National House of Traditional Leaders Amendment Act

Link to law: http://www.gov.za/documents/national-house-traditional-leaders-amendment-act
Published: 2000-07-04

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National House of Traditional Leaders Amendment Act [No. 20 of 2000]
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA &
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THE PRESIDENCY
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1[ is hereby notified that the President has ussented [o the following Act which is hereby published for general information:-
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DIE PRESIDENSIE
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Act No. 20, 2000 NATIONAL HCWSE OF TRADITIONAL LEADERS ,WIEND,MENT ACT. 2(X)()
GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
[ 1 Words in bold type in square brackets indicate omissions from existing enactments.
Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to 29 June 2000.)
ACT To amend the National House of Traditional Leaders Act, 1997, so as to provide for the person presiding at a meeting of the National House of Traditional Leaders to have a deliberative vote as well as a casting vote; to provide for the removal from office of the Chairperson or Deputy Chairperson of the said National House by way of a resolution supported by a majority of the members thereofi to empower the President to determine that certain members of the said National House shall be full-time members; and to effect certain textual amendments; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
B E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, asfollows:— Amendment of section 9 of Act 10 of 1997, as amended by section 4 of Act 85 of 1998
1. Section 9 of the National House of Traditional Leaders Act, 1997 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended— 5
(a) by the substitution for subsection (5) of the following subsection: “(5) While presiding at a meeting of the National House, the
Chairperson or Deputy Chairperson of the National House, or any other member presiding, shall [not have a] in addition to his or her deliberative vote [but shall] have [and exercise] a casting vote in the case of an 10 equality of votes.”; and
(b) by the addition to subsection (6) of the following paragraph, the existing subsection becoming paragraph (u):
“(b) The Chairperson or Deputy Chairperson of the National House may be removed from office by a resolution adopted with a supporting 15 vote of the majority of the members of the National House.”.
Amendment of section 13 of Act 10 of 1997, as amended by section 4 of Act 85 of 1998
2. Section 13 of the principal Act is hereby amended by the addition of the following subsection, the existing section becoming subsection (1): 20
“(2) The President may, after consultation with the National House, determine that certain members of the National House shall be full-time members of the National House.”.
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