Provincial Legislation

The nine provinces in South Africa each have their own respective provincial legislation in the form of provincial ordinances or bills. Here you can download the Nature Conservation Ordinances for each province. Some sections may relate to exotic alien species and invasive species.

Provinces listed alphabetically:

Eastern Cape

Provincial nature conservation in the Eastern Cape Province is administered by the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Conservation and Tourism.

Free State

Provincial nature conservation in the Free State Province is administered by the Free State Department of Tourism, Environment and Economic Affairs.

Gauteng

Provincial nature conservation in Gauteng Province is administered by the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD). 

KwaZulu-Natal

Provincial nature conservation in KwaZulu-Natal Province is administered by Ezemvelo-KZN Wildlife.

Limpopo

Provincial nature conservation in Limpopo Province is administered by the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET).

Mpumalanga

Provincial nature conservation in Mpumalanga Province is administered by the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.

North West Province

Provincial nature conservation in North West Province is administered by the North West Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment.  

Northern Cape

Western Cape

Provincial nature conservation in the Western Cape Province is administrated by Cape Nature.

SANParks

South African National Parks oversees the management of all the national parks in South Africa. SANParks carries out invasive species control programmes in their respective parks.