Children’s Amendment Bill

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Submissions must be received by no later than 21 October 2022

NCOP Health and Social Services

The Select Committee on Health and Social Services invites you to submit written comments on the Children’s Amendment Bill [B18B - 2020] (s76).

The Bill seeks to amend the Children’s Act, 2005; so as to:
▪ amend and insert certain definitions;
▪ extend the children’s court jurisdiction;
▪ further provide for the care of abandoned or orphaned children and additional matters that may be regulated;
▪  provide for additional matters relating to children in alternative care; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments can be emailed to Ms M Williams at mawilliams@parliament.gov.za by no later than is Friday, 21 October 2022.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms M Williams on cell 083 709 8451

The closing date for submissions is Friday, 21 October 2022.


Issued by Ms M Gillion (MP), Chairperson of the Select Committee on Health and Social Services

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