Fire Brigade Services Amendment Act [No. 14 of 2000]
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It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act which is hereby published for general information:—
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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 12 May 2000.)
ACT To amend the Fire Brigade Services Act, 1987, so as to amend the definition of “Minister”; to revise the composition of the Fire Brigade Board; to effect amendments of a technical nature; and to provide formatters connected therewith.
BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, asfollows:— Amendment of section 1 of Act 99 of 1987, as amended by section 1 of Act 83 of 1990, section 18 of Act 134 of 1992 and Proclamation No. R. 153 of 1994
1. Section 1 of the Fire Brigade Services Act, 1987 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph (b) of the definition of “Minister” of the following paragraph:
“(b) in paragraph fjj of the definition of ‘local authority’ and sections 2,15 and 17, the [Minister of Provincial Affairs and Constitutional Development] national Minister responsible for provincial and local government;”.
Amendment of section 2 of Act 99 of 1987, as amended by section 2 of Act 83 of 1990 and section 19 of Act 134 of 1992
2. Section 2 of the principal Act is hereby amended— (a) by the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
“(2) The Board shall consist of— (a) one person designated by the Minister, who shall be the chairper-
son; one person designated by each of the Administrators; two persons designated by the South African Local Government Association; one person designated by the Minister of Finance; one person designated by the South African Emergency Services Institute; and not more than three persons designated by the Minister, one of whom represents organised business and one of whom remesents
organised Iabour.”; by the inseflion after subsection (2) of the following subsection:
“(2A) The Board shall comprise both women and men.”; by the substitution in subsection (4) for the words “Department of Planning and provincial Affairs” of the words “national department responsible for provincial and local government”; and
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(d) by the deletion in subsection (5A) of the words “or the government of a self-governing territory”.
3. This Act is called the Fire Brigade Services Amendment Act, 2000.