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  1. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Legal Aid Amendment Act, 1996 (No. 20 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-04-10 | ZAF-1996-L-44228

    Amends Legal Aid Act, 1969, inter alia amplifying powers of the Legal Aid Board.

  2. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pension Funds Amendment Act, 1996 (No. 22 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-04-10 | ZAF-1996-L-44229

    Amends provisions of the Pension Funds Act, 1956 relating to the administration of fund boards, the submission and consideration of complaints, and the powers and functions of adjudicators.

  3. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations regarding grants, social relief of distress and financial awards in terms of the Social Assistance Act, 1992 (No. R. 373).

    Adoption: 1996-03-01 | ZAF-1996-R-43441

    Defines persons eligible to receive social grant benefits, including disabled persons, full-time students under the age of 21, and single parents. Also defines persons eligible for social relief or distress benefits. Specifies application and payment procedures for benefits.

  4. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Assignment to the Provinces of Acts of Parliament relating to welfare under section 235(8) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993 (Proclamation by the President, No. R. 7, 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-02-15 | ZAF-1996-M-43440

    Amends numerous social security texts so as to assign the administration of the laws to the jurisdiction of the provinces.

  5. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (130/1993): Scale of Fees for Medical Aid (Government Notice No. 1975).

    Adoption: 1995-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | ZAF-1995-M-43421

    Sets forth compensation amounts for various medical procedures related to the treatment of occupational injuries or diseases.

  6. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Social Work Act, 1978: Amendment (No. R. 1655).

    Adoption: 1995-10-27 | ZAF-1995-R-43436

    Amends provisions of the Regulations published by Government Notice No. R. 698 of 3 April 1981 relating to elections within the Council for Social Work.

  7. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to the fees payable by social workers, student social workers and social auxiliary workers: amendment (No. R. 1490).

    Adoption: 1995-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-29 | ZAF-1995-R-42096

    Amends Regulation 2 of principal regulations (Government Notice No. R. 2438 of 10 November 1989) relating to registration fees.

  8. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Work Amendment Act, 1995 (No. 52 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-09-28 | ZAF-1995-L-43431

    Amends the Social Work Act 1978, providing for the establishment of the South African Interim Council for Social Work, and at the same time the abolishment of the South African Council for Social Work.

  9. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Aged Persons Amendment Act, 1994 (No. 44 of 1994) (No. 2119 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-11-25 | ZAF-1994-L-40048

    Amends the Aged Persons Act, 1967, inter alia, by regulating the registration of homes for the aged and by repealing certain discriminatory provisions.

  10. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Assistance Amendment Act, 1994 (No. 45 of 1994) (No. 2120 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-11-25 | ZAF-1994-L-40049

    Amends the Social Assistance Act, 1992 by further regulating the making of grants and financial awards to certain persons and bodies.

  11. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules, forms and particulars which shall be furnished in terms of the compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (No. 983 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-05-27 | ZAF-1994-R-37685

  12. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act, 1979 (No. R. 872 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-31 | ZAF-1994-R-37258

    Sets out options for members and pensioners attached to an associated institution regarding their continued status in relation to the Fund.

  13. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act, 1963 (No. R. 821 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-31 | ZAF-1994-R-37287

    Concerns membership options available to members and pensioners attached to an associated institution, and dormant members of the Fund. Made under the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act, 1963.

  14. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pension and Other Benefits for Ministerial Representatives Act, 1993 (No. 154 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-10-01 | ZAF-1993-L-35110

    Regulates the payment of pension and other benefits to ministerial representatives.

  15. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Housing Arrangements Act, 1993 (No. 155 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 1993-10-01 | ZAF-1993-L-35111

    Establishes a National Housing Board and Regional Housing Boards while abolishing the National Housing Commission. Regulates the administration of certain funds, and provides for consequential amendments and repeals of related legislation.

  16. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (No. 130 of 1993) - Act (as amended) Act online

    Adoption: 1993-09-24 | ZAF-1993-L-35121

    Provides for compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by employees in the course of their employment or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases. This Act applies to migrant workers. Updates available in: South African Labour Law, eds. Clive Thompson, Paul Benjamin (Kenmwyn: Juta & Co.).

  17. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Health and Welfare Matters Amendment Act, 1993 (No. 118 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-07 | ZAF-1993-L-34698

    Amends the Social Assistance Act to define certain expressions and to provide that grants may be paid in respect of care-dependent children.

  18. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Medical Schemes Amendment Act, 1993 (No. 383 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-02-26 | ZAF-1993-L-33027

    Amends the Act extensively by deleting certain definitions, extending the compulsory furnishing of statistics, changing the name of the Central Council for Medical Schemes, regulating the constitution of the said Council, empowering the Council to advise the Minister of National Health on medical schemes, and by providing for related matters.

  19. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Work Amendment Act, 1993 (No. 22 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-02-26 | ZAF-1993-L-33042

    Provides for the conducting of certain examinations by the South African Council for Social Work, and provides for an additional penalty and for admissions of guilt in respect of unprofessional or improper conduct and related matters.

  20. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations made under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act, 1979: Amendment (No. R. 2471)

    Adoption: 1992-09-04 | ZAF-1992-R-31278

    Amended in respect of the definition of "qualifying period".

  21. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Coloured Persons Education Amendment Act (House of Representatives), 1992 (No. 112 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-07-02 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | ZAF-1992-L-29969

    This Act amends the Coloured Persons Education Act, 1963 in respect of conditions of service, pension rights, retirement benefits, transfer and secondment of persons in professional posts and of those employed at State schools, schools of industries, reform schools and certain State-aided schools.

  22. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to the Age Limit of Teachers for Retirement on Pension (No. R. 1511 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-05 | ZAF-1992-R-29996

    These Regulations made under the Education Ordinance, 1956 provide that teachers must retire on pension at age 65, or may choose to retire with pension as early as age 60 if they fulfill specified requirements.

  23. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Assistance Act, 1992 (No. 59 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-04-26 | ZAF-1992-L-29992

    This Act provides for the granting of social assistance and financial awards to persons, national councils and welfare organizations and for related matters.

  24. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Funds Act, 1956: Amendment of Regulations (No R. 2361)

    Adoption: 1991-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 1991-09-30 | ZAF-1991-R-27208

    Under the authority of the Pension Funds Act, Regulation 28 of the regulations initially published as Government Notice No. 98 of 1962 is amended to prescribe maximum limits for the types of assets in which a registered pension fund may invest. The accompanying Schedule lists the categories of investments and the percentage amount of a pension fund which may be invested in each.

  25. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-06-01 | ZAF-1989-L-20521

    Act providing for the further increase of certain benefits payable in terms of the provisions of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973.

  26. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Aid Act (House of Assembly) 1989. No. 37.

    Adoption: 1989-03-20 | ZAF-1989-L-20519

    Act providing for the payment of social pensions and social grants, regulation of financial grants to national councils, welfare organisations and persons, and for matters connected therewith.

  27. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Proclamation Health Matters - Black Areas 1989. No. R. 34.

    Adoption: 1989-02-07 | ZAF-1989-M-8871

    This Proclamation in s.1. defines "black area" By s.2, "all powers, functions and duties affecting health matters in respect of Blacks in any Black area shall be under the control of the Minister". By s.3, the "provisions of any ordinance of a provincial council or any other law relating to the establishment, maintenance and management of hospitals shall, in so far as they relate to any hospital in any Black area, continue to be of force and effect in respect of that hospital".

  28. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Social Pensions Act, 1973 - Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 2595.

    Adoption: 1988-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | ZAF-1988-L-7409

    Amends Regulations regarding the determination of assets of an applicant for certain benefits under the Social Pensions Act 1973.

  29. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment of the Authorities' Service Pension Fund Regulations. Government Notice No. R. 2141.

    Adoption: 1988-10-21 | ZAF-1988-R-7403

    Amends the method of calculating service under the Black Authorities' Service Pension Act 1971 (No. 6).

  30. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1988. No. 89.

    Adoption: 1988-07-15 | ZAF-1988-L-6551

    Amends a series of pension Acts to provide for regulations to be made and to adjust certain definitions. Inter alia, abolishes the Black Compensation Fund and transfers its funds, rights and liabilities to the Mines and Works Compensation Fund.

  31. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Housing Development Schemes for Retired Persons Act 1988. No. 65.

    Adoption: 1988-06-29 | ZAF-1988-L-6545

  32. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Regulations. Schedule of Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 1102.

    Adoption: 1988-06-10 | ZAF-1988-R-6543

    Replaces the Pension Regulations of 28 May 1971 (Government Notice No. R. 859) for the South African Transport Services.

  33. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Financial Institutions Amendment Act 1988. No. 51.

    Adoption: 1988-05-20 | ZAF-1988-L-6540

    Inter alia, amends the Pensions Act 1956 in relation to dependants' benefits.

  34. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Notice No. R. 833. Central Statistical Service.

    Adoption: 1988-04-29 | ZAF-1988-M-6297

    Regulations regarding statistics on social, recreational and personal services (e.g. laundries, hairdressing establishments, etc.) issued under the Statistics Act 1976 (No. 66).

  35. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Abolition of Development Bodies Amendment Act 1988. No. 47.

    Adoption: 1988-04-29 | ZAF-1988-L-6298

    Amends the Abolition of Development Bodies Act 1986 so as to delete the requirement that certain bodies be abolished before a specific date, inter alia.

  36. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    South African Transport Services Conditions of Service Act 1988. No. 41.

    Adoption: 1988-04-15 | ZAF-1988-L-6538

    Provides for certain matters relating to the conditions of service of employees of the South African Transport Services (categories of employment, salary adjustments, employment injury compensation, non-discrimination on the basis of colour, race or sex in appointments (s. 3(7)), discipline, etc.). Establishes the Labour Council, the objects of which are to maintain and promote labour peace and prevent labour disputes by means of collective bargaining, referral to mediation, arbitration or other procedure (s. 8). Strikes are prohibited (s. 21). Repeals, inter alia, the Conditions of Employment (South African Transport Services) Act 1983.

  37. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Act 1941, Amendment of Regulations. Government Notice No. R. 223.

    Adoption: 1988-02-19 | ZAF-1988-L-6055

    Various amendments to the 1961 Regulations on the same topic (as amended), particularly regarding definition of wages and a new version of a form entitled "Declaration by Employer".

  38. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Pension Benefits of Designated Members. Government Notice No. R. 188.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-M-6051

  39. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Government Service Pension Act 1973. Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 190.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-L-6052

  40. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Associated Institutions Pension Funds Act 1963. Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 191.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-L-6053

  41. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act 1979. Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 192.

    Adoption: 1988-02-12 | ZAF-1988-L-6054

  42. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Notice No. 21; Illness Benefits.

    Adoption: 1988-01-08 | ZAF-1988-M-4928

    Refers to medical treatment in relation to alcoholism or drug dependence in connection with the Unemployment Insurance Act 1966. Withdraws Government Notice R. 2667 of 29 Nov. 1985.

  43. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Community Welfare Act (House of Representatives) 1987. No. 104.

    Adoption: 1987-10-23 | ZAF-1987-L-4640

    Provides for the establishment of a Community Welfare Advisory Council and regional welfare boards and related committees, and defines their powers and functions (e.g. determining welfare needs and drawing up a programme). Also empowers the Minister of Health Services and Welfare (House of Representatives) to make regulations in respect of private hospitals, nursing homes, maternity homes and places where other medical or surgical activities are performed.

  44. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pension Laws Amendment Act 1987. No. 88.

    Adoption: 1987-10-16 | ZAF-1987-L-4634

    Inter alia, increase by ten percent certain benefits and special awards payable under the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 1973, as amended.

  45. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2121. Regulations under the Government Service Pension Act, 1973. Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-09-21 | ZAF-1987-L-4631

    Contains a formula calculating pensionable service.

  46. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2122. Regulations under the Associated Institutions Pension Fund Act, 1963. Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-09-21 | ZAF-1987-L-4632

    Contains a formula for calculating pensionable service.

  47. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2123. Regulations under the Temporary Employees Pension Fund Act, 1979. Amendment.

    Adoption: 1987-09-21 | ZAF-1987-L-4633

    Contains a formula for calculating pensionable service.

  48. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Amendment Act 1987. No. 35.

    Adoption: 1987-09-02 | ZAF-1987-L-4709

    Amends the Workmen's Compensation Act (LS 1941 - SA 2... 1956 - SA 3A) by providing for increases in monthly pension (by 25 per cent in the case of some accidents), higher amounts payable in case of disablement or death, etc. Entry into force 1 Oct. 1987 (Proclamation No. R. 130, Government Gazette, 1987-09-18, Vol. 267, No. 10907, p. 1).

  49. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Notice No. 1240: Re-establishment of Regional Welfare Boards.

    Adoption: 1987-06-05 | ZAF-1987-M-3830

    Establishes a regional welfare board for each region established under Government Notice No. 1239 of 5 June 1987 (ibid.), pursuant to the National Welfare Act 1978.

  50. South Africa - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pension Regulations. Schedule of Amendment No. R. 1156.

    Adoption: 1987-05-29 | ZAF-1987-R-3782

    Amends Regulation 37 of the Pension Regulations for Non-Whites, issued under the Railways and Harbours Pensions for Non-Whites Act 1974 (No. 43), as to when and how benefits from the pension fund are payable to a deceased member's relative or representative.

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