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Weather Service Proposes New Fees for Aircraft

Department of Environmental Affairs

In accordance with the South African Weather Service Act, the department of environmental affairs has invited comments regarding the proposed Regulations Concerning Fees for the Provision of Aviation Meteorological Services.

The Weather Service charges the operator of an aircraft fees for aviation meteorological services in respect of a flight undertaken within any flight information region. The fees are calculated for an aircraft with a maximized certified mass (MCM) of 2000 kilograms and above.

AARTO Bill on Track

Department of Transport

The transport department plans to table the Draft Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Amendment Bill in parliament before the end of May 2015.

This was revealed during a recent update briefing to the transport committee on the status of various draft bills.

Revised E-Toll Tariffs on the Cards

National Treasury

The monthly payment ceilings currently in place for e-tolls are under review.

The finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, announced this while tabling Budget 2015 in parliament.

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