COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES ACT, 130 OF 1993 AS AMENDED (COIDA). DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR: COMPENSATION FUND PRESENTATION TO THE SELECT COMMITTEE FOR LABOUR ON 26 AUGUST 2009. Social insurance within the social security system in South Africa.
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR: COMPENSATION FUND
PRESENTATION TO THE SELECT COMMITTEE FOR LABOUR ON 26 AUGUST 2009
Administered under the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 130 of 1993 as amended in 1997.
Public Entity in the Department of Labour.
The Director-General is the accounting officer
The Compensation Commissioner (DDG) reports to the DG.
Generates revenue from employers’ annual contributions-employers register with the Fund and report accidents.THE COMPENSATION FUND
section 22 covers employees on ‘willful misconduct’
Currently, the CF does not have policy on rehabilitation and early return to work
Expenditure on claims
- Electronic submission of claims will be possible
- Will facilitate the final decentralization of the remaining functions
- Will facilitate automation and organizational structure re-design
New Policy Options