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Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act, No. 13 of 2000

Long title


To provide for the establishment of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa; to provide for the dissolution of the Independent Broadcasting Authority and the South African Telecommunications Regulatory Authority; to transfer the functions of the latter authorities to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa; to amend the Independent Broadcasting Authority Act, 1993, the Telecommunications Act, 1996, and the Broadcasting Act, 1999; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE

CONTENTS OF ACT

CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1.  Definitions
2.  Object of Act

CHAPTER II. INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA
3.  Establishment of Independent Communications Authority of South Africa
4.  Functions of Authority and chairperson [...was entitled "Functions of Authority"]
4A. Register of licences [...inserted by Act 2006_003_013]
4B. Inquiries by Authority [...inserted by Act 2006_003_013]
4C. Conduct of Inquiries [...inserted by Act 2006_003_013]
4D. Confidential information [...inserted by Act 2006_003_013]
5.  Constitution of and appointment of councillors to Council
6.  Disqualification
6A.  Performance management system
7.  Terms of office
8.  Removal from office
9.  Vacancies
10.  Salary, allowances and benefits of councillors of Council [...was entitled "Remuneration"]
11.  Meetings of Council
11A.  Minutes of meetings [...inserted by Act 2006_003_013]
11B.  Code of Ethics [...inserted by Act 2014_002_011_20140407]
12.  Conflicting interests
13.  Validity of proceedings
14.  Staff
14A.  Appointment of experts [...inserted by Act 2006_003_015]
14B.  ... [...inserted by Act 2006_003_015] [...repealed by Act 2014_002_015_20140407 - was entitled "Transfer of staff"]
14C.  Confidentiality [...inserted by Act 2006_003_015]
14D.  ... [...inserted by Act 2006_003_015] [...repealed by Act 2014_002_015_20140407 - was entitled "Limitation of liability"]
15.  Financing of and accounting by Authority
15A.  Annual plan [...inserted by Act 2014_002_019_20140407]
16.  Annual report
16A.  Restriction on use of name or description implying connection with Authority [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]

CHAPTER III. COMMITTEES
17.  Standing and special committees
17A. Establishment of Complaints and Compliance Committee [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17B.  Functions of Complaints and Compliance Committee [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17C.  Procedure of Complaints and Compliance Committee [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17D.  Findings by Complaints and Compliance Committee [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17E.  Decision by Authority [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17F.  Inspectors [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17G.  Power of inspector to enter, search and seize [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]
17H.  Offences and penalties [...inserted by Act 2006_003_017]

CHAPTER IV. TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
18.  [...repealed by Act 2006_003_020 wef 0000/00/00 - was entitled "Dissolution of IBA and SATRA, and first meeting of Council"]
19.  [...repealed by Act 2006_003_020 wef 0000/00/00 - was entitled "Transfer of staff"]
20. [...repealed by Act 2006_003_020 wef 0000/00/00 - was entitled "Passing of assets and liabilities to Authority"]
21.  ...[...repealed by Act 2014_002_015_20140407 - was entitled "Pending matters"] 
22.  ...[...repealed by Act 2014_002_015_20140407 - was entitled "Savings"] 

CHAPTER V. GENERAL
23.  Repeal and amendment of laws
23A.  Liability [...inserted by Act 2014_002_028_20140407]
24.  Application of Act
25.  Short title and commencement
Sch. 1.  SCHEDULE 1. LAWS AMENDED OR REPEALED [s23]
Sch. 2.  [...repealed by Act 2006_003_020 wef 0000/00/00 - was entitled "SCHEDULE 2. DETERMINATION BY LOT FOR PURPOSES OF SECTION 7(2)(b)"]

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