A new dedicated activities reporting system will be implemented from 1 January
This Newsletter explains the new reporting system and thus contains important information for all Natshoot's dedicated members. Please spend
the 5 minutes it takes to read it.
will recall that at the Natshoot AGM of 19 February 2021 it was indicated that we
shall make changes to the reporting system of activities to
maintain dedicates status with NHSA in this year.
2. By purposefully managing spikes in activity submissions at
the end of each year, we are able to improve on our turnaround time with
regards to activity and postal shoots evaluations. This will lead to a marked improvement in service to
CURRENT SYSTEM: MAINTAIN DEDICATED STATUS
3. Currently the reporting system of dedicated
activities runs from 1 December to 30 November annually requiring that a dedicated member:
(a) is in good standing with membership fees
paid-up on or past 30 November of the reporting year, and;
(b) had submitted (logged) TWO office approved hunting related activities and/or TWO office approved sport shooting related activities by 30 November annually.
Note: a member holding both dedicated hunter & sports person status is responsible to maintain each status separately.
NEW REPORTING SYSTEM: MAINTAINING DEDICATED STATUS
4. From 1
January 2022 a dedicated member will annually comply with the requirements to maintain his/her dedicated status if:
(a) his/her membership fees are paid-up on or past the last day of his/her birthday month (members' current fees and renewal dates remain as they are);
dedicated hunter had annually submitted TWO office approved hunting related activities on the last day
of his/her birthday month, and;
dedicated sports person had annually submitted TWO office approved sport shooting related activities on
the last day of his/her birthday month.
Note: a member holding both dedicated hunter & sports person status is still responsible to maintain each status separately.
NEW REPORTING SYSTEM: BEING COMPLIANT FOR 2021
facilitate the transition between the old and the new dedicated status reporting
systems, the records of all dedicated members will on 30 November 2021 be set to indicate that they had complied with all requirements to maintain their dedicated status
for 2021 (both dedicated hunters & dedicated sports persons).
5.1 On the landing page of
your Natshoot member portal your status will be reflect as indicated in the
example below (and annually thereafter):
5.2 The office will still end December annually report to CFR all dedicated members who had passed during the year, or who had left Natshoot, or against who disciplinary steps were taken to terminate their dedicated status.
NEW REPORTING SYSTEM: BEING COMPLIANT FOR 2022 AND THEREAFTER
6. To be compliant in 2022, the activities of a dedicated member will be calculated from the first day of the month after his/her birthday month in 2021 until the last day of his/her birthday month in 2022.
Calculated Activities to be Compliant from 1 January 2022
6.1 All activities entered in the green coloured
months of 2021 and 2022 will be calculated to maintain dedicated status at the
end of each of the indicated individual birthday months in 2022 (thus to be
compliant end of a member's birthday month in 2022).
6.2 All activities entered in red coloured months
of 2022 and 2023 will be calculated to maintain dedicated status at the end of each
of the indicated individual birthday months in 2023 (thus to be compliant end
of a member's birthday month in 2023).
6.3 All activities entered in blue coloured months
of 2023 and 2024 will be calculated to maintain dedicated status at the end of each
of the indicated individual birthday months in 2024 (thus to be compliant end
of a member's birthday month in 2024).
6.4 Thereafter the activities to maintain dedicated
status will be calculated in the same manner annually.
6.5 All activities reported in the yellow coloured months
of 2021 will still automatically reflect on a dedicated member’s Activities
& Scores Report as per normal, but will not count towards maintaining dedicated
status for 2022.
6.6 When a dedicated member is compliant in maintaining
his/her dedicated status for 2022, his/her dedicated status is automatically maintained until the end of the his/her birthday month in 2023. However, s/he must again log the required number of activities for 2023 to maintain dedicated status to the end of his/her birthday month in 2024 (and so on every year thereafter).
RECORDS OF BEING COMPLIANT
7. Access your record of compliancy by following these steps - Click HERE
LOG ALL FIREARMS RELATED ACTIVITIES
remember to enter all activities you participate in with your firearms and not only the required minimum of activities to retain dedicated status (so that you have proof of use when
you must renew licenses).
8.1 We have seen that people do not receive renewal
licences because they cannot show that they had used their firearms for either
hunting or sport shooting (for which activity the firearms were originally
8.3 As you
know, all activities or postal target shooting scores you log on your Natshoot
member portal, are automatically reflected in your Activities & Scores Report. Download
that report from the Documents page on your Natshoot member portal and always use it to show participation when applying for new licences or for renewal of licences.
Please make sure you understand how all aspects of maintaining dedicated status works
All dedicated members informed of this
Newsletter via Email on 10-06-2021