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Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)

Chapter 6 : Administration Act

22. Administration of Act by Department


(1) [Section 22(1) deleted by section 15(1), Schedule 1, of Act No. 4 of 2014]


(2) The functions of the Department in terms of this Act are—
(a) to research and analyse the labour market in order to determine skills development needs for—
(i) South Africa as a whole;
(ii) each sector of the economy; and
(iii) organs of state;
(b) to assist in the formulation of—
(ii) sector skills development plans; and
(c) to provide information on skills to—
(i) the Minister;
(iii) SETAs;
(iv) education and skills development providers;
(v) organs of the state;
(vi) the skills development forums in each province;
(vii) the QCTO; and
(viii) any other interested party; and
(d) to perform any other function assigned or delegated to the Department in terms of this Act.

[Section 22(2) amended by section 9 of Act No. 37 of 2008]