Skills development act

Vision[ edit ] This Act was promulgated by government inin the midst of high levels of unemployment, low levels of investment in the South African labour market, pronounced disparities in income distribution, inequality of opportunity as a result of apartheid and poverty. Brendan and Down,

Skills development act

The funds are to be used to develop and improve skills of employees. Who must pay SDL? SDL is due by employers who have been registered. You can register once for all different tax types using the client information system.

What steps must the employer take? If an employer becomes liable, they need to register for SDL.


The following employers are exempt from paying SDL— Any public service employer in the national or provincial sphere of Government. These employers must budget for an amount equal to the levies due for training and education of their employees.

Any municipality to which a certificate of exemption is issued by the Minister of Labour. If this is the reason for exemption, these types of employers are not required to register to pay SDL. How much do you need to pay?

How and when should it be paid? It must be paid within seven days after the end of the month during which the amount was deducted. If the last day for payment falls on a public holiday or weekend, the payment must be made on the last business day before the public holiday or weekend.

· E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:— , section 1 of Act 31 of , section 1 of Act 37 of and section 4 of Act 26 of 1. Section 1 of the Skills Development Act, (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), is hereby amended— Development Levies.

The Skills Development Act aims to develop the skills of the South African workforce and to improve the quality of life of workers and their prospects of improve productivity in the workplace and the competitiveness of employers and to promote self-employment.

“Skills Development Levies Act” means the Skills Development Levies Act, ; “skills development levies” means a levy as defined in section 1 of the Skills Development Levies Act; “ South African Qualifications Authority ” means the South African Qualification Authority established by section 3 of the South African Qualifications  · `the Act' means the Skills Development Act, (Act No.

97 of ); `work integrated learning' is an umbrella term to describe curricular, pedagogic and assessment practices, across a range of academic disciplines that integrate Training and Skills Development Act Responsible Minister.

Minister for Industry and Skills: Gazette p Minister for Higher Education and Skills: The legislative history at the back of the Act provides detail about the past and future operation of the Act. Subordinate Legislation Regulations. Training and Skills AND SKILLS. · STAATSKOERANT, 29 JUNlE No.

3 No. R. DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR 29June SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACT, (ACT NO. 97 of ) LEARNERSHIP REGULATIONS, I, Membathisi Mphumzi Shepherd Mdladlana, Minister of Labour, in terms of section 36 read with sections 16 and 17 of the Skills Development Act, (Act No.

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Skills development act
The Skills Development Act, Summary