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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)

Chapter 13 : Finance

Financial and Fiscal Commission

221. Appointment and tenure of members


(1) The Commission consists of the following women and men appointed by the President, as head of the national executive—
(a) a chairperson and a deputy chairperson;
(b) three persons selected, after consulting the Premiers, from a list compiled in accordance with a process prescribed by national legislation;
(c) two persons nominated by organised local government in terms of section 163; and
(d) and two other persons and


(1A) National legislation referred to in subsection (1) must provide for the participation of—
(a) the Premiers in the compilation of a list envisaged in subsection (1)(b); and
(b) organised local government in the compilation of a list envisaged in subsection (1)(c).


(2) Members of the Commission must have appropriate expertise.


(3) Members serve for a term established in terms of national legislation. The President may remove a member from office on the ground of misconduct, incapacity or incompetence.