INTERNATIONAL TRADE ZONE ACT, 1995

PART II
SERIOUS DISCIPLINARY OFFENCES

2. A worker commits a serious disciplinary offence wherever, without a valid reason, the worker causes serious prejudice to the employer or employer's undertaking and more particularly, inter alia, where the worker —

(a) fails repeatedly to observe working hours or is absent from work without authorisation or any reasonable excuse on 2 or more occasions within a period of 12 months:

(b) fails repeatedly to obey reasonable orders or instructions given by the employer or representative of the employer;

(c) fails to keep a secret connected with the work of the worker, the production of goods or the provision of services, where the failure results in serious prejudice to the undertaking or the general interests of the Republic;

(d) wilfully or intentionally damages the property of the undertaking thereby causing a reduction or stoppage of production or serious prejudice to the undertaking;

(e) is unable to carry out the duties of the worker due to the effect of alcohol or dangerous drugs;

(f) commits any offence involving dishonesty, robbery, breach of trust, deception or other fraudulent practice within the undertaking or during the performance of the work of the worker;

(g) in the course of the employment of the worker assaults, or inflicts bodily injury upon a client of the employer or another worker;

(h) commits any active or passive bribery or corruption;

(i) commits an offence under these Regulations whereby the worker causes serious prejudice to the employer or employer's undertaking;

(j) does any act, not necessarily related to the work of the worker, which reflects seriously upon the loyalty or integrity of the worker and causes serious prejudice to the employer's undertaking;

(k) shows a lack of respect to, insults or threatens a client of the employer or another worker whether it be a superior, subordinate or a colleague;

(l) wilfully, repeatedly and without justification fails to achieve a normal output as fixed in accordance with standards applicable to his work;

(m) is absent without permission from the under-taking or from the post of the worker during working hours;

(n) fails to keep a secret connected with the work of the worker, the production of goods or the provision of services, where required by law or by the rules of the undertaking to keep it;

(o) appears at work while under the influence of alcohol or dangerous drugs or consumes alcohol or dangerous drugs while at work or within the undertaking;

(p) knowingly makes false statements during investigation of accidents at work or of breaches of discipline.