Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Environmental Affairs and Water.
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department has published perishable products levies and plant breeders’ rights applications in two separate notices in Government Gazette 38602.
Notice 67 contains revised perishable products levies while notice 248 lists applications for plant breeders’ rights.
Department of Environmental Affairs
The Shark Biodiversity Management Plan has been published in Government Gazette 38607.
It was drawn up in terms of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act of 2004.
Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources
The national assembly’s mineral resources committee has called on the mineral resources department to prioritise the rehabilitation of ownerless mines.
The call was made following the department’s briefing on its annual performance plan for 2015/16 to the committee last week.