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


Constitution of the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)


Schedule E : Code of Conduct


1. The members of the Authority, the Executive Committee, and any committees of the Authority—
1.1 stand in a fiduciary relationship to the Authority;
1.2 must perform their functions in good faith;
1.3 must avoid any material conflict between their own interests and those of the Authority, and in particular—
1.3.1 must not derive any personal economic benefit to which they are not entitled because that benefit is obtained in conflict with the interests of the Authority;
1.3.2 must notify the Authority, at the earliest opportunity practicable in the circumstances, of the nature and extent of any direct or indirect material interest which they may have in any dealing of the Authority;
1.4 must protect and promote the reputation and goodwill of the Authority;
1.5 must exercise their powers for the benefit and in the interests of the Authority;
1.6 must not abuse the resources of the Authority; and
1.7 must not disclose to any unauthorised person any privileged or confidential information of the Authority.