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National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008

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To provide for the National Qualifications Framework; to provide for the responsibilities of the Minister of Higher Education and Training; to provide for the South African Qualifications Authority; to provide for Quality Councils; to provide for transitional arrangements; to repeal the South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: December 2020


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Latest Developments:

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2009), has been updated by the publication of the Determination of the Sub-Frameworks that comprise the National Qualifications Framework, as per Notice No. 1391 of GG 44031, dated 24 December 2020.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2009), has been updated by the publication of the appointment of the new South African Qualifications Authority Board, as per Notice No. 1372 of GG 44012, dated 18 December 2020.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008), has a Notice of Amendment regarding Policy and Criteria for Recognising a Professional Body and Registering a Professional Designation for the Purposes of the Act, as per Notice No. 1054 of GG 43764, dated 2 October 2020.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008), has been updated  by the temporary withdrawal of the Revised Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework Policy, as per Notice No. 1014 of GG 43732, dated 24 September 2020.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008), has been updated  by the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework Policy, as per Notice No. 597 of GG 37879, dated 31 July 2014.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008) has been amended by Government Gazette 33545, dated 27 July 2012- Notice 586; Level Descriptors to be used in the Development and Evaluation of Qualifications for Registration.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008) has been amended by Government Gazette 35548, dated 27 July 2012 – Notice 586; Level Descriptors.

 

The National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No. 67 of 2008) has been amended by Notice 943 from Government Gazette 34749

 

The Higher Education Laws Amendment Act, No. 26 of 2010, in Government Gazette No. 33855 dated 7 December 2010, has amended this Act.

 

The Act has been updated with Notice No. 576 in Government Gazette No. 32233 dated 22 May 2009, regarding date for the implementation of the Act.

 

This Act has been added to the site, and was published in Government Gazette No. 31909 dated 17 February 2009.