Critical Infrastructure Protection Act 8 of 2019 (English / isiXhosa)

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8 of 2019 

The Critical Infrastructure Protection Act 8 of 2019 aims:

  • to provide for the identification and declaration of infrastructure as critical infrastructure;
  • to provide for guidelines and factors to be taken into account to ensure transparent identification and declaration of critical infrastructure;
  • to provide for measures to be put in place for the protection, safeguarding and resilience of critical infrastructure;
  • to provide for the establishment of the Critical Infrastructure Council and its functions;
  • to provide for the administration of the Act under the control of the National Commissioner as well as the functions of the National Commissioner in relation to the Act;
  • to provide for the establishment of committees and their functions;
  • to provide for the designation and functions of inspectors;
  • to provide for the powers and duties of persons in control of critical infrastructure;
  • to provide for reporting obligations; to provide for transitional arrangements;
  • to provide for the repeal of the National Key Points Act, 1980, and related laws; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

To be proclaimed in the Gazette.

Repeals

  • National Key Points Act 102 of 1980
  • National Key Points Act 9 of 1984 (Bophuthatswana)
  • National Key Points Act 26 of 1985 (Transkei)
  • National Key Points Act 9 of 1986 (Venda)
  • National Key Points Act 16 of 1986 (Ciskei)