National Environmental Management: Waste

Updated: 

2016-08-11

Originator: 

Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Draft Bill
Draft bill full text: 
Year of publication: 

2006

Publication for comment (draft bill): 

Published in GG 29487 of 12 January 2007 - access for Government Gazette subscribers, or purchase this document

Explanatory summary: 
Hearings, briefings and submissions on draft bill: 
Bill
Bill number: 

B39-2007

Year of publication: 

2007

Bill full text: 

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Hearings, briefings and submissions on bill: 

Access for Policy Documents subscribers (search for the title 'National Environmental Management Waste Bill'), or purchase these documents

Act
Act number: 

59 of 2008

Year of publication: 

2008

Commencement date: 

1 July 2009, unless otherwise indicated (GG 32189, Proc 34, 2009-04-30); 2 May 2014 (part 8 of chapter 4) (GG 37547, Proc 26, 2009-04-11)

Act full text: 
Further Information
News articles: 
Journal articles: 
  • Gunn, A & Turner, J ‘One man's waste ... : environmental law’ Without prejudice, Vol 6, Issue 11, Dec 2006, p. 30-32
  • Packaging Council of South Africa ‘PACSA, DEAT teaming up to manage industry pollution : PACSA column’ Packaging review South Africa, Vol 33, Issue 2, Feb 2007, p. 41
  • Grundling, J ‘Waste not, want not: environmental law’ Without prejudice, Vol 7, Issue 2, Mar 2007, p. 30-31
  • Nkolongwane, B ‘Waste Management Bill published to overhaul pollution control : waste management’ Government digest, Vol 26, Issue 8, Mar 2007, p. 33
  • Mabudafhasi, R & Tucker, C ‘Waste Bill: news & analysis’ Engineering news, Vol 27, Issue 13, Apr 13-19 2007, pp. 29 & 86
  • Charnely, V ‘Waste Bill requires government leadership’ ReSource, Vol 9, Issue 2, May 2007, p. 5
  • Winstanley, T ‘National Waste Management: legislation’ Resource: Supplementum, May 2007, p. 12-13
  • Wilmot, J ‘A new economy of dirt - environment; No wasted opportunity : waste entrepreneurs’ Financial mail, Vol 192, Issue 11, Sep 7 2007, pp. 82 & 84
  • Charter, C & Harvey P ‘The new Waste Bill – changing the nation’s habits’ Without prejudice, Vol 7, Issue 11, Dec 2007, p. 56-57
  • Mabanga, T ‘A pollution price-tag - environmental laws’ Financial mail, Vol 196, Issue 11, June 13 2008, p. 62-63
  • Anon 'A fundamental shift in the Waste Management Act' ReSource, Vol 11, Issue 3, Aug 2009, p. 54-55, 57, 59, 61-62 (access for SA ePublications subscribers, or purchase this document)
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