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Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997)

Chapter Four : Particulars of employment and remuneration

31. Keeping of records


(1) Every employer must keep a record containing at least the following information:
(a) The employee's name and occupation;
(b) the time worked by each employee;
(c) the remuneration paid to each employee;
(d) the date of birth of any employee under 18 years of age; and
(e) any other prescribed information.


(2) A record in terms of subsection (1) must be kept by the employer for a period of three years from the date of the last entry in the record.


(3) No person may make a false entry in a record maintained in terms of subsection (1).


(4) An employer who keeps a record in terms of this section is not required to keep any other record of time worked and remuneration paid as required by any other employment law.