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AGRICULTURE AND LAND AFFAIRS PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE
16 February 2000
CONSIDERATION OF NOMINEES TO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
Documents handed out:
Agricultural Research Act No. 86 of 1990
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act No. 47 of 1996
Chairperson: Mr Magwaza Maphalala
It was agreed that the criteria to be utilised in the interviews is stipulated in the legislation. A scale of 1-10 would be allotted to the categories in the Agricultural Research and Marketing of Agricultural Products Acts in order for points can be awarded to nominees in terms of the different categories.
The Chairperson stated that the main issue to be discussed was the criteria to be used in the interviews to be held in Pretoria on 17 and 18 February 2000. Two pieces of legislation govern the criteria to be used appointing the candidates:
The Agricultural Research Council is appointed in terms of Section 9(2)(a) of the Agricultural Research Act 86 of 1990;
The National Agricultural Marketing Council appointments are in terms of Section 4(2) of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act No. 47 of 1996.
It is not necessary for the Committee to discuss the criteria as it is laid down in the Act.
Dr Schoeman (NNP) pointed out that 10 points should be allocated to each of the categories carried in the Acts so that the Committee can allot points to the interviewees in these categories.
The meeting was adjourned.