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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 B : Minimum Wages

7. Payment of remuneration


(1) An employer must pay a forestry worker—
(a) in South African currency;
(b) daily, weekly, fortnightly or monthly; and
(c) in cash, by cheque or by direct deposit into an account designated by the forestry worker.


(2) Any payment in cash or by cheque must be given to each forestry worker—
(a) at the workplace;
(b) during the forestry worker’s working hours; and
(c) in a sealed envelope which becomes the property of the forestry worker.


(3) An employer must pay a forestry worker on the normal payday agreed to in writing by the forestry worker.