The Bill seeks to amend the National Veld and Forest Fire Act, 1998, so as to: • amend and insert certain definitions • provide for the facilitation of the formation of fire protection associations by a municipality and a traditional council • compel a municipality, state-owned enterprise, public entity or other organ of state which owns land to join the fire protection associations • extend the powers of entry, search, seizure and arrest to peace officers and traditional leaders • amend the title of the Act to the National Veldfire Act and to provide for matter connected therewith.
Comments can be emailed to Mr Asgar A Bawa at email@example.com by no later than Tuesday, 2 May 2023.
Enquiries can be directed to Mr Asgar A Bawa on tel (021) 403 3762 or cell 083 709 8530.
The closing date for submissions is Tuesday, 2 May 2023.
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