Nominations: Appeal Board in terms of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act (SASREA), Act 2 of 2010

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In terms of section 26 of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, Act 2 of 2010, the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation calls for nominations for members of an independent board to hear and decide on appeals against decisions made in terms of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, Act 2 of 2010.

Members of the Appeal Board must • Possess special knowledge and expertise relating to safety and security as well as disaster management at events, and • be committed to fairness, openness and accountability on the part of those holding public office. At least one member of the board must be an admitted and practising attorney or advocate with at least two years’ experience.

Disqualification from appointment to Appeal Board.— A person is disqualified from appointment to the Appeal Board if such person— (a) is not a citizen of, or not permanently resident in, the Republic; (b) is subject to an order of a competent court declaring such person to be mentally ill or disordered; (c) is convicted, after the commencement of the Act, whether in the Republic or elsewhere, of any offence for which such person is sentenced to imprisonment without the option of a fine; (d) at any time prior to the date of commencement of the Act was convicted, or at any time after such commencement is convicted— (i) in the Republic, of theft, fraud, forgery and uttering a forged document, perjury, or an offence in terms of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1958 (Act No. 6 of 1958), the Corruption Act, 1992 (Act No. 94 of 1992), Part 1 to 4, or section 17, 20 or 21 (in so far as it relates to the aforementioned offences) of Chapter 2 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004; (ii) elsewhere, of any offence corresponding materially with any offence referred to in subparagraph (i); (iii) whether in the Republic or elsewhere, of any offence involving dishonesty; or (e) has been convicted of an offence under the Act.

Written nominations must contain the full name and address of the institution and/or individual submitting the nomination, the nominee’s signed acceptance of the nomination, his/her curriculum vitae containing the nominated person’s full name, identification number, gender, contact address, telephone and fax numbers, email address and previous experience (including start and end dates and entities/organisations concerned), and certified copies of his/her academic qualifications and identity document.

Nominations can be addressed to the Committee Secretary, Ms S Pauw email spauw@parliament.gov.za , cc nmahlanyana@parliament.gov.za by no later than Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 12:00

Enquiries can be directed to Ms S Pauw on tel (021) 403 3761 or (021) 403 2323.

Please note that nominees will be subjected to qualifications verification and security clearance. Late submissions will not be considered.

Issued by Ms B N Dlulane, MP: Chairperson, Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation