I, Barbara Dallas Creecy, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, hereby give notice of my intention to establish a panel of experts including international experts in terms of section 3A of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) (NEMA), to advise on the proposed closure of fishing areas adjacent to South Africa’s African Penguin breeding colonies and the decline in the penguin population (the Panel).
The Panel’s Terms of Reference and expected scope of work are set out in the schedule to this notice. Panel – members will be remunerated in accordance with the Republic’s Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No.1 of 1999) and the associated Treasury Regulations, in consultation with the Minister of Finance for this panel’s proposed work.
Members of the public are invited to nominate individual persons, to be considered for appointment as members of the Panel, who are suited to serve by virtue of qualifications, expertise and experience including being appropriately academically qualified and/or who hold an appropriate level of practical expertise on the subject – matter and the work set out in the Terms of Reference.
The selection criteria will include the following:
Nominations must comprise a brief covering motivational letter together with a comprehensive curriculum vitae of the nominee, their current employment status and contact details (including telephone number and email).
All nominations must be in writing and must be submitted within 30 calendar days of the publication of this notice in the Gazette, to the following addresses:
By post to: Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Attention: Dr Ashley Naidoo Private Bag X4390 CAPE TOWN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA 8002
By hand at: Foretrust Building, Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Floor, Harbour Place.
7 Martin Hammerschlag Way,
Foreshore, Cape Town, ZA
+27 21 425 2727