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


Constitution of the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)

18. Election of Members of Board and or Chamber Committees, Chairpersons and Vice-Chairperson, Terms of Office and Filling of Casual Vacancies


18.1 Election of Board and or Chamber Committee Members


The election of members of the Board and or Chambers representing employee groups and employer groups who are required to serve on the various Board and or Chamber Committees shall take place at the Board Meeting every 24 months after the conclusion of the erection of Board members.’


18.2 The Term of Office of Chamber Committee Members and Filling of Casual Vacancies


18.2.1 Provided that a Committee member holds a position in any of the Chambers, he or she shall serve as a Committee member for a period of 24 months.


18.2.2 Should a casual vacancy arise in any Committee, for any reason whatsoever, .that vacancy shall be filled by a person from the appropriate Chamber (representing an employee group or an employer group, as the case may be) on the written notice of the Chamber Mancom concerned to the Chief Executive Officer of TETA, and such replacement Committee member shall be ratified by the Board at its next Board meeting.


18.2.3 A replacement committee member shall serve in that capacity until the next election.


18.3 Election of Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons


18.3.1 The Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of a Committee shall be elected from amongst members of a Committee or as prescribed in the Treasury Regulations at its first meeting after such Committee has been elected.


18.3.2 Of the two persons elected as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson respectively, one shall represent an employee group and the other shall represent an employer group.


18.3.3 The Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of a Committee shall serve in those positions for a period of 24 months.


18.3.4 At each succeeding election of a Chairperson and a Vice-Chairperson, the respective positions shall rotate between a representative of an employee group and a representative of an employer group.


18.3.5 The Chairperson of a Committee shall preside at all meetings of a Committee. In the Chairperson's absence, the Vice-Chairperson shall preside, and in the latter's absence the members present shall elect an ad hoc Chairperson.