46 of 2003) - www.info.gov.za/gazette/acts/2003/a46-03.pdf

To amend the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, so as to define certain expressions; to provide for the administration and enforcement of certain national environmental management laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Contact Details for Department of Environmental Affairs

Telephone Number: 012 310 3911

Facsimile Number: 012 322 2476