DRAFT AMENDMENTS TO THE ALIEN AND INVASIVE SPECIES LISTS AND DRAFT ALIEN AND INVASIVE SPECIES REGULATIONS
The Minister of Environmental Affairs has called for public comment in Government Notice 41445 No 115 on the amendments to the Alien and Invasive Species lists published in Government Gazette 40166 Notice 864 of 29 July 2016 published in terms of sections 66(1), 70(1)(a), 71(3) and 71A of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004) as set out in the Schedule.
The Minister has also called for comment in Government Notice 41445 No 112 on, the draft Alien and Invasive Species regulations in terms of section 97(1) of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act
No. 10 of 2004) as set out in the Schedule
Any person who wishes to submit representations or comments in connection with the draft lists is invited to do so within thirty (30) days from the date of the publication (16 February 2018) of the notice in the Government Gazette and by no later than 16h00 on the last day of comment (16 March 2018). Comments received after this time may not be considered. All representations and comments must be submitted in writing to the Deputy Director-General of the Department of Environmental Affairs, Branch Environmental Programmes:
By hand to: The Deputy Director-General
Attention: Dr Guy Preston
14 Loop Street, Cape Town
By post to: Private Bag X4390.
By email to NembaRegs@environment.gov.za
Enquiries: Ms. Nomahlubi Geja at Tel: 021 441-2791 / 2707