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

Chapter Ten : Monitoring, Enforcement and Legal proceedings

Part C : Protection of Employees against Discrimination

80. Procedure for disputes


(1) If there is a dispute about the interpretation or application of this Part, any party to the dispute may refer the dispute in writing to the CCMA.


(2) The party who refers a dispute must satisfy the CCMA that a copy of the referral has been served on all the other parties to the dispute.


(3) The CCMA must attempt to resolve a dispute through conciliation.


(4) If a dispute remains unresolved, any party to the dispute may refer it to the CCMA for arbitration.


(5) In respect of a dispute in terms of this Part, the relevant provisions of Part C of Chapter VII of the Labour Relations Act, 1995, apply with the changes required by the context.


(6) For the purposes of this section, a party to a dispute includes a labour inspector.


[Section 80 substituted by section 23 of Notice No. 1302, GG 42059, dated 27 November 2018]