28. Certificate of conditional exemption to applicants from foreign countries

Subject only to paragraphs 32.2, 32.4 and 36 the Committee of Principals shall on request issue a certificate of conditional exemption to the registrar of a South African university in the name of an applicant from any foreign country who holds a certificate entitling him or her to unconditional admission as a candidate for a degree, or equivalent qualification, at a foreign university or other institution, approved by the Committee of Principals, in the country where he or she obtained his or her school-leaving certificate: Provided that admission to such foreign institution on the grounds of mature age or any other special conditions shall not be regarded as unconditional admission to degree studies, for the purpose of this paragraph.