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Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, 2019 (Act No. 8 of 2019)

Chapter 2 : Critical Infrastructure Council and Structures

Part A : Critical Infrastructure Council

5. Disqualification from appointment as member of Critical Infrastructure Council


A person is disqualified from being appointed or continuing to serve as a member of the Critical Infrastructure Council contemplated in section 4(2)(b) and (c), if he or she—

(a) is not a South African citizen;
(b) does not have a valid top secret security clearance certificate issued to him or her by the State Security Agency;
(c) is an unrehabilitated insolvent;
(d) has, in the preceding 20 years, been sentenced in the Republic or elsewhere, to imprisonment without the option of a fine;
(e) has a direct or indirect financial or personal interest in any critical infrastructure;
(f) has been removed from an office of trust; or
(g) is by virtue of any other law, disqualified from being appointed.