SASA is governed by the Sugar Act 1978, the Sugar Industry Agreement, 2000, amended 2018 (SIA) and the SASA Constitution, amended 2018. To access the Transitional Provisions, click here.The administration of SASA Council is governed by the SASA Constitution. Through SASA Council and its appointed committees, SASA ensures that its ethical foundation is entrenched by making informed and responsible decisions aimed at maintaining the sustainability of the sugar industry. The SASA Chairperson and Vice Chairpersons are responsible for the overall leadership of SASA. The Executive Director is responsible for the execution of SASA’s mandate and approved strategy and its day-to-day operations including the maintenance of a fair workplace which includes employment equity, fair remuneration and the safety, health, dignity and development of employees. The Executive Director is supported by the executive management team.
SASA operates from 45 sites in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Gauteng. These include Kwa-Shukela and SASRI based in Mount Edgecombe, the Shukela Training Centre at Mount Edgecombe, the Sugar Terminal at Maydon Wharf, the Sugar Terminal at Maputo, 13 Cane Testing centres, seven SASRI research stations, 17 SASRI offices (Biosecurity), the Mtunzini Training Centre and the SASA Pretoria offices.