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Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No. 55 of 1998)

Chapter I : Definitions, Purpose, Interpretation and Application

3. Interpretation of this Act


This Act must be interpreted—

(a) in compliance with the Constitution;
(b) so as to give effect to its purpose;
(c) taking into account any relevant code of good practice issued in terms of this Act or any other employment law; and
(d) in compliance with the international law obligations of the Republic, in particular those contained in the International Labour Organisation Convention (No. 111) concerning Discrimination in Respect of Employment and Occupation.