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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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South African Maritime Safety Authority Act, No 5 of 1998

Long title


To provide for the establishment and functions of the South African Maritime Safety Authority; and to provide for incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1.  Definitions

CHAPTER 1. SOUTH AFRICAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY
2.  Establishment and transfer of certain functions
3.  Objectives
4.  Duties
5.  How functions may be performed
6.  Functions to be performed in accordance with objectives and international agreements and law
6A.  Performance agreement [...inserted by Act 2007_042_006]
7.  Directions by Minister
8.  Reimbursement of cost of complying with directions
9.  Powers
10.  Prohibition on formation of companies and partnerships
11.  Consultation

CHAPTER 2. BOARD OF AUTHORITY AND STAFF

Part 1. Board
12.  Constitution of Board and terms and conditions of appointment
13.  Period of office of members
14.  Remuneration and allowances of members
15.  Independence and responsibilities of members
16.  Acting appointments
17.  Resignation
18.  Termination of appointment
19.  Meetings
20. Conduct of meetings
21.  Resolutions without meetings

Part 2. Chief Executive Officer and staff
22.  Chief Executive Officer
23.  Chief Executive Officer not to engage in other work
24.  [...repealed by Act 2007_042_006 - was entitled "Terms and conditions of service of Chief Executive Officer"]
25.  Resignation
26.  Acting Chief Executive Officer
27.  Staff

CHAPTER 3. OPERATION OF AUTHORITY
28.  Business plan
29. Financial targets and performance indicators
30. Minister may direct variation of financial plan

CHAPTER 4. FINANCE

Part 1. General
31. Transfer of certain State assets to Authority
32. Transfer of land, etc., to Authority
33. Effect of transfer from State to Authority
34. Liabilities in respect of personnel
35. Money paid in advance to State
36. Rights in respect of services and facilities formerly provided by Department
37. Assets and liabilities
38. Maritime Fund
39. Grants by State
40. Borrowings
41. Guarantee of borrowings
42. Authority may give security
43. Application of Reporting by Public Entities Act, 1992

Part 2. Charges
44. Charges

CHAPTER 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS
45. Power to detain
46. Limitation of liability and indemnification of Authority
47. Delegation by Minister
48. Delegation by Authority
49. Substitution of Authority for State in certain contracts, etc.
50. Publication of directions
51. Marine casualties investigation commission
52. Certain functions of Authority to be performed by Department of State
53. Regulations
54. Application of Act to Prince Edward Islands
55. Amendment of section 1 of Act 105 of 1983...
56. Amendment of section 11 of Act 105 of 1983...
57. Transitional provisions
58. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. ADMINISTRATION OF LAWS TRANSFERRED (SECTION 2(2)) [s2]
 
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