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National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (Act No.25 of 1999)

Chapter I : System for Management of National Heritage Resources

Part 2 : Constitution, function, powers and duties of heritage resources authorities

23. Establishment of provincial heritage resources authorities


An MEC may establish a provincial heritage resources authority which shall be responsible for the management of the relevant heritage resources within the province, which shall be a body corporate capable of suing and being sued in its corporate name and which shall be governed by a Council constituted as prescribed by regulations published in the Provincial Gazette: Provided that the members of the Council shall be appointed in a manner which applies the principles of transparency and representivity and takes into account special competence, experience and interest in the field of heritage resources.