Listed below are a selection of Acts which are relevant in the Built Environment. For a full copy of an Act, follow this  URL  to download from the official South African Government website.  Enter  the Act Name in the top search bar, and the original and any amendments will be returned.

 

For example: Searching for  ‘Local Government Transition Act’  will return the list of amendments and the original document.  

 

 

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Finance and Procurement Acts

State Tender Board Act 1968 (Act No. 86 of 1968)
Financial and Fiscal Commission Act 1997 (Act No. 99 of 1997)
Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations Act 1997 (Act No. 97 of 1997), as amended by Act No. 29 of 1999
Public Finance Management Act 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), as amended by Act No. 29 of 1999
Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000)
Division of Revenue Act 2013

Skills Development Acts

South African Qualifications Authority Act 1995 (Act No. 58 of 1995)
Skills Development Act 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998), as amended by Act No. 31 of 2003

 

Deeds and Land Acts

Deeds Registries Act 1937 (Act No. 47 of 1937), as amended by Act No. 9 of 2003
Land Affairs Act 1987 (Act No. 101 of 1987)
Physical Planning Act 1991 (Act No. 125 of 1991)
Land Administration Act 1995 (Act No. 2 of 1995)
Development Facilitation Act 1995 (Act No. 67 of 1995)
Communal Property Associations Act 1996 (Act No. 28 of 1996)
Extension of Security of Tenure Act 1997 (Act No. 62 of 1997)
Gauteng Planning and Development Act 2003 (Act No. 3 of 2003)
KwaZulu Natal Planning and Development Act 2008 (Act No. 06 of 2008)
Municipal Property Rates Act 2004 (Act No. 6 of 2004)
Communal Land Rights Act 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004)

Housing Acts

National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act 1977 (Act No. 103 of 1977), as amended by Act No. 49 of 1995
Housing Development Schemes for Retired Persons Act 1988 (Act No. 65 of 1988), as amended by Act No. 20 of 1998
Housing Act 1997 (Act 107 of 1997), as amended by Act 28 of 1999 and Act 4 of 2001
Housing Arrangement Act 1993 (Act No. 155 of 1993)
Residential Landlord and Tenant Act 1996 (Act No. 3 of 1997)
Rental Housing Act 1999 (Act No. 50 of 1999) as amended by Act No. 43 of 2007

 

Roads and Transport Acts

National Roads Act 1971 (Act No. 54 of 1971)
National Road Traffic Act 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996), as amended by Act No. 8 of 1998, Act No. 21 of 1999 and Act No. 20 of 2003
Urban Transport Act 1977 (Act No. 78 of 1977)
The South African National Road Agency and National Roads Act 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998)
National Land Transport Transition Act 2000 (Act No. 22 of 2000)
National Land Transport Act 2009 (Act No. 5 of 2009): National Land Transport Regulations (Gazette No. 32821 – Regulation 1208)

 

Energy Acts

Electricity Act 1987 (Act No. 41 of 1987), as amended by Act No. 58 of 1989, Act No. 46 of 1994 and Act No. 60 of 1995
Electricity Network Asset Management: National Regulatory Services 2008 NRS 093 (being developed)
Electricity Regulation Act 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006): NRS 090 (being developed)
Maintenance of Electricity Networks: National Regulatory Services (NRS) 089 Parts 0 to 5 (under review)
Maintenance Work Execution NRS 090
Quality of Service NRS* 047 Parts 1 and 2; NRS* 048 Parts 1 to 5

 

Water Acts

Water Services Act 1997 (Act No. 108 of 1997), as amended by Act No.30 of 2004
National Water Act 1998 (Act No. 36 of 1998), as amended by Act No. 45 of 1999
Department of Water Affairs’ Water Quality Management Policy

 

Municipal Acts

Local Government Transition Act 1993 (Act No. 209 of 1993), as amended by Act No. 34 of 1994, Act No. 61 of 1995, and Act No. 89 of 1995
Organised Local Government Act 1997 (Act No. 52 of 1997)
Municipal Structures Act 1998 (Act No. 117 of 1998), as amended by Act No. 58 of 1999, Act No. 33 of 2000, Act 20 of 2002 and Act No. 1 of 2003
Municipal Demarcation Act 1998 (Act No. 27 of 1998)
The Rationalisation of Local Government Affairs Act 1998 (Act No. 10 of 1998)
Municipal Systems Act 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000), as amended by Act No. 44 of 2003
Municipal Electoral Act 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000)
Cross-boundary Municipalities Act 2000 (Act No. 29 of 2000)
Municipal Finance Management Act 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003)
Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act 2005 (Act No. 13 of 2005)

 


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