Certain Sections of Traditional Health Practitioners Act in Effect

The Presidency

Certain sections of the Traditional Health Practitioners Act have come into effect.

The presidency published the proclamation notice in Government Gazette 41945.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 11(1) and 11(2) of the act came into force on 1 October 2018.

Section 1 deals with definitions, section 2 with purpose of act, section 3 with application of act and section 11 (1 and 2) with meetings of council.

The act set up the Interim Traditional Health Practitioners Council of South Africa and provided for the registration, training and practices of traditional health practitioners in South Africa.

It is also designed to serve and protect the interests of members of the public who use the services of traditional health practitioners.

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