South Africa

Integrated Coastal Management Act (No. 24 of 2008)

Passed in 2009
This Act establishes a system of integrated coastal and estuarine management in South Africa. The Act provides, within the framework of the National Environmental Management Act, for the coordinated and integrated management of the coastal zone by all spheres of government (national, provincial and municipal) in accordance with the principles of cooperative governance. It was amended by the Act No. 36 of 2014 called "National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Amendment Act" mainly to amend certain definitions, clarify coastal public property and the ownership of structures erected on and in coastal public property, among other things.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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