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

Code of Good Practice

Preparation, Implementation and Monitoring of Employment Equity Plans

2. Legal framework


2.1) This code is issued in terms of Section 54 of the Act, and relates to Section 20.


2.2) This code does not impose any legal obligations in addition to those in the Act and the failure to observe it does not, by itself, render a designated employer liable in any proceedings, except where the code refers to obligations that are required by the Act.


2.3) When interpreting the Act, any relevant code of good practice must be taken into account. 1


1. Section 3(c) of the Act.