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Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994)


Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 4 : Employment Matters

Part 3 : Working environment

51. Working hours


Subject to any collective agreements and the Code of Good Practice on Arrangement of Working Time issued in terms of section 87 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997), a head of department shall determine—

(a) the work week and daily hours of work for employees; and
(b) the opening and closing times of places of work of the department, taking into account—
(i) the needs of the public with due regard to the department's service delivery improvement plan; and
(ii) the needs and circumstances of employees, including family obligations and transport arrangements.