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

Chapter VIII : Medical aid

72. Conveyance of injured employee


(1) If an employee meets with an accident which necessitates his conveyance to a hospital or medical practitioner or from a hospital or medical practitioner to his residence, his employer shall forthwith make the necessary conveyance available.


(2) The Director-General or the employer individually liable or mutual association concerned, as the case may be, shall pay the reasonable cost (as determined by the Director-General) incurred in respect of that conveyance.


(3) Any employer who fails to comply with subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.