Draft Social Assistance Amendment Bill, 2016Call for comments opened 01 November 2016 Share this page:
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The Department of Social Development invites you to comment on the Draft Social Assistance Amendment Bill, 2016.
The Bill seeks to amend the Social Assistance Act, 2004, so as to:
• insert new definitions;
• provide for additional payments or benefits linked to social assistance;
• establish the Supplementary Benefits Fund;
• provide for social relief of distress in the event of a disaster;
• repeal the internal reconsideration process;
• provide for the establishment of the Inspectorate as a government component.
Comments can be emailed to Mr M Ratshisusu at [email protected] by no later than Wednesday, 30 November 2016