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

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 1 : National Lotteries Board

3A. Disqualification of members of board



(1) The Minister may not appoint a person to the board who—
(a) is not a South African citizen;
(b) is a political office bearer;
(c) is disqualified to act as a director of a company incorporated in terms of the Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008);
(d) has been found in any civil or criminal proceedings by a court of law, whether in the Republic or elsewhere, to have acted fraudulently, dishonestly, unprofessionally, dishonourably or in breach of a fiduciary duty, or of any other offence for which such person has been sentenced to direct imprisonment without the option of a fine;
(e) has been removed from a position of trust;
(f) has been subjected to a disciplinary hearing resulting in his or her membership of a board or any other accounting authority of a public entity being prematurely terminated in the past five years;
(g) was at any time found to be in contravention of this Act or any other Act applicable to the public service in the past five years;
(h) has been declared by a court of law to be of an unsound mind; or
(i) is an unrehabilitated insolvent.


(2) Nothing in this Act prevents the Minister from subjecting a prospective member or a member of the board to a probity test to determine suitability or continued suitability of a candidate for appointment as a member of the board or continued membership of the board.


[Section 3A inserted by section 6 of Act No. 32 of 2013]