Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Act 6 of 2019 (English / Tshivenḓa)

6 of 2019

The Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Act 6 of 2019 intends: 

  • to provide for the protection, promotion, development and management of indigenous knowledge;
  • to provide for the establishment and functions of the National Indigenous Knowledge Systems Office;
  • to provide for the management of rights of indigenous knowledge communities;
  • to provide for the establishment and functions of the Advisory Panel on indigenous knowledge;
  • to provide for access and conditions of access to knowledge of indigenous communities;
  • to provide for the recognition of prior learning;
  • to provide for the facilitation and coordination of indigenous knowledge-based innovation; and 
  • to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Commencement

Comes into operation on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette