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WATER IS LIFE, SANITATION IS DIGNITY

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  630 NATIONAL SANITATION POLICY POSITIONS 2016

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Sanitation is a public good – while sanitation is an intensely private social sphere of the water value chain, it is also a public good with environmental and public health protection benefits accruing well beyond the household boundary. Addressing backlogs in access to sanitation must be through holistic public interventions.
Sanitation is one of the basic necessities, which contributes to human dignity and quality of life and is an essential pre-requisite for success in the fight against poverty, hunger, child deaths, gender inequality and empowerment. South Africa has in the past 22 years focused on ensuring universal access to sanitation. Significant progress has been made; however, basic services are not yet available and accessible to all citizens, in particular the indigent. <
07 December 2016  379  Government Policy  WS/WR Policies and Strategies 
  109 Activities That May Not Commence Without Environmental Authorisation From The Competent Authority, & In Which Areas.

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The intent of this policy is to identify under section 24(2) of the National Environmental Management Act the geographical areas based on environmental attributes in which specifled activities may not commence without environmental authorisation from the competent authority, as well as geographical areas in which specified activities may be excluded from authorisation by the competent authority, and the activlties that may not commence without environmental authorisation from the competent authority. 25 June 2004  4 342  Bill / Notice  Other Related Documents 
  63 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act 108 of 1996

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The Constitution is the supreme law of the Republic; law or conduct inconsistent with it is invalid, and the obligations imposed by it must be fulfilled.

The constitution enshrines such principles as :
Human dignity, the achievement of equality and the advancement of human rights and freedoms.
Non-racialism and non-sexism.
Supremacy of the constitution and the rule of law.
Universal adult suffrage, a national common voters roll, regular elections and a multi-party system of democratic government, to ensure accountability, responsiveness and openness.
It covers the following issues in the chapters indicated:

Chapter 1 - Founding Provisions
Chapter 2 - Bill of Rights
Chapter 3 - Co-operative Government
Chapter 4 - Parliamen
11 October 1996  1 503  Existing legislation  Legislations Impacting on WS/WR 
  85 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Second Amendment Act 2001

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To amend the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, so as-
to provide for the introduction, only by the Cabinet member responsible for national financial matters, of certain financial legislation in the National Assembly;
to extend the definition of a money Bill;
to regulate the withholding of funds by the national treasury if organs of state commit a serious and material breach of legislation prescribing treasury norms and standards;
to provide that the enactment of national framework legislation governing the policies of organs of state on preferential procurement should be obligatory;
to provide for the enactment of national framework legislation in connection with the withdrawal of money as direct charges against a Provincial Revenue Fund and certa
14 December 2001  1 212  Amendment Act  Legislations Impacting on WS/WR 
  439 Consumer Awareness Pamphlet

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This pamphlet is aimed at the consumer and to aid in a better understanding of the processed that are needed to ensure safe drinking water. The pamphlet covers the need for safe drinking water, how safe drinking water is achieved and who is responsible for this, as well as answers a series of frequently asked questions with regards safe drinking water.


01 July 2005  6 227  Regulations  Promotional Materials 
  612 Court Case: MAZIBUKO

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This document contains the details of the Mazibuko Court Case 21 June 2013  880  Court Cases  Other Related Documents 
  611 Court Case: RADEMAN

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This document contains the details of the Rademan Court Case 21 June 2013  913  Court Cases  Other Related Documents 
  438 Disinfection Awareness Pamphlet

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This pamphlet is designed to help WSAs to understand the role that disinfection plays in the water treatment process. Information is provided on the need for disinfection, the various disinfection measures are covered as well as the need for regular water quality testing


01 July 2005  3 559  Regulations  Promotional Materials 
  581 Division of Revenue 0f 2009/10

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11 February 2009  1 470  Existing legislation  Legislations Impacting on WS/WR 
  584 Division of Revenue Act 2008/09

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01 April 2008  1 005  Existing legislation  Legislations Impacting on WS/WR 
    
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