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


Schedule 7 : Transitional Arrangements

Part D : Matters concerning Public Service

18. Negotiating Forums in South African Police Service



1) The National Negotiating Forum will continue to exist subject to item 20.


2) The registered scope of the National Negotiating Forum is the State and those employees in respect of whom the South African Police Service Rationalisation Proclamation, 1995 and the Act contemplated in section 214 of the Constitution applies.


3) Within fourteen days of the commencement of this Act, or signing of its constitution by its authorised representatives, whichever is the later, the National Negotiating Forum must furnish the registrar with a copy of its constitution signed by its authorised representatives, and with the other information or documentation.


4) The constitution agreed to by the National Negotiating Forum is deemed to be in compliance with this Act. However where any provision of the constitution does not comply with the requirements of section 30, the registrar may direct the National Negotiating Forum to rectify its constitution and re-submit the rectified constitution within fourteen days.


5) The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service must deal with any pending application for registration and recognition in terms of the South African Police Service Labour Regulations as if the application had been made in terms of this Act