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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Accreditation for Conformity Assessment, Calibration and Good Laboratory Practice Act, No. 19 of 2006

Long title

To provide for an internationally recognised and effective accreditation and monitoring system for the Republic by establishing SANAS as a juristic person; to recognise SANAS as the only accreditation body in the Republic for the accreditation of conformity assessment and calibration and monitoring of good laboratory practice; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
PREAMBLE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1. INTERPRETATION AND PURPOSE
1. Definitions
2. Purpose
CHAPTER 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF SANAS AS PUBLIC ENTITY
3. Establishment of SANAS
4. Status of SANAS
5. Functions and objects
6. Application of Public Finance Management Act
7. Application of international accreditation standards and criteria
CHAPTER 3. BOARD OF SANAS
8. Appointment of Board and chairperson
9. Term of office of members of Board
10. Disqualification of members of Board
11. Conditions of appointment of members of Board
12. Operating procedures of Board
13. Committees of Board
14. Advisory forum
CHAPTER 4. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
15. Appointment of chief executive officer
16. Employment contract and performance agreement
17. Appointment of staff
18. Services of non-employees
19. Delegation and assignment
CHAPTER 5 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
20. Funds and investments
21. Financial year and accounting
CHAPTER 6. GENERAL PROVISIONS
22. Applications for accreditation or GLP compliance monitoring
23. Accreditation certificates
24. Maintenance of accreditation by accredited body
25. Certificate issued by accredited body
26. Regulations
27. Offences
28. Breach of confidence
29. Liability of SANAS
30. Transitional provisions
31. Short title and commencement

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