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Discussion Paper on SASSA on the Cards


Department of Social Development 15 October 2019 A discussion paper designed to identify gaps and make recommendations on improving the governance of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will…

Comment on Draft GBVF Framework Extended


Government Communications 12 September 2019 The deadline for comment on the Draft Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) National Strategic Framework has been extended. The extension was made by the Interim…

Parliament Briefed on Foster Care Court Orders


Portfolio Committee on Social Development 6 September 2019 The portfolio committee on social development has requested the social development department to come up with a detailed turnaround plan setting out…

NPO Amendment Bill in the Pipeline


Department of Social Development 28 August 2019 The Draft Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Amendment Bill was not submitted to cabinet due to the Socio Economic Impact Assessment System Certification not being…

SA Social Security Agency Act Under Review


Department of Social Development 16 July 2019 The SA Social Security Agency (SASSA) Act is under review. The social development minister, Lindiwe Zulu, confirmed this during the social development department’s…

CGE Releases Investigation Report of Shelters


Commission for Gender Equality 26 June 2019 The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has instructed the social development department to provide it with a standardised policy detailing the manner and…

Draft Victim Support Services Bill in the Pipeline


Department of Social Development 25 June 2019 A Draft Victim Support Services Bill will be placed before cabinet for approval during the current financial year. The social development department revealed…

Children’s Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 42005 of 29 October 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 42005 of 29 October 2018 Explanatory…

Draft Children’s Amendment Bill on Track


Department of Social DevelopmentThe social development department plans to table the Draft Children's Amendment Bill in parliament in 2019.The draft bill was published for comment in Government Gazette 42005 at…

Children’s Amendment 2015


Draft bill full text Published in GG 38222 of 19 November 2014 Year of publication 2014 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 38222 of 19 November 2014