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Name: National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act (Act No. 12 of 2019).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2019-08-13
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2019-L-108804
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government Information, South Africa PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2019-09-03)
Abstract/Citation: To amend the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008, so as to amend and insert certain definitions; to provide for the verification of all qualifications or part-qualifications by the SAQA; to provide for the formulation of criteria for evaluating foreign qualifications; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of separate registers of misrepresented or fraudulent qualifications or part-qualifications; to provide for a separate register for professional designations; to provide for the referral of qualifications or part-qualifications to the SAQA for verification and evaluation; to provide for offences and penalties which have a bearing on fraudulent qualifications; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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