PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE MEAT SAFETY ACT
30TH JUNE 2020
A JOINT SUBMISSION BY THE EMS FOUNDATION AND ANIMAL LAW REFORM SOUTH AFRICA
Dr M. Molefe
Director: Veterinary Public Heath
Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Minister of the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
We, Animal Law Reform South Africa (“ALRSA”) and the EMS Foundation (“EMS Foundation”), welcome the opportunity to provide our comments and hereby do so in relation to the Proposed Amendments to the Meat Safety Act gazetted for public consultation on the 28th February 2020 (“Proposed Amendments”), as read with the:
- Meat Safety Act 2000 Act; (hereinafter the “Act”, the “MSA” or “Meat Safety Act”)
- Extension of the Commenting Period and Clarification of the Purpose of the Amendment to Schedule 1 of the Meat Safety Act, 2000 issued by National Executive Officer: Meat Safety Act on 30 April 2020 (hereinafter the “Clarificatory Notice”)
- and various other documents / information included in this Submission.
We look forward to receiving a response to the requests made herein and are available to engage on any queries, comments, concerns which you may have in respect of the Submission.