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Name: Welfare Laws Amendment Act, 1997 (No. 106 of 1997).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-11-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1997-12-19, Vol. 390, No. 18520, 23 p.
ISN: ZAF-1997-L-49553
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1997-12-19, Vol. 390, No. 18520, 23 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Child Care Act (No. 74 of 1983) to broaden the categories of persons who may care for certain children apart from their parents for a period longer than 14 days. Amends the Social Assistance Act to provide for grants for aged persons, disabled persons, and war veterans; also provides for child-support grants, foster child grants, and care-dependency grants. Also substitutes provisions concerning the powers and duties of the Director-General with respect to investigations, application for grants, and penalties for misspending or false representation.
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