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Name: Act No. 20 of 2013: Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act, 2013.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Conditions of work; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-12-04
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2013-L-97067
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Labour, South Africa PDF of Amendment PDF of Amendment (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-10-15)
Abstract/Citation: To amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997, so as to substitute certain definitions; to prohibit employers from requiring employees to make payments to secure employment and from requiring employees to purchase goods, services or products; to prohibit anyone from requiring or permitting a child under the age of 15 years to work; to make it an offence for anyone to require or permit a child to perform any work or provide any services that place at risk the child's well-being; to provide for the Minister to publish a sectoral determination for employees and employers who are not covered by any other sectoral determination; to provide for the Director-General to apply to the Labour Court for an employer to comply with a written undertaking by the employer; to provide for a compliance order; to delete certain obsolete provisions; to provide the Labour Court with exclusive jurisdiction in respect of certain matters; to provide for certain offences and penalties; to increase the penalties for certain offences; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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