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Trade Disputes Act, 2003 (Act No. 15 of 2004)
  • Part I: Preliminary
  • Part II: Establishment of panel and procedure for settlement of trade disputes generally
  • Part III: Industrial Court
  • Part IV: Settlement of claims that recognised terms and conditions of employment are not being observed
  • Part V: Collective Labour Agreements
  • Part VI: Unlawful industrial action and enforcement of collective labour agreements
  • Part VII: Protection of essential services, life and property
  • Date of entry into force: 2004-04-23
Employment Act Chapter 47:01

An Act to repeal and replace the Employment Act in order to amend the law relating to employment, to make comprehensive provision therefore and to provide for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith. Inter alia:

  • Part III: Contracts of Employment
  • Part V: Recruitment
  • Part VI: Forced labour
  • Part VII: Protection of wages
  • Part VIII: Rest periods, hours of work, holidays, etc.
  • Part XI: Employment of children and young persons
  • Part XII: Employment of females
  • Part XVI: Determination of minimum wages.
Trade Union and Employers' Organisations Act Chapter 48:01

An Act to re-enact with amendments the law relating to trade unions to make better provision therefore and for federations of trade unions and employers' organizations and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto. Inter alia, Part III: Registration of trade unions, Federations of trade unions and Employers' organizations; Part V, s. 20: Membership of trade unions by children and young persons; Part X: Amalgamations and Federations of registered trade unions; Part XI: Recognition of registered trade unions as negotiating bodies; Part XIII: Picketing, intimidation, disputes, etc.

Employment of Non-Citizens Act 1983

An Act to regulate the employment and other engagement in occupations for reward or profit of certain persons who are not citizens of Botswana and to provide for matters incidental thereto. Repeals the Employment of Visitors Act (Cap. 47:02).

Factories Act 1979

An Act to make provision for the regulation of the conditions of employment in factories and other places as regards the safety, health and welfare of persons employed therein and for the safety and inspection of certain plant and machinery and for purposes incidental to or connected with the matters aforesaid.

Workmen's Compensation Act 1980

Provides for employment accident benefit.
Date of entry into force: 1980-03-01

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