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

Regulations for the Integration of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1995

1. Definitions

 

 

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise indicates -

 

"Department of Labour"

means the Department of Labour mentioned in column 1 of Schedule 1 to the Public Service Act, 1994 (promulgated under Proclamation No. 103 of 1994);

 

"effective date"

means the date on which the repeal of the repealed laws takes effect, being 1 May 1995;

 

"repealed law"

means any one of the following laws repealed by section 1 of the Integration of Labour Laws Act, 1994 (Act No. 49 of 1994), namely-

a) the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act, 1985 (Act No. 24 of 1985), of the former Republic of Transkei;
b) the Occupational Safety Act, 1992 (Act No. 49 of 1992), of the former Republic of Bophuthatswana;
c) the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act, 1987 (Act No. 11 of 1987), of the former Republic of Venda;
d) the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act, 1984 (Act No. 35 of 1984), of the former Republic of Ciskei;
e) the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act, 1985 (Act No. 10 of 1985), of the former self-governing territory of KwaZulu; and
f) the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act, 1992 (Act No. 15 of 1992), of the former self-governing territory of QwaQwa;

 

"the Act"

means the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993), and the regulations made thereunder;

 

"territory"

means any one of the former Republics of Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei and the former self-governing territories of KwaZulu, QwaQwa, Lebowa, Gazankulu, KaNgwane and KwaNdebele.