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Air Quality Act came into full operation on 1 April 2010

31 March 2010 at 7:29 pm

On 1 April 2010, all the remaining provisions of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (Act 39 0f 2004) came into effect. These include, in particular, all the provisions dealing with atmospheric emissions licences (including criminal offences), and section 60, which repeals the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act, 1965 (Act 45 of 1965). RIP APPA.

Listed activities that  require an atmospheric emission licence under AQA from 1 April 2010 were also be promulgated on 1 April 2010 and are available here.