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Fund-raising Act, 1978 (Act No. 107 of 1978)

Chapter II : Disaster Relief Fund, South African Defence Force Fund, Refugee Relief Fund, State President's Fund and Social Relief Fund

21. Collection of contributions for particular purposes and particular powers of boards


(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Chapter I contained, no contributions shall be collected for a purpose referred to in section 18, except as provided in this Chapter.


(2) A board may—
(a) collect contributions for the achievement of its objects;
(b) grant a special authority in writing to any person or organization to collect during such period and in such area as may be specified in such authority and subject to the prescribed conditions and such other conditions as may be specified in such authority, contributions for the objects of the board concerned, either generally or in a particular case, and such board may vary or withdraw such special authority or any condition thereof (other than a prescribed condition), or may replace any such condition with another condition;
(c) undertake such investigations into any matter relating to its objects as it may deem necessary;
(d) may purchase or otherwise acquire, hold, alienate or hypothecate any movable property and, with the consent of the Minister acting with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance, any immovable property
(e) hire or let movable or immovable property;
(f) enter into any agreement relating to its objects on such terms and conditions as it may deem fit.