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

Chapter III : Collective Bargaining

Part F : General Provisions concerning Councils

50. Effect of registration of council



(1) A certificate of registration is sufficient proof that a registered council is a body corporate.


(2) A council has all the powers, functions and duties that are conferred or imposed on it by or in terms of this Act, and it has jurisdiction to exercise and perform those powers, functions and duties within its registered scope.


(3) A party to a Council is not liable for any of the obligations or liabilities of the council by virtue of it being a party to the council.


(4) A party to, or office-bearer or official of, a council is not personally liable for any loss suffered by any person as a result of an act performed or omitted in good faith by a party to, or office-bearer or official of, a council while performing their functions for the council.


(5) Service of any document directed to a council at the address most recently provided to the registrar will be for all purposes service of that document on that council.