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


Employment Equity Regulations, 2014

Duties of a Designated Employer

9. Duty to prepare and implement an Employment Equity Plan


(1) A designated employer must refer to the relevant Codes of Good Practice issued in terms of section 54 of the Act when preparing an Employment Equity Plan contemplated in section 20 of the Act.


(2) The Employment Equity Plan must contain, at a minimum, all the elements contained in the EEA13 template of these regulations.


(3) A designated employer must retain their Employment Equity Plan for a period of five years after the expiry of the plan.


(4) A designated employer must refer to the EEA9 in the regulations for guidance on how to differentiate between the various occupational levels.