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Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Amendment Act, No. 20 of 2013
To amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997, so as to substitute certain definitions; to prohibit employers from requiring employees to make payments to secure employment and from requiring employees to purchase goods, services or products; to prohibit anyone from requiring or permitting a child under the age of 15 years to work; to make it an offence for anyone to require or permit a child to perform any work or provide any services that place at risk the child’s well-being; to provide for the Minister to publish a sectoral determination for employees and employers who are not covered by any other sectoral determination; to provide for the Director-General to apply to the Labour Court for an employer to comply with a written undertaking by the employer; to provide for a compliance order; to delete certain obsolete provisions; to provide the Labour Court with exclusive jurisdiction in respect of certain matters; to provide for certain offences and penalties; to increase the penalties for certain offences; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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