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Children’s Amendment 2020


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…

Deliberations on Children’s Amendment Bill Underway


Parliament The portfolio committee on social development has started deliberations on the Children’s Amendment Bill. In a statement, the committee emphasized that the bill is “comprehensive in that it not…

DSD Announces Social Grants Increase


Department of Social Development Social grants are set to increase on 1 April 2022. The social development department announced the increases in Government Gazette 46144 in terms of the Social…

Older Persons Amendment Bill Heading for Parliament


Department of Social Development The Draft Older Persons Amendment Bill is heading for parliament. The social development department published the draft bill’s explanatory summary in Government Gazette 46032. The draft…

Comment Sought on Social Assistance Act Regulations


Department of Social Development Draft amendments to Social Assistance Act Regulations have been drawn up. The social development department published the proposed Regulations in Government Gazette 45947 for comment. The…

Directions to Combat Covid-19 in Social Development Amended


Department of Social Development The social development department has amended Directions on Measures to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of Covid-19. The amendment was published in Government Gazette 45896…

Social Security Review Launched


Department of Social Development The inaugural Social Security Review has been launched. In a statement, the social development department declared that the inaugural Social Security Review publication themed “Evolution of…

Regulations on the Profession of Social Work Drawn Up


Department of Social Development Draft Regulations Defining the Scope of Practice of the Profession of Social Work have been drawn up. The social development department published the proposed Regulations in…

Social Service Practitioners


Draft bill full text Published in GG 43145 of 27 March 2020 Year of publication 2019 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 43145 of 27 March 2020

Social Service Practitioners Bill on Track


Department of Social Development The Draft Social Service Practitioners Bill will be tabled in cabinet for approval in the current quarter. The social development department briefed the select committee on…