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


Constitution of the Information Systems (IT), Electronics and Telecommunications Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (ISETT SETA)

Chapter Fifteen

15. Standing Committees


15.1 General
15.1.1 The Standing committees of the Authority shall be:
The Executive Committee;
The Audit Committee;
The Provincial Committees.

Each standing committee shall have the duties and functions and composition provided for in the Constitution as well as the duty to seek and consider the advice of the other standing committees.


15.2 Meetings and Procedure
15.2.1 Each committee shall meet as often as necessary for the proper conduct of its affairs but at least once in every three months and shall regulate its meetings as it deems fit;
15.2.2 Meetings of the committees may be convened by its chairperson, either of his or her own accord (after consultation with the Chief Executive Officer) or whenever required to do so by at least one-third of the remaining members of the committee. In the absence of the chairperson, the Chief Executive Officer may exercise the powers of the chairperson under this clause to convene a meeting of a committee;
15.2.3 The quorum necessary for the transaction of business shall be 50% (fifty percent) plus one, members.
15.2.4 At meetings of each committee, each member present shall have one vote and all questions shall be decided by a majority of votes. In the case of an equality of votes, the Presiding Officer of the meeting shall have a second or casting vote;
15.2.5 A resolution in writing signed by all the members of a committee and inserted in the minute book of that committee shall be as valid and effective as if it had been passed at a meeting of the committee, duly convened and held. Any such resolution may consist of several documents in the same form, each of which is signed by one or more members of the committee and shall be deemed (unless the contrary appears from the resolution) to have been passed on the date on which it was signed by the last member of the committee entitled to sign it. A resolution shall be deemed to have been signed if consent thereto has been given in a message transmitted by telegram, tele-printer or telefax and purporting to emanate from the person whose signature to such resolution is required;
15.2.6 Any member of the Authority who is not elected as a member of a standing committee shall be entitled to attend and speak at meetings of that committee but not to vote;
15.2.7 The person presiding at any meeting of a committee shall ensure that minutes of such meetings are kept.