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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 2 : Civil Engineering Sector, South Africa

5. Payment of remuneration


(1) An employee, except as provided for in clause 17(7) shall be paid—
(a) weekly, fortnightly or monthly;
(b) in cash, by cheque or by direct deposit into an account designated by the employee, and in South African currency;
(c) remuneration in cash or by cheque—
(i) at the workplace or at a place agreed to by the employee;
(ii) during the employee's working hours or within 15 minutes of the commencement or conclusion of such hours;
(d) remuneration not later than seven days after—
(i) the completion of a period for which the remuneration is payable;
(ii) the termination of the contract of employment.