Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)
Constitution of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education & Training Authority (MERSETA)
Any expression which is not specifically defined herein, but which is defined in the Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998 shall, unless the contrary intention is apparent from the wording contained herein, bear the meaning assigned to it in the Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998 (as amended).
In this constitution, the following definitions apply:
The Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998 (as amended).
The committee established in terms of sub-clause 13.1 of this constitution to monitor the Governing Board in discharging its duties relating to the management of the financial affairs of the MERSETA.
A person appointed to act on behalf of a member of the Governing Board in the absence of the latter.
The chambers established in terms of sub-clause 13.1(c) of this Constitution.
The Chairperson of the Governing Board nominated in terms of clause 12 of this constitution.
"Chief Executive Officer"
The Chief Executive Officer of the MERSETA who is appointed under clause 14 of this constitution.
Any permanent committee, ad-hoc or subcommittee of the MERSETA.
Organised labour, organised employers or relevant government departments, as contemplated in Schedule 2.
The Deputy-Chairperson of the Governing Board appointed in accordance with clause 12 of this constitution.
Means the Director-General of Labour.
"education and training standards"
Registered statements of desired education and training outcomes and their associated assessment criteria as defined in the SAQA Act.
Education and Training Quality Assurance Body.
The committee established in terms of sub-clause 13.1(a) of this constitution which shall have oversight of the management of the operational affairs of the MERSETA.
"Functional Standing Committee"
A committee established in terms of sub-clause 13.1(b) of this constitution to oversee the main functions of the MERSETA.
Accounting Authority of the MERSETA.
Any person nominated by a constituency and appointed to represent it on the Governing Board or any of its Chambers or committees.
Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority.
Means the Minister of Labour.
National Skills Development Strategy.
The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and such other requirements at specific levels of the National Qualifications Framework as may be determined by the relevant bodies registered for such purpose by the South African Qualifications Authority.
Means the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999) as amended, including Treasury Regulations.
Means an association representing the interests of employees and learners within employer organisations that are members of this sector.
A committee established in terms of sub-clause 13.1 of this constitution.
Means the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector.
Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise.
"the Levies Act"
The Skills Development Levies Act 1999 (Act No. 9 of 1999).
The Labour Relations Act 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995).
"the SAQA Act"
The South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995 (Act No. 58 of 1995).