Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries.

DAFF to Tighten Up Horticultural Sector

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

A bill designed to tighten up the horticultural sector is heading for parliament.

The Plant Improvement Bill’s explanatory summary was published in Government Gazette 38398.

Comment Period on Spatial Planning Regulations Extended

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

During December, the rural development and land reform department gave stakeholders further time to comment on proposed Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act Regulations.

The draft regulations were first published for comment in July 2014.

Irrigation Rates Under the Spotlight

Department of Water and Sanitation

Proposed regulations designed to limit the amount of water used for irrigation have been published in Government Gazette 38311 for comment.

They were drawn up in terms of the National Water Act of 1998.

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