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Let's break it down: What is a Black designated Group?



What is a Black designated Group?


(a) Unemployed black people not attending and not required by law to attend an educational institution and not awaiting admission to an educational institution;

(b) Black people who are youth as defined in the National Youth Commission Act of 1996;

(c) Black people who are persons with disabilities as defined in the Code of Good Practice on employment of people with disabilities issued under the Employment Equity Act;

(d) Black people living in rural and under developed areas;

(e) Black military veterans who qualifies to be called a military veteran in terms of the Military Veterans Act 18 of 2011.

This forms part of the Ownership Scorecard Statement 100 where points can be obtained if they meet the qualification criteria and Statement 400 (Preferential Procurement)


What information is required and can be suitable for verification?


(a) Unemployed black people – Proof of unemployment to be traced by an Affidavit they provide, UIF Records, bank account records or employment history, an interview can also be conducted.

(b) Black people who are youth – Obtaining the ID document and see at date of entry into the BEE Deal if they were classified as youth between the ages of 18-35, an interview can also be conducted.

(c) Black people who are persons with disabilities – Valid Disability Certificate issue by a doctor of physician and evidence of registration to receive a Disability grant from the Department of Social Services.

(d) Black people living in rural and under developed areas – proof of residence in such areas like the proof of postal address.

(e) Black military veterans who qualifies to be called a military veteran in terms of the Military Veterans Act 18 of 2011.

"Military veteran" means any South African citizen who-

(a) rendered military service to any of the military organisations, statutory and 15 non-statutory, which were involved on all sides of South Africa's Liberation War from 1960 to 1994;

(b) served in the Union Defence Force before 1961; or

(c) became a member of the new South African National Defence Force after 1994, 20 and has completed his or her military training and no longer performs military service, and has not been dishonourably discharged from that military organisation or force: Provided that this definition does not exclude any person referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) who could not complete his or her military training due to an injury sustained during military training or a disease contracted or associated 25 with military training.


 

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