Estate Administrators Amendment Bill - Minister's Proposed Amendment

Extract From National Assembly Order Paper for 31st October 2017



            New clause to be inserted after clause 9


By the Hon. Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs


On page 8 of the Bill, after clause 9, inserted the following new clause, the subsequent clauses being renumbered accordingly: ¾


“10 Amendment of section 54 of Cap. 27:20

Section 54 (“Improper of disgraceful conduct”)(1) of the principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following paragraphs after paragraph (g)¾

               “(h)   demands from any client, employee or prospective employee any sexual favour as a condition of—

                           (i)   the rendering of any service in his or her capacity as a registered person;

                          (ii)   the mitigation or waiver of any fee for any professional service in his or her capacity as a registered person;

                         (iii)   doing any thing in relation to an employee or potential employee of the registered person that would constitute an unfair labour practice by an employer in terms of section 8(g) of the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01]

                  (i)   engages in unwelcome sexually-determined behaviour towards any client or employee, whether verbal or otherwise, such as making physical contact or advances, sexually coloured remarks, or displaying pornographic materials in the place where the registered person carries on his or her work.”



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