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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 8 : Re-Marking, Re-Checking and Viewing of Examination Scripts

42. Fees


(1) The Director-General, after consultation with the Heads of Departments, may determine fees for—
(a) re-marking of answer scripts, which must be refunded to the candidate if the re-marking results in an improvement of the symbol;
(b) re-checking;
(c) viewing; and
(d) statement of results.


(2) Learners may be exempt from paying examination-related fees, if the candidate can prove that he or she has been exempt from the payment of school fees in terms of the poverty-ranking formula.


(3) The Minister, in consultation with the Council of Education Ministers, will handle appeals relating to the examination fees.