Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)
Chapter IV : Compensation for occupational injuries
27. Special circumstances in which Director-General may make award
If in a claim for compensation in terms of this Act it appears to the Director-General that the contract of service or apprenticeship or learnership of the employee concerned is invalid, he may deal with such claim as if the contract was valid at the time of the accident.