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The Basic Conditions of Employment Act is an important legislation in South Africa. It regulates working hours, the employment contract and terminations just to name a few. Below are some of the definitions within the Act.


1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise indicates--


"Basic Conditions of Employment Act"

means the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997);


"black people"

is a generic term which means Africans, Coloureds and Indians;



means the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, established by section 112 of the Labour Relations Act;


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