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Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism: Overview

The Ministry is responsible for policy and legislation development in the environmental affairs and tourism sectors in the interest of sustainable development. The Ministry is also responsible for the following:
  • implementing national policy and legislation
  • co-ordinating the functions of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism
  • preparing and initiating legislation
  • performing any other executive function provided for in the Constitution or in national legislation.

There are a number of statutory bodies reporting to the Minister:

  • South African Tourism
  • South African National Parks
  • South African Weather Bureau
  • National Botanical Institute.


The content on this page was last updated on 20 August 2013