2 August 2012

South Africa: Call for Submissions

press release

The Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform will hold public hearings on Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Bill from 21 to 22 August 2012.

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Bill came about as a result of the Green Paper of 1999 and White Paper of 2001 processes to replace the Development Facilitation Act as a legislative instrument to regulate spatial planning and land use management in South Africa

The Bill seeks to, among other things, provide a framework for spatial planning and land use management in the Republic of South Africa and to provide for the inclusive, developmental, equitable and efficient spatial planning at the different spheres of government

The committee invites written comments from interested people and stakeholders. All the written comments should reach the Committee Secretary not later than Friday, 10 August 2012 and be addressed to: The Portfolio Committee on Rural development and Land Reform, 3rd Floor, 90 Plein Street, Cape Town, 8000, can also be e-mailed to pnyamza@parliament.gov.za, or faxed to 086 504 6848

Copies of the Bill can be obtained from:

Ms Phumla Nyamza

Tel: 021 403 3852

Cell: 083 709 8492

For inquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact:

Mava Lukani (Mr)

Tel: 021 403 8738

Fax: 021 403 3931

Cell: 072 589 9355

E-mail: mlukani@parliament.gov.za

Issued by: Parliament of South Africa

2 Aug 2012

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