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ANC 48th National Conference

Durban, July 1991

Adopted Resolutions on Policy Development

Conference was not able to debate and take resolutions on a range of
policy issues such as education, health and land, because of time constraints.
The resolution below was adopted to ensure that the process of policy development
is systematically implemented after National Conference.


  1. The urgent need to develop ANC policy on a number of issues;
  2. That policy development is an ongoing process;
  3. That this process of policy development has already been started at
    branch, regional and national levels;


  1. Endorse the process of policy development that has already started;
  2. Endorse the view that policy formulation is an ongoing developmental
  3. Convene a national policy conference of mandated representatives from
    regions and departments within the next six months to make policy proposals
    to the NEC for adoption and implementation;
  4. Mandate the NEC to appoint a national planning committee to convene
    such a conference and plan regional programmes in preparation for this

Endorsed by the Departments of:

Economic Policy

Legal and Constitutional Affairs


Health Education

Social Welfare

Land Commission

Local Government

Science and Technology Group and