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Mediation in Certain Divorce Matters Act, No. 24 of 1987

Long title


To provide for mediation in certain divorce proceedings, and in certain applications arising from such proceedings, in which minor or dependent children of the marriage are involved, in order to safeguard the interests or such children; and to amend the Divorce Act, 1979, in order to provide for the consideration. by .a court in certain circumstances of the report and recommendations of a Family Advocate before granting a decree of divorce or other relief and to make the provisions of section 12(1) and (2) of the said Act applicable to an enquiry instituted in terms of this Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Appointment of Family Advocate
3. Appointment of Family Counsellors
4. Powers and duties of Family Advocates
5. Regulations
5A. Court may condone non-compliance with provisions of regulation [... inserted by Act 1992_139_026_19920715]
6. Amendment of section 6 of Act 70 of 1979
7. Amendment of section 8 of Act 70 of 1979
8. Amendment of section 12 of Act 70 of 1979
9. Short title and commencement
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