Water Services Amendment Act [No. 30 of 2004]
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
Vol. 476 Cape Town 11 February 2005 No. 27273
THE PRESIDENCY No. 130 11 February 2005
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–
No. 30 of 2004: Water Services Amendment Act, 2004.
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Act No. 30,2004 WATER SERVICES AMENDMENT ACT. 2004
GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
[ I Words i n bold type in square brackets indicate omissions from existing enactments. Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to 7 February 2005.)
ACT To amend the Water Services Act, 1997, so as to enable water boards to perform activities outside the borders of South Africa; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
B E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:- Amendment of section 30 of Act 108 of 1997
. (. , ~: _ . . -. 1. Section 30 of the Water Services Act, 1997, is hereby amended by the addition of
the following subsections: 5 “(3) The Minister must, in consultation with the Minister of Finance, the
Minister of Trade and Industry and the Minister of Public Enterprises and by notice in the Gazette, determine-
(a) the nature of the activities that a water board may perform outside
(6) the countries in which such activities may be performed; and ( c ) the maximum amount of capital that a water board may take out of
the Republic when an activity contemplated in subsection (4) is perfomled.
the borders of the Republic; 10
(4) The Minister may, in consultation with the Minister of Finance, 15 authorise a water board to perform an activity outside the borders of the Republic.”.
2. This Act is called the Water Services Amendment Act, 2004.