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Paarlberg Nature Reserve By-law, 2007
- Published in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 6426 on 16 March 2007
- Commenced on 16 March 2007
- [This is the version of this document from 16 March 2007 and includes any amendments published up to 6 May 2022.]
Purpose of by-law• To provide for procedures, methods and practices to regulate the use and management of the Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve.
1. DefinitionsIn this by-law, words used in the masculine gender include the feminine; the singular includes the plural and vice versa; the Afrikaans text shall prevail in the event of an inconsistency between the different texts; and unless the context otherwise indicates:—"municipality" means the Municipality of Drakenstein established in terms of section 12 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act. 1998 (Act 117 of 1998), Provincial Notice 488 dated 22 September 2000 and includes any political structure, political office-bearer, councillor, duly authorised agent thereof or any employee thereof acting in connection with this by-law by virtue of a power vested in the municipality and delegated or subdelegated to such political structure, political office-bearer, councillor, agent or employee;"reserve" means the land described in Provincial Notice: Paarlberg Nature Reserve — Provincial Gazette No. 786 of 1978.
2. Nature and Environmental Regulations applicableThe provisions of the Nature and Environmental Conservation Regulations promulgated under Provincial Notice 955 dated 29 August 1975 shall apply mutatis mutandis in respect of the reserve, and any reference in such regulations to —(a)a nature reserve; or(b)the Director or the Department;shall be construed to be a reference to—(i)the reserve; or(ii)the municipalityrespectively.
3. ChargesThe municipality shall fix the charges payable to it in connection with any amenity, facility, entertainment, exhibition, performance or service established or provided by it in respect of the reserve.
4. Camping and picnicking(a)No person shall camp or picnic in the reserve except in conformity with the provisions of this by-law and at such site as the municipality may allocate to such person.(b)Any person who has been allocated a site in terms of this section shall be responsible for the cleanliness thereof.
5. General prohibitionsNo person shall in the reserve—(a)trespass upon any flower bed or lawn;(b)sell or offer for sale anything without first having obtained the written permission of the municipality;(c)without good cause refuse or fail on demand to furnish any official with his correct name and address; and(d)leave any motor vehicle unattended without first having secured the handbrake and locked the doors thereof.
6. PenaltyAny person who contravenes or fails to comply with any provision of this by-law shall be guilty of an offence and liable upon conviction to —
7. Repeal of by-lawsThe by-laws listed in the schedule hereto are hereby repealed to the extent indicated in the third column thereof. The by-law relating to Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve published per Provincial Notice 786 of 1978 is hereby repealed.
8. Short title and commencementThis by-law shall be known as the By-law Relating to Child Care Facilities and shall come into operation on the date of publication in the Provincial Gazette.
History of this By-law
16 March 2007 this versionPublished in Western Cape Provincial Gazette no. 6426By-law commences.