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Abortion in South Africa

Abortion in South Africa was legal only under very limited circumstances until 1 February 1997, when the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act came into force, providing abortion on demand for a variety of cases.

Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993

The Occupational Health and Safety Act is a South African statutory law administered by the Department of Employment and Labour. The full title is No. 85 of 1993: Occupational Health and Safety Act as amended by. Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, No. 181 Of 1993 and the Labour Relations Act, No. 66 of 1995. Several regulations under the act are in force. The English version of the act was signed by the state president in June 1993. The scope of the act is: To provide for the health and safety of persons at work and for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use ...

Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993

The Tobacco Products Control Act was introduced in South Africa in 1993, where smoking has been rated the second highest health concern, after HIV/AIDS. This act has been amended several time during the past decade and today South Africa has some of the strictest tobacco control measures ever adopted by the government of a developing country. It is estimated that cigarette consumption has fallen dramatically since the early 1990s while the percentage of adult smokers in the country has dropped from 32 to 26.5 percent.

                                     

ⓘ Health law in South Africa

  • Abortion in South Africa was legal only under very limited circumstances until 1 February 1997, when the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act Act 92
  • South African labour law regulates the relationship between employers, employees and trade unions in the Republic of South Africa The Native Labour Regulations
  • In South Africa private and public health systems exist in parallel. The public system serves the vast majority of the population, but is chronically
  • South African contract law is essentially a modernised version of the Roman - Dutch law of contract which is itself rooted in canon and Roman laws In
  • South African administrative law is the branch of public law in that country which regulates the legal relations of public authorities, whether with private
  • The law of persons in South Africa regulates the birth, private - law status and the death of a natural person. It determines the requirements and qualifications
  • In general, all racial and ethnic groups in South Africa have long - standing beliefs concerning gender roles, and most are based on the premise that women
  • South African environmental law describes the legal rules in South Africa relating to the social, economic, philosophical and jurisprudential issues raised
  • HIV AIDS is the most serious health concern in South Africa The country has the highest number of people afflicted with HIV of any country, and the fourth - highest
  • The Republic of South Africa is a parliamentary representative democratic republic. The President of South Africa serves both as head of state and as
  • Cannabis in South Africa has been decriminalised by the country s Constitutional Court for personal consumption by adults in private. However, laws prohibiting