National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008)
Chapter 4 : South African Qualifications Authority
17. Meetings of board and committees
1)The board must meet at least four times a year at such times and places as the chairperson may determine by notice in writing to the members.
2)The chairperson must convene a meeting of the board—
a)within 14 days of receipt of a written request signed by at least one third of the members of the board; or
b)if requested by the Minister to convene a meeting.
3)If the chairperson and deputy chairperson of the board are absent from any meeting of the board, the members present must elect one of their number to preside at that meeting.
4)The board must make rules relating to the procedure at meetings of the board and its committees, including the quorum for such meetings, and any other matter necessary or expedient for the performance of the functions of the board or its committees.
5)The proceedings at a meeting of the board or a committee are not invalid by reason only of the fact that a vacancy exists on the board or committee, as the case may be, at the time of such meeting.
6)The board and its committees must keep minutes of their proceedings and decisions which when confirmed must be open to scrutiny by an interested person subject to the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000).