17. Certificate of complete exemption by virtue of academic and professional certificates
The Committee of Principals shall, irrespective of the subjects offered at the qualifying examination, issue a certificate of complete exemption to –
a. a graduate-by-examination of a foreign university or other foreign institution approved by the Committee of Principals; or
b. a person who has passed examinations at a foreign university or other foreign institution approved by the Committee of Principals and who satisfied all the requirements of a qualification which in the opinion of the Committee of Principals is equivalent to an approved university degree; or
c. a person who has passed examinations at a university or other institution approved by the Committee of Principals which represent a minimum of 120 credits, registered at level 5, or higher, on the National Qualifications Framework of the South African Qualifications Authority; or
d. a medical or dental practitioner duly registered to practise as such under the provisions of the Medical, Dental and Supplementary Health Services Professions Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974).