Full Statute Name:  No. 57 of 2003: National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003.

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Primary Citation:  No. 57 of 2003: National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003. Country of Origin:  South Africa Last Checked:  August, 2014 Date Adopted:  2003
Summary: This act is to provide for the protection and conservation of ecologically viable areas representative of South Africa’s biological diversity and its natural landscapes and seascapes; for the establishment of a national register of all national, provincial and local protected areas; for the management of those areas in accordance with national norms and standards; for intergovernmental co-operation and public consultation in matters concerning protected areas; and for matters in connection therewith.
Documents:  PDF icon SAProtected Areas Act.pdf (2.62 MB)
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