The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, has extended the term of appointment of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) until 7 February 2024.
Notice of the extension was published in Government Gazette 47998 (Notice No.692) on 6 February 2023.
EAPASA was appointed for a five-year term in 2018 to serve as the single registration authority for Environmental Assessment Practitioners. Their term of office ends on 7 February 2023.
The extension is to enable the Minister to adequately consider what the most sustainable way forward would be for the long-term regulation of Environmental Assessment Practitioners.
Additional information on the EAPASA, work they have conducted to date, and supporting information may be accessed at www.eapasa.org(link is external).
To access the Government Notice, click on: https://www.dffe.gov.za/sites/default/files/gazetted_notices/nema_EAPASAappointmentextentison_g47998gon3017.pdf
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Republic Of South Africa: Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment.