Older Persons Amendment Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 19 May 2023)

Social Development

The Portfolio Committee on Social Development invites you to submit written comments on the Older Persons Amendment Bill [11-2022].

The purpose of the Bill is to 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;
▪ tighten up the existing implementation and compliance measures;
▪ effect some textual amendments for greater clarity; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments can be emailed to Ms Lindiwe Ntsabo at olderpersonsamendmentbill.gov.za or online at https://forms.gle/wgFdwoIDbnyj4mi8A by no later than Friday, 19 May 2023.

In addition to written submissions, kindly indicate if you would like to make an oral submission.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Lindiwe Ntsabo on cell 083 09 8524

Issued by: Ms NQ Mvana MP, Chairperson: PC on Social Development (National Assembly)


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