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Animal Health Act, 2002    

Arts and Culture

National Heritage Resources Act, 1999    


Electronic Communications Act, 2005  
Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002  
Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act, 2000 (Act No. 13 of 2000)    


Employment of Educators Act, 1998 (Act No. 76 of 1998)  
Higher Education Act, 1997  
National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008  
South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995(REPEALED)    

Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Environment Conservation Act, 1989  
National Environmental Management Act, 1998  
South African Weather Service Act, 2001    


Debt Collectors Act, 1998  
Exchange Control Amnesty and Amendment of Taxation Laws Act, 2003  
Income Tax Act, 1962  
National Credit Act, 2005  
National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act, 1999  
Non-Profit Organisations Act, 1997  
Pension Funds Act, 1956 (Act No. 24 of 1956)  
Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000  
Tax on Retirement Funds Act, 1996  
Value-Added Tax Act, 1991    


Allied Health Professions Act, 1982  
Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972)  
Hazardous Substances Act, 1973  
Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974)  
Medical Schemes Act, 1998  
Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965…NOTE:
  The whole of this Act, except sections 1, 15B, 18, 22B, 24, 34A and 40, has
  been repealed by section 50 of the South African Medicines and Medical
  Devices Regulatory Authority Act 132 of 1998 which will come into operation
  on a date to be fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette.  
Mental Health Care Act, 2002  
National Health Act, 2003  
Nursing Act, 2005  
Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974)  
Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993    

Home Affairs  

Immigration Act, 2002  
Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (Act No. 26 of 2000)  
Public Holidays Act, 1994 (Act No. 36 of 1994)  
South African Citizenship Act, 1995    

Justice and Constitutional Development               

Criminal Procedure Act, 1977  
Estate Duty Act, 1955  
Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004  
Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 1998  
Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000  
Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000  
Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000    


Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997  
Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993  
Employment Equity Act, 1998  
Labour Relations Act, 1995  
Manpower Training Act, 1981 [repealed]  
Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993  
Skills Development Act, 1998  
Skills Development Levies Act, 1999  
Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001  
Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002    

Minerals and Energy       

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002  
National Nuclear Regulator Act, 1999  
Petroleum Products Act, 1977    

Safety and Security 

Disaster Management Act, 2002  
Explosives Act, 2003  
Firearms Control Act, 2000  
National Radioactive Waste Disposal Institute Act, 2008 (Act No. 53 of 2008)  
Prohibition or Restriction of Certain Conventional Weapons Act, 2008 (Act No. 18 of 2008)  
Protection from Harassment Act, 2010 (Act No. 17 of 2011)    

Science and Technology

National Research Foundation Act, 1998  
Natural Scientific Professions Act, 2003    

Sport and Recreation South Africa     

Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, 2010  
South African Institute for Drug Free Sport Act, 1997    

Trade and Industry 

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003  
Businesses Act, 1991 (Act No. 71 of 1991)  
Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)  
Competition Act, 1998  
Consumer Affairs (Unfair Business Practices) Act, 1988  
Consumer Protection Act, 2008  
Copyright Act, 1978  
Liquor Act, 2003  
Usury Act, 1968    

Water Affairs and Forestry 

Water Services Act, 1997       

Other Acts and Guidelines

Apportionment of Damages Act 34 of 1956 
Currency and Exchanges Act 
Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of 1992 
Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agriculturals Remedies and Stock remedies Act 36 of 1947 
Health Proffessions Act 56 of 1974 
International Health Regulations Act, 1974 (Act No 28 of 1974) 
ISO 31000 
King III 
Measurement units and measurement  standards Act 
National Archives Act 
National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act No. 103 of 1977 
National Treasury 
No. 51 of 2008: Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research 
No. 70 of 2008: Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Act, 2008. 
Patents Act 57 of 1978 
Personal Information Protection Act
Sarbanes-Oxley Act 
Unfair Business Practices Act 
Veterinary and Para-veterinary Professions Act 19 of 1982 

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