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

Chapter VII : Dispute Resolution

Part A : Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration

116. Governing body of Commission

 

 

(1) The Commission will be governed by the governing body, whose acts are acts of the Commission. 26

 

(2) The governing body consists of—
(a) a chairperson and nine other members, each nominated by NEDLAC and appointed 27 by the Minister to hold office for a period of three years; and
(b) the director of the Commission, who—
(i) is a member of the governing body only by virtue of having been appointed director; and
(ii) may not vote at meetings of the governing body.

 

(3) NEDLAC must nominate—
(a) one independent person for the office of chairperson;
(b) three persons proposed by those voting members of NEDLAC who represent organised labour; and
(c) three persons proposed by those voting members of NEDLAC who represent organised business;
(d) three persons proposed by those voting members of NEDLAC who represent the State.

 

26 See item 4 of Schedule 3 for the governing body rules of procedure
27 See items 1 to 3 of Schedule 3 for the terms of appointment of members of the governing body.