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  1. South Africa - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mental Health Care Act (17/2002): General Regulations (No. R. 233).

    Adoption: 2003-02-14 | ZAF-2003-R-64397

    Made under Mental Health Care Act, 2002. Comprehensive legislation on mental health care. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 provides for quality standards and standards. Makes provision for coordination and implementation of mental health services, home visits, community care and some related matters. Part 2 regulates application for mental health care and assessment. Part 3 provides for appeals against decisions of head of health establishment. Part 4 deals with transfer and discharge; Part 5 with surgical procedures and medical or therapeutic treatment. Part 6 provides for maximum security facilities, Part 7 for records, Part 8 for observations, and Part 9 for authorisation and licensing. Part 10 deals with educational programmes, and Part 11 with care administration of property of mentally ill person or person with severe or profound intellectual disability.

  2. South Africa - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Code of Good Practice on the Employment of People with Disabilities, 2002 (No. 1345). - Code on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-08-19 | ZAF-2002-M-62632

    Made under Employment Equity Act 1998. Provides guide for employers and employees on promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment for people with disabilities, as required by Employment Equity Act. Intended to help employers and employees understand their rights and obligations, promote certainty and reduce disputes to ensure that people with disabilities can enjoy and exercise their rights at work. Divided into 17 parts. Part 1 contains foreword. Part 2 defines aims of code; Part 3 status of code. Part 4 sets forth legal framework; Part 5 definition of people with disabilities. Part 6 provides for accomodation of people with disabilities. Part 7 deals with recruitment and selection, Part 8 with medical and psychological testing, Part 9 with placement, Part 10 with training and career advancement, Part 11 with retraining of people with disabilities, Part 12 with termination of employment, Part 13 with workers' compensation, Part 14 with confidentiality and disclosure of disability, Part 15 with employee benefits, Part 16 with employment equity planning in respect of people with disabilities, and Part 17 with education and awareness.

  3. South Africa - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (130/1993): Determination of permanent disablement resulting from hearing loss caused by exposure to excessive noise and trauma (Circular Instruction No. 171).

    Adoption: 2001-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 2001-05-16 | ZAF-2001-M-59540

    Regulates claims for impairment of hearing due to occupational disease, injury or accident. Deals with binaural and monaural hearing impairement. Also provides for documentation to accompany claim for compensation, and for calculation of permament disablement.

  4. South Africa - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 1404 (Department of Coloured Relations and Rehoboth Affairs): Amendment of the Regulations under the Blind Persons Act 1968 (No. 26 of 1968).

    Adoption: 1973-08-10 | ZAF-1973-L-15802

  5. South Africa - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Second Pension Laws Amendment Act 1970 (No. 86).

    Adoption: 1970-10-01 | ZAF-1970-L-18586

    Act to amend the provisions of the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act 1963, relating to the power to make regulations concerning transfers and to the delegation of powers; to amend the provisions of the Government Service Pensions Act 1965, relating to the power to make regulations concerning transfers and the adjustment of pensions in respect of persons who may become entitled to compensation under the Workmen's Compensation Act 1941/3, and to effect certain improvements in sections 14 and 19; to amend the provisions of the Parliamentary Service and Administrative Pensions Act 1965, relating to the pensionable service of certain persons; to amend the provisions of the Government Non-White Employees Pensions Act 1966, relating to the power to make regulations concerning transfers; to amend the provisions of the Aged Persons Act 1967, the War Veterans' Pensions Act 1968, the Blind Persons Act 1968, and the Disability Grants Act 1968, relating to the promulgate of regulations with retrospective effect; to amend the provisions of the Provincial and the Territory Service Pension Act 1969, relating to ages for retirement and power to make regulations concerning transfer; to amend the provisions of the Pension Laws Amendment Act 1969, relating to assistance to persons in receipt of certain pensions and to overpayments; to provide for the payment with retrospective effect of certain benefits under the regulations promulgated by Government Notice No. 977 of 1950 and Government Notice No. 1134 of 1950; and to provide for incidental matters. No. 86.

  6. South Africa - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Blind Persons Act 1968.

    Adoption: 1968-03-18 | ZAF-1968-L-18463

    Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the payment of pensions and allowances to blind persons, and of contributions towards the promotion of the welfare of such persons and matters incidental theretho. No. 26. Repeals the Bling Persons Act 1962, as amended.


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