67. Offences

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  1. A person commits an offence if that person -
    1. contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of section 15, 16(1) (c), (d), (e) or (f), 20, 26(1), or any order under section 38(2) or (3) or a notice under section 17(2) or 18(1);
    2. contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of section 21, 22(1), 24, 27(2), 36(5) or 40(1);
    3. fails to submit or to prepare an industry waste management plan when required to do so in terms of section 28;
    4. contravenes or fails to comply with an industry waste management plan;
    5. contravenes or fails to comply with a waste management measure specified in terms of section 14(4) or 33(1);
    6. contravenes or fails to comply with a norm or standard established in terms of this Act;
    7. fails to conduct a site assessment or to submit a site assessment report in terms of section 37(1);
    8. contravenes or fails to comply with a condition or requirement of a waste management licence or an integrated licence contemplated in section 44;
    9. fails to submit a waste impact report required in terms of section 66(1) or (2);
    10. contravenes or fails to comply with a condition subject to which exemption from a provision of this Act was granted in terms of section 76(3)(c);
    11. knowingly supplies false or misleading information in any application made in terms of this Act;
    12. knowingly supplies false or misleading information to a waste management officer or environmental management inspector for the purpose of this Act;
    13. fails to provide the information contemplated in section 29(5) or 63(4).
  2. A person who is in control of a vehicle, or in a position to control the use of a vehicle, that is used to transport waste for the purpose of offloading that waste, is guilty of an offence if that person -
    1. fails to take all reasonable steps to prevent spillage of waste or littering from the vehicle;
    2. intentionally or negligently cause spillage or littering from the vehicle;
    3. dispose of waste at a facility which is not authorised to accept such waste;
    4. fails to ensure that waste is disposed of at a facility that is authorised to accept such waste; or
    5. fails to comply with any duty set out in section 25(4).