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

Chapter VI : Determination and calculation of compensation

62. Provisional settlements


(1) Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary contained in this Act, the Director-General may, subject to such conditions as he may determine, authorise an employer individually liable or a mutual association to provisionally settle claims by employees for compensation or for the payment of the cost of medical aid.


(2) An employer or association referred to in subsection (1) shall report provisional settlements to the Director-General at such intervals and with such particulars as the Director-General may determine, and the Director-General may confirm, amend or repudiate any such provisional settlement, or deal with the claim in accordance with section 45 as if the provisional settlement concerned had not been made.