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Carbon Tax Bill Update
The Carbon Tax Bill provides for the imposition of a tax on the CO2 equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions and also amends the Customs and Excise Act to make provision for the administration and collection of ...
South Africa
19 Aug 2019
Climate Change - A Smoke Screen?
The mandatory phase is anticipated to come full circle in 2021.
South Africa
2 Aug 2019
Memorandum On The Carbon Tax Act, 15 Of 2019
The Carbon Tax Act came into effect on 1 June 2019. The Act is the result of the ratification of the 2015 Paris Agreement and a 10 year long consultation process.
South Africa
2 Aug 2019
How Will The 2019 Proposed Financing Provisioning Regulations Affect Mining Companies?
In May 2019, the South African Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for the Rehabilitation and Remediation of Environmental Damage
South Africa
16 Jul 2019
Carbon Tax Act
The Carbon tax also contributes towards South Africa meeting its climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement.
South Africa
25 Jun 2019
Water Snippets- 3 June 2019
The National Water Tribunal has dismissed an appeal brought by the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) against the Department of Water and Sanitation granting a water licence
South Africa
17 Jun 2019
Carbon Tax Becomes Law On 1 June 2019
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Carbon Tax Act, 2019, which comes into effect on 1 June 2019. With the passing of the carbon tax into law, a price on carbon
South Africa
13 Jun 2019
NEMA Revised Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2019 Released For Public Comment
On 17 May 2019 the Department of Environmental Affairs released Proposed Regulations Pertaining to Financial Provisioning for the Rehabilitation ...
South Africa
7 Jun 2019
Mauritius' Environment Land Use Appeal Tribunal Delivers Ground Breaking Fish Farming Project Judgment
The Association Des Hoteliers et Restaurateurs Ile Maurice ("AHRIM"), an association of hotels and restaurants in Mauritius, and the Sea Users Association, an association of civilians, recently won an important appeal
South Africa
5 Jun 2019
SARS Publishes Draft Rules For The Administration Of The Carbon Tax
On 30 April 2019, the South African Revenue Service ("SARS") published draft rules, schedules and forms for the implementation of the carbon tax and provided details ...
South Africa
5 Jun 2019
Expected Changes To Environmental Taxes
In the National Budget Speech delivered on 20 February 2019, it was announced that National Treasury will publish a draft Environmental Fiscal Reform Policy Paper in 2019.
South Africa
25 Apr 2019
Water Snippets
A new study by the University of Cape Town's African Centre for Cities has unpacked lessons that other South African municipalities can learn from to adapt ...
South Africa
12 Apr 2019
Feeling The Heat: The Draft Climate Change Bill, 2018
On 8 June 2018, the South African Minister of Environmental Affairs (the "Minister") published the draft Climate Change Bill, 2018 for public comment.
South Africa
10 Oct 2018
Contamination Of Land And The Potential Liability For Directors
Proof of the offence by the firm constitutes prima facie evidence that the director is guilty.
South Africa
1 Oct 2018
South African Government Considers Carbon Offset Scheme As Part Of Carbon Tax
The South African National Treasury has published proposals for a carbon offset scheme.
South Africa
2 Jul 2018
Liability Of Directors For Corporate Environmental Transgressions – A South African Case Study
The risk environment for directors of companies that pollute is changing. In South Africa, a raft of recent prosecutions of directors and officers for corporate environmental transgressions bring into focus...
South Africa
18 Sep 2017
Developments In Relation To The Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015
Developments in relation to the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 published in terms of the National Environmental Management Act.
South Africa
6 Feb 2017
Draft Carbon Offsets Regulations Published For Comment
The draft regulations have been widely anticipated by industries that will be subject to the carbon tax and the local carbon market.
South Africa
29 Jun 2016
Reversing Climate Change Starts At Home: The South African Carbon Tax And The Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement (the "Agreement") will be signed on Friday, 22 April 2016 in New York. This adds further impetus to the international response to climate change...
South Africa
28 Apr 2016
South Africa Newsletter - April Edition
South Africa's diverse economy, strategic role in Africa and political history create a unique business and regulatory environment.
28 Apr 2016
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