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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Geoscience Act, No. 100 of 1993

Long title


To provide for the promotion of research and the extension of knowledge in the field of geoscience; for that purpose to make provision for the establishment of a Council for Geoscience and for the management thereof by a Management Board; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Establishment of Council for Geoscience
3. Objects of Council
4. Management Board
5. Functions of Council
6. Powers of Council in respect of certain information
7. Prohibition on mining development and certain research by Council [...amended by Act 2010_016_006(a)_20101203 - was entitled "Prohibition on mining development and certain prospecting and research by Council"]
8. Exercise of powers of Council outside Republic
8A. Appointment of geotechnical appeal committee [...inserted by Act 2010_016_008_20101203]
8B. Internal appeal process [...inserted by Act 2010_016_008_20101203]
9. Period of office and conditions of service of members of Board, and filling of vacancies [...amended by Act 2010_016_006(a)_20101203 - was entitled "Period of office and conditions of service of members of Management Board, and filling of vacancies"]
10. Chairperson and deputy chairperson of Board [...amended by Act 2010_016_010_20101203 - was entitled "Chairman and vice-chairman of Management Board"]
11. Limitation of powers of Board and Chief Executive Officer [...amended by Act 2010_016_011_20101203 - was entitled "Limitation of powers of Management Board and executive officer"]
12. Persons disqualified from being members of Management Board
13. Vacating of office by members of Management Board
14. Limitation of liability of member or alternate member of Management Board or members of committees
15. Board Committee [...amended by Act 2010_016_015_20101203] - was entitled "Executive Management Committee
16. Committees for specific purposes
17. Meetings of Board [...amended by Act 2010_016_017_20101203 - was entitled "Meetings of Management Board"]
18. Chief Executive Officer of Council [...amended by Act 2010_016_018_20101203 - was entitled "Eecutive officer of Council"]
19. Personnel of Council and conditions of service
20. Funds of Council
21. Accounting, auditing and reporting 
22. Recovery of losses and damage
23. Delegation of powers and assignment of functions
24. Discoveries, inventions and improvements by employees of Council and other persons
25. Regulations
26. Transfer of certain assets and obligations to Council
27. Short title and commencement
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