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

Chapter IX : Obligations of employers

80. Employer to register with commissioner and to furnish him with particulars


(1) An employer carrying on business in the Republic shall within the prescribed period and in the prescribed manner register with the commissioner, and shall furnish the commissioner with the prescribed particulars of his business, and shall within a period determined by the commissioner furnish such additional particulars as the commissioner may require.


(2) The particulars referred to in subsection (1) shall be furnished separately in respect of each business carried on by the employer.


(3) An employer shall within seven days of any change in the particulars so furnished notify the commissioner of such change.


(4) The Director-General may exempt employers referred to in section 84(1)(a) and (b) from the provisions of this section.


(5) Any person not resident in the Republic or any body corporate not registered in terms of any law governing the registration of bodies corporate in the Republic, and carrying on business in the Republic or engaged in, on or above the continental shelf in activities in connection with surveys, research, prospecting or exploitation of natural resources, and employing an employee in connection therewith, shall furnish the commissioner with the address of his or its head office and the name and address of his or its chief officer in the Republic, and that officer shall for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be the employer of the said employee.


(6) Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence.