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Social Affairs

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

White Paper on Disabilities Heading for Cabinet

Department of Social Development

A White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is likely to be placed before cabinet for approval by the end of September 2015.

The social development minister, Bathabile Dlamini, revealed this in a written reply to a parliamentary question.

Parliament Seeks Input on Children's Amendment Bill

Portfolio Committee on Social Development

The portfolio committee on social development has called for comment on the Children’s Amendment Bill.

The bill was tabled in parliament in May 2015.

Amended Social Assistance Regulations Published

Department of Social Development

Amended Regulations Relating to the Application For and Payment of Social Assistance and the Requirements or Conditions in Respect of Eligibility for Social Assistance have been published.

Published in terms of the Social Assistance Act in Notice 621 in Government Gazette 39007, the amended regulations came into effect on the date of publication.

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