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Taxi Industry Sub-Sector Code for B-BBEE

3. Vision

3.3 Government Undertakings (to achieve this vision):


3.3.1 Make decisive and direct interventions to enhance  the competitiveness of the taxi industry as a mode of transport for commuters.


3.3.2 Set up structures that will ensure inter-governmental co-ordination between departments to align their programmes with the Transport and Taxi Industry B-BBEE processes. Examples of  cross-cutting issues that require interventions across government departments and agencies include, and are not limited to: Increasing awareness within the transport sector of available government investment incentives and grants; Through Transport Charter Council, monitor stakeholder achievements in terms of the indicators in the Taxi Industry Balanced B-BBEE Scorecard; Convene an annual multi-stakeholder forum through the Transport Charter Council to investigate the scale of B-BBEE  opportunities within the value chain; Ensure that the Public Sector/State Owned Enterprises (SOE's) maximise employment opportunities in the taxi industry through the use of labour-intensive methods, in so far as it is economically viable, in the maintenance and expansion of infrastructure; Ensure that the restructuring and formalisation of the taxi industry to effect new institutional arrangements in a manner that results in an increase in black participation at all levels, particularly black women, black youth and black people living with disabilities-in employment and the procurement of services and goods; Enforce and monitor compliance with existing legislation that may impact B-BBEE such as the Employment Equity, Skills Development, Competition Act, etc; and Publish an annual report on B-BBEE and job creation within the taxi industry that consolidates reports and information from  all stakeholders. Stakeholders will use this report to review progress at an annual Transport Industry B-BBEE Forum.