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


Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Regulations, 2016

Regulating the Administration and Implementation of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act and the Functions of the Commission

Part 1 - General Provisions

Division B - Commission Office Functions

6. Delivery of documents


(1) A notice or document may be delivered in any manner set out in Table B-BBEE 1.


(2) Subject to subregulation (4), a document delivered by a method listed in the second column of Table B-BBEE 1 will be deemed to have been delivered to the intended recipient on the date and time described in the column of that Table.


(3) If, in a particular matter, it proves impossible to deliver a document in any manner provided for in these Regulations, the person concerned may apply to  a Court for an order of substituted service.


(4) Subject to Regulation (4), if the date and time for the delivery of a document referred to in Table B-BBEE 1 is outside of the office hours of the  Commission as set out in the Regulations, that document will be deemed to have been delivered on the next business day.


(5) A document that is delivered by fax must include a cover page, and a document that is transmitted by electronic mail must accompany a cover  message, in either case setting out—
(a) the name, address, and telephone number of the sender;
(b) the name of the person to whom it is addressed, and the name of that person’s representative, if it is being sent to the representative of a person;
(c) the date and time of the transmission;
(d) the total number of pages sent, including the cover page; and
(e) the name and telephone number of the person to contact if the transmission appears to be incomplete or otherwise unsuccessful.