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Name: Community Welfare Act (House of Representatives) 1987. No. 104.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit; Occupational safety and health; Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-10-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1987-10-23, Vol. 268, No. 11011, p. 1-17
ISN: ZAF-1987-L-4640
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1987-10-23, Vol. 268, No. 11011, p. 1-17
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the establishment of a Community Welfare Advisory Council and regional welfare boards and related committees, and defines their powers and functions (e.g. determining welfare needs and drawing up a programme). Also empowers the Minister of Health Services and Welfare (House of Representatives) to make regulations in respect of private hospitals, nursing homes, maternity homes and places where other medical or surgical activities are performed.

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