[LEGAL NOTICE NO. ]
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS PROMULGATION 2007
(No. 36 of 2007)
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS (EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES) REGULATIONS 2008
PURSUANT to Sect ion 264 of the Employment Relat ions Promulgat ion 2007, the
Minister for Labour, Industr ia l Relat ions, Employment, Local Government, Urban
Development and Housing, act ing on the advice of the Employment Relat ions
Advisory Board, hereby makes the fol lowing Regulat ions.
PART 1 — PRELIMINARY
Citation and commencement
1.-(1) These regulations may be cited as the Employment Relations (Employment Agencies)
(2) These regulations shall come into force on the day appointed by the Minister and
published in the Fiji Republic Gazette.
These regulations shall apply to all activities defined as "employment agency" or
“employment business” under these Regulations.
(2) Pursuant to the provisions of Section 264(1) (i) and (t) of the Promulgation, these
regulations are aimed to secure the proper conduct of employment agencies or employment
businesses and to protect the interests of persons availing themselves of the services of such
agencies whether as persons seeking employment or employers, and such regulations may
without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing in particular make provision -
(a) requiring employment agencies or employment businesses to be authorized;
(b) requiring persons running such agencies and businesses to keep records as may be
(c) prescribing the qualifications required for persons running such agencies and
(d) regulating advertising by persons running such agencies and businesses; and
(e) regulating the provision of services by persons running such agencies and businesses
in respect of persons who seek employment within or outside Fiji.
In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires: