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Adoption Matters Amendment Act, No. 56 of 1998

Long title


To amend the Child Care Act, 1983, so as to simplify the procedure for the granting of legal representation for children in children’s court proceedings; to provide for the rights of certain natural fathers where the adoption of their children born out of wedlock has been proposed and for certain notice to be given; to amend the Natural Fathers of Children Born Out of Wedlock Act, 1997, so as to consolidate the law on adoption under the Child Care Act, 1983; and to amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, so as to afford a father of a child born out of wedlock the opportunity to record his acknowlegement of paternity and his particulars in the birth registration of the child; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 74 of 1983...
2. Amendment of section 8A of Act 74 of 1983...
3. Amendment of section 17 of Act 74 of 1983...
4. Amendment of section 18 of Act 74 of 1983...
5. Amendment of section 19 of Act 74 of 1983...
6. Insertion of section 19A in Act 74 of 1983
7. Repeal of section 6 of Act 86 of 1997
8. Amendment of section 11 of Act 51 of 1992
9. Short title and commencement
 
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