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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

Chapter VI : Trade Unions and Employers' Organisations

Part C : Registrar of Labour Relations

108. Appointment of registrar of labour relations



(1) The Minister must designate an officer of the Department of Labour as the registrar of labour relations to perform the functions conferred on the registrar by or in terms of this Act.


(a) The Minister may designate any number of officers in the Department as deputy registrars of labour relations to assist the registrar to perform the functions of registrar in terms of this Act.
(b) A deputy registrar may exercise any of the functions of the registrar that have been generally or specifically delegated to the deputy.


(3) The deputy registrar of labour relations or if there is more than one, the most senior of them, will act as registrar whenever—
(a) the registrar is absent from the Republic or from duty, or for any reason is temporarily unable to perform the functions of registrar; or
(b) the office of registrar is vacant.