Under Section 9(1) of the B-BBEE Act several charters have been gazetted for industry sectors.
The DTI’s website (www.thedti.gov.za) has extensive information related to the B-BBEE Act as well as Sector Charter information. Below is a summary of the Sectors gazetted as at September 2018.
|Sector Codes||Initial effective date||Gazette number|
|Agri-BEE Charter||28 December 2012||Government Gazette 36035|
|Construction Sector||21 November 2017||Government Gazette 41287|
|Financial Sector Charter||26 November 2012||Government Gazette 35914|
|Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) Charter
|07 November 2016||Government Gazette 40407|
|Property Sector Charter||01 June 2012||Government Gazette 35400|
|Chartered Accountancy Sector
|10 May 2011||Government Gazette 34267|
|Integrated Transport Sector
|21 August 2009||Government Gazette 32511|
|Forest Sector Code||12 June 2009||Government Gazette 32320|
|Marketing, Advertising and Com
munication (MAC) Sector Code
|01 April 2016||Government Gazette 39887|
|Tourism Sector Code||20 November 2015||Government Gazette 39430|
Note: when a measured entity falls within the scope of a particular Sector Code it must be measured or verified on the basis of the Sector Code and no longer on the basis of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice.
The Department of Trade and Industry released a “Statement of Clarification” in July 2012 to this effect. Additionally, adraft Mining Charter for the Mining and Mineral Industry developed in terms of section 100 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No. 28 of 2002) was released for public comment in June 2018.