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Employment of Educators Act, No. 76 of 1998

Long title


To provide for the employment of educators by the State, for the regulation of the conditions of service, discipline, retirement and discharge of educators and for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

CHAPTER 1. INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF ACT
1.  Definitions
2.  Application of Act
3.  Employers of educators and other persons

CHAPTER 2. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE AND EDUCATOR ESTABLISHMENTS
4.  Salaries and other conditions of service of educators
5.  Educator establishments

CHAPTER 3. APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS
6.  Powers of employers
6A. First appointment or appointment after break in service of educator [...inserted by Act 2002_050_010_20021126]
6B. Conversion of temporary employment to permanent employment [...inserted by Act 2005_024_008_20060126]
7.  Appointments and filling of posts
8.  Transfer of educators
9.  Secondment of educators

CHAPTER 4. TERMINATION OF SERVICES
10.  Retirement
11.  Discharge of educators
12.  Discharge on account of ill-health
13.  Discharge of educators appointed on probation
14.  Certain educators deemed to be discharged
15.  Resignations

CHAPTER 5. INCAPACITY AND MISCONDUCT
16.  Incapable educators
17.  Serious Misconduct [...Title amended by Act 2000_053_010_20001122 - was entitled "Misconduct"]
18.  Misconduct [...Title amended by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Preliminary investigation of misconduct"]
19.  ... [...removed by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Charge of misconduct"]
20. ... [...removed by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Suspension of educators"]
21.  ... [...removed by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Inquiry by disciplinary tribunal"]
22.  ... [...removed by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Procedure at inquiry"]
23.  ... [...removed by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Finding of disciplinary tribunal"]
24.  ... [...removed by Act 2000_053_011_20001122 - was entitled "Steps after inquiry"]
25.  Appeals
26.  Furnishing South African Council for Educators with records

CHAPTER 6. SOUTH AFRICAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATORS
27.  ... [...repealed by Act 2000_031_028_20000802 - was entitled “Establishment”]
28.  ... [...repealed by Act 2000_031_028_20000802 - was entitled “Functions and powers of South African Council for Educators”]
29. ... [...repealed by Act 2000_031_028_20000802 - was entitled “Registration with South African Council for Educators”]
30. ... [...repealed by Act 2000_031_028_20000802 - was entitled “Composition, administration and functioning of South African Council for Educators”]
31. ... [...repealed by Act 2000_031_028_20000802 - was entitled “Funds of South African Council for Educators”]
32. ... [...repealed by Act 2000_031_028_20000802 - was entitled “Annual report”]

CHAPTER 7. GENERAL
33. Performance of other work by educators
34. Offences and penalties
35. Regulations
36. Assignment of functions
37. Repeal of Act promulgated under Proclamation 138 of 1994, and savings
38. Transitional arrangements in respect of certain colleges
38A. Transitional arrangements in respect of disciplinary proceedings [...inserted by Act 2000_053_014_20001122]
39. Short title
Sch.1. SCHEDULE 1. INCAPACITY CODE AND PROCEDURES FOR POOF WORK PERFORMANCE [s1; s12; s16; s18] [...inserted by Act 2000_053_015_20001122]
Sch.2. SCHEDULE 2. DISCIPLINARY CODE AND PROCEDURES FOR EDUCATORS [s17; s18; s25; Sch2] [...inserted by Act 2000_053_015_20001122]

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