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Higher Education Act 101 of 1997

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101 of 1997
The Higher Education Act 101 of 1997 intends:
 
  • to regulate higher education;
  • to provide for the establishment, composition and functions of a Council on Higher Education;
  • to provide for the establishment, governance and funding of public higher education institutions;
  • to provide for the appointment and functions of an independent assessor;
  • to provide for the registration of private higher education institutions;
  • to provide for quality assurance and quality promotion in higher education;
  • to provide for transitional arrangements and the repeal of certain laws; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.    

Commencement

19 December 1997

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