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The formation of the Marico Biosphere Reserve Non-Profit Company  has enabled the Marico BR to be established as a legal entity in its own right.  


It is able to function and participate in all activities both generating and receiving funds, as is outlined by the statutes outlining the operations of a Not for Profit Company.


As regards the implementation of legal activities within the functioning of its daily activities, the Company, as with the legal standing of all Biosphere Reserves in South Africa, has no legal authority itself to command or implement any specific changes, however it can make use of the following national, provincial acts as well as district and local municipal by-laws to support it and enable it in its goals and objectives.


Legislation

The legislative authority within a Biosphere Reserve