Children's Amendment Draft Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 12 June 2024)

The Department of Basic Education invites you to comment on the draft Children's Amendment Bill.

The Bill seeks to amend the Children's Act, 2005, so as to:
• insert new provisions to further provide for the requirements of a strategy concerning early childhood development;
• provide for the collection of data on early childhood development;
• further provide for funding of early childhood development programmes;
• further provide for the specification of norms and standards for early childhood development programmes;
• provide for measures relating to registration and conditional registration;
• provide for roles and responsibilities of organs of state and different spheres of government in the provision of early childhood development programmes, facilities and such other related matters; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Find here: Template for your submissions 

Comments can be emailed to Dr J Kotze at [email protected] by no later than Wednesday, 12 June 2024