To provide for the promotion of research, both basic and applied, and the extension and transfer of knowledge in the various fields of science and technology and indigenous technology; and for this purpose to provide for the establishment of a National Research Foundation; and to provide for incidental matters.
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The National Research Foundation Act, 1998 (Act No. 23 of 1998) has been updated by Government Gazette 34817, dated 5 December 2011 - Notice 1001; Science and Technology Amendment Act, 2011.
The Act has been updated with Government Notice No. 26 of 2006 published in Government Gazette No. 28394 dated 20 January 2006 dealing with the appointment of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.
The National Research Foundation Act, 1998 (Act No. 23 of 1998), has been added to the site, as published in Government Gazette No. 19017 dated 3 July 1998.