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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 10 : Children in the Performance of Advertising, Artistic and Cultural Activities, South Africa

Part D : Hours of Work

11. Night 2ork


(1) For the purposes of this clause "night work" means work performed after 22h00 and before 05h00 the next day.


(2) A child may not be required or permitted to perform night work on more than three occasions per week.


(3) No employer may require or permit a child to perform night work unless the parent or legal guardian of the child has given permission in writing, and—
(a) the employer has submitted to the parent or legal guardian written reasons why the work must be performed at night;
(b) the child is compensated by payment of an allowance that is agreed to by the child’s parent or legal guardian; and
(c) at the request of the parent or legal guardian of the child, the employer has enabled the child to undergo a medical examination, for the account of the employer.