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

Amended Codes of Good Practice (2017)

Amended Code Series CSC100: Measurement of the Ownership Element of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment in the Construction Sector

Statement CSC100: The General Principles for Measuring Ownership

3. Key Measurement Principles

3.4 Modified Flow-Through Principle


3.4.1 A Measured Entity applying this Modified Flow-Through Principle cannot benefit from the Exclusion Principle in relation to Mandated Investments.


3.4.2 Subject to below the Modified Flow-Through Principle applies to a B-BBEE Owned or Controlled Company in the Ownership of the Measured Entity.


3.4.3 In calculating Exercisable Voting Rights under paragraph 2.1.1, and Economic Interest under paragraph 2.2.1 of the Ownership scorecard the following applies: Where in the chain of Ownership, Black People have a flow-through level of participation of at least 51%, and then only once in the entire Ownership structure of the Measured Entity, such Black participation may be treated as if it were 100% Black. Notwithstanding above the Modified Flow-Through Principle may not be applied at the level of the Measured Entity itself.


3.4.4 The Modified Flow-Through Principle may only be applied in the calculation of the indicators in paragraphs 2.1.1 and 2.2.1 of statement CSC100 and paragraphs 1.1.1 and 1.2.1 of statement CSC601 of the respective Ownership scorecards. In all other instances, the Flow-Through Principle applies.