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
9. Disposal of unclaimed moneys [section 97(1)(f)]
|(1)||If money owing by an employer individually liable or a mutual association to an employee or his dependant has remained unpaid after three months because it has not been claimed and the person in question has not been traced, the money shall be paid to the Commissioner quarterly under cover of a statement with the necessary particulars.|
|(a)||If money owing to an employee of his/her dependant has remained unpaid after 12 months because it has not been claimed and the person in question has not been traced, the Commissioner shall cause a notice to be published annually in the Government Gazette with particulars of every unclaimed amount of more than R200 and in which any person claiming the amount shall be called upon to submit his/her claim to the Commissioner (within one month after the date of the notice).|
|(b)||If at the expiration of the said month no claim has been submitted or a claim has been submitted but has been rejected by the Commissioner, the said amount shall be paid into the reserve fund.|
|(c)||Unclaimed amount of R200 or less shall be retained by the Commissioner for the purpose of section 4(2)(d).|
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