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All legislation applicable to the Animal Feed Industry will be covered in this Legal Alert section and has been categorized into PRIMARY and SECONDARY focus areas, as determined by the AFMA Legislative Committee Terms of Reference.

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PRIMARY FOCUS:

Agricultural Product Standards Act 119 of 1990
Regulations regarding inspections and appeals: local: amendment.
RGN130 GG37365 p4 28Feb2014
Regulations regarding inspections and appeals: export: amendment.
RGN131 GG37365 p12 28Feb2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=210789

Agriculture Product Standards Act 119 of 1990
Regulations for the grading, packing and marking of soya beans intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa. RGN478 GG 37441 p12 20Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213650

Agriculture Product Standards Act 119 of 1990
Regulations for the grading, packing and marking of sunflower seed intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa. RGN477 GG 37441 p4 20Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213651

Agriculture Product Standards Act 119 of 1990
Regulations regarding the control of the export of feed products: draft amendments published for comment by 31 July 2014. GenN453 GG 37760 p42 27Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213677

Agriculture Product Standards Act 119 of 1990

Regulations regarding the control of the export of grains: draft amendments published for comment by 31 July 2014. GenN452 GG 37760 p41 27Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213685

Agriculture Product Standards Act 119 of 1990

Regulations regarding control of the export of animal products and processed products: proposed amendment published for comment within 30 days from date of publication.
GenN512 GG 37783 p78 4Jul2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213761



Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act 20 of 2013

“To amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997, so as to ..., and to provide for matters connected therewith.” Commencement date: To be proclaimed.
GenN987 GG 37139 p2 09Dec2013
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=205604



Fertilizers and Feeds Bill, 2012

Publication of explanatory summary of the Bill and notice of intention to introduce into Parliament: “The Fertilizers and Feeds Bill, 2012 seeks the amendment of the Fertilisers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act, 1947 (Act No. 36 of 1947),
GenN971 GG 35902 p3 23Nov2012
http://www.info.gov.za/view/DownloadFileAction?id=179230

Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act 36 of 1947
Notice for prohibition of import, export, possession, acquisition, sale, use and disposal of agricultural remedies.
GenN1116 GG 37037 p53 22Nov2013
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=204018

Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act 36 of 1947
Proposed repeal of RGN2054.
GenN1113 GG 37037 p50 22Nov2013
Click here to access Act

Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act 36 of 1947

Regulations relating to the registration of fertilizers, farm feeds, agricultural remedies and stock remedies, sterilizing plants and pest control operators, appeals and imports: amendment.
RGN207 GG 37468 p3 01Apr2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213103

Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act 54 of 1972

Regulations relating to the labelling and advertising of foods: amendment.
RGN429 GG 37695 p3 29May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213917



Genetically Modified Organisms Act 15 of 1997

Regulations: Amendments. Table 2: Fees Payable
GN96 GG 37307 p7 14Feb2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=209652



Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill, 2013

Publication of explanatory summary.
GenN117 GG 37361 p3 20Feb2014
Click here for the explanatory summary of the Bill that was introduced to Parliament.
Follow the link below to access the Amendment Bill.
http://db3sqepoi5n3s.cloudfront.net/files/bill6-2014_1.pdf

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
General regulations made in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act.
RGN870 GG 37032 p3 15Nov2013
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=203571

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
Amendment of Schedules. RGN352 GG 37622 p3 8May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213369

Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965
Conditions of registration of a medicine. GN405 GG 37727 p3 13Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213625



Natural Scientific Professions Act 27 of 2003

Notice in terms of section 19(2)(b).
GN36 GG 37246 p42 24Jan2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=208140



Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974

Proposed criteria for the issuing of licences for pharmacy premises.
RGN151 GG 37399 p3 28Feb2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=211232



South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions

Fee structure for 2014/2015. BN45 GG 37534 p3 04Apr2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213157

Science and Technology Laws Amendment Act 7 of 2014
“To amend the ... the Natural Scientific Professions Act, 2003, ...so as to harmonise the processes for the appointment of the chairpersons of the Boards; to provide for the filling of vacancies of members of the Boards; to provide for the qualification requirements for membership of the Boards and the disqualification of members of the Boards; to provide for the extension of the term of office of members of the Boards; and to provide for the dissolution and reconstitution of the Boards; and to provide for matters connected therewith.” Commencement date: 26 April 2014
GN321 GG 37594 p1 26Apr2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213342



SECONDARY FOCUS:

Animal Diseases Act 35 of 1984
Tariffs payable for veterinary import permits from 1 April 2014
GN51 GG 37287 p16 7Feb2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=209161




Legal Metrology Act 9 of 2014
―To provide for the administration and maintenance of legal metrology technical regulations in order to promote fair trade and to protect public health and safety and the environment; and to provide for matters connected therewith. Date of commencement: To be proclaimed. GenN385 GG 37661 p2 19May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213440




Marketing of Agricultural Product Act 47 of 1996

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996
Establishment of statutory measure and determination of guideline prices: Levy relating to sorghum. GN310 GG 37563 p9 25Apr2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213302

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996
Request for establishment of statutory measures relating to levies, registration and records and returns on imported chicken products.
GenN230 GG 37461 p59 28Mar2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=212918

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

Amended application for statutory measures (registration, records and returns) relating to maize products, wheat products and animal feed.GenN364 GG 37653 p58 23May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213455

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996

Application for statutory measures on wheat, barley and oats:
GenN363 GG 37653 p55 23May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213463

Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996
Request for the continuation of statutory measures (levies, registration, records & returns) in the red meat industry. GenN362 GG 37653 p50 23May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213465



National Environmental Management: Air Quality Amendment Act 20 of 2014
― To amend the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004, so as to substitute certain sections; to provide for the establishment of the National Air Quality Advisory Committee... and to provide for matters connected therewith. Date of commencement: The date of publication in the Gazette as contemplated in section 81 of the constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996.
GenN390 GG 37666 p2 19May2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213444

National Environment Management Laws Amendment Act 25 of 2014
To amend the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, ...; National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008, ...; and National Environmental Management Amendment Act, 2008 on certain matters.
Commencement three months from the date of publication of this Act. GN448 GG 37713 p1 2Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213541

National Environmental Management: Waste Amendment Act 26 of 2014
To amend the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008, so as to substitute and delete certain definitions; ... and to provide for matters connected therewith.Commencement date: Date of publication of this Act. GN449 GG 37714 p1 2Jun2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213538

National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998
Regulations to phase-out the use of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) materials and Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contaminated materials. RGN549 GG 37818 p3 10Jul2014
http://www.gov.za/documents/download.php?f=213803

 
 
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