Following the issuing of an amendment to the TERS fund as per Government Gazette 43216 of 8 April 2020, the major unanswered question regarding the amount an employer can pay an employee who will also receive the UIF benefit has been clarified. The clauses read as follows:
This new contribution seeks to provide a weekly analysis of constitutional issues arising from COVID-19. In this first installment, I map the rights framework and the governance and accountability structures that shape and constrain the government response. Subsequent installments will focus on specific constitutional issues related to both of these themes.