• Elaine Burger-Pienaar

Climate Change Bill 9 of 2022

The Climate Change Bill 9 of 2022 has been introduced to Parliament on 18 February 2022.

The Memorandum on the Object of the Climate Change Bill provides the following information:

"1. PURPOSE OF BILL The purpose of the Bill is to craft and implement an effective national climate change response, including mitigation and adaptation actions, that represents the Republic’s fair contribution to the global climate change response.

2. OBJECTS OF BILL The main object of the Bill is to enable the development of an effective climate change response and the long-term, just transition to a climate-resilient and lower-carbon economy and society, and to provide for matters connected therewith."

A copy of the Bill is available at: https://static.pmg.org.za/B9-2022_Climate_Change.pdf

Date posted: 22 February 2022

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