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Children's Second Amendment Act, No. 18 of 2016

Long title


To amend the Children’s Act, 2005, so as to extend a definition; to insert new definitions; to provide that the removal of a child to temporary safe care without a court order be placed before the children’s court for review before the expiry of the next court day; to provide for the review of a decision to remove a child without a court order; to provide for the provincial head of social development to transfer a child or a person from one form of alternative care to another form of alternative care; to provide that an application for a child to remain in alternative care beyond the age of 18 years, must be submitted before the end of the year in which the relevant child reaches the age of 18 years; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 38 of 2005...
2. Amendment of section 151 of Act 38 of 2005
3. Amendment of section 152 of Act 38 of 2005
4. Amendment of section 171 of Act 38 of 2005...
5. Amendment of section 176 of Act 38 of 2005...
6. Short title and commencement
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