Employment (Special Provisions) Act, 1966
- Commenced on 29 July 1966
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 1996.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Employment (Special Provisions) Act.
2. InterpretationIn this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—"employee" means any person who has entered into or works under a contract of service, whether the contract is express or implied, is oral or in writing, and whether the remuneration is calculated by time or by work done, or is in cash or in kind.
3. ApplicationThe provisions of this Act and of any regulations made under this Act shall have effect only during a period when a declaration of a State of Emergency under the Constitution is in force.[Cap. 1]
4. Regulations with respect to employment
5. Repugnancy with other enactmentsRegulations made under section four and anything done under the authority of such regulations shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other enactment having the force of law in Zambia other than this Act, the Constitution, the Emergency Powers Act or the Preservation of Public Security Act; and for so long as regulations made under section four have the force of law, any provision of such an enactment shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, have no effect.[Cap. 1; Cap. 108; Cap. 112]
6. Republic not boundNothing in this Act or in any regulations made under this Act shall be construed as binding the Republic.
History of this document
31 December 1996 this version
29 July 1966