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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

DSD Clarifies Position on Proposed Adoption Fee Amendment


Department of Social DevelopmentThe social development department has clarified its position on the proposed removal of adoption fees as contained in the Draft Children's Amendment Bill.The draft bill was published…

Comment Sought on Children’s Amendment Bill


Department of Social DevelopmentA draft bill designed to further promote and protect the child's right to physical and psychological integrity has been published for comment.The social development department published the…