LEGAL FRAMEWORK


The University of KwaZulu-Natal recognizes the existing legislation within South Africa which applies to HIV/AIDS, and in terms of which this policy shall be applied.

2.1 This legislation includes, but is not limited to:

• The Constitution of South Africa, Act 108 of 1996;
• The Code of Good Practices December 1, 2000 on key
aspects of HIV/AIDS ;
• The Employment Equity Act 55 of 199;
• The Labor Relations Act 66 of 1996;
• The Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993;
and
• The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and
Diseases Act 130 of 1993.

2.2 International instruments including, but not limited to:

• The Universal Declaration of Human Rights;
• The Human Rights Charter; and
• The African Charter of Human and Peoples Rights.

2.3 National policy developments including, but not limited to:

• The Department of Education National Policy on HIV &
AIDS; and
• Department of Labour Guidelines to Employers.
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