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Child Care Amendment Act, No. 96 of 1996
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.
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