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Amended Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act

by Lloyd Ramutloa last modified 2010-08-27 08:29

85. Variation of tariff of assessment

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (No. 130 of 1993 )
as amended by the
Amendment - Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases 1997, and  Amendment - Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 1993

Chapter 9 : Obligations of Employers


85. Variation of tariff of assessment

(1)           If in the opinion of the Director-General the business of an employer is designed, equipped, organized or conducted in a manner which is calculated to prevent accidents and the number of accidents and the expenditure in connection therewith are or are likely to be less than those usually occurring in comparable businesses, the Director-General may assess that employer at a lower tariff of assessment than the tariff of assessment for employers in like businesses.

(2)           If the accident record of an employer during a particular period is in the opinion of the Director-General less favourable than those of employers in comparable businesses and the Director-General is of the opinion that such state of affairs will probably continue, the Director-General may assess such employer at a higher tariff of assessment than the tariff of assessment for employers in like businesses.

(3)           If the accident record of an employer during a particular period is in the opinion of the Director-General more favourable than those of employers in comparable businesses, the Director-General may give such employer a rebate on any assessment paid or payable by him.


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