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Commission for Gender Equality Act, 1996 (Act No. 39 of 1996)

1. Definitions



In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise—



means the chairperson of the Commission;



means the Commission for Gender Equality referred to in section 181 of the Constitution;

[Definition of 'Commission' substituted by section 2 of Act No. 17 of 2013]



means a committee established under section 6;



means the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996;

[Definition of 'Constitution' inserted by section 2 of Act No. 17 of 2013]



means an investigation contemplated in section 11 (1) (e);


"joint committee"

means a joint committee of the Houses of Parliament appointed in accordance with the Standing Orders of Parliament for the purpose of considering a matter contemplated in section 3 (2) and (5);



means the Minister responsible for women, children and people with disabilities;

[Definition of 'Minister' amended by section 2(c) of Act No. 17 of 2013]



includes land, any road, building or structure, or any vehicle, conveyance, ship, boat, vessel, aircraft or container.


"Public Service Commission"

[Definition of 'Public Service Commission' deleted by section 35 (1) of Act No. 47 of 1997.]