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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 13 : The National Examination Irregularities Committee (NEIC)

70. Composition of the NEIC


(1) The National Examinations Irregularities Committee will comprise the following persons:
(a) Two representatives from the Department of Education appointed by the Director-General. The representative from the Chief Directorate: Educational Measurement, Assessment and Public Examinations will serve as chairperson and the second representative will be nominated from the Legal Section of the Department of Education.
(b) One official from each of the provincial education departments, nominated by the Head of Department.
(c) One representative from each of the private assessment bodies.


(2) In addition the following persons will be nominated as observers:
(a) One representative from Higher Education South Africa;
(b) One representative from the South African Qualifications Authority;
(c) One representative from Umalusi; and
(d) One representative from each of the recognised teacher unions.


(3) All members of the committee, together with the chairperson, will be appointed by the Director-General. The Minister will appoint the additional members with observer status.