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Gazette 43995: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of directions issued in terms of regulation 4(7) of the regulations made under section 27(2) of the Act: Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Public Transport Services. View here

Gazette 43993: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Extension of a National State of Disaster (Covid-19) view here

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Gaztte 43959: Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (130/1993): Regulations on Compensation Fund’s Tariffs of Assessment made by the Minister under the Act view here

Gazette 43966: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Explanatory Note on Regulations issued 3 December 2020 in terms of the
Act. view here

Gazette 43965: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Determination of alert levels and hotspots: Nelson Mandela Bay view here

Gazette 43964: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of Section 27 (2) view here

Gazette 43958: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of the Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (7)(b) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19: Determination of extension for the validity period of Learner’s Licences, Driving Licence Cards, Licence Discs, Professional Driving Permits and Registration of Motor Vehicles for Alert Level 1 view here

Gazette 43958: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of the Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (7)(b) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19: Determination of extension for the validity period of Learner’s Licences, Driving Licence Cards, Licence Discs, Professional Driving Permits and Registration of Motor Vehicles for Alert Level 1 view here

Gazette 43956: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of direction issued in terms of Regulation 4(7)(b), read with Regulation 75(2), (3) and (4) and Regulation 76(2)(a) and 76(5) of the Regulations made under section 27(2) of the Act: Measures to address, prevent and Combat the spread of Covid-19 in the Air Services for Alert Level 1. view here

Gazette 43954: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4(1)(a) of the Regulations made under Section 27(2) of the Act: Measures to address, prevent and combat the Spread of Covid-19 view here

Gazette 43953: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (8) of the Regulations made under Section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19 view here

Gazette 43943: Labour Relations Act, 1995: Withdrawal of the COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme Directive,
07 September 2020 view here 

Gazette 43905: Disaster Management Act, 2002: Extension of a National State of Disaster (Covid-19) view here

Gazette 43897: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of Section 27 (2) view here

Gazette 43894: Disaster Management Act, 2002: Measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19 in all correctional centres and remand detention facilities in the Republic of South Africa view here

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Gazette 43866: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (10) of the regulations made under section 27(2) of the Act: Measures to prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19 view here

Gazette 43843: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of directions issued in terms of regulation 4(8) of the Regulations
made under section 27(2) of the Act: Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19. View here

Gazette 43826: Disaster Management Act, 2002: Amendment of Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (3) of the Regulations
made under the Act, regarding the Re-opening of Schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the
spread of Covid-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Departments of Education, all
Education District Offices and all Schools in the Republic of South Africa. View here

Gazette 43825: Disaster Management Act, 2002: Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of Section 27 (2) view here

Gazette 43808: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Extension of a National State of Disaster (Covid-19) view here

Gazette 43778: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions regarding measures to address, prevent and combat the spread
of COVID-19 relating to Biodiversity Auctions View here

Gazette 43777: Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002): Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (5) and (10) of
the Regulations made under Section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19.. View here

Gazette 43776: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19: Sport, Arts and
Culture View here

Gazette 43772: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions for a National Framework for tuition and accommodation fees for
academic years 2020 in the Public Higher Education Institutions View here

Gazette 43771: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (10) read with
Regulation 69 (1) and (3) of the Regulations issued in terms of the Act View here

Gazette 43751: Labour Relations Act, 1995: Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in certain workplaces View here

Gazette 43752: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment to the Air Services Directions: Measures to address, prevent
and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Air Services for Alert Level 1 View here

Gazette 43753: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment to the Sea Ports Directions: Measures to address, prevent and
combat the spread of COVID-19 at Sea Ports for Alert Level 1 View here

Gazette 43754: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Cross Border Road Transport Services Directions View here

Gazette 43762: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4 (10) read with Regulation 69 (1)
and (3) of the Regulations issued in terms of the Act View here

Gazette 43763: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) View here

Gazette 43731: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment on risk adjusted strategy for tourism facilities, services and
products issued in terms of Regulation 4(10) of the regulations: Guidelines to prevent and combat the spread of
COVID-19 View here

Gazette 43729: Disaster Management Act (57/2002), as amended: Mandating of a short code for the National Emergency Services View here

Gazette 43727: Disaster Management Act, 2002: Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of Section 27 (2) View here

Gazette 43719: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Determination of Alert Levels and Hotspots View here

Gazette 43725: Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) View here

View the latest Air Services gazette here

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View the latest Basic Education gazette that covers special needs learners, exemption applications etc

View the gazette extending the state of disaster to 15 October

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This gazette provide directions to ensure fair licensing processes and public participation processes, view here

View amendments regarding flights, opening up recreational local flight, certain international travel(very limited) and certain airports for international cargo.

See attached Disaster Management Act (57/2002): COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19 TERS) Direction, 2020.

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View the latest gazette dealing with Sports and arts, etc. Concerts and live sports are back subject to certain conditions.

View the COIDA Amendment Bill here 

A further opening of the tourism sector attached. View here

View the gazette covering the capacity of long distance vehicles and the permitting of the transport of liquor.

Click here to view the latest gazette covering Air Services. International flights still prohibited, except those authorized by the Min of Transport. Domestic flights permitted

View the gazette setting out the updated services of Home Affairs under Level 2

This gazette brings in ability to have more than 50 in a school hall and other specifics. View here

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View the detailed gazette on Alert Level 2

Click here for the gazette highlighting the extending of the state of disaster to 15 September

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View the gazette dealing with botanical gardens, hunting etc

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Disaster Management Act guide to determination of alert levels. View here

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View the Tourism Gazette which includes the Directions on Risk Adjusted Strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products including directions for guided tour operators

View the gazette covering regulations in respect of sport as well as including Opening of Libraries, Museums, Cinemas, Theatres, Galleries and Archives

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View the extension of curfew hours from 9 to 10 pm

View the latest gazette from Home Affairs extending visa and permits to 31 October with conditions

Amendments regarding zoos, wildlife auctions etc view here

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Click here to view the transport gazette that includes local flights and more airports opening

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Directive on compensation for workplace acquired novel corona virus disease (covid 19) view here

Click here to view the extensive Health gazette from quarantine costs to mortal remains

View the Gazette which extends the State of disaster to August

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View the protocols for the Phased Return of Children to Early Childhood Development Programmes and Partial Care Facilities

Click here to view the latest education gazette attached with revisited return dates

View the latest gazette amending directions regarding sports and rec incl Allowing Sporting Events, Training and Matches to Resume, including opening of Libraries, Museums, Cinemas, Theatres, Galleries and Archives in Compliance with Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19.

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Click here to view the latest gazette containing the collective agreement in Clothing and Textile re PPE

View the gazette dealing with the services to be rendered by the department of home affairs under alert level 3.

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Click here to view the Gazette dealing with the Health and Safety measures at facilities and centres managed by the Department of Social Development

Domestic flights allowed subject to certain protocols, view here

View the latest amendments to the re-opening of schools

This gazette sets out the Directions for reopening of institutions offering qualifications registered on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF). View here

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Click here to view the latest on Correctional Services. Included herein are rules around visitation, movement and release of prisoners as well as general safety rules.

The categories of services that are deemed safe to resume operations are the following –

  1. a) Hairdressing;
  2. b) Barbering;
  3. c) Nail and toe treatment;
  4. d) Facial treatment and make – up;
  5. e) Body massage; and
  6. f) Tattooing and body piercing.

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This latest gazette provides for the continuous supply of energy and petroleum products to society; and to allow maintenance and construction work for energy projects to resume under strict safety, hygiene, sanitisation and social distancing protocols. View here

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The purpose of these Directions is to provide further information regarding which sectors and sub-sectors of the communications and digital technologies sector are allowed to operate at Alert level 3. View here

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