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Amended Labour Relations Act

by lloyd last modified 2010-08-30 04:49

179. Costs

Labour Relations Act (No. 66 of 1995 )
as amended by the
Amendment - Afrikaans Labour Relations Act 1998, Amendment - Labour Relations Act 1996, Amendment - Labour Relations Act 1998, Amendment - Labour Relations Act 2000, and  Amendment - Labour Relations Act 2002

Chapter 7 : Dispute Resolution

Part E : Labour Appeal Court

179. Costs

(1)           The Labour Appeal Court may make an order for the payment of costs, according to the requirements of the law and fairness.


(2)           When deciding whether or not to order the payment of costs, the Labour Appeal Court may take into account-


(a) whether the matter referred to the Court should have been referred to arbitration in terms of this Act and, if so, the extra costs incurred in referring the matter to the Court; and


(b) the conduct of the parties-


(i)         in proceeding with or defending the matter before the Court; and


(ii)        during the proceedings before the Court.


(3)           The Labour Appeal Court may order costs against a party to the dispute or against any person who represented that party in those proceedings before the Court.

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