The Minister will issue his decision on the basis of the NEMC’s recommendations

The TEC will draw up the duly well-grounded

technical revision report and the

respective technical opinion and will issue a final



In the case of an EIA, this declaration will be sent to the EIA Authority for the final decision.

In the case of an SES, the PDCA will take a decision on the environmental viability of the proposed activity.

Is there

experience in Strategic

Environmental Assessment?

Yes. Limited.

Yes. Limited.


In South Africa, SEAs have been widely implemented on a voluntary basis since the mid-1990s (over 50 SEAs were identified).


Various SEAs implemented in each Member State.