Adv. Karabo Tlhoeli
laws (Section 226 (1) (a) of the Labour Code ( Amendment) Act, 2000). Thus, any dispute over the interpretation or application of any provisions of the Labour Code or any other labour law is placed under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Labour Court.
v) Urgent matters/interlocutory reliefs/interdicts (Section 228 (1) of the Labour Code (Amendment) Act, 2000, Rule 22 & 23 of the Labour Court Rules, 1994, respectively) —
The Labour Court may hear matters that are brought before it on an urgent basis and grant interim or interlocutory reliefs pending finalisation of substantive claims.
vi) Reviews (Section 226 (2) (c) as amended by the Labour Code (Amendment) Act, 2006) — This Section stipulates that a party may approach the Labour Court for the review of an award of the DDPR.
It must be emphasised that only reviews and not appeals may be entertained by the Labour Court.
The basic distinction, simply put, being that a reviewing Court