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


Bargaining Council for the Motor Ferry Industry

Main Collective Agreement

35. Professional Driving Permit



35.1 Drivers shall be responsible for completing all administrative formalities and ensuring that their Professional Driving Permits are timeously renewed.


35.2 Employers shall refund drivers the prescribed fees for renewal of a driver's Professional Driving Permit and the cost of a medical certificate and fingerprinting if officially required, on the driver's furnishing a receipt of proof of payment.


35.3 In the event of a driver leaving employment of his/her own accord within six months of the date of renewal of his/her Professional Driving Permit, the employer shall be entitled to recover a pro rata amount of the fee paid by means of a deduction from the employee's wage/leave pay.