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Collecting Permit-Palaeontology and biostratigraphy of the lower Beaufort Group Nomandien Formation, KwaZulu Natal

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2903

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to Sunday, April 10, 2022

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This permit is issued to Prof. Bruce Rubidge (Evolutionary Studies Institute,University of Witwatersrand) in collaboration with   David Groenewald, PhD Student (Evolutionary Studies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand) for Prospecting and Collection of palaeontological resources from the Permian Normandien Formation, Beaufort Group, in KwaZulu-Natal Province in accordance with the application submitted for a research project . This study will form part of David Groenewald's PhD for which he is investigating the palaeontology and biostratigraphy of the lower Beaufort Group in the distal northern sector of the Main Karoo Basin in the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal under the supervision of Prof Bruce Rubidge, Dr Michael Day and Dr Cameron Penn-Clarke.

Conditions: This permit is issued subject to the following conditions:-

 1.1          That the permit is issued strictly for the purpose/s as set out in the application;

1.2          That in the event of any contemplated deviation  the prior written approval of KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute must be obtained;

1.3          In such event, a written motivation in support of such deviation must be submitted to KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute for consideration and;

1.4          No deviation will be permitted without the prior written approval of KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute.

1.5          Where applicable, KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute shall have the right to inspect the site at any time; 

1.6          Monthly reports are to be submitted to KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute on the work being conducted and the findings;

1.7          Monthly reports are to be accompanied by the relevant National Site Record forms;

1.8          A final report on the work conducted and the findings must be submitted to KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute not later than thirty three (33) days from the date of expiration of this permit, extensions are negotiable;

1.9          Copies of any papers compiled or published as a result of the work conducted or the findings made must be provided to KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute;

1.10        KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injuries to any person/s or property caused by any of the activities conducted by the Applicant;

1.11        Where artefacts located at the site are, in terms of this permit, exported for research or other purposes, same must be returned immediately upon completion of the research or other activity to KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute.

1.12        All archaeological and paleontological Material become, on discovery, the property of the Province of KwaZulu Natal and must be lodged at the repository of KwaZulu Natal Amafa and Research Institute.

1.13        It is the responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that artefacts are preserved in its original state while in his/her possession;

1.14        The Applicant shall be liable for any damage or destruction caused at any site or to any artefact.

1.15        FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE CONDITIONS WILL RENDER ANY ACTIVITY CONDUCTED UNLAWFUL, AND KWAZULU NATAL AMAFA AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THIS PERMIT AND TO INSTITUTE CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL ACTION AGAINST THE PERSON/S RESPONSIBLE.

1.16        The issuing of this permit does not exempt the Applicant from compliance with any other law, where applicable.


PermitFeePaidDate: 

10/04/2019
 
 

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