This Statutory Instrument was repealed on 2019-10-01 by Employment (Stevedore Conditions of Employment) Regulations, 2019.
Employment (Stevedore Conditions of Employment) Regulations, 2018
Statutory Instrument 36 of 2018
- Published on 4 June 2018
- Assented to on 30 May 2018
- Commenced on 4 June 2018
- [This is the version of this document at 1 June 2020.]
- [Repealed by Employment (Stevedore Conditions of Employment) Regulations, 2019 (Statutory Instrument 55 of 2019) on 1 October 2019]
1.These Regulations may be cited as the Employment (Stevedore Conditions of Employment) Regulations, 2018.
2.For the purposes of these Regulations, stevedores shall be exempt from the provisions of section 25(1), (2) and (3) of the Employment Act in accordance with section 25(4).
3.Subject to Regulation 2, any provision under the Act or under the Employment (Conditions of Employment) Regulations, 1991 applicable to a casual worker shall apply to a stevedore.
4.In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—"Act" means the Employment Act (Cap 69);"competent officer" means a competent officer appointed under section 73 of the Employment Act, (Cap 69);"dock work" means the loading, unloading, handling, checking and inspecting of cargo directly into or from a ship within the confines of a port, ship bunkering, storing and other activities authorised by the Seychelles Ports Authority including the embarking, disembarking, tending, mooring, checking ship draught and checking cargo;"employer" means a person who employs a stevedore or in the case where the employer is absent from the Republic or from office, the representative or other person, present in the Republic, authorised by the employer to act on his behalf;"retainer allowance" means an allowance paid by the employer to his or her stevedores in order to retain the services of the stevedores when there is no dock work as defined by these regulations;"stevedore" means a dock worker who handles goods carried in and out by seagoing ship or inland water vessels and who provides the ancillary services related to those goods within Seychelles in transit vessels, in the harbour and in areas engages in importation and exportation.
5.There shall be established a Stevedore Committee established by the Minister responsible for Employment, comprising of the following members—
10.An employer engaging stevedores shall adhere to the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, 1991 issued under the Occupational Safety and Health Decree (Cap 151).
11.A person who is aggrieved by a decision taken concerning the payment or non payment of a retainer allowance or a decision taken concerning his right to compensation under these regulations may register a grievance procedure in accordance with section 64 read with Part II Schedule I of the Employment Act (Cap 69).
12.There shall be imposed a minimum rate of SR3.75 per tonnage for the loading and unloading of brine fish.
History of this document
01 June 2020 this version
01 October 2019
04 June 2018
30 May 2018