Environmental Affairs and Water

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Environmental Affairs and Water.

Draft Climate Change Bill Under Construction

Department of Environmental Affairs

A Draft Climate Change Bill is in the pipeline.

Speaking during her department’s budget vote debate in parliament, the environmental affairs minister, Edna Molewa, clarified that the proposed legislation is designed to provide an effective national response for both mitigation and adaptation measures.

Parliament Briefed on NEMLA Bill

Department of Environmental Affairs

The environmental affairs department recently briefed parliament on the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill.

The bill was tabled in May 2017.

NA Passes Marine Spatial Planning Bill

Department of Environmental Affairs

The Marine Spatial Planning Bill has been passed by the national assembly and sent to the national council of provinces for concurrence.

The bill was tabled in parliament in April 2017.

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