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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

6. Application for Registration of Establishment



6.1 Before commencing business in the Industry, every legal owner shall apply to the Council in the form specified in Annexure B for registration of his establishment. A separate application shall be completed in respect of every establishment owned or operated by an employer.


6.2 Every application for registration shall comply with clause 5, and the applicant shall not be a disqualified person. No disqualified person may own or operate an establishment.


6.3 For the purpose of this clause a disqualified person is any natural or legal person who, at the time of their application—
6.3.1 owes any sum to any employee or former employee in the Industry in respect of remuneration or wages, which remain unpaid in contravention of this Agreement, and /or

6.3.2        owes any sum of money to the council in contravention of any obligation under any of the council's collective agreements; and/or

6.3.3 has failed to pay the contributions of any employee, whether wholly or in part, to any benefit fund in contravention of the terms of any of the council's collective agreements.


6.4 In the event of a change in any of the particulars referred to in the completed "Annexure B", an employer shall be required to notify the council thereof within 14 days of the change. Until the council has received notification of the change, the employer shall remain bound by the particulars of the business of which the council is aware, and in addition shall be liable for both the financial consequences of the failure to give notice and of the change.