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


Constitution of the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA)

10. Executive Committee


(1) Establishment of Executive Committee


The Authority must establish an Executive Committee.


(2) Composition of Executive Committee


The Executive Committee of the Authority consists of—

(a) the chairperson and vice-chairperson contemplated in clause;
(b) the Chief Executive Officer in an ex-officio capacity;
(c) four members nominated by the members of the A representing Organised Labour; and
(d) four members nominated by the members of the Authority representing Organised Employers.


(3) Terms of office of Executive Committee


A member of the Executive Committee holds office for the period of that member's term of office as a member of the Authority.


(4) Functions of Executive Committee


(a) Subject to the directions of the Authority, the Executive Committee must exercise the powers and perform the functions and duties of the Authority relating to the supervision and control of the everyday management and administration of the Authority.
(b) Without limiting the powers, functions and duties contemplated in clause 10(4)(a), the Executive Committee must -
(i) supervise the proper management of all financial matters;
(ii) co-ordinate and supervise the implementation of the policies of the Authority;
(iii) monitor national policy issues and developments and make recommendations for the adoption of policy;
(iv) co-ordinate the functioning of committees and structures of the Authority and monitor their activities to ensure that they are within the terms of any powers delegated to them by the Authority;
(v) manage staff employment issues;
(vi) consider and approve skills programmes which have been recommended by committees and structures if the skills programmes comply with approved policy guidelines;
(vii) determine budgets and business plans;
(viii) monitor the relations and interactions of the Authority with the NSA and other SETA'S; and
(ix) perform any other function or duty, delegated to it by the Authority.
(c) The Executive Committee may establish committees and structures to assist it in the performance of its functions and in this regard may determine -
(i) terms of reference;
(ii) membership (which may include persons who are not members of the Executive Committee); and
(iii) meeting procedures.


(5) Meetings of Executive Committee


The Executive Committee must meet at least four times each year.


(6) Meeting procedures


Meetings of the Executive Committee must comply with the procedures contemplated in clause 13.