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Name: Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act 1974.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Mining and quarrying workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1974-03-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1974-03-15
ISN: ZAF-1974-L-15457
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1974-03-15
Abstract/Citation: Act to amend the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973, so as to effect an alteration to the definition of "compensatable disease"; to empower the Minister to make regulations prescribing or providing for the repatriation or return of Bantu persons recruited also by or for a contractor; to increase the amounts payable by the owner of a controlled mine or a controlled works for the purposes of research; to make new provision for the liability of the Minister to make good payments from the compensation fund in connection with work performed at certain mines or works; to further regulate the benefits to be awarded in respect of certain diseases; and to effect textual improvements in ss. 37 and 127 of the said Act; and to provide for incidental matters. No. 27.

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