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National Norms and Standards for the Remediation of Contaminated Land and Soil Quality in the Republic of South Africa (GN. 331 of 2014).

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This Notice of the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, made under section 7 of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008, contains national norms and standards for the remediation of contaminated land and soil quality. The requirements set out in these norms and standards apply to an owner of land or any person who undertakes site assessment and remediation activity in terms of that Act. The norms and standards provide a uniform national approach to determine the contamination status of an investigation area and must be used for the screening of a site after a site assessment report is required as a result of declaration of an investigation area as contemplated in section 36 of the National Environmental Management Act, 2008.
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Government Gazette No. 37603 of 2 May 2014.
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