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Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000 (Act No. 4 of 2000)

Regulations Relating to the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000

Chapter I : General Provisions

1. Definitions

 

 

In these regulations any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the Act has the meaning assigned to it and, unless the context otherwise indicates -

 

"clerk"

means a clerk of an equality court;

 

"Committee"

means the Equality Review Committee established in terms of section 32 of the Act;

 

"court"

means an equality court;

 

"day"

means any day of the week other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday;

 

"directions hearing"

means a directions hearing contemplated in regulation 10(5);

 

"Director-General"

means the Director-General of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development;

 

"entity"

means for purposes of Chapter VIII of the Regulations, a person, companies, closed corporations, partnerships, clubs, sports organizations, corporate entities and associations as contemplated in section 27 of the Act;

 

"inquiry"

means an inquiry contemplated in section 21 (1)of the Act;

 

"registrar"

means a registrar of a High Court appointed under section 34 of the Supreme Court Act, 1959 (Act No. 59 of 1959), or a registrar appointed under any law not yet repealed by a competent authority and which, immediately before the commencement of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996), was in force in any area which forms part of the national territory;

 

"the Act"

means the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000 (Act No. 4 of 2000).