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


Constitution of the Chemical Industries and Training Authority (CHIETA)

9. Appointment of Members


9.1 The members of the Governing Board will be appointed as follows:
9.1.1 nine (9) members to represent organised labour shall be nominated by Trade Unions referred to in Annexure "B";
9.1.2 nine (9) members to represent organised employers shall be nominated by Employer Associations referred to in Annexure "B";
9.1.3 four (4) members to represent government shall, each be nominated by the National Departments of Trade and Industry, Minerals and Energy: Science and Technology and Environmental Affairs ;
9.1.4 three (3) members to represent the professional bodies and one (1) member to represent the bargaining council must be appointed by the Minister in terms of Section 11(d) of the Act.


9.2 Each constituency represented on the Governing Board must be represented by members who are sufficiently representative of designated groups.


9.3 Once appointed a member represents the constituency that nominated him/her and will enjoy all rights and obligations conferred to members in terms of this Constitution.


9.4 The names of all members appointed to the Governing Board must appear in a register maintained by the Secretary.


9.5 Before every annual meeting of the Governing Board organizations representing organised labour and organised employers must by a written agreement, determine:
9.5.1 rules relating to vacancies, including vacancies arising out of a stakeholder organisation losing its status in the sector; and
9.5.2 procedures for regulating the determination of mandates.


9.6 The organisations referred to in clause 9.1 must also specify and confirm the names of the members and alternates before the annual meeting.