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Higher Education Laws Amendment Act, 2011 [No. 21 of 2011].

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South Africa
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To amend the Higher Education Act, 1997, so as to regulate the conduct of members of the council, members of committees of the council and employees of a public higher education institution engaging in business with the relevant public higher education institution; and to adjust the period within which an independent assessor appointed by the Minister must finalise an investigation; to amend the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act, 1999, so as to empower the Minister to intervene in the case of poor or non- performance or maladministration by the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme; to provide for the dissolution of the board, as well as the procedure for such dissolution; to provide for the appointment of an administrator to temporarily take over the management, governance and administration of the board; and to repeal the provisions placing an obligation on the employer of a borrower to make deductions from the remuneration of the borrower; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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