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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—

 

"Chairperson"

means the chairperson of the Commission;

 

"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]

 

"committee"

means a committee established under section 6;

 

"Constitution"

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

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

 

"investigation"

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);

 

"Minister"

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]

 

"premises"

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.]