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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to DWS for a list of all applications or petitions for the upliftment of suspensions of water use licences pending the outcome of appeals

14 March 2017

Requestee:
Department of Water and Sanitation
Reference Number:
CER-2017-DWS-0001
Status:
Records received
  1. A list of (or any records indicating) all applications or petitions to the Minister of Water and Sanitation received from persons (natural or juristic) to use her discretion under section 148(2)(b) of the National Water Act, 36 of 1998 (NWA) to direct the lifting or waiver of the suspension of any water use licence under appeal to the Water Tribunal in terms of section 148(1) of the National Water Act, since 2011.
  2. A list of (or any records indicating) all cases in which the Minister granted the applications or petitions referred to in 1.
  3. A list of (or any records indicating) all cases in which the Minister refused the applications or petitions referred to in 1.

For further information please email [email protected].