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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 12 : Procedures for Dealing with Alleged Irregularities

61. Procedures in respect of irregularities that occur during the capturing, processing, standarisation, release of results and certification process


(1) The Head of Department or his or her nominee may immediately suspend an examination official who contravenes any of these regulations, and the matter must be dealt with in accordance with the Employment of Educators’ Act or in terms of the Public Service Act, or any other relevant legislation.


(2) All irregularities relating to the above processes must be reported immediately to the PEIC and the Head of Examinations.


(3) Confidentiality and security of information must be enforced. Any breach of these must be considered an examination irregularity.