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

National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI)

Main Collective Agreement

Part 5 : Remuneration

38. Deductions for debts to third parties


1) In respect of any other debt, an employer may not make any deductions from an employee's remuneration unless-
a) the deduction is required or permitted in terms of any law, collective agreement, court order or arbitration award; or
b) the employee agrees in writing to the deduction in respect of a debt specified in that agreement; or
c) an agreement in respect of any goods purchased by the employee specifies the nature and quantity of such goods.


2) An employer who deducts an amount from an employee's remuneration for payment to another person must pay the amount to that other person in accordance with the time period and other requirements specified in the agreement, law, collective agreement, court order or arbitration award.