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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 12 : Forestry Sector, South Africa

Part D : Hours of Work

12. Emergency work


(1) Clauses 13, 15(1), 18(1), 19(1), 21(1) and 22(1) do not apply to work which is required to be done without delay owing to circumstances for which the employer could not reasonably have been expected to make provision and which cannot be performed by forestry workers during their ordinary hours of work


(2) Sub-clause (1) does not affect the obligation of an employer to pay a forestry worker for any work performed at the forestry worker’s ordinary rate of pay or overtime rate, as the case may be.