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

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Section D : Challenges

Assignment of Activities for Meeting the Challenges

16.4 Enterprise Development


The objective is to help enterprises by assisting and/or accelerating their development, sustainability and ultimate financial and operational independence through the expansion of their financial and operational abilities. Development in rural communities and certain underdeveloped geographical regions is particularly encouraged.


The activities on the development and assistance of black firms in private practice need to be undertaken by the CA sector.


The activities relating to the provision of technical assistance to black firms need to be undertaken by SAICA. The assistance will be in the form of training of identified individuals through targeted workshops, seminars and structured mentoring programmes.