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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 11 : Administration of Agreement

70. Dishonoured cheques



1) Whenever an employer pays an amount due to the Council in terms of this Agreement in any manner other than in cash and such payment is dishonoured for any reason whatsoever, the Council may impose on that employer a penalty equal to 1,5% of that amount. Any penalty due to the Council in terms of this sub-clause is payable on demand.


2) If an employer's banker dishonours a cheque drawn by that employer in favour of the Council for any payment due in terms of this Agreement, in addition to imposing a penalty in terms of sub-clause (1), the National Secretary of the Council may rule that all future payments to the Council by that employer be effected in cash or by means of a bank-guaranteed cheque, postal orders or electronic fund transfer.