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South Africa
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National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act, No. 56 of 1999

Long title


To establish the National Student Financial Aid Scheme; to provide for the management, governance and administration of the scheme; to provide for the granting of loans and bursaries to eligible students at public colleges and public higher education institutions and for the administration of such loans and bursaries; to provide for the recovery of loans; to provide for the repeal of the Provision of Special Funds for Tertiary Education and Training Act, 1993; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
PREAMBLE
1. Definitions
2. Purpose of Act
CHAPTER 2. ESTABLISHMENT, COMPOSITION, GOVERNANCE AND FUNCTIONS OF NSFAS
3. Establishment of National Student Financial Aid Scheme
4. Functions of NSFAS
4A. Intervention by Minister [...inserted by Act 2011_021_005_20111214]
4B. ... [sic - no text labeled "4B" was inserted by Act 2011_021_004_20111214]
5. Composition of board
6. Term of office of chairperson and members
7. Vacation of office
8. Filling of vacancies
9. Executive officer and employees of NSFAS
10. Executive committee
11. Finance committee
12. Other committees
13. Meetings of board and committees
14. Funds of NSFAS
15. Annual audit
16. Annual report
17. Remuneration and allowances of members of board and committees
CHAPTER 2A. [sic - no title]
17A. ...Appointment of administrator [...inserted by Act 2011_021_005_20111214]
17B. Assistance to administrator [...inserted by Act 2011_021_005_20111214]
17C. Remuneration and allowances [...inserted by Act 2011_021_005_20111214]
17D. Dissolutoin of board [...inserted by Act 2011_021_005_20111214]
CHAPTER 3. ADMINISTRATION OF LOANS AND BURSARIES
18. Application for loan or bursary
19. Conditions of loans and bursaries
20. Designated public college or designated higher education institution [...Act 2011_021_0000_ - was entitled "Designated higher education institution"]
CHAPTER 4. RECOVERY OF LOANS
21. Repayment of loans
22. Obligations of borrower
23. ... [...repealed by Act 2011_021_006 - was entitled "Obligations of employer"]
24. Obligations of South African Revenue Service
CHAPTER 5. GENERAL
25. Information to be provided to NSFAS
26. Delegation of powers
27. Regulations
28. Repeal of law
29. Transitional arrangements
30. Short title

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