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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

79J. Delegation of powers and assignment of duties by Chief Executive Officer


(1) The Chief Executive Officer may—
(a) delegate to an employee of the Office any of his or her powers in terms of this Act; or
(b) assign to an employee of the Office any of his or her duties in terms of this Act.


(2) The delegation in terms of subsection (1)—
(a) must be in writing;
(b) may be subject to such terms and conditions the Chief Executive Officer may determine or impose;
(c) may at any time be amended or revoked by the Chief Executive Officer; and
(d) does not divest the Chief Executive Officer of the responsibility concerning the exercise of the power.


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