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The South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998)

Chapter 2 : Governance and Staffing of Agency

21. Acting Chief Executive Officer



(1) The Board may appoint any employee of the Agency who is not disqualified in terms of the Companies Act to be a director of a company, to act as Chief Executive Officer
(a) during any period that the Chief Executive Officer is absent from the Republic;
(b) when, because of illness or incapacity, the holder of that office is temporarily unable to perform the duties connected with that office;
(c) while that office is vacant; or
(d) if the holder of that office has been suspended under section 20(4), for the duration of the period of suspension.


(2) A person appointed to act as Chief Executive Officer will, for the duration of the period of appointment, have the status, be entitled to all the privileges, be subject to all the obligations and be competent to exercise and perform all the powers, functions and duties, conferred and imposed on the Chief Executive Officer in terms of this Act, and any act or thing performed or done or omitted by that person during that period of appointment, will be regarded and treated for the purposes of this Act as having been performed, done or omitted by the Chief Executive Officer.