DFFE Circular | Summary legal opinion | status of the dangerous goods activities and departmental position in this regard

Dear Stakeholders 

Attached hereto please find a summary of a legal opinion on the status of the existing dangerous goods activities (and the definition of “dangerous goods”) in Listing Notices 1 – 3 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2014, as amended, as well as the Departmental position in this regard, for your information. 

It is trusted that the attached would clarify the status of the dangerous goods activities. 


Ms S S Janse van Rensburg
National Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Directorate: Legal Support NEMA
Environment House
473 Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083
Tel: 012 399 9286/ 082 801 7660