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

Circular Instructions

Circular Instruction No. 171 - Determination of Permanent Disablement resulting from Exposure to Excessive Noise and Trauma in Industry

Notice No. 422 of 2001


Notice No. 422

16 May 2001

GG 22296


Department of Labour


I, Emmanuel Ramadzuli Ramashia, Director General of the Department of Labour, hereby give notice that, after consultation with the Compensation Board and acting under the powers vested in me by section 49 of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993, (Act No. 130 of 1993), I hereby issue Circular Instruction No. 171 dealing with the determination of permanent disablement resulting from exposure to excessive noise and trauma in industry.


This circular instruction comes into effect on 16 May 2001 and supersedes all previous instructions regarding loss of hearing.



Director General: Labour