Tourism Amendment Act

Link to law: http://www.gov.za/documents/tourism-amendment-act
Published: 2000-03-17

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Tourism Amendment Act [No. 8 of 2000]
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
STAATSKOERANT
VAN DIE REPUBLIEK VAN SUID-AFRIKA
Registered at the Post O@ce as a Nevvspaper As ‘n NLiLisb[ad by die Poskantoor Geregistreer
CAPE TOWN. 17 MARCH 2000 VOL 417 No. 21010
~APSTAD, 17 MAART 2000
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OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY
No. ?63, 17 March 2000
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act which is hereby published for general information:—
I No. 8 of 2000: Tourism Amendment Act, 2000. I
~NTOOR VAN DIE PRESIDENSIE
No. 263. 17 Maart 2000
Hierby word bekend gemaak dat die President sy goed- keuring geheg het aan die onderstaande Wet wat hierby ter aigemene inligting gepubliseer word:—
No. 8 van 2000: Wysigingswet op Toerisme, 2000.
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Act No. 8, 2W TOURISM A~ND~NT ACT, 2000
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 15 March 2000.)
ACT To amend the Tourism Act, 1993, so as to further regulate the composition of the South African Tourism Board; to further regulate the convening of an extraordi- nary meeting of the board; and to provide for measures to promote and maintain a sound working relationship between the board and the provinces; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, asfollows:— Amendment of section 4 of Act 72 of 1993, as amended by section 3 of Act 105 of 1996
1. Section 4 of the Tourism Act, 1993 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is 5 hereby arnended—
(a) by the substitution for subsection (1) of the following subsection: “(l) The board shall consist of not fewer than [15] nine and not more than
[20] 15 members, who shall be appointed by the Minister in terms of subse~on (2).”; 10
(b) by the substitution for paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of the following paragraph:
“(a) The Minister shall appoint as members of the board not fewer than [15] nine persons who are, by virtue of their knowledge of or present or potential active involvement in the tourism industry, fit to 15 serve on the board [and shall ensure that the interests of the key parties involved in tourism, including the business, community and labour sectors, are equitably represented on the board].”;
(c) by the deletion of paragraph (b) of subsection (2); (d) by the substitution for paragraph (d) of subsection (2) of the following 20
paragraph: “(d) The Minister shall, before he or she appoints a member of the board
(except the member referred to in [paragraphs (b)(i) and] paragraph (c)), by notice in the Gazette invite all interested persons to submit to him or her, within the period mentioned in the notice. 25 the names of persons who in the opinion of such interested persons are fit to be so appointed, stating the grounds upon which such opinion is based.”; and
(e) by the deletion of subsection (5).
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Act No. 8, 2W TOURISM A~ND~NT ACT, 2000
Amendment of section 8 of Act 72 of 1993, as amended by section 5 of Act 105 of 1996
2. Section 8 of the principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:
“(2) The chairperson may at any time, either of his or her own volition or at the j written request of not fewer than [eight] @ members of the board, convene an extraordinary meeting of the board, which shall be held at the time and place determined by the chairperson.”.
Insertion of section 13B in Act 72 of 1993
3. The following section is hereby inserted in the principal Act after section 13A: 10
“Relationship between board and provinces
13B. (1) The chairperson of the board shall submit a COPY of the minutes of every meeting of the board to the member of the executive council in every province responsible for tourism.
(2) The board shall in consultation with every member of the executive 15 council contemplated in subsection ( 1 ) determine procedures and programmed to promote and maintain a sound working relationship between the board and the v~ious provinces.”.
Short title
4. This Act is called the Tourism Amendment Act, 2000. 20