South African Ports Law Handbook



  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • ISBN: 9780702173127
  • Language(s): English
  • Published:
  • Category: Maritime Law

R584.00



The centrepiece of the Handbook is the National Ports Act 12 of 2005. The adoption of the National Ports Act marks a new era in the development of South African ports law. It represents the first attempt at creating a comprehensive institutional, operational and regulatory framework for ports. Importantly, it gives a strong signal opening South Africa’s port sector to greater private sector participation and competition.

For the first time in South Africa, the Act specifically introduces a regime of economic regulation in ports. The Handbook will publish in full all directives issued by the Ports Regulator including procedural requirements for lodging an appeal or submitting a complaint.

The Act is expected to have a far-reaching impact on the management and operation of South Africa's ports. It paves the way for a dynamic restructuring of relationships between the NPA, the maritime industry, ports users and all enterprises that use or depend on the efficient performance of our ports. Overall, the Act is expected to contribute to the rapid development of a previously neglected branch of our law.

  • A commentary on the NPA Act
  • Full text of the NPA Act and current Ports Regulations
  •  Full text of Ministerial notices, NPA notices and directives of the Ports Regulator

  • Transport parastatals
  • Ports Regulator
  • Industry regulators
  • Maritime industry
  • Ports industry
  • Port service providers and users
  • Land transport industry
  • Government policy makers and officials
  • Legal practitioners
  • In updateable loose-leaf format

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The centrepiece of the Handbook is the National Ports Act 12 of 2005. The adoption of the National Ports Act marks a new era in the development of South African ports law. It represents the first attempt at creating a comprehensive institutional, operational and regulatory framework for ports. Importantly, it gives a strong signal opening South Africa’s port sector to greater private sector participation and competition.

For the first time in South Africa, the Act specifically introduces a regime of economic regulation in ports. The Handbook will publish in full all directives issued by the Ports Regulator including procedural requirements for lodging an appeal or submitting a complaint.

The Act is expected to have a far-reaching impact on the management and operation of South Africa's ports. It paves the way for a dynamic restructuring of relationships between the NPA, the maritime industry, ports users and all enterprises that use or depend on the efficient performance of our ports. Overall, the Act is expected to contribute to the rapid development of a previously neglected branch of our law.

  • A commentary on the NPA Act
  • Full text of the NPA Act and current Ports Regulations
  •  Full text of Ministerial notices, NPA notices and directives of the Ports Regulator

  • Transport parastatals
  • Ports Regulator
  • Industry regulators
  • Maritime industry
  • Ports industry
  • Port service providers and users
  • Land transport industry
  • Government policy makers and officials
  • Legal practitioners
  • In updateable loose-leaf format

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.