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

Chapter II : Prohibition of Unfair Discrimination

7. Medical testing


(1) Medical testing of an employee is prohibited, unless—
(a) legislation permits or requires the testing; or
(b) it is justifiable in the light of medical facts, employment conditions, social policy, the fair distribution of employee benefits or the inherent requirements of a job.


(2) Testing of an employee to determine that employee's HIV status is prohibited unless such testing is determined to be justifiable by the Labour Court in terms of section 50(4) of this Act.