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Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998)

Chapter 3 : Council for Medical Schemes

Part 1 : Council

3. Establishment of Council for Medical Schemes


(1) There is hereby established a juristic person called the Council for Medical Schemes.


(2) The Council shall be entitled to sue and be sued, to acquire, possess and alienate moveable and immovable property and to acquire rights and incur liabilities.


(3) The registered office of the Council shall be situated in Pretoria or such other address as the Council may from time to time determine.


(4) The Council shall, at all times, function in a transparent, responsive and efficient manner.