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

Chapter VIII : Medical aid

77. Contributions by employees towards cost of medical aid prohibited


(1) An employer who demands or receives from an employee a contribution towards the cost of medical aid supplied or to be supplied in terms of this Act, shall be guilty of an offence.


(2) If an employer has been convicted of contravening subsection (1), the Director-General may in the prescribed form issue an order against that employer for the payment of the amount that he received contrary to the provisions of subsection (1), and section 61(2) and (3) shall then apply mutatis mutandis in respect of such order and amount.