The RTIA is committed to ensuring full compliance with the King III Report on Corporate Governance, the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999, the Transport Agencies General Laws Amendment Act, 2008, as well as governance and compliance directives from the Department of Transport and National Treasury.The RTIA is a schedule 3A public entity in terms of the PFMA and fully state owned. The Minister of Transport is the political principal and shareholder overseeing the Agency.
The Board of the Agency is the Accounting Authority. The Board was appointed in August 2010 and comprise of the following members:
Ms NE Rapoo - non-executive chairperson
Mr JR Chuwe - executive director
Mr IS Jordaan - non-executive director
Mr CM Manzini - non-executive director
Adv TE Dicker - non-executive director
In its first year of operations, the Board has established two sub-committees, namely the Audit, Risk, Finance & Human Resources Committee and the Technical Committee. The affairs of the Board and its sub-committees are governed by the Board and Sub-committee Charters respectively.
The Board recognises and is committed to ensuring that it meets regularly, at least once every quarter in line with best practise as incorporated in the King Report. Due to the appointment of the Board in August and its capacity constraint, it was not possible to achieve this from the beginning but after assuming its duties, the board prioritised this and achieved four meetings for the year underreview. Details of the Board and Sub-committee meetings for the year under review are tabled in the RTIA Annual Report 2010/11.
The Board’s responsibilities are to provide strategic leadership and direction to the Registrar and advise the Minister in matters related to legislative amendments to the Act and other applicable road traffic matters.
Mr JR Chuwe - Registrar
Mr S Amos - Deputy Registrar
Mr Caiphus Matjie - Acting Chief Financial Officer
Adv Peter Nthotso - Acting Company Secretary
HANDING OVER OF TORCH OF PEACE BY MINISTER OF TRANSPORT TO MINISTER BASIC EDUCATION 25 January 2013 Honourable ministers DG MECs HODs All protocol observed According to the Encarta Dictionary torch can mean a lamp or device that emits light or a source of guidance or enlightenment.