Legal Update

Draft Asbestos Abatement Regulations

The Department of Labour has issued the Draft Asbestos Abatement Regulations for public comment. The Regulations is to be promulgated under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, 1993 and will replace the Asbestos Regulations of 2002.

Interested and affected persons have 90 days from date of publication to submit substantialted comments and representations in respect of the draft regulations to the Director General of Labour.

For more information, see Government Gazette 41387 of 19 January 2018, Notice No 29.

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