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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

Chapter IV : Compensation for occupational injuries

32. Compensation may not be alienated or reduced


(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any other law contained, compensation shall not—
(a) be ceded or pledged;
(b) be capable of attachment or any form of execution under a judgment or order of a court of law;
(c) [Section 32(1)(c) deleted by section 12 of Act No. 61 of 1997];
(d) be set off against any debt of the person entitled to the compensation.


(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Director-General or the mutual association concerned, as the case may be, may pay compensation payable to an employee in whole or in part to the employer to the extent to which such employer has made payments to the employee in respect of disablement arising out of an occupational injury or disease.