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Child Care Amendment Act, No. 96 of 1996

Long title

To amend the Child Care Act, 1983, so as to amend, insert or delete certain definitions; to provide for legal representation for children; to shift the focus from the unable or unfit parent to the child in need of care; to further regulate the provisions relating to the adoption of children; to provide for the registration of shelters; to extend the inspection of children's homes and places of care; to further regulate the medical treatment of children; to further regulate the notification in respect of injured children; to provide for the delegation of powers to the provinces; to extend the application of the Act to the former TBVC states and self-governing territories; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 74 of 1983...
2. Insertion of section 8A in Act 74 of 1983
3. Amendment of section 10 of Act 74 of 1983
4. Amendment of section 13 of Act 74 of 1983...
5. Amendment of section 14 of Act 74 of 1983...
6. Amendment of section 15 of Act 74 of 1983...
7. Amendment of section 18 of Act 74 of 1983
8. Amendment of section 19 of Act 74 of 1983
9. Amendment of section 24 of Act 74 of 1983...
10. Repeal of section 27 of Act 74 of 1983
11. Amendment of section 30 of Act 74 of 1983
12. Amendment of section 31 of Act 74 of 1983
13. Amendment of section 32 of Act 74 of 1983
14. Amendment of section 39 of Act 74 of 1983...
15. Amendment of section 42 of Act 74 of 1983...
16. Substitution of section 59 of Act 74 of 1983
17. Amendment of section 60 of Act 74 of 1983...
18. Repeal of laws, and savings
19. Application of Act 74 of 1983
20. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED [s18]

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