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Legislation related to the Swaziland National Trust Commission, conservation of the natural and cultural heritage of Swaziland, and protection of the environment.

Note: The legislation made available here has been converted from scanned documents and may contain errors, it is for reference purposes only.

National Trust Commission Act, 1972, amended 1973. Contents
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
Part VI
Part VII
Flora Protection Act
The legislation for the protection of indigenous flora was updated in 2000. This replaced The Flora Protection Act of 1952. The Flora Protection Act, 2000
Schedule A - Especially protected flora (Endangered)
Schedule B - Vulnerable flora
Schedule C - Rare flora
Wild Birds Act
Legislation relating to wild birds has not been updated since 1914. The Wild Birds Protection Act, 1914
Freshwater Fish Act
Freshwater fish are protected under the following act. The Protection of Fresh Water Fish Act, No. 75 of 1937
Game Act
This act includes the legislation for establishment of wildlife sanctuaries. The Game Act was modified in 1991 by the introduction of the Game Amendment. The Game Act, 1953
The Game (Amendment) Act, 1991
Environment Management Act
Legislation relating to environmental management. This supercedes the Swaziland Environmental Authority Act, 1992. The Environment Management Act, 2002
The SNTC, being parastatal, falls under the Public Enterprises Unit. The Public Enterprises Unit Act
Other Related Legislation
The Forests Preservation Act No. 14 of 1910 ForestPreservationAct.doc   MS Word 24 Kb
The Noxious Weeds Act No. 19 of 1929 NoxiousWeedsAct.doc   MS Word 38 Kb
The Natural Resources Act No. 71 of 1951 NaturalResourcesAct.doc   MS Word 66 Kb
The Private Forests Act No. 3 of 1951 PrivateForestsAct.doc   MS Word 38 Kb
The Grass Fires Act No. 44 of 1955 GrassFiresAct.doc   MS Word 46 Kb
The Plant Control Act No. 8 of 1981 PlantControlAct.doc   MS Word 121 Kb

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Reference Material

The Environment Management Act, 2002   MS Word 237 Kb

The Flora Protection Act, 2000   MS Word 136 Kb

The Forests Preservation Act No. 14 of 1910   MS Word 24 Kb

The Game (amendment) Act   MS Word 76 Kb

The Game Act   MS Word 81 Kb

The Game Control Act No. 37 of 1947   MS Word 24 Kb

The Grass Fires Act No. 44 of 1955   MS Word 46 Kb

The National Trust Commission Act, 1972 (Amended K.O-I-C 22/1973)   MS Word 97 KB

The Natural Resources Act No. 71 of 1951   MS Word 66 Kb

The Noxious Weeds Act No. 19 of 1929   MS Word 38 Kb

The Plant Control Act No. 8 of 1981   MS Word 121 Kb

The Private Forests Act No. 3 of 1951   MS Word 38 Kb

The Protection of Freshwater Fish Act   MS Word 38 Kb

The Public Enterprises Unit Act No. 8 of 1989   MS Word 47 Kb

The Wild Birds Protection Act   MS Word 29 Kb

SNTC Headquarters: Parliament Road. P O Box 100, Lobamba, Swaziland. Tel: (+268) 2416 1516, 2416 1489, 2416 1179. Fax: (+268) 2416 1875, 2416 1480. Email: info@sntc.org.sz
National Museum:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1875
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: curator@sntc.org.sz
King Sobhuza II Memorial Park:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1489
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: ksmp@sntc.org.sz
Malolotja Nature Reserve:
Tel/Fax: (+268) 2444 3241
Cell: 7660 6755
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Mantenga Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1151
2416 1178, Fax: 2416 1480
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Magadzavane Lodge
Mlawula Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Fax: 2343 5111
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz