Executive Powers (Planning and the Environment) Transfer Proclamation, 1978 (Proclamation AG15 of 1978)

Official Gazette no. 3719
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Executive Powers (Planning and the Environment) Transfer Proclamation, 1978

Proclamation AG15 of 1978

  • Published in Official Gazette no. 3719 on 20 March 1978
  • Assented to on 10 March 1978
  • Commenced on 20 March 1978
  • [Up to date as at 6 November 2020]
PROCLAMATIONof the ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL FOR THE TERRITORY OF SOUTH WEST AFRICATRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATION OF DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND THE ENVIRONMENT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL
Under the powers vested in me by Proclamation 181 of 19 August 1977, I hereby make the laws set out in the Schedule.M. T. STEYNAdministrator-GeneralWindhoek, 17 March 1978

Schedule

1. Definition

(1)In this Proclamation “General Proclamation” means the Executive Powers Transfer (General Provisions) Proclamation, 1977 (Proclamation AG. 7 of 1977).
(2)A reference in this Proclamation to any particular law, shall be construed as including a reference to a regulation, rule or other enactment made under or relating to that law.

2. Transfer of administration of Department of Planning and the Environment

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law but subject to the provisions of this Proclamation and the General Proclamation, the administration of the affairs of the territory of South West Africa in relation to any matter which at the commencement of this Proclamation is administered by the Minister of Planning and the Environment of the Republic of South Africa, shall be carried on by the Administrator-General.

3. Application of laws

(1)The provisions of subsection (1) of section 3 of the General Proclamation shall, without detracting from the provisions of subsection (2) of that section, not apply to section 4A of the Scientific Research Council Act, 1962 (Act 32 of 1962).
(2)Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3(1)(a) of the General Proclamation, the reference to Parliament in section 15(1)(a) of the said Scientific Research Council Act, 1962, shall be construed as including a reference to the Administrator-General.

4. Short title

This Proclamation shall be called the Executive Powers (Planning and the Environment) Transfer Proclamation, 1978.