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


Constitution of the Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Training Authority (THETA)

Chapter 6 : Standing Committees

18. The Executive Committee


18.1 Duties and functions


18.1.1 THETA must establish an Executive Committee whose composition shall be in accordance with Annexure "B". The Executive Committee shall be responsible for the management of the operational affairs of THETA. It shall exercise such further powers and functions as may be entrusted or delegated to it by the Board of the THETA. The Executive Committee shall be responsible to and shall report to the Board of THETA.


18.1.2 In particular, but without limiting the generality of this, the Executive Committee shall have the following specific functions: to present the annual budget, business plan, sector skills plan and quality plan for the approval of THETA; to receive, consider and approve the financial reports of THETA; to monitor and report on the financial operations, internal financial controls and budget performance of THETA; to determine policies for the effective management of human resources and to monitor their implementation; to manage and co-ordinate the activities of other Standing Committees and the Chambers; whenever any question or issue of business arises, to determine which Standing Committee or Chamber should deal with it; to appoint and to agree the terms of service of the Chief Executive Officer of THETA and to determine the functions, rights and duties of the Chief Executive Officer and to direct and supervise the Chief Executive Officer in the performance of his duties; to appoint such ad hoc Committees as may be required; to seek and consider the advice of the other Committees and Chambers; to submit, for the consideration of THETA, an annual report on the affairs of THETA and of its own activities; to approve the THETA'S insurance portfolio; to consider and approve plans for the provision of capital resources, to facilitate achievement of the THETA'S objectives and to monitor the progress of major capital and infrastructure works; and to consider legal matters.


18.1.3 The Executive Committee shall have the power to refer such matters as it may deem fit to any other Standing Committee or to any ad hoc Committee it may establish or to any Chamber and to withdraw or vary such reference at any time.


18.1.4 The Chairperson of the Board of the THETA or such person as shall be acting in the place of the Chairperson in accordance with this constitution shall preside at all meetings of the Executive Committee.