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Name: Mines and Works Amendment Act 1987. No. 38.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Mining and quarrying workers; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations; Non-discrimination; Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave; Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-09-02
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1987-09-02, Vol. 267, No. 10891, p. 1-5
ISN: ZAF-1987-L-4624
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1987-09-02, Vol. 267, No. 10891, p. 1-5
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Mines and Works Act 1956 in relation to the regulatory powers of the Minister. In particular, refers to requirements for certification of competency with a view to safety and health at mines or works ("provided that no distinction shall be made on the basis of race or colour" (new s. 12(nA)) and the permissible number of hours or shifts which employees with a view to safety and health may work. Adds a new subsection (2) to section 12 stating that the Minister shall consult with any employees' or employers' organisation which in the Minister's opinion has an interest in the composition of certain committees.

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