Social Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Social Development and Women, Youth, Children and People with Disabilities.

Draft Social Work Scholarship Policy Under Review

Department of Social Development

The Draft Social Work Scholarship Policy is currently being reviewed.

The department of social development has issued a statement regarding its action plan following the Social Work Indaba that took place in March 2015.

Children's Act Regulations on Adoption Fees Amended

Department of Social Development

The fees payable to accredited child protection organizations or adoption social workers in respect of an adoption have been amended.

The amended regulations form part of the Children’s Act and stipulate the maximum amount payable for various adoption services.

Children's Amendment Bills Sent to NCOP

National Assembly

The national assembly has passed the Children’s Amendment Bill and Children’s Second Amendment Bill and sent them to the national council of provinces for concurrence.

Both bills were tabled in parliament in May 2015.

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