Social Affairs

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

Children’s Amendment Act in Effect

The Presidency

The Children’s Amendment Act and the Children’s Second Amendment Act are in effect.

President Zuma assented to both acts at the beginning of 2017.

Agreement on New Social Grants Payment System in Place

Government Communication and Information System

An agreement between the South African Post Office (SAPO) and the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is in place to facilitate a new grants payment system.

Minister in the presidency, Jeff Radebe, recently announced this during a briefing on the Comprehensive Social Security Report.

Draft Child Care and Protection Policy Under Construction

Department of Social Development

A Draft Child Care and Protection Policy is in the pipeline.

The social development department announced this during a briefing in parliament on a foster care progress report.

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