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Parliament Briefed on Temporary Disability Grant Project


Parliament The portfolio committee on social development has noted the efforts of the social development department to put an action plan to reinstate lapsed temporary disability grants in place. The…

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…

Draft Regulations on Payment of Social Assistance Drawn Up


Department of Social Development Amendments to the Regulations on the Application for and Payment of Social Assistance have been drawn up. The social development department called for comment on the…

Legislation on Disability-related Grants Under the Spotlight


Department of Social Development The social development department plans to review legislation governing disability-related grants. During a briefing to parliament’s social development committee, the department pointed out that the review…

Draft 2021 Fees for Social Service Professions Drawn Up


Department of Social Development Proposed fees payable by the social service professions for 2021 have been drawn up. The social development department published the proposed fees in Government Gazette 44073…

President Ramaphosa Signs Social Assistance Amendment Act


The Presidency President Ramaphosa has signed the Social Assistance Amendment Act into law. Parliament passed the Social Assistance Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent in October…