South Africa

Disaster Management Act, 2002

Extension of a National State of Disaster (COVID-19)

Government Notice 889 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 43616 on 15 August 2020

  • Assented to on 15 August 2020
  • Commenced on 15 August 2020

  • [Up to date as at 15 August 2020]

I, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, as designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) ("the Act"), in terms of section 27(5)(c) of the Act, hereby further extends the national state of disaster that I extended on 15 August 2020 by Government Notice 765, published in Government Gazette 43524, to 15 September 2020, taking into account the need to continue augmenting the existing legislation and contingency arrangements undertaken by organs of state to address the impact of the disaster.Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, MPMinister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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