Older Persons Amendment Bill Draft 2017

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Submissions are now closed (since 30 June 2017)

Social Development

The Department of Social Development invites you to comment on the draft Older Persons Amendment Bill 2017

The Bill seeks to amend the amend the Older Persons Act, 2006,so as to:

- insert new definitions;

-insert new provisions relating to the monitoring and evaluation of all services to older persons and for the removal of older persons to a temporary safe care without a court order;

-to tighten up the existing implementation and compliance measures; and

-to effect some textual amendments for greater clarity and to provide for matters connected therewith.


Comments can be emailed to Ms Naomi Maloba  at NaomiM@dsd.gov.za by no later than 16h00 on Friday, 30 June 2017.