The ability to implement the Act requires the requisite capacity among the three spheres of government which have been mandated to implement the Act as well as industry, which has to comply with various provisions of the Act. Furthermore, the Act provides for independent persons to fulfil a number of requirements in relation to implementation of provisions in the Act.

Capacity requirements are informed by both adequate human resources to fulfil obligations as well as appropriate skills and training. This section will identify the main capacity challenges that need to be addressed.