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


National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa:

Extension of Consolidation of Collective Agreement to Non-parties

Part I

51. General Rules Governing Conciliations and Arbitrations Conducted under the Auspices of the Council



(1) Notwithstanding the following procedures and rules, any omissions there from shall be dealt with in accordance with the Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the CCMA as amended from time to time.


(2) How to bring an application
(a) This rule applies to any application for condonation, joinder, substitution, variation or recession, application in a jurisdictional dispute or any other preliminary application.

All applications must comply with Rule 31 of the CCMA rules.


(3) How to apply to vary or rescind arbitration awards or rulings
(a) An application for the variation or recission of an arbitration award or ruling must be made within 14 days of the date on which the applicant became aware of the arbitration award or ruling or became aware of a mistake common to the parties to the proceedings.
(b) A ruling by a Council appointed conciliator or arbitrator which has the effect of a final order, will be regarded as a ruling for the purposes of this clause.


(4) Condonation for failure to comply with the rules

The Council or arbitrator or conciliator may condone any failure to comply with the frames in this clause, on good cause shown.