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

Chapter Eleven : General

93. Penalties


(1) Any magistrates' court has jurisdiction to impose a penalty for an offence provided for in this Act.


(2) Any person convicted of an offence in terms of any section mentioned in the first column of the table below may be sentenced to a fine or imprisonment for a period not longer than the period mentioned in the second column of that table opposite the number of that section.


Offences and Penalties


Section under which convicted

Maximum term of imprisonment

Section 33A

3 years

Section 43

6 years

Section 44

6 years

Section 46

6 years

Section 48

6 years

Section 90(1) and (3)

1 year

Section 92

1 year


[Section 93 substituted by section 16 of Act No. 20 of 2013]