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

Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings in the Labour Appeal Court

10. Labour Appeal Court sitting as a court of first instance in terms of section 175 of the Act

 

 

(section 175)

 

1) A party may request the Judge President for a direction that a matter before the Labour Court be heard by the Labour Appeal Court sitting as a court of first instance.

 

2) Notice of a request in terms of subrule (1) must be given to all other parties.

 

3) The request must be made in writing, but need not be supported by an affidavit.

 

4) If the request is opposed, the Judge President must hear the parties in chambers before giving a direction .

 

5) If the request is successful, the Judge President must give directions as to the future conduct of the matter.