Basic Assessments

A Basic Assessment is effectively an small Environmental Impact Assessment, sometimes supported by one or more specialist studies.

As with the EIA, the Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism has furthermore, published, in Government Notice No. R. 386 of 2006, a list of activities identified in terms of section 24(2)(a) and (d) of the Act, which may not commence without environmental authorisation from the competent authority and in respect of which the investigation, assessment and communication of potential impact of activities must follow the procedure as described in regulations 22 to 26 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2006, promulgated in terms of section 24(5) of the Act.

Example of completed projects

Various. See also our project page.