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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 G : Miscellaneous

22. Definitions


In this Determination, unless the context indicates otherwise—



means a person who is authorised to act for, or on behalf of, a child in contractual relations with an employer;


"Basic Conditions of Employment Act"

means the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act 75 of 1997);



means the time spent by a child under the supervision of, or on the premises of the employer, including time spent outside a performance;



means any person younger than 15 years of age;


"child minder"

means a person appointed to attend to the child’s needs during call;



means the Sectoral Determination for children in the performance of advertising, artistic and cultural activities;



means the Director-General of Labour;



means the engagement of a child by a natural or legal person to perform any work, regardless of whether the child—

(a) is remunerated or not;
(b) is contracted for a specific period of time or to perform a specific task, or for an indefinite period of time; or
(c) is engaged as an independent contractor.


"legal guardian"


(a) a person other than a parent, with parental authority over a child; or
(b) a person responsible for the administration of a child’s estate and who has the capacity to assist or represent the child in legal proceedings or in the performance of juristic acts, and includes a manager of an institution at which the child resides.



means the Minister of Labour;



means a parent with parental authority over a child, including guardianship and custody;



includes any institution for educating, training or giving instruction in any discipline.