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  1. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    National Health Act, 2003 [No. 61 of 2003] - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-07-23 | ZAF-2004-L-94054

    To provide a framework for a structured uniform health system within the Republic, taking into account the obligations imposed by the Constitution and other laws on the national, provincial and local governments with regard to health services; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  2. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Medical Schemes Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 55 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-12-14 | ZAF-2001-L-61141

    Amends Medical Schemes Act 1998 so as to extend certain rights of members to their dependants. Broadens definition of complaint, explicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, further regulates practice of reinsurance, regulates circumstances under which waiting periods may be applied, improves powers of Council and Registrar, and provides for several related matters.

  3. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (No. 131).

    Adoption: 1998-11-20 | ZAF-1998-L-51658

    Provides for the registration of medical schemes and establishes a Council for Medical Schemes. Repeals the Medical Schemes Act, 1967 and subsequent amendments.

  4. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Medical Schemes Amendment Act, 1993 (No. 383 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-02-26 | ZAF-1993-L-33027

    Amends the Act extensively by deleting certain definitions, extending the compulsory furnishing of statistics, changing the name of the Central Council for Medical Schemes, regulating the constitution of the said Council, empowering the Council to advise the Minister of National Health on medical schemes, and by providing for related matters.

  5. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-06-01 | ZAF-1989-L-20521

    Act providing for the further increase of certain benefits payable in terms of the provisions of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973.

  6. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Proclamation Health Matters - Black Areas 1989. No. R. 34.

    Adoption: 1989-02-07 | ZAF-1989-M-8871

    This Proclamation in s.1. defines "black area" By s.2, "all powers, functions and duties affecting health matters in respect of Blacks in any Black area shall be under the control of the Minister". By s.3, the "provisions of any ordinance of a provincial council or any other law relating to the establishment, maintenance and management of hospitals shall, in so far as they relate to any hospital in any Black area, continue to be of force and effect in respect of that hospital".

  7. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Notice No. 21; Illness Benefits.

    Adoption: 1988-01-08 | ZAF-1988-M-4928

    Refers to medical treatment in relation to alcoholism or drug dependence in connection with the Unemployment Insurance Act 1966. Withdraws Government Notice R. 2667 of 29 Nov. 1985.

  8. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Community Welfare Act (House of Representatives) 1987. No. 104.

    Adoption: 1987-10-23 | ZAF-1987-L-4640

    Provides for the establishment of a Community Welfare Advisory Council and regional welfare boards and related committees, and defines their powers and functions (e.g. determining welfare needs and drawing up a programme). Also empowers the Minister of Health Services and Welfare (House of Representatives) to make regulations in respect of private hospitals, nursing homes, maternity homes and places where other medical or surgical activities are performed.

  9. South Africa - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2667: Regulations on illness benefits made under the Unemployment Insurance Act 1966.

    Adoption: 1985-11-29 | ZAF-1985-L-1897

    A notice by the Minister of Labour to specify the illnesses and circumstances in respect of which an illnesses benefit may be paid under section 36 (1) (a) of the Unemployment Insurance Act 1966.


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