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Unemployment Insurance Fund

by Zopedol — last modified 2014-05-09 11:51
The Unemployment Insurance Act provides protection to workers who become unemployed. It prescribes claiming unemployment benefits for unemployment, maternity benefits, illness benefits, adoption benefits and dependents' benefits.

Application

The Unemployment Insurance Act and Unmployment Insurance Contributions Act apply to all employers and workers, but not to -
  • workers working less than 24 hours a month for an employer;
  • learners;
  • public servants;
  • foreigners working on contract;
  • workers who get a monthly State (old age) pension; or
  • workers who only earn commission.

Domestic employers and their workers are included under the Act since 1 April 2003.

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Act - No 63 0f 2001, Unemployment Insurance Act.doc

Original UIF Act

File Size: 138 KB

Act - Unemployment Insurance Contributions.doc

To provide for the imposition and collection of contributions for the benefit of the Unemployment Insurance Fund; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

File Size:  64 KB


Amended Act - Unemployment Insurance.doc

To establish the Unemployment Insurance Fund and to provide for the payment from the Fund of unemployment benefits to certain employees.

File Size: 213 KB


Amended Act - Unemployment Insurance Contributions.pdf

To provide for the imposition and collection of contributions for the benefit of the Unemployment Insurance Fund; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

File Size: 116 KB


Amendment Unemployment Insurance Act.doc

Amendment of Unemployment Insurance Act.

File Size: 35 KB




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