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General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act, No. 58 of 2001

Long title


To provide for the establishment, composition and functioning of the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Council; to provide for quality assurance in general and further education and training; to provide for control over norms and standards of curriculum and assessment; to provide for the issue of certificates at the exit points; to provide for the conduct of assessment; to repeal the South African Certification Council Act, 1986; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

[...deleted by Act 2008_050_001 - was entitled "PREAMBLE"]

CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS, APPLICATION AND OBJECTS OF ACT
1.  Definitions
2.  Application of Act
3.  Object of Act [...was entitled "Objects of Act"]

CHAPTER 2. ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF COUNCIL [...was entitled "CHAPTER 2. ESTABLISHMENT AND ACCREDITATION"]
4.  Establishment of Council
5.  [...repealed by Act 2008_050_005 - was entitled "Accreditation as Education and Training Quality Assurance Body"]
6.  Composition of Council
7.  Vacation of office and filling of vacancies
8.  Committees of Council
9.  Meetings of Council and committees
10.  Allowances and remuneration of members of Council and committees
11.  Appointment of Chief Executive Officer and staff
12.  Functions of Chief Executive Officer
13.  Funds of Council
14.  Alienation and encumbrance of property
15.  Audit and annual report
16.  Functions of Council

CHAPTER 2A. ASSESSMENT [...Title inserted by Act 2008_050_008]
17.  Internal assessment that forms part of final assessment
17A.  External assessment [... inserted by Act 2008_050_009]
18.  Functions of assessment body with regard to external assessment [...was entitled "Functions of provider or assessment body with regard to external assessment"]
19.  Duty of Council to report irregularities to Director-(General
20. Functions of Minister and Director-General with regard to external assessment
21.  Cancellation of certificates

CHAPTER 3. QUALITY ASSURANCE OF PRIVATE EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS [...was entitled "CHAPTER 3. ACCREDITATION OF PROVIDERS"]

[...Title deleted by Act 2008_050_013 - was entitled "PART 1. PUBLIC PROVIDERS"]
22.  [...repealed by Act 2008_050_012 - was entitled "Accreditation of provincial education departments"]

[...Title deleted by Act 2008_050_013 - was entited "PART 2. PRIVATE PROVIDERS"]
23.  Quality assurance of private education institutions [...was entitled :Accreditation of private providers"]
24.  Notification of accredited programmes
25.  Failure to comply with policy

CHAPTER 4. GENERAL
26.  Information to be provided to and by Council
27.  Regulations
28.  Delegation of powers and assignment of duties
29. Repeal of laws, savings and transitional arrangements
30. Short title

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