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


Regulations under the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 13 of 1993), as amended

6. Remuneration and travelling and subsistence allowance of members of Compensation Board [Section 13(3)]


(1) In respect of remuneration—

R500.00 per hour or part of an hour with a maximum of R1 500.00 per day for attending meetings, hearings or for the investigations of any matter.


(2) In respect of subsistence—

An allowance R120,00 for every 24 hours and R5,00 for every full hour thereafter or actual expenses, provided such expense is in the opinion of the Commissioner reasonable.


(3) In respect of transport—

The actual costs of public transport or paid in terms of Transport Handbook on Tariffs for the use of Motor Transport as amended; and (Private) [Amendment No 7 of 2007 of the Annexure to Transport Circular No 1 of 1997].


(4) A member of the Board shall travel by the most convenient public conveyance, but if the Commissioner is satisfied that the journey cannot be so undertaken, she/he may authorise the use of private transport against payment of a transport allowance as prescribed by regulation 6(3).


(5) Where a member of the Board travels by a route which results in the journey lasting longer or which involves greater travelling and subsistence allowance than was in the opinion of the Commissioner necessary, she/he may reduce a claim for such allowance to such amount that she/he regards as reasonable.