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Diamonds Act, 1986 (Act No. 56 of 1986)

Chapter II : The South African Diamond Regulator

Part 1 : South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator

7. Persons disqualified from being members of Regulator


No person shall be appointed as a member of the Regulator in terms of section 6(2) if he or she –

a) has been declared by a court to be mentally ill or disordered;
b) is an unrehabilitated insolvent;
c) has been convicted of an offence committed after the date of commencement of the Constitution, and sentenced to imprisonment without the option of a fine, unless the person has received a grant of amnesty or a presidential pardon before the date of his or her appointment; or
d) is not a South African citizen and is not permanently resident within the Republic.