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Lotteries Act, 1997 (Act No. 57 of 1997)

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 1 : National Lotteries Board

2C. Removal of Commissioner



(1) The board, in consultation with the Minister, may at any time discharge or suspend the Commissioner from office if—
(a) he or she becomes disqualified in terms of section 2E;
(b) the Commissioner repeatedly fails, to the satisfaction of the Minister and the board, to perform the duties of the Commission;
(c) due to any physical or mental illness or disability, the Commissioner becomes incapable of performing the functions of that office or unsatisfactorily performs such functions;
(d) he or she contravenes any provision of this Act; or
(e) he or she is found guilty—
(i) in any disciplinary proceeding whether in the Republic or elsewhere of having acted fraudulently, dishonourably, or in breach of a fiduciary duty; or
(ii) in any court of law whether in the Republic or elsewhere of an offence that involves an element of dishonesty.


[Section 2C inserted by section 4 of Act No. 32 of 2013]