INCREASE OF LEVIES: OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN MINES AND WORKS ACT 78 OF 1973
Title: Occupational Diseases In Mines And Works Act 78 of 1973: increase of levies
Government Notice: GN 604 in Government Gazette 39220 of 18 September 2015
Date of commencement: 1 July 2015
The Minister of Health, in terms of Section 62 of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act 78 of 1973, increased the levies which are payable from the controlled mines and works in terms of the said Act immediately with effect from 01 July 2015.
Levies will be increased per risk shift performed from an average amount of R5.36 to R6.31 (17.08%), as recommended by the Advisory Committee of the Compensation Fund and Compensation Commissioner.