gazetted the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Verification
Manual on 18 July 2008, for purposes of accreditation and verification of B-BBEE-related
reporting by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) and Black
Economic Empowerment (BEE) Verification Agencies.
The Verification Manual provides comprehensive and easy-to-follow guidelines on the
authentication and substantiation of B-BBEE reporting, and minimum norms and standards
on the ethical conduct and procedures employed in ensuring the verification
of B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice.
The minister of trade and industry has issued a notice that as from 1st August 2009, only certificates issued by accredited verification agencies will be valid.
Small EnterprisesPages 78 - 86
Schedule 1, Interpretation and DefinitionsPages 87 - 96