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

Chapter Six : Prohibition of Employment of Children and Forced Labour

47. Evidence of age


In any proceedings in terms of this Act, if the age of any person is a relevant factor for which insufficient evidence is available, it is for the party who alleges that the work by that person complied with the provisions of this Chapter to prove that it was reasonable for that party to believe, after investigation, that the person was not below the permitted age in terms of section 43 or 44.


[Section 47 substituted by section 7 of Act No. 20 of 2013]