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Name: Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 10 of 2016).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-01-18
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 2017-01-19, Vol. 619, No. 40557
ISN: ZAF-2017-L-104329
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=104329&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 2017-01-19, Vol. 619, No. 40557
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government Information , South Africa (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2017-05-24)
Abstract/Citation: 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.
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