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National Legislation and Regulations:

The South African Heritage Resources Agency is a statutory organisation established in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act (No. 25 of 1999) as the national body responsible for the protection of South Africa’s cultural heritage resources.

Please download the relevant documents below for more information.

AttachedDocs: 

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PDF icon National Heritage Resources Act, Act 25 of 1999, Government Gazette, 28 April 1999, Vol.406 No.19974, Notice No.506 166.93 KB
PDF icon Government Gazette, 31 March 2000, Vol.417 No.2105, Notice No. R. 18, 2000, (Minister's regulations)587.52 KB
PDF icon Government Gazette, 2 June 2000, Vol.420 No.21239, Notice No.548, (SAHRA regulations) 2.39 MB
PDF icon Towards a policy framework for the protection, conservation, management and promotion of heritage objects100.71 KB
PDF icon Government Gazette, 6 December 2002, Vol.450 No.24116, Notice No.1512 (Types of Heritage Objects requiring Export Permits).78 KB
PDF icon Guidelines for Site Management Plans113.79 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Nomination form to declare a National Heritage Site293.99 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Additional Nomination Motivation form for Archaeological and Palaeontological Sites (1)106.57 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Additional Nomination Motivation form for Archaeological and Palaeontological Sites (2)106.5 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Nomination form to declare a National Heritage Object Collection251.22 KB
PDF icon SAHRIS Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Partnering Institutions116.11 KB
PDF icon Heritage Agreement for handling Grade 1 areas between SAHRA and HWC 2012411.23 KB
PDF icon SAHRIS Policy - January 20131.4 MB
PDF icon Archive - Natural and Historical Monuments, Relics and Antiques Act 1923398.04 KB
PDF icon Archive - Bushman Relics Act 1911110.42 KB
PDF icon Archive - Natural and Historical Monuments, Relics and Antiques Act, 4 of 19346.76 MB
PDF icon Archive - Natural and Historical Monuments, Relics and Antiques Act 1934 Regulations74.86 KB
PDF icon Archive - Amendment to Natural and Historical Monuments, Relics and Antiques Act 1934321.31 KB
PDF icon National Monuments Act 1969715.03 KB
PDF icon SAHRIS SLA to all users, May 2013677.61 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Minimum Standards for Heritage Impact Assessments 2007181 KB
PDF icon Conservation Principles188.92 KB
PDF icon License Agreement between the Council for Geoscience and SAHRA over use of 1 in 250 000 geological data639.46 KB
PDF icon National Archives and Records Service of South Africa Act, Act 43 of 1996) 153.27 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Palaeontology Permitting Policy9.74 MB
PDF icon Government Gazette, 6 December 2002, No.1512. Types of Heritage Objects - Superseded78 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Archaeology Permitting Policy8.93 MB
PDF icon Guidelines to Ethical and Curatorial Considerations for Accredited Repositories for Archaeological or Palaeontological Material107.28 KB
PDF icon Section 9 Regulations.pdf189.18 KB
PDF icon SAHRA Minimum Standards for Palaeontological Impact Assessments607.26 KB
PDF icon Types of Heritage Objects - Current323.23 KB

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