Social Affairs

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Annual Increase in Social Grants Confirmed

Department of Social Development

The social development department has announced the annual increase in social grants.

The announcement was made in Notice 525 in Government Gazette 39986.

Social Grant Payment Regulations Tweaked

Department of Social Development

The Social Security Agency must receive written permission from beneficiaries in person before social grants are paid into their bank accounts.

This is one of the provisions contained in amendments to the regulations relating to the application for and payment of social assistance and the requirements or conditions in respect of eligibility for social assistance published in Government Gazette 39978.

Social Development to Prioritise Women and Children

Department of Social Development

Women and children are the main focus for the social development department’s year ahead.

This was announced by the Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini during her department’s budget vote speech in parliament.

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