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

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Sectoral Determination 6 : Private Security Sector, South Africa

22. Prohibition of forced labour


(1) Subject to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, all forced labour is prohibited.


(2) No person may, for the employee’s own benefit or for the benefit of someone else, cause, demand or impose forced labour in contravention of sub clause (1).


(3) A person who contravenes sub clauses (1) or (2) commits an offence.