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


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

Chapter 8 : Meetings of THETA

28. Procedure


28.1 Subject to this constitution, THETA shall regulate its meetings, as it deems fit. The quorum necessary for the transaction of business of any meeting of THETA shall be two fifths of its Members from time to time, one half of whom shall be Members representing organised labour and organised business.


28.2 The Board of the THETA may act despite vacancies in its Membership so long as a quorum is present.


28.3 If within half an hour after the time appointed for the meeting a quorum is not present, the meeting, if convened upon a requisition of Members, shall be dissolved. In any other case, the meeting shall stand adjourned to a day not earlier than 7 days and not later than 21 days after the date of the meeting at the same time and place. If no quorum be then present within half an hour after the time appointed for the meeting, the Members then present shall constitute a quorum and may transact the business for which the meeting was called. If the same place is not available, the Members present shall by majority vote adjourn to an available place.


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


28.5 The elected Chairperson of any other Committee or Chamber, or in the absence of that person the Deputy Chairperson of the Committee or Chamber shall preside at all meetings of that Committee or Chamber.


28.6 In the absence of the elected Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson the Members present and forming a quorum shall elect a Chairperson, for the meeting only, from amongst their number.


28.7 The person presiding at any meeting of THETA shall ensure that minutes of such meetings are kept.