Parastatals in South Africa

South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC)

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The South African Law Reform Commission was established by the South African Law Reform Commission Act 19 of 1973

For more information visit: www.justice.gov.za/salrc

South African Civil Aviation Authority

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The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA or CAA) is the South African national aviation authority, overseeing civil aviation and governing investigations of aviation accidents and incidents. It is headquartered in the Ikhaya Lokundiza Building 16 in Waterfall Park, Midrand community of Johannesburg.

For more information visit: www.caa.co.za

Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)

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The Electoral Commission of South Africa (often referred to as the Independent Electoral Commission or IEC) is South Africa’s election management body, an independent organisation established under chapter nine of the Constitution. It conducts elections to the National Assembly, provincial legislatures and municipal councils.

For more information visit: www.elections.org.za

Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS)

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GEMS was registered on 1 January 2005 specifically to meet the healthcare needs of Government Employees.

For more information visit: www.gems.gov.za

National Archives of South Africa (NASA)

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National Archives and Records Service — institutional network, operating on a centralized and decentralized provincial basis under central government control.

For more information visit: www.national.archives.gov.za

South African Weather Service (SAWS)

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The South African Weather Service (SAWS) was established in accordance with the South African Weather Service Act (Act No 8 of 2001). Its mandate is gazetted in the act.

For more information visit: www.weathersa.co.za

Africa Institute of South Africa

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AISA in the HSRC undertakes basic, applied and comparative research devoted to the study of Africa and African Diasporas.

For more information visit: www.ai.org.za

Agricultural Research Council (ARC)

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The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is a premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and foster innovation in …

For more information visit: www.arc.agric.za

PetroSA (Pty) Ltd

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PetroSA continues to play an instrumental role in the country´s transformation through a range of activities that span the petroleum chain.

For more information visit: www.petrosa.co.za

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) of South Africa primarily conducts large-scale, policy-relevant, social-scientific projects for public-sector users, for non governmental organisations and international development agencies in support of development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa.

For more information visit: www.hsrc.ac.za

Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (Ltd)

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ECIC is a self-sustained, state-owned national export credit agency.

For more information visit: www.ecic.co.za

National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI)

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The National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE) is charged with identifying and recommending solutions to issues critical to driving the …

For more information visit: www.naci.org.za

Armaments Corporation of South Africa (ARMSCOR)

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The Armaments Corporation of South Africa Ltd (ARMSCOR) is a South African state-owned entity mandated by the Armaments Development and Production Act, 1968 (Act 57 of 1968), and continues its existence through the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, Limited (Ltd) Act, 2003 (Act 51 of 2003).The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans is the executive authority responsible for ARMSCOR.

For more information visit: www.armscor.co.za

Water Research Commission

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The Water Research Commission aims to contribute effectively to the best possible quality of life for the people of South Africa, by promoting water research and the application of research findings.

For more information visit: www.wrc.org.za

South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA)

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The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation SOC Limited (Necsa) is a state-owned public company, registered in terms of the Companies Act.

For more information visit: www.necsa.co.za

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)

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The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is an independent regulatory body of the South African government, established in 2000

For more information visit: www.icasa.org.za

Land Claims Court (LCC)

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The SA Land Claims Court specialises in dealing with disputes that arise out of laws that underpin South Africa’s land reform initiative.

For more information visit: www.justice.gov.za/lcc