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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…

Policy on Mandatory Cover for Retirement in the Pipeline


Department of Social DevelopmentWork to develop a policy on mandatory cover for retirement, disability and survivor benefits is underway.The social development department confirmed this during a briefing on its third…

DSD Briefs Parliament on 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan


Department of Social DevelopmentDraft regulations on the Social Assistance Amendment Act are in the pipeline.The social development department revealed this during a briefing in parliament on its 2018/19 Annual Performance…

Social Assistance Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 40391 of 1 November 2016 Year of publication 2016 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 40391 of 1 November 2016 Explanatory…