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


BCEA Regulations on Hazardous Work by Children

12. Report to department of social development


A labour inspector who finds a child worker being employed or used in contravention of Chapter 6 of the Act or in contravention of these regulations shall refer the child for investigation to a child protection organisation designated in terms of the Children's Act No 38 of 2005 or to the provincial department of social development in the province where the child works or lives, unless the labour inspector is satisfied that the child will not suffer any detriment due to steps being taken by the inspector to ensure compliance with the law.