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


Establishment of Ministerial Advisory Committee on e-Health

6. Disqualification from membership of Committee and vacation of office


(1) A person may not be appointed as a member of the Committee if that person—
(a) is not a citizen of South Africa and ordinarily resident in the Republic;
(b) is an un-rehabilitated insolvent;
(c) has at any time been convicted of an offence involving dishonesty, whether in the Republic or elsewhere, and sentenced to imprisonment without the option of a fine;
(d) has been removed from an office of trust; or
(e) is suffering from an infirmity of mind or body which prevents him or her from properly discharging his or her duties as a member of the Committee.


(2) A member of the Committee must vacate his or her office if—
(a) he or she becomes disqualified in terms of sub-paragraph (1), from being appointed or serving, as a member of the Committee; or
(b) he or she submits his or her resignation to the Minister in writing.


(3) If a member of the Committee dies or vacates his or her office in terms of sub-paragraph (2) or paragraph 13(2)(b), (d) and (3), the Minister may, subject to paragraph 4, appoint a person to fill the vacancy for the unexpired portion of the period for which that member was appointed.