Research report - National Child Labour Action Programme for South Africa (1).doc

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Secondary institution: DH. New policy? No, existing policy. Once off cost: moderate. Recurrent cost: moderate. Time line: within four years of adoption of policy. (108) The compensation system in South Africa caters adequately for occupational disease and injury of children, as well as their special needs for rehabilitation. Lead institution: DL. New policy? Elaboration of existing policy. Once off cost: moderate. Recurrent cost: moderate. Time line: within four years of adoption of policy. (109) Health and safety legislation should ensure that piecework, task work, and sub-contracting does not leave children vulnerable by ensuring that similar obligations fall to the person benefiting from the work of the child to be the child's employer, where such a person is reasonably able to take steps to avoid the use of children. See in this regard (125) for a similar proposal regarding the BCEA. Lead institution: DL. New policy? Elaboration of existing policy. Once off cost: nil. Recurrent cost: nil. Time line: within four years of adoption of policy. (110) Government contracts and support for small and medium enterprises could be made contingent on meeting standards that address child labour as set out in CLAP. Lead institution: DL. Secondary institutions: Business South Africa, TUs. New policy? Yes. Once off cost: nil. Recurrent cost: nil. Time line: within two years of adoption of policy. (111) Drawing on international research, do research, formulate regulations, address issues of inspections and develop alternative employment options for 15-17 year olds involved in hazardous work or other WFCL. Also see (31). Lead institution: DL. Secondary institutions: DrSD. New policy? Yes. Once off cost: moderate. Recurrent cost: minimal. Time line: within three years of adoption of policy.’ ILO funding: to cover once off costs. (114) A technical workshop should be convened where the people and bodies referred to in (112) and (113) could consider and develop the above list, consider the action steps proposed regarding the given type of work as expanded upon elsewhere in this document and a timetable for implementing such steps. Lead institution: DL. Secondary institutions: ILO. New policy? Yes. Once off cost: minimal. Recurrent cost: nil. Time line: within two years of adoption of policy. ILO funding: to cover the costs involved in necessary research and or advise on matters leading to the workshop as well as to cover the once off costs of such a workshop.
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Page 90 Annexure A Draft 4.10, October 2003 (115) Consultation of organisations representing business and trade unions regarding list of hazardous work to be defined as worst forms of child labour. Lead institution: DL. Secondary institutions: Business; TUs. New policy? Yes. Once off cost: moderate. Recurrent cost: nil. Time line: within two years of adoption of policy.
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