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

Chapter 5 : Independent Schools

50. Duties of Member of Executive Council relating to independent schools



1) The Member of the Executive Council must, by notice in the Provincial Gazette, determine requirements for –
a) the admission of learners of an independent school to examinations conducted by or under the supervision of the education department;
b) the keeping of registers and other documents by an independent school;
c) criteria of eligibility, conditions and manner of payment of any subsidy to an independent school; and
d) any other matter relating to an independent school which must or may be prescribed in terms of this Act.


2) Different requirements may be made under subsection (1) in respect of different independent schools.


3) The Member of the Executive Council must allow the affected parties a reasonable period to comment on any requirement he or she intends to determine under subsection (1).