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


Constitution of the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)

21. Meetings


21.1 The Authority must meet at least once every three months.


21.2 The Authority must convene an annual conference to consult with sector stakeholders on the performance of the Authority’s functions.


21.3 Committees must meet at such intervals and frequency as determined by their activities and the dates for the completion of their tasks as specified in their terms of reference.


21.4 An urgent meeting of the Authority or any committee may be called by the chairperson at the written request of at least two members or when the chairperson deems it necessary.


21.5 The Authority may direct any committee to call an urgent meeting to resolve any matter determined by the Authority.


21.6 An establishing authority may direct any of its committees to call an urgent meeting to resolve any matter determined by such committee.


21.7 A secretary must, with regard to the Authority or committee for which the secretary is appointed serve every member with:
12.7.1 a convening notice and the agenda of a meeting at least five working days before the meeting or two working days before an urgent meeting;
21.7.2 any reports of documentation to be considered at a meeting, within a reasonable period before the meeting; and
21.7.3 the minutes of every meeting.