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Draft Reviewed Housing and Living Conditions Standard for the Minerals Industry, 2019

VISION: To give effect to section 100 (1) (a) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (Act No. 28 of 2002), sections 26(1), (2) and (3) and 27(1),(2) and (3) of the Constitution, the National Housing Act, 1997 (Act No. 107 of 1997), the National Housing Code of 2009 and other related policies and legislation by ensuring that adequate housing, healthcare services, balanced nutrition and water are adequately provided to mine employees in South Africa.



MISSION :To redress the historic and systematic marginalization of mine employees as a result of past discriminatory policies and laws with regards to their working, housing and living conditions. To provide for progressive realisation and protection of their basic constitutional right to human dignity through provision of adequate access to housing, better living conditions and related amenities of life.

PURPOSE OF THE DOCUMENT: To ensure that mining right holder's provide decent livable integrated human settlements, healthcare services, balanced nutrition, water and related amenities to mine employees.

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Source details: Government Gazette, 20 March 2019, No. 42326,