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  1. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 10 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-18 | ZAF-2017-L-104329

    An Act to amend the Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001, so as to provide for the extension of the unemployment insurance benefits to learners who are undergoing learnership training and civil servants; to adjust the accrual rate of a contributorís entitlement to unemployment insurance benefits; to finance employment services; to extend a contributorís entitlement to benefits under certain circumstances; to provide for the process of application for maternity benefits; to repeal some enforcement provisions; to empower the Unemployment Insurance Board to provide in its constitution for the functions of regional appeals committees; to amend Schedule 2 to the Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001, so as to provide for the adjustment of the Income Replacement Rate; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  2. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act, 2003, No. 32 of 2003 - Act No. 32 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-11-14 | ZAF-2003-L-69528

    Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act 2001 to, inter alia, exclude persons receiving a state pension from the application of the Act. Extends coverage to domestic workers employed by more than one employer and also to domestic workers whose employment contract is terminated by reason of the death of the employer. Adjusts benefits for illness, maternity and adoption. Provides for the establishment of regional appeals committees and amends the resolution procedure related to disputes concerning non-payment or payment of benefits.

  3. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made in terms of Section 18 of Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act 2002 (No. 4 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-07-19 | ZAF-2002-R-62623

    Prescribes information to be submitted by employers in terms of Sections 8(2), 9(2) and 10(2) of Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002.

  4. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Determination of limit on amount of remuneration for purposes of determination of contribution in terms of Section 6 of Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002 (No. R. 990).

    Adoption: 2002-07-19 | ZAF-2002-R-62624

    Establishes that Section 6(1) of Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act 2002 shall not apply to the remuneration paid or payable by an employee during any month that exceeds R8 099.

  5. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002 (No. 4 of 2002). - Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act

    Adoption: 2002-03-27 | ZAF-2002-L-61841

    Regulates imposition and collection of contributions for the benefit of Unemployment Insurance Fund. Individual sections deal with duty to contribute to Fund, determination of contribution, employer's duty to deduct employee's contribution, payment of contribution to commissioner and refund, payment of contribution to Unemployment Insurance Commissioner and refund, duty to register as employer, interest on late payments, penalties on default, application of Income Tax, and labour inspectors.

  6. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001 [No. 63 of 2001]. - Act No. 63 of 2001 Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-01-28 | ZAF-2002-L-61352

    Comprehensive legislation on unemployment insurance. Divided into eight parts. Part I contains introductory provisions. Part II provides for establishment of unemployment insurance fund. Part III regulates claiming of benefits. Benefits covered by this Act include: unemployment benefit, illness benefit, maternity benefit, adoption benefit, and dependant's benefit. Part IV deals with enforcement; Part V with commissioner and claims officer. Part VI regulates activities of unemployment insurance board. Finally, Parts VII and VIII contain general provisions.

  7. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations for the Integration of the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1966 (No. R. 1067).

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-01 | ZAF-1996-R-44794

    Transfers obligations and benefits from schemes under laws repealed by the Integration of Labour Laws Act 1994 to the Unemployment Insurance Fund referred to in section 6 of the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1966.

  8. South Africa - Unemployment 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.

  9. South Africa - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2437: Regulations for the withdrawal of an exclusion made in terms of s. 2 (5) of the Unemployment Insurance Act 1966.

    Adoption: 1985-11-01 | ZAF-1985-L-1895

    Regulations to the effect that married women teachers employed on a temporary basis will be regarded as contributors to the Unemployment Insurance Fund.


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