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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

13D. Appointment of Deputy Commissioner and staff of Commission


(1) The Commissioner, in consultation with the Minister, must appoint a person with suitable qualifications and experience to be the Deputy Commissioner for a term of five years.


(2) Section 13C(2), (4), (5) and (6) apply to the Deputy Commissioner, read with such changes as are required by the context.


(3) The Deputy Commissioner must perform the functions of the Commissioner whenever—
(a) the Commissioner is unable for any reason to perform those functions; or
(b) the office of Commissioner is vacant.


(4) The Commissioner may—
(a) appoint staff members with suitable qualifications and experience, or contract with other persons, to assist the Commission in carrying out its functions; and
(b) in consultation with the Minister and the Minister of Finance, determine the remuneration, allowances, benefits and other terms and conditions of appointment of each member of the staff.


[Section 13D inserted by section 8 of Act No. 46 of 2013]