Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993
16. Chief Executive Officer charged with certain duties
|(1)||Every chief executive officer shall as far as is reasonably practicable ensure that the duties of his employer as contemplated in this Act, are properly discharged.|
|(2)||Without derogating from his responsibility or liability in terms of subsection (1), a chief executive officer may assign any duty contemplated in the said subsection, to any person under his control, which person shall act subject to the control and directions of the chief executive officer.|
|(3)||The provisions of subsection (1) shall not, subject to the provisions of section 37, relieve an employer of any responsibility or liability under this Act.|
|(4)||For the purpose of subsection (1) , the head of department of any department of State shall be deemed to be the chief executive officer of that department.|
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