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Public Notice: Changes to the Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS) Board of Trustees


The Minister for Public Service and Administration has made changes to the employer appointed Trustees of the GEMS Board, as per the Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS) Rules 19.3 and 19.15.

Ms NM Ntsinde and Ms NH Mkhumane's services as Trustees ended on 5 February 2018.

GEMS is a restricted membership medical scheme and operates under the Medical Schemes Act No. 131 of 1998 as amended and the registered Rules of GEMS. In accordance with the GEMS Rules, the Minister for Public Service and Administration, representing the Employer, appoints 50% of the Board, while the remaining 50% is elected by members of the Scheme.

In compliance with the Scheme's rules, two new Trustees will commence their term of office on 6 March 2018 when the next Board meeting convenes.

The GEMS Rules can be accessed here.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Guni Goolab
Principal Officer
Date: 12 February 2018

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