Government Notice Calling for Submissions

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 1998 (ACT NO. 107 OF 1998) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: BIODIVERSITY ACT, 2004 (ACT NO. 10 OF 2004)

A GENERAL NOTICE CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS, SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION, SOCIO-ECONOMIC INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HIGH-LEVEL PANEL) APPOINTED TO REVIEW EXISTING POLICIES, LEGISLATION AND PRACTICES RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING, BREEDING, HUNTING AND TRADE OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS

The official document link .pdf HLP REVIEW OF POLICIES

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It was published on 27th March so we GUESS the deadline for submissions to be 26th May

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Here is a pasted copy of the document

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 1998 (ACT NO. 107 OF 1998) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: BIODIVERSITY ACT, 2004 (ACT NO. 10 OF 2004)

A GENERAL NOTICE CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS, SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION, SOCIO-ECONOMIC INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HIGH-LEVEL PANEL) APPOINTED TO REVIEW EXISTING POLICIES, LEGISLATION AND PRACTICES RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING, BREEDING, HUNTING AND TRADE OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS

 The Advisory Committee (High-Level Panel), appointed under section 3A of the National Environmental Management Act. 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) through the publication of Notice No. 1317 In Government Gazette No. 42761 on 10 October 2019, hereby invites members of the public to submit for consideration, written submissions, scientific information, socio-economic information or any other relevant information on matters related to the management and handling, breeding, hunting and trade of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros that will enable evaluation and assessment of current practices, regulatory measures and policy positions.

The Advisory Committee (High-Level Panel) was appointed to review existing policies, legislation and practices relating to the management and handling, breeding, hunting and trade of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros as contemplated In the National Environment Management Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 1O of 2004).

The Government Notice mentioned above can be obtained from

https:/!WMY.environment.gov.za/legislation/gazetted notices

All submissions must be submitted within 60 days from the date of publication of this notice, to the following addresses:

By post to:

Chairperson: Advisory Committee (High-Level Panel)

c/o Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

Attention: Ms. Pamela Singh/Ms. Ofentse Mashiyane

Private Bag X447, PRETORIA. 0001

By hand at:

Ground Floor, Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Street, Pretoria, 0001

By e-mail:

submsision2HLP@environment.gov.za

Any inquiries in connection with the notice can be directed to Ms Pamela Singh at 012 399 8740 or prsingh@environment.gov.za and Ms. Ofentse Mashiyane at 012 399 8769 or omashiyane@envrionment.gov.za

INPUT received after the closing date may be disregarded.

ACTING CHAIRPERSON

HIGH-LEVEL PANEL OF EXPERTS FOR THE REVIEW OF POLICIES, LEGISLATION AND PRACTICES ON MATTERS OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS MANAGEMENT BREEDING, HUNTING, TRADE AND HANDLING

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