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Name: Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001 [No. 63 of 2001].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-01-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2002-01-28, Vol. 439, No. 23064, pp. 1-66
ISN: ZAF-2002-L-61352
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2002-01-28, Vol. 439, No. 23064, pp. 1-66
Act No. 63 of 2001 Act No. 63 of 2001 Government Online, South Africa PDF PDF (consulted on 2004-08-10)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Labour, South Africa PDF of Act as amended to 2003 PDF of Act as amended to 2003 (consulted on 2014-10-16)
Abstract/Citation: 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.
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