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



Notice No. 1631

5 December 1997


(English text signed by the President)

Assented to 26 November 1997)


It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:-


To give effect to the right to fair labour practices referred to in section 23(1) of the Constitution by establishing and making provision for the regulation of basic conditions of employment; and thereby to comply with the obligations of the Republic as a member state of the International Labour Organisation; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa as follows:-