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

Chapter Eleven : General

87. Codes of Good Practice


(1) The Minister, after consulting NEDLAC
(a) must issue a Code of Good Practice on the Arrangement of Working Time;
(b) must issue a Code of Good Practice on the Protection of Employees during Pregnancy and after the Birth of a Child;
(c) may issue other codes of good practice; and
(d) may change or replace any code of good practice.


(2) Any code of good practice or any change to or replacement of a code of good practice must be published in the Gazette.


(3) Any person interpreting or applying this Act must take into account relevant codes of good practice.


(4) A Code of Good Practice issued in terms of this section may provide that the Code must be taken into account in applying or interpreting any employment law.