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Government Publications

These resources include Acts and Gazettes officially released by Government or other professional bodies registered with SAQA or similar.

The requirements stipulated in this code of practice are intended solely to ensure safety in the installation and operation of Ziplines and Aerial Adventure Parks. The attention of users of this Code of Practice is drawn to the relevant regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act 85 of 1993).

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To provide for the health and safety of persons at work and for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use of plant and machinery; the protection of persons other than persons at work against hazards to health and safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work; to establish an advisory council for occupational health and safety; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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To provide for the development and promotion of sustainable tourism for the benefit of the Republic, its residents and its visitors; to provide for the continued existence of the South African Tourism Board; to provide for the establishment of the Tourism Grading Council; to regulate the tourist guide profession; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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To provide for the protection and conservation of ecologically viable areas representative of South Africa’s biological diversity and its natural landscapes and seascapes; for the establishment of a national register of all national, provincial and local protected areas; for the management of those areas in accordance with national norms and standards; for intergovernmental co-operation and public consultation in matters concerning protected areas; and for matters in connection therewith.


The purpose of the OQSF is to facilitate the development and registration of quality-assured occupational (including trade-related) qualifications, part-qualifications and skills programmes from NQF Level 1 to 8. The OQSF makes available occupational qualifications and part-qualifications that give people access to occupations, trades and/or relevant professions.

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