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


Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing and Cosmetology Services (Semi-National)

Main Collective Agreement

5. Prohibition of Certain Acts



5.1        No legal owner may operate an establishment that is not registered with the Council.


5.2        No legal owner may carry on business at an establishment unless—

5.2.1        it has been registered with the council;

5.2.2 in the case of a hairdressing and/or cosmetology establishment where the legal owner is a non-working owner, at least one qualified certificate holder is employed;

5.2.3        a certificate to practice hairdressing has been issued to every hairdresser in the employer's employment.


5.2 No employee may work as a hairdresser or cosmetologist unless the establishment in which he works has been registered with the council.


5.3 No person may perform any act defined under hairdressing in an establishment unless he is qualified to practise hairdressing, or is a learner, multi-skilled operator, or an operator.


5.4 No person under the age of 15 years may be engaged to perform any hairdressing and/or cosmetology service.