Compensation for Occupational Injuries And Diseases Amendment Bill

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Employment and Labour

The Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour invites you to submit written comments on the Compensation For Occupational Injuries And Diseases Amendment Bill [B 21-2020]

The Bill seeks to amend the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993, so as to:
▪ amend, substitute, insert, delete and repeal certain definitions and sections;
▪ provide for matters pertaining to the Board and its members;
▪ provide for the Commissioner to perform certain functions that were previously performed by the Director-General; to further provide for matters pertaining to the rehabilitation, re-integration and return to work of occupationally injured and diseased employees;
▪ regulate the use of health care services;
▪ provide for the Commissioner to review pension claims or awards;
▪ provide for administrative penalties;
▪ regulate compliance and enforcement and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Enquiries, as well as written submissions, can be directed to the Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour, (for attention: Mr Zolani Sakasa), or email to coidabill@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 05 March 2021 at 16:30. The original deadline for submission was 19 February 2021.

In addition to the written submissions, please indicate if you are interested in making a verbal presentation to the Committee.

Issued by: Ms ML Dunjwa, MP, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour

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