RECENT TRENDS IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN SOUTH AFRICA: DATA FROM THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

By Melissa Strydom Thursday, June 22, 2017
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The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) annually publishes a National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report (NECER). We have considered the NECERs published between 2008 and 2016 to determine whether any enforcement trends over this period have emerged.  These trends may be indicative of certain patterns or practices in enforcement. 

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