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Name: Higher Education Laws Amendment Act, 2010 [No. 26 of 2010].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-12-03
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 2009-12-07, Vol. 546, No. 33855
ISN: ZAF-2010-L-85622
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=85622&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 2009-12-07, Vol. 546, No. 33855
Act on-line Act on-line South African Government Information, http://www.info.gov.za PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2010-12-14)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the following laws:
- the Higher Education Act, 1997, so as to amend certain definitions; to ensure that all higher education programmes offered in South Africa by a foreign juristic person are registered on the National Qualifications Framework; and to ensure that higher education institutions may offer a degree, diploma or certificate only if it is registered on the National Qualifications Framework;
- the Skills Development Act, 1998, so as to amend certain definitions; to provide for the appointment of the chief executive officer of the QCTO and for the transfer to and appointment of staff to the QCTO; and to further regulate the composition of the QCTO;
- the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act, 1999, so as to amend certain definitions; and
- the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008, so as to amend a definition and delete another; to amend the application of the Act in order to require that all qualifications offered in the Republic are registered on the National Qualifications Framework; and to remove references in the said Act to the Minister of Labour.
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