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

9. Expenditure, finances and accountability



(1) Expenditure incidental to the performance of the functions of the Commission in terms of this Act or any other law shall be defrayed from money appropriated by Parliament in the same manner, with the necessary changes, and subject to the same laws, as in the case of the expenditure of a department of the National Government.


(2) The Chief Executive Officer referred to in section 7 (1) (a)
(a) shall be responsible for the management of and administrative control over staff appointed in terms of section 7 (1) (b) and shall for those purposes be accountable to the Commission;
(b) shall, subject to the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999)—

[Paragraph (b) substituted by section 4 of Act No. 17 of 2013]

(i) be charged with the responsibility of accounting for money received or paid out for or on account of the Commission;
(ii) cause the necessary accounting and other related records to be kept; and
(c) shall perform the functions which the Commission may from time to time assign to him or her in order to achieve the objects of the Commission, and shall for those purposes be accountable to the Commission.


(3) The records referred to in subsection (2) (b) (ii) shall be audited by the Auditor-General.