On 23 May 2019, two important notices were published in the Government Gazette. Notice no. 42483 is to the effect that the Carbon Tax Act, 2019 (Act No. 15 of 2019), has been assented to by the President, and Notice no. 42480 is to the effect that the amendments to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No. 91 of 1964), which make provision for the administration and collection of the carbon tax, have also been assented to.