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Name: Workmen's Compensation Amendment Act 1974.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1974-02-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1974-03-08 (INFORM)
ISN: ZAF-1974-L-15455
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1974-03-08 (INFORM)
Abstract/Citation: Act to amend the provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Act 1941 [LS 1941 - SA 2 ... 1956 - SA 3] relating to the definitions of "financial year" and "child"; to fix a higher maximum earnings limit for the purposes of the definition of "workman"; to extend the age limit of certain persons who are deemed to be dependent upon a workman; to provide for the utilisation of certain unclaimed moneys; to alter the year in respect of which balance sheets shall be prepared by the commissioner; to increase the maximum amount of compensation payable to workmen; to extend the age limit at which the pension payable to certain children ceases; to further adjust pensions; to provide for the imposition of penalties on certain employers who fail to report accidents; to provide for further exemptions from the payment of assessments; and to provide for incidental matters. No.11.

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