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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 2 : Examinations Board

5. Functions of the Examinations Board


(1) Advise on policy and related matters in the Senior Certificate, as it relates to the assessment body.


(2) Advises the Head of Department on matters relating to examinations and assessment.


(3) Deal with all examinations and assessment matters referred to it by the Head of Department, as the case may be.


(4) The Examinations Board will be accountable to the Head of Department for the execution of its functions.


(5) The Examinations Board may establish an Executive Committee to deal with special matters referred to it by the Examinations Board.


(6) The Director-General or his or her nominee, must convene a minimum of two meetings annually with the Chairpersons of the Examinations Board to discuss matters that would enhance the credibility of the Senior Certificate examinations.