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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

48. Prohibition of forced labour


(1) Subject to the Constitution, all forced labour is prohibited.


(2) No person may for his or her own benefit or for the benefit of someone else, cause, demand or impose forced labour in contravention of subsection (1).


(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) commits an offence.