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Fund-Raising Amendment 2020


Explanatory Summary published in GG 43801 on 13 October 2020

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…

National Child Care and Protection Policy Published


Department of Social Development The National Child Care and Protection Policy has been published. The social development department published the policy in Government Gazette 44636. Cabinet approved the policy at…

Childrens’ Second Amendment Bill Drawn Up


Department of Social Development A Draft Childrens’ Second Amendment Bill has been drawn up. The social development department confirmed this during a briefing on progress with the draft bill in…

Children’s Amendment Bill Under the Spotlight


Department of Social Development The Children’s Amendment Bill will be a key focus of the social development department during 2021. The social development minister, Lindiwe Zulu, highlighted this in the…

Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant Ends


Social Security Agency The Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant ended on 30 April 2021. The Social Security Agency (SASSA) confirmed this in a statement reminding clients that the…

Parliament Briefed on Foster Care Progress Report


Department of Social Development Child care and protection structures are in place that seek to facilitate engagement with stakeholders on the North Gauteng High Court Order on foster care. The…

Chapter 4 of Social Assistance Act Under the Spotlight


Department of Social Development Chapter 4 of the Social Assistance Act comes into effect on 1 April 2021. The commencement of Chapter 4 (Sections 24-28) was announced in Proclamation 2…