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Name: Labour Amendment Act, 2012 (Act No. 2 of 2012).
Country: Namibia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-03-24
Entry into force:
ISN: NAM-2012-L-104154
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Labour, Namibia PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-05-03)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to amend the Labour Act, 2007 so as to substitute and insert certain de nitions; to regulate the employment status of individuals placed by private employment agencies to work for user enterprises; to provide protection for individuals placed by private employment agencies; to prohibit the hiring of individuals placed by private employment agencies in contemplation of a strike or lockout or following collective termination; to introduce a presumption as to employee status based on enumerated criteria; to confer on the Minister the power to deem persons to be employees; to introduce a presumption of indefinite employment; to amend the Employment Services Act, 2011 so as to insert and substitute certain definitions; to substitute certain provisions in order to align them with the definition of private employment agency; and to provide for incidental matters.
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