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South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act No. 84 of 1996)


Regulations for the Conduct, Administration and Management of Assessment for the Senior Certificate, 2005

Chapter 6 : Marking process

36. Marking procedure


(1) Marking may commence in one or selected subjects while the rest of the examination is still in progress or at the end of the examination.


(2) The Markers may mark all the questions in the answer script or only the questions allocated to him or her, as instructed by the chief marker.


(3) If a candidate is required to answer only a selected number of questions in a question paper, the Marker must mark only the required number of questions in the answer script.


(4) The Marker must mark the questions stipulated in sub-regulation (3) in the order in which they appear in the answer script and ignore the extra questions.


(5) The Marker may use only black ink on the mark sheet or any other official document.