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


Directive on Compensation for Workplace-acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)

Schedule A : Circular No. CF/06/2020

8. Commencement and Duration


8.1. This Directive shall come into effect on the date of publication in the Government Gazette.


8.2. This Directive shall remain in operation for as long as the declaration of the COVID-19 in terms of the National Disaster Management Act as a national disaster subsists, or until it is withdrawn by the Minister, whichever comes earlier.


8.3. Once the declaration of COVID-19 as a national disaster in terms of the National Disaster Management Act is lifted or this Directive has been withdrawn, whichever comes first, this directive shall be replaced by a Circular Instruction drafted in line with the provisions of the COID Act.