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


Establishment of Ministerial Advisory Committee on e-Health

4. Appointment of members of Committee


(1) The Minister must appoint members of the Committee from amongst persons nominated by interested persons or the relevant Departments and institutions referred to in paragraph 3(1).


(2) The Minister must, before appointing the members of the Committee, by notice in the Gazette and in two or more nationally circulating newspapers in the Republic, invite interested persons to nominate, within the period specified in the notice, persons who, in the opinion of such interested persons, are fit to be so appointed, stating the grounds upon which such opinion is based.


(3) If a suitable person or the required number of persons is not nominated as contemplated in sub-paragraph (2), the Minister must appoint an appropriate person or persons who qualify to be appointed in terms of paragraph 3(1).


(4) A member of the Committee is appointed for a period of five years, and is eligible for reappointment for one additional term of five years.


(5) A member of the Committee, excluding a member who is in the full-time employment of the State, must be appointed on such conditions, as the Minister may, with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance, determine.