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

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 1 : National Lotteries Board

2D. Appointment of staff of Commission



(1) The Commissioner shall—
(a) in consultation with the board, appoint suitable persons as senior executive officials of the Commission; and
(b) appoint such staff members as may be necessary to efficiently and effectively perform the functions and duties of the Commission, on such terms and conditions determined by the board and approved by the Minister in consultation with the Minister of Finance.


(2) The Commissioner may, in consultation with the board, request the Minister to authorise or approve the transfer or secondment of officials in the department in terms of the applicable legislation, to assist the Commission in the performance of its functions.


(3)        The Commissioner may—

(a) assign management or other duties to employees with appropriate knowledge and skills to assist the Commission in the management or control over the functioning of the Commission; or
(b) delegate, with or without conditions, any of the powers or functions of the Commissioner to any suitably qualified employee of the Commission, but any such delegation does not divest the Commissioner of responsibility for the exercise of any power or performance of any duty.


(4) A delegation by the Commissioner of any of the powers entrusted or delegated to it in terms of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999), shall be in accordance with section 56 of that Act.


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