Referring Labour Disputes Under the Labour Disputes Act 1992

Labour Disputes Process


The Labour Disputes Act 1992 Procedure

The Minister responsible for labour may, by notice published in the Official Gazette, declare that a labour dispute exists or is apprehended.

After a notice is published, the Minister may appoint three members, one of whom will be the Chairman, to form a tribunal called the Labour Disputes Tribunal (“the Tribunal”).

The Chairman shall be a person in possession of legal qualifications. The Minister, before exercising his powers to select members other than the Chairman, shall consult the parties.

The members of the Tribunal shall hold office until the Tribunal makes a decision or an award. The Tribunal may regulate its procedure and proceedings as it thinks fit.