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


Constitution of the Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather Sector Education and Training Authority (CTFLSETA)

3. Scope of Coverage


Minister’s Determination


3.1 The scope of coverage of the SETA is the Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather Sector determined by the Minister in terms of section 9(2) of the Act. A detailed description of the scope is set out in Schedule 1 annexed to this Constitution.


Area of Jurisdiction


3.2 In terms of the Minister’s determination, the SETA has jurisdiction over the Sector, as defined, within the borders of the Republic of South Africa.


Non-voting participation


3.3 The Council may, subject to any conditions, allow non-voting participation in the activities of the SETA by representatives of bodies -
3.3.1 that have a common interest or association with the SETA but that are not entitled to be members in terms of section 11 of the Act;
3.3.2 that fall within the Sector as defined, but that operate in other Southern African states.


3.4 A representative who participates in the activities of the SETA in terms of clause 3.3, is not a member of the SETA and -
3.4.1 may not vote;
3.4.2 must comply with any conditions imposed on him or her; and
3.4.3 must comply with the code of conduct annexed to this Constitution as Schedule 3.




3.5 The following sub-sectors are established in the Sector:
3.5.1 the sub-sector representing the interests of clothing manufacturing;
3.5.2 the sub-sector representing the interests of textiles manufacturing; and
3.5.3 the sub-sector representing the interests of footwear and leather manufacturing.


Organisations in the Sector


3.6 The trade unions and organisations of employers in the Sector are set out in Schedule 2 annexed hereto.


3.7 The Council must admit as a qualifying organisation a registered trade union or registered organisation of employers if the Council is satisfied that the admission of the trade union or organisation of employers will make the SETA more representative, and if the trade union or organisation of employers is -
3.7.1 listed in Schedule 2:
3.7.2 substantially representative;
3.7.3 patty to a bargaining council in the Sector.