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Bus Commuter and Coach Services Sub-Sector Code for B-BBEE

2. Vision to Develop a World Class Bus Commuter and Coach Services Industry

2.5 Government undertakings to achieve this vision


2.5.1 Government demonstrates its commitment to the bus industry by: Actively supporting the bus industry as a core component of the transport industry in South Africa; Actively  supporting the intercity and tour charter coach and tour bus industry as a core component of the national, regional and international tourism industry; Continuously  clarifying  the  public transport policy direction in order to provide stability and direction to the industry; To  actively  engage  in discussions  with  the  bus  industry  in view  of the expansion of desperately needed services; Resolve legislative and fiscal restrictions that have a negative impact on the further development of the industry as well as policy implementation; To engage in discussions regarding issues of learner transport services; Assist B-BBEE companies in accessing funds for training and skills development through the Transport Sector Education and Training Authority (TETA); Assist industry and B-BBEE companies in training and development initiatives; To apply this Bus Sector  B-BBEE Sub-Sector Code in the tender  and negotiated contract processes; Enforce and monitor compliance with existing legislation that may impact on B-BBEE such as the Employment Equity, Skills Development and Competition Acts; and Stakeholders should use the annual B-BBEE report published by the Transport Sector B-BBEE Council to annually review progress on transformation.