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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)

42. Delegation and assignment of functions


(1) The Minister may delegate any power conferred upon him by or under this Act, except the power contemplated in section 43, to an officer.


(2) A delegation under subsection (1) shall not prevent the exercise of the relevant power by the Minister himself.


(3) The Minister may authorize any provincial administration or local authority to perform any function referred to in this Act.


(4) An authorisation under subsection (3) shall not prevent the performance of the relevant function by the Minister, the chief inspector or an inspector, as the case may be.