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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)

Chapter 10 : Office of Health Standards Compliance, Board, Inspections and Environmental Health Investigations, Health Officers and Inspectors, Complaints and Appeal Procedures

79D. Chairperson and vice-chairperson of Board


(1) The Minister must appoint a chairperson and vice-chairperson of the Board from the members contemplated in section 79B(1).


(2) Whenever the chairperson of the Board is absent or unable to perform his or her functions as chairperson, the vice-chairperson must act as chairperson and, if the vice-chairperson is absent or unable to act as chairperson the Minister must designate another member of the Board to act as chairperson until the chairperson or vice-chairperson is available.


(3) Any person acting as chairperson of the Board in terms of subsection (2), must exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the chairperson.


[Section 79D amended by section 5 of Act No. 12 of 2013]