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Tourism Act, 1993 (Act No. 72 of 1993)

4. Constitution of board



1) The board shall consist of not fewer than nine and not more than 15 members, who shall be appointed by the Minister in terms of subsection (2).


a) The Minister shall appoint as members of the board not fewer than nine persons who are, by virtue of their knowledge of or present or potential active involvement in the tourism industry, fit to serve on the board.
b) [Para. (b) deleted by s. 1 of Act No. 8 of 2000].
c) The Minister may appoint one officer of the Department to represent the Department on the board.
d) The Minister shall, before he or she appoints a member of the board (except the member referred to in paragraph (c)), by notice in the Gazette invite all interested persons to submit to him or her, within the period mentioned in the notice, the names of persons who in the opinion of such interested persons are fit to be so appointed, stating the grounds upon which such opinion is based.


3) The Minister shall appoint one member of the board as chairperson and another member as vice-chairperson of the board.


4) If the chairperson is for any reason unable to act as chairperson the vice-chairperson shall perform the functions of the chairperson


5) [Sub-section (5) deleted by s. 1 of Act No. 8 of 2000].