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Environmental Affairs and Water

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Environmental Affairs and Water.

Allocation Process for New Whale Watching Permits Postponed

Department of Environmental Affairs

Permits allocated in 2011 for boat-based whale watching and white shark cage diving will be renewed for a further period of 12 months.

According to a statement on the environmental affairs department’s website, the allocation process for new permits will commence towards the end of 2016.

Moratorium on Domestic Rhino Horn Trade Reinstated

Department of Environmental Affairs

The moratorium on the trade in rhino horn has been reinstated.

This follows the filing of an application in the Constitutional Court on Monday 6 June for leave to appeal in the matter involving the moratorium on the domestic trade in rhino horn.

Draft Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations Drawn Up

Department of Environmental Affairs

The environmental affairs department has published Draft National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations for public comment.

The draft regulations were published in notice 336 in Government Gazette 40054.

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