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National Advisory Council on Innovation Act, 1997 (Act No. 55 of 1997)

7. Tenure of office of members of NACI



(1) A member of NACI, other than the chief executive officer and the officer of the Department of Trade and Industry, shall hold office for such period, not exceeding four years, as the Minister may determine at the time of his or her appointment.


(2) If for any reason the office of such member becomes vacant the Minister may, subject to section 6, appoint any person as a member of NACI for the unexpired portion of that period of office.


(3) A member whose period of office has expired may be reappointed.


(4) Any member of NACI shall vacate his or her office if—
(a) the member resigns; or
(b) the Minister terminates the membership of the member on grounds of misconduct, incapacity or incompetence.