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Natural Scientific Professions Act, No. 27 of 2003

Long title


To provide for the establishment of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions; and for the registration of professional, candidate and certificated natural scientists; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Establishment of South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions
3. Composition of Council
4. Nomination procedure
5. Term of office of members of Council
6. Disqualification from membership of Council and vacation of office
7. Election of president and vice-president of Council
7A. Dissolution of Council [...inserted by Act 2014_007_013]
8. Appointment of chief executive officer and other officials of Council
9. Decisions of Council
10. Administrative powers of Council
11. Powers of Council with regard to registration
12. Powers of Council with regard to fees and charges
13. Powers of Council with regard to education and training in natural sciences
14. General powers of Council
15. Funds of Council and keeping and auditing of accounts
16. Reports to Department
17. Committees of Council
18. Categories of registration
19. Fields of practice in natural scientific professions
20. Registration
21. Cancellation of registration
22. Authorised titles
23. Renewal of registration
24. Return of registration certificate
25. Grievance procedure in relation to registration
26. Recognition of voluntary associations
27. Identification of work
28. Professional conduct
29. Investigation of charge of improper conduct
30. Charge of improper conduct
31. Appointment of disciplinary tribunal
32. Disciplinary hearing
33. Proceedings after hearing
34. Appeal against decision of disciplinary tribunal
35. Professional fees
36. Objections against certain decisions of Council
37. Regulations and rules
38. Procedure and evidence
39.. Rectification of errors
40. Delegation of powers
41. Offences and penalties
42. Transitional provisions and savings
43. Act binding on State
44. Repeal of laws
45. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE I. FIELDS OF PRACTICE


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