National Youth Commission Amendment Act

Link to law: http://www.gov.za/documents/national-youth-commission-amendment-act
Published: 2000-06-20

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National Youth Commission Amendment Act [No. 19 of 2000]
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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
STAATSKOERANT
VAN DIE REPUBLIEK VAN SUID-AFRIKA
Registered at the Post O@ce as a Newspaper As ‘tz Naasblacl by die Poskantoor Geregistreer
CAPE TOWN. 20 JUNE 2000 VOL. 420 No. 21294
KAAPSTAD, 20 JUNIE 2000
I THE PRESIDENCY I
No. 625. 20 June 2000
It is hereby notified [hat the President has assented to the f o l l o w i n g Act which i s hereby publ i shed for genera l in fornla[ion:—
No. 19 of 2000: National Youth Commission Amendmen[ Act, 2000. I
DIE PRESIDENSIE
No. 625. ZO Junie ZOO()
Hierby word bekend gemaak dat die President S Y goed- keuring geheg het aan dle onderstauncle Wet wa[ hierby ter algernene inligting gepob[iseer word:—
N o . 19 v a n 2 0 0 0 : Wysigingswet op die Nasionak Jeug- kommissie. 2000.
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id N’{). 19, 2000 s,yric)x,fl. }“OL’TII (’ON!LIISSION” .+31mn31r:s-r ACT, 2000
GENERAL EXPI>ANATORY SOTE:
[ 1 Words in boldtvpe itlsqllare ~~rackets indic~te (>il~ission$frotll existing enactments.
Words underlined with a wli(l line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(English te.vt .si,~tled b> tbe Pwsidcnt. ) (Assented to 15 June 2000.)
ACT To amend the National Youth Commission Act, 1996, so as to further regulate the constitution of the National Youth Commission; and to regulate the relationship between that Commission and provinces; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
B E I T E N A C T E D by the Par l iament of the Republic of South Africa, asfollows:— Amendment of section 4 of Act 19 of 1996
1. Section 4 of the National Youth Commission Act, 1996 (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Act” ), is hereby arnended— 5
(a) by the substitution for subsection ( 1 ) of the following subsection: “(l) Subject to subsection (2), the lmembership of the Commission
consists ofl— (a) one part-time member from each province, who shall be a fit, proper and experienced person, nominated by the Premier and 10 appointed by the President; (b) (i) five part-time members who are fit for such appointment on account of any qualification, knowledge or experience relating to the functions of the Commission; and
(ii) up to] five full-time members who, taking into account the objects 15 enunciated in section 3, are— (@ fit for such appointment on account of any qualification, knowledge
or experience relating to the functions of the Commission: @ (b) appointed by the President on the advice of a committee of—
Parliament constituted in terms of the rules of Parliament, accordin~ 20 to the following principles, namely— [(aa)](i) participation by the public in the nomination process: [@b)]@ transparency and openness: and [(cc) ](iii) the publication of a shortlist of candidates for appoint-—
ment ‘?5
[duly taking into account the objects enunciated in section 3 of this Act].”; and
(b) by the substitution for subsection (3) of the following subsection: “(3) The President shall designate two of the persons referred to in
subsection ( 1 )[(b)(ii)] as chairperson and deputy chairperson of the 30 Commission, respectively, and when the chairperson is not available the deputy chairperson shall perform the functions entrusted to the chairper- son by or under this Act or any other law.”.
4 No. 21294 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. 20 .IUNE 2000
Act No. 19,2000 N,kTIOX,AL YOLTH COhlMISSION .AMEh’DMENT ACT. 2000
Insertion of section 7A in Act 19 of 1996
2. The following section is hereby inserted in the principal Act after section 7:
“Relationship between Commission and provinces
7A. ( 1 ) In promoting the objects of the Commission and the effective co-ordination of sertices directed at promoting youth development— 5 (a) the Commission shall. in consultation with the chairpersons of the
provincial youth commissions and every Member of the Executive Council responsible for youth matters in every province, determine procedures and programmed to promote and maintain a sound working relationship between the Commission and the various provinces; 10
(b) the chairperson of the Commission shall submit a copy of the minutes of every meeting of the Commission to the chairpersons of the provincial youth commissions and to every Member of the Executive Council contemplated in paragraph (a).”.
Amendment of section 11 of Act 19 of 1996 15
3. Section 11 of the principal Act is hereby amended— (a) by the substitution for subsection (1) of the following subsection:
“(1 ) The remuneration, allowance and other terms and conditions of office and service benefits of the [full-time and part-time] members of the Commission shall be determined by the President in consultation 20 with the Minister of Finance.”; and
(b) by the deletion of subsection (2).
Short title
4. This Act is called the National Youth Commission Amendment Act, 2000, and commences on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette. 25