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National Environmental Management Act (NEMA), 1998

South Africa Current 1998

The environmental impact assessment regime under NEMA requires that activities’ potential impact on the environment be assessed and reported to competent authorities. As is the case with various environmental topics, disclosure of information is often only to the authorities, and related public reporting is voluntary.

Issuer name

Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Government ministry

Environment

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Data disclosure to government

Status

Current

Country

South Africa

Region

Africa & Middle East

Date of publication

1998

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

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