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

Chapter VI : General Provisions

65. Short title and commencement


(1) This Act is called the Employment Equity Act, 1998.


(2) This Act takes effect on a date to be determined by the President by proclamation in the Gazette. The President may determine different dates in respect of different provisions of this Act.


(3) If, in terms of subsection (2), different dates are determined for particular provisions of this Act—
(a) Schedule 2 must take effect at the same time as section 6(1) takes effect; and
(b) a reference in a provision of this Act to a time when this Act took effect must be construed as a reference to the time when that provision takes effect.