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National Qualifications Framework Act, No. 67 of 2008

Long title


To provide for the National Qualifications Framework; to provide for the responsibilities of the Minister of Higher Education and Training; to provide for the South African Qualifications Authority and its functions; to provide for Quality Councils and their functions; to provide for the referral of qualifications or part-qualifications to the SAQA for verification and evaluation; to provide for offences and penalties [ [ ; ] ] to provide for transitional arrangements; to repeal the South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

[...Long title amended by Act 2010_026_015_20101207]
[...Long title amended by Act 2019_012_008_20190819]  

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS, OBJECT AND APPLICATION OF ACT
1. Definitions
2. Object of Act
3. Application of Act
CHAPTER 2. NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK
4. Framework
5. Objectives of NQF
6. Framework levels
7. Sub-frameworks
CHAPTER 3. RESPONSIBILITIES OF MINISTERS
8. Responsibilities of Minister
9. [Repealed by Act 2010_026_000 - was entitled "Responsibilities of Minister of Labour"]
CHAPTER 4. SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY
10. Continued existence of SAQA
11. Objects of SAQA
12. Accountability of SAQA
13. Functions of SAQA
14. SAQA board
15. Vacation of office by board member and filling of vacancies
16. Committees of board
17. Meetings of board and committees
18. Allowances and remuneration of members of board and committees
19. Appointment of chief executive officer and staff
20. Functions of chief executive officer
21. Funds of SAQA
22. Alienation and encumbrance of property
23. Financial statements, audit and annual report
CHAPTER 5. QUALITY COUNCILS
24. QC for General and Further Education and Training
25. QC for Higher Education
26. QC for Trades and Occupations
27. Functions of QCs
CHAPTER 6. PROFESSIONAL BODIES
28. Co-operation with QCs
29. Recognition by SAQA
30. Registration of professional designation
31. Information
CHAPTER 7. GENERAL PROVISIONS
32. Delegation
32A. Referral of a qualification or part-qualification to the SAQA for verification and evaluation
32B. Offences and penalties
33. Regulations
34. Conflicting interpretation
35. Saving
36. Transitional arrangements
37. Repeal of law
38. Short title and commencement

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