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New Charges for Maritime Safety in the Pipeline

Department of Transport

New charges for maritime safety will apply from 20 June 2016.

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) published the new fees in Government Gazette 40005.

Hike in Aviation Fuel Levy on the Cards

Department of Transport

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) wants to increase the aviation fuel levy by an annual CPI-linked increase for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 financial years.

The proposed amendment of the determination made by the SACAA to impose a fuel levy on the sale of aviation fuel was published in Government Gazette 39999.

Transport Wants AARTO Bill Speeded Up

Department of Transport

The transport minister, Dipuo Peters, has called on the portfolio committee on transport to expedite processing of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Amendment Bill.

Speaking during her department’s budget vote debate in parliament, the minister revealed that the Road Traffic Infringement Authority was poised to roll out the AARTO system nationally.

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