President Cyril Ramaphosa might have signed into law a new act which will introduce a demerit system that could ultimately end with traffic offenders driver’s licence being suspended but the controversial draft legislation, which is part of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Amendment Bill, appears to be some way from being implemented.
According to Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), the new system, which will see traffic offenders accumulating penalty points, together with a fine, has not yet come into effect.
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There is great hype about South African who lie on their CVs being charged criminally for this but iFacts have contacted SAQA who have confirmed that although the NQF Amendment Act 12 of 2019 was signed into law the amendments are yet to come into effect.
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) is in the process of setting up the national register and procedures for reporting misrepresented qualifications. The national register and procedures will be published once the President declares the date of implementation.
Should companies wish to report fraudulent qualification they may inform the nearest Police Station, sign an affidavit and open a case to report any allegations of fraudulent activities.