Engelbrecht Kruger Attorneys - Covid Regulations as at 14 August 2020

Current and past regulations

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Updated 2020-07-14

The current lock down regulations expires at midnight on 15 August 2020. We have not noted fresh published directions.
Notice NumberNoticeRelated ActGazetteDate
GN 411 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (3) of the Regulations made under the Act regarding the re-opening of schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Departments of Education, all Education District Offices and all schools in the Republic of South AfricaDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4357802-08-2020
GN 846 of 2020Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of section 27 (2)Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4357731-07-2020
GN 844 of 2020Determination of chargesSouth African Maritime Safety Authority Act 5 of 1998GG 4357331-07-2020
GN 843 of 2020Fourth Amendment Directions to the Directions published in Government Gazette No. 43162, Government Notice No. 416 of 26 March 2020Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4357231-07-2020
BN 85 of 2020Directions regarding livestock auctionsDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4357131-07-2020
GN 407 of 2020Rate of interest on government loansPublic Finance Management Act 1 of 1999GG 4357131-07-2020
GN 406 of 2020Rate of interest on government loansPublic Finance Management Act 1 of 1999GG 4357131-07-2020
GNR.825 of 2020Amendment of Rules (DAR/200)Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964GG 4356931-07-2020
GNR.823 of 2020Increase in monthly pensionsCompensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993GG 4356931-07-2020
GN 822 of 2020Amendment of Directions regarding Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 relating to the Biodiversity SectorDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4356428-07-2020
GN 396 of 2020Harmonisation of Short Codes for National Emergency ServicesIndependent Communications Authority of South Africa Act 13 of 2000GG 4355527-07-2020
GNR.816 of 2020Directions regarding auctions and sales in execution conducted by sheriffs of the courtDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4355327-07-2020
GN 814 of 2020Amendment of Direction issued in terms of regulations 4 (7) (b) read with regulation 43 (2) (a) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the Air ServicesDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4355024-07-2020
GN 813 of 2020Determination of leviesSouth African Maritime Safety Authority Levies Act 6 of 1998GG 4354824-07-2020
GN 391 of 2020Notice in terms of section 95 (5) of the ActLegal Practice Act 28 of 2014GG 4354224-07-2020
GN 387 of 2020Directive on Compensation for Workplace-acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993GG 4354023-07-2020
GN 802 of 2020Amendment of the Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (7) (b) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19: Determination of extension for validity period of learner’s licences, driving licence cards, licence discs, professional driving permits and registration of motor vehiclesDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4353922-07-2020
GN 801 of 2020Directions on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the public transport servicesDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4353822-07-2020
GN 797 of 2020Correction notice amending the Regulations for the Management of the Agulhas Front Marine Protected AreaNational Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003GG 4353417-07-2020
GN 796 of 2020Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (1) (a) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4353317-07-2020
GN 784 of 2020Correction notice amending the Regulations for the management of the Southwest Indian Seamount Marine Protected AreaNational Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003GG 4352817-07-2020
GN 783 of 2020Correction notice amending the notice declaring the Southwest Indian Seamount Marine Protected Area in terms of section 22A of the ActNational Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003GG 4352817-07-2020
GN 782 of 2020Correction notice amending the notice declaring the Agulhas Front Marine Protected Area in terms of section 22A of the ActNational Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003GG 4352817-07-2020
GN 781 of 2020Correction notice amending the notice declaring the Agulhas Front Marine Protected Area in terms of section 22A of the ActNational Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003GG 4352817-07-2020
GN 765 of 2020Further Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19)Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4352413-07-2020
GN 763 of 2020Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of section 27 (2)Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4352112-07-2020
GN 762 of 2020Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (5) and (10) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19: Phased return of children to early Childhood Development Programmes and Partial Care FacilitiesDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4352010-07-2020
GN 760 of 2020Minimum skills and training requirements for board members of pension funds, 2020.Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956GG 4351410-07-2020
GN 370 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (3) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act regarding the Re-opening of schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Education Departments, all Education District Offices and all Schools in the Republic of South AfricaDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4351007-07-2020
GN 752 of 2020Further extension of the date for submission of the 2020/2021 financial year applications for mandatory grant in terms of regulation 4 (1) of the Sector Education and Training Authorities (“SETAs”) Grant Regulations regarding monies received by SETAS and Related Matters, 2012Skills Development Act 97 of 1998GG 4350806-07-2020
GN 752 of 2020Further extension of the date for submission of the 2020/2021 financial year applications for mandatory grant in terms of regulation 4 (1) of the Sector Education and Training Authorities (“SETAs”) Grant Regulations regarding monies received by SETAS and Related Matters, 2012Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4350806-07-2020
GN 751 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (10) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Allowing sporting events, training and matches to resume, including opening of libraries, museums, cinemas, theatres, galleries and archives in compliance with Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4350706-07-2020
GN 749 of 2020Third Amendment Directions to the Directions published in Government Gazette No. 43162, Government Notice No. 416 of 26 March 2020Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4350403-07-2020
GN 748 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of section 27 (2) of the ActDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4350303-07-2020
GNR.746 of 2020Policy Directive issued in terms of section 5 and notice in terms of section 6 of the Act on the exportation of ferrous and non-ferrous waste and scrap metalInternational Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002GG 4350103-07-2020
GNR.745 of 2020Amendment of Rules (DAR/199)Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964GG 4349603-07-2020
BN 82 of 2020Guidance document for Continuing Professional Development (CPD)Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974GG 4349503-07-2020
BN 81 of 2020Rules relating to Good Pharmacy PracticePharmacy Act 53 of 1974GG 4349503-07-2020
BN 78 of 2020Good Pharmacy Education StandardsPharmacy Act 53 of 1974GG 4349503-07-2020
BN 77 of 2020Adjustment of tariff Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 1996GG 4349503-07-2020
GN 362 of 2020Amendment to the Code of Conduct made under the ActPrivate Security Industry Regulation Act 56 of 2001GG 4349503-07-2020
GN 362 of 2020Amendment Regulations in terms of the ActPrivate Security Industry Regulation Act 56 of 2001GG 4349503-07-2020
GN 741 of 2020Returns to be submitted by a person in terms of section 25 of the ActTax Administration Act 28 of 2011GG 4349503-07-2020
GN 727 of 2020Amendment of the Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (5) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4349402-07-2020
GN 726 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (7) (b), read with regulation 43 (1) (a), of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the Air ServicesDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4349302-07-2020
GN 357 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (3) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act regarding the Re-opening of schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Education Departments, all Education District Offices and all Schools in the Republic of South AfricaDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4348829-06-2020
GN 356 of 2020Directions on Risk Adjusted Strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products issued in terms of regulation 4 (10) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act, Guidelines to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4348729-06-2020
GN 355 of 2020Directions for reopening of institutions offering qualifications registered on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF) as part of a risk-adjusted strategy for a phased-in return of skills development activities Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4348629-06-2020
GNR.721 of 2020Exclusion of certain alcohol-based hand- rubs from the operation of specified provisions of the ActMedicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965GG 4348426-06-2020
GNR.716 of 2020Amendment to the Directions issued in terms of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4347926-06-2020
GNR.713 of 2020Prescribed rate of interestPrescribed Rate of Interest Act 55 of 1975GG 4347526-06-2020
GN 707 of 2020Amendment of the Determination of Fit and Proper Requirements, 2020Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002GG 4347426-06-2020
GN 706 of 2020Amendment of the General Code of Conduct for Authorised FSPs and Representatives, 2020 and Amendment of the Specific Code of Conduct for Authorised Financial Services Providers and Representatives conducting Short-term Deposit Business, 2020Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002GG 4347426-06-2020
Proc 22 of 2020Transfer of administration and powers and functions entrusted by legislation to certain cabinet members in terms of section 97 of the ConstitutionConstitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996GG 4347426-06-2020
GN 714 of 2020Amendment of regulations issued in terms of section 27 (2) of the ActDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4347625-06-2020
GN 343 of 2020Directions regarding the re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, and Provincial Departments of Education, and all schools in the Republic of South AfricaDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4346523-06-2020
GNR.699 of 2020Amendment of Rules (DAR/198)Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964GG 4346423-06-2020
GN 698 of 2020Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (2) of the Regulations made under the Act: Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in all correctional centres and remand detention facilities in the Republic of South AfricaDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4346322-06-2020
GN 697 of 2020Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (10) of the regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4346019-06-2020
GNR.696 of 2020Directions issued in terms of regulation 10 (8) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4345919-06-2020
GN 692 of 2020Notice in respect of renewable energy premium in respect of tax period for purposes of symbol “b” in formula contained in section 6 (2) of the ActCarbon Tax Act 15 of 2019GG 4345319-06-2020
GN 691 of 2020Regulations on the greenhouse gas emissions intensity benchmark prescribed for the purpose of section 11 of the ActCarbon Tax Act 15 of 2019GG 4345219-06-2020
GN 690 of 2020Regulations on the Allowance in respect of trade exposure in respect of carbon tax liability under section 10 of the ActCarbon Tax Act 15 of 2019GG 4345119-06-2020
GN 683 of 2020Notice regarding implementation of Ergonomics Risk Assessment and Medical Surveillance in terms of regulations 6 and 8 of the Ergonomics Regulations of 2019, respectivelyOccupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993GG 4344719-06-2020
GN 682 of 2020Amended notice of direction in terms of section 27 (2) of the Act, read with regulation 3 (4) of the General Safety RegulationsOccupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993GG 4344719-06-2020
GN 679 of 2020Regulations relating to a transparent pricing system for medicines and scheduled substances: Dispensing fee for pharmacistsMedicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965GG 4344719-06-2020
GN 671 of 2020Amendment of Directions on the Risk-adjusted Strategy for the Communications and Digital Technologies Sector issued under regulation 4 (10) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the ActDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4343912-06-2020
GNR.670 of 2020Amendment of Rules (DAR/197)Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964GG 4343512-06-2020
GN 669 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (10) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Suspension of Sport, Arts and Cultural Events as Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4343411-06-2020
GN 668 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (10) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act: Live streaming of the creative sector services in support of COVID-19Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4343311-06-2020
GNR.667 of 2020Amendment of Regulations and Withdrawal of Directions relating to the COVID-19 National State of DisasterDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4343211-06-2020
GN 666 of 2020Amended 2020 School Calendar for Public SchoolsNational Education Policy Act 27 of 1996GG 4343111-06-2020
GN 665 of 2020Amendment of Government Notice No. 437 of 31 March 2020Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999GG 4343011-06-2020
GN 664 of 2020Second Amendment Directions to the Directions published in Government Gazette No. 43162, Government Notice No. 416 of 26 March 2020Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4342010-06-2020
GN 652 of 2020Directions for criteria to return to public university and private higher education institution campuses as part of a risk-adjusted strategy for a phased-in return from Level 3: Issued in terms of the ActDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4341408-06-2020
GN 651 of 2020Directions on Zero-rating of websites for Education and Health issued under regulation 4 (10) of the Regulations made under the ActDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4341305-06-2020
GN 650 of 2020Directions regarding Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 relating to National Environmental Management Permits and LicencesDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4341205-06-2020
GN 649 of 2020Directions for Alert Level 3 regarding Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 relating to the Forestry SectorDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4341105-06-2020
GN 648 of 2020Directions regarding Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 relating to the Freshwater and Marine Fishing SectorsDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4341005-06-2020
GN 647 of 2020Directions regarding Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 relating to the Biodiversity SectorDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4340905-06-2020
GN 646 of 2020Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19)Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4340805-06-2020
GNR.638 of 2020Amendment of Rules (DAR/196)Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964GG 4339905-06-2020
GN 636 of 2020Notice in respect of method or formula for purposes of determination of amount for purposes of paragraph (b) of definition of living annuity in section 1 (1) of the ActIncome Tax Act 58 of 1962GG 4339805-06-2020
GN 635 of 2020Regulations Relating to the Approval of and the Minimum Requirement for the Education and Training of a Student Leading to Registration as a Nurse Specialist or Midwife SpecialistNursing Act 33 of 2005GG 4339805-06-2020
GNR.640 of 2020Regulations prescribing standards of generally recognised accounting practicePublic Finance Management Act 1 of 1999GG 4340104-06-2020
GNR.639 of 2020Consolidated COVID-19 Direction on Health and Safety in the WorkplaceDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4340004-06-2020
BN 66 of 2020Guideline professional fees issued in terms of section 34 (2) of the ActArchitectural Profession Act 44 of 2000GG 4339204-06-2020
BN 65 of 2020South African Council for the Architectural Profession: Framework for guidelines professional fees in respect of architectural services rendered by registered architectural professionalsArchitectural Profession Act 44 of 2000GG 4339104-06-2020
GN 627 of 2020Amendment of the Alien and Invasive Species List and List of Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable and Protected SpeciesNational Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004GG 4338603-06-2020
GN 626 of 2020Regulations relating to trade in Rhinoceros HornNational Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004GG 4338603-06-2020
GN 625 of 2020Notice prohibiting the carrying out of certain restricted activities involving Rhinoceros HornNational Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004GG 4338603-06-2020
GN 623 of 2020Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (2) of the Regulations made under the ActDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4338302-06-2020
GN 304 of 2020Amendment of Directions issued in terms of regulation 4 (3) of the Regulations made under section 27 (2) of the Act regarding the re-opening of schools and Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 in the National Department of Basic Education, all Provincial Education Departments, all Education District Offices and all schools in the Republic of South AfricaDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4338101-06-2020
GN 619 of 2020Notice in respect of amount of value of assets that may be paid in lump sum for purposes of paragraph (c) of definition of living annuity in section 1 (1) of the ActIncome Tax Act 58 of 1962GG 4338001-06-2020
GN 618 of 2020Notice in respect of method or formula for purposes of determination of amount for purposes of paragraph (b) of definition of living annuity in section 1 (1) of the ActIncome Tax Act 58 of 1962GG 4337901-06-2020
GN 617 of 2020Directions for the resumption of construction and related services in post school education and training institutionsDisaster Management Act 57 of 2002GG 4337801-06-2020
GN 616 of 2020Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration Tariff of FeesLabour Relations Act 66 of 1995GG 4337601-06-2020

Updated 2020-06-16

GUIDANCE NOTE FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS REGARDING THE RENDERING OF ESSENTIAL / PERMITTED LEGAL SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN PERIOD – ALERT LEVEL 3

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Dlamini Zuma declared Alert Level 3 of the National State of Disaster to commence on 1 June 2020 by Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act of 2002 – as per Notice R.608, GG 43364 on 28 May 2020. The Minister of Justice & Correctional Services has issued Directions pertaining to Alert Level 3 by Notice No. 623, GG 43383 on 2 June 2020.
Legal practitioners are advised to acquaint themselves with the requirements of the aforementioned Regulations and Directions as well as the Court Directives applicable in their provinces. The Regulations and Directions pertaining to Alert Level 4 have not been withdrawn and remain applicable. The Legal Practice Council hereby issues the following guidance note to assist legal practitioners:

PROVISION OF REGULATIONS AS APPLICABLE TO LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

In terms of section 33 of the Regulations:
33(1) a person may leave their place of residence to: to perform any service, as permitted under Alert Level 3; travel to and from work;
33(4) Movement of persons between provinces, metropolitan areas and districts are prohibited except for: (a) persons doing so in the course of carrying out work responsibilities or performing any service permitted under Alert Level 3, provided that such person is in possession of a permit issued by the employer which corresponds with Form 2 of Annexure A.
In terms of section 46 of the regulations:
46(1) Businesses and other institutions may operate except those set out in Table 2;
46(4) Relevant health protocols and social distancing measures set out in directions must be adhered to, in addition to the occupational health and safety directions issued by the Cabinet member responsible for employment and labour, and applicable labour legislation;
46(5) Employers must implement measures for employees who are over 60 or those with co-morbidities to facilitate their safe return to work, which may include special measures at the work place to limit employees’ exposure to COVID-19 infection and where possible that the employees work from home”

Table 2 of the Regulations, where applicable to Legal Practitioners reads as follows:

1. “All persons who are able to work from home should do so. However, persons will be permitted to perform any type of work outside the home and to travel to and from work and for purposes of work under Alert
Level 3, subject to - … (d) the work not being listed under the specific economic exclusions in this Table.”
Essential services related to legal practitioners is not listed as a specific exclusion in Table 2.

THE MINISTER’S DIRECTIONS APPLICABLE TO ALERT LEVEL 3

In addition to the directions which remain applicable for Alert Level 4, these directions clarify the services which are permitted under Alert Level 3 and specify that:
1. The use of Audio-visual links has been authorised for all matters and not just criminal cases and related matters, subject to the discretion of the Presiding Officer.
2. Legal practitioners may commute between their places of residence, offices and courts including to a different province for purposes of performing permitted services, provided they are able to present their permit (Form 2 of Annexure A) together with any form of identification if required to do so by enforcement officers. Legal practitioners, as heads of institutions, are allowed to issue permits to their staff to come to their offices.
3. The permitted services which are allowed under Alert Level 3 are set out in the Annexure to the directions. They have expanded upon the permitted services which were allowed under Alert Level 4 to now also include:
additional criminal matters;
small claims court matters;
additional civil action or motion proceedings subject to the discretion of the Presiding Officer;
additional Family law services;
the Master of the High Court will be providing additional services;
the office of the State Attorney and litigation involving the State;
the office of the National Prosecution Authority;
the office of Legal Aid SA;
Legal Practitioners are specifically mentioned as a permitted service category subject to services provided by legal practitioners which are excluded in terms of the Regulations applicable to Alert Level 3;
the Special Investigations Unit;
the Council for Debt Collectors and Debt Collectors; and
Community Advice Offices

DIRECTIVES BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE AND HEAD OF COURTS

The Chief Justice has issued Directives in terms of section 8(3)(b) of the Superior Courts Act for the management of Courts during the National State of Disaster.
He has further delegated authority to all Heads of Courts to take such action and issue such Directions as may be necessary to give effect to his Directives
All Directives issues by the Heads of Courts have been sent to legal practitioners in the applicable jurisdiction and are also available on the LPC website www.lpc.org.za

Updated 2020-06-13

PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT ACT 1 OF 1999
Exemption of relevant functionaries and institutions from certain provisions of the Act and Regulations published in GN 437 in GG 43188 of 31 March 2020 amended (GN 665 in GG 43430 of 11 June 2020) (p3)
 
DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT 57 OF 2002
Directions
Amendment of Regulations and Withdrawal of Directions Relating to the COVID-19 National State of Disaster, as follows:
Directions regarding call centres providing essential services published in GN R459 in GG 43224 of 9 April 2020 withdrawn;
Directions Regarding the Sale of Cars and Emergency Automobile Repairs During Alert Level 4 of the COVID-19 National State of Disaster published in GN R524 in GG 43308 of 12 May 2020 withdrawn;
Directions Regarding the Sale of Clothing, Footwear and Bedding during Alert Level 4 of the COVID-19 National State of Disaster published in GN R523 in GG 43307 of 12 May 2020 expired with effect from 31 May 2020 and are no longer of any force and effect;
International Trade Administration Act 71 of 2002: COVID-19 Export Control Regulation published in GN R91 in GG 35007 of 10 February 2012 amended; and
Competition Act 89 of 1998: Covid-19 Block Exemption for the Retail Property Sector, 2020 published in GN R358 in GG 43134 of 24 March 2020 amended
published (GN R667 in GG 43432 of 11 June 2020) (p3)
Directions on Live Streaming of the Creative Sector Services in Support of COVID-19 published in GN 490 in GG 43269 of 4 May 2020 amended (p3)
Directions on the Risk-Adjusted Strategy for the Communications and Digital Technologies Sector published in GN 484 in GG 43263 of 3 May 2020 amended (GN 671 in GG 43439 of 12 June 2020) (p3)
Directions on the Zero-rating of Content and Websites for Education and Health published (GN 651 in GG 43413 of 5 June 2020) (p3)
Directions regarding the national criteria for the phased-in return to campuses of public and private higher education institutions published with effect from 1 June 2020 (GN 652 in GG 43414 of 8 June 2020) (p3)
Directions Relating to National Environmental Management Permits and Licences (Alert Level 3) published and Environmental Directions published in GN R439 in GG 43190 of 31 March 2020 repealed (GN 650 in GG 43412 of 5 June 2020) (p3)
Directions Relating to the Biodiversity Sector (Alert Level 3) published (GN 647 in GG 43409 of 5 June 2020) (p3)
Directions Relating to the Forestry Sector (Alert Level 3) published (GN 649 in GG 43411 of 5 June 2020) (p3)
Directions Relating to the Freshwater and Marine Fishing Sectors (Alert Level 3) published (GN 648 in GG 43410 of 5 June 2020) (p3)
Extension of term of office of councils and boards of public entities and suspension of sport, arts and cultural events published in GN 461 in GG 43226 of 9 April 2020 amended (GN 669 in GG 43434 of 11 June 2020) (p3)
Home Affairs Directions to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 published in GN 416 in GG 43162 of 26 March 2020 amended (GN 664 in GG 43420 of 10 June 2020) (p3)

Updated at 2020-05-12

Regulations and Directions

25 March 2020 - GNR 657 No.43148 dated 25 March 2020 – Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002(declaration of Lockdown)
25 March 2020 - Directive of the Judge President of the High Court, Gauteng Division dated 25 March 2020 – Special Arrangements to Address COVID-19 Implications for all Litigation in the Pretoria and Johannesburg High Courts
25 March 2020 - Directive of the Judge President of the High Court, Western Cape Division dated 25 March 2020 – Access to Court in light of Lockdown
25 March 2020 - Directive of the Judge President of the High Court, Mpumalanga Division dated 25 March 2020 – Shutdown announced by the President of the Country and Directive
26 March 2020 - GNR 489 No.43167 dated 26 March 2020 – Directions issued in terms of Regulation 10 of the Regulations under the Disaster Management Act, 2002(the first Direction)
26 March 2020 - Directive of the Judge President of the High Court, Kwa-Zulu Natal Division (Pietermaritzburg) dated 26 March 2020 – Urgent Directive in respect of restricting access to Court in light of COVID-19
31 March 2020 - GNR 440 No. 43191 dated 31 March 2020 – Directions issued in terms of Regulation 10 of the Regulations under the Disaster Management Act of 2002(the replacement Direction)

Directions

COGTA COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions, 2020 applicable to provinces, municipalities, and where indicated, institutions of Traditional Leadership published (GN R399 in GG 43147 of 25 March 2020) (p3)
Public Transport Services Directions, 2020 published (GN 412 in GG 43157 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
National Ports Act (COVID-19 Restrictions on the Movement of Persons and Crew) Directions, 2020 published (GenN 216 in GG 43163 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
International Air Services (COVID-19 Restrictions on the Movement of Air Travel) Directions, 2020 published (GN 415 in GG 43160 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
Covid-19 Temporary Relief Scheme, 2020 published (GenN 215 in GG 43161 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
Home Affairs Directions to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19 published (GN 416 in GG 43162 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all courts, court precincts and justice service points published (GN R418 in GG 43167 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
Cross-Border Road Transport Special Dispensation (COVID-19 Restrictions on the movement of Cross-Border Road Transport Passengers) Directions, 2020 published (GN 413 in GG 43158 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
Electronic Communications, Postal and Broadcasting Directions published (GN 417 in GG 43164 of 26 March 2020) (p3)
Preventative Measures in the Railway Operations (COVID-19 Control Measures on the Operations by Rail) Regulations, 2020 published (GN 414 in GG 43159 of 26 March 2020) (p3)



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