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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities Act, No. 19 of 2002

Long title


In giving effect to the provisions of the Constitution to provide for the composition of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities; to provide for additional functions of the Commission; to provide for the convening of a national consultative conference; to provide for the establishment and recognition of community councils; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE

Part 1. Interpretation and Administration of Act
1. Definitions
2. Administration of Act

Part 2. Status, objects, powers and functions of commission
3. Status of Commission
4. Objects of Commission
5. Powers and functions of Commission
6. Cooperation between Commission and other constitutional institutions and organs of state
7. Investigations by Commission or investigating committee
8. Reporting by Commission

Part 3. Composition and membership of commission
9. Composition
10. Qualifications for membership
11. Procedure for appointment of members
12. Chairperson
13. Term of Commission
14. Salary, allowances and benefits of members [...was entitled "Conditions of appointment"]
15. Conduct of members
16. Termination of membership
17. Removal from office
18. Filling of vacancies

Part 4. Operation of commission
19. Meetings
20. Procedures
21. Decisions
22. Committees
23. Delegation of powers and assignment of duties

Part 5. National Consultative Conference
24. Convening
25. Purpose
26. Composition
27. Procedures
28. Chairperson
29. Resolutions

Part 6. Administrative and financial matters
30. Appointment of chief executive officer
31. Functions of chief executive officer
32. Conditions of employment of employees
33. Pension rights
34. Funding
35. Audit

Part 7. Community Councils
36. Recommendation of establishment of community councils
37. Recognition of community councils
38. Aims of community councils

Part 8. Miscellaneous matters
39.. Legal proceedings against Commission
40. Regulations
41. Offences and penalties
42. Short title and commencement

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