The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation hereby invites nominations of persons to be appointed to serve on the Council of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) in terms of Section 4 of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act.
In terms of section 4(1) & (2) of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act, 1998 (Act No. 95 of 1998), the Council of NHBRC shall consists of at least seven (7) and not more than fifteen (15) members, including the chairperson and deputy chairperson, appointed by the Minister for the period determined by the Minister, but not exceeding three (3) years at a time. The Minister shall ensure that the Council consists of persons:
(a) who are representative of the interests of housing consumers;
(b) who are broadly representative of the interests of home builders, the suppliers of housing goods and services and associated professions;
(c) having skills and experience regarding—
(i) structural defects in homes and the prevention thereof (Practicing Engineers);
(ii) the management of funds (Chartered Accountants or persons with financial background);
(iii) interests of the national government departments responsible for housing, trade and industry, finance and public works, which shall as far as possible reflect broadly the race, gender and geographic composition of South Africa.
The following attributes, when viewed collectively, will serve as an advantage for the nominated candidates: