Conservation Legislation

There are several laws governing the conservation of the natural environment in South Africa.  Some of this legislation is of particular interest to anyone contemplating the long-term conservation of natural areas.

One of the most important pieces of legislation is the National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998.

This Act has been augmented by the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004.

Another important document is the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003.

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NEMA: 107-1998 NEMA: 107-1998
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NEM: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004 NEM: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004
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NEM: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003 NEM: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003
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NATURE_CONSERVATION_ORDINANCE.pdf NATURE_CONSERVATION_ORDINANCE.pdf
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