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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 3 : Preparation for the examination process

19. Editing, translation and approval of question papers for printing


(1) A senior examination official must supervise the typing of all examination-related material in a secure area.


(2) Competent language practitioners must edit and translate all question papers.


(3) The Internal Moderator must do the final editing.


(4) The Internal Moderator must sign to certify that he or she is satisfied that the question paper is ready for printing.


(5) The Examiner, Internal Moderator and External Moderator are jointly responsible for the accuracy, quality and standard of the question paper.


(6) A senior official must supervise the printing and approve the quality and standard of the printed question paper, regardless of whether the printing is done in-house or outsourced.