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Name: Aged Persons Amendment Act, 1998 (No.100).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Older workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-11-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1998-11-27, Vol. 402, No. 19514, 15 p.
ISN: ZAF-1998-L-51656
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1998-11-27, Vol. 402, No. 19514, 15 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Aged Persons Act, 1967 to provide for conditions regarding subsidies for managers of registered old-age homes and for monitoring of these conditions. A new s. 3C prohibits discrimination with regard to admission to old-age homes; a new s. 6A requires medical care providers to notify authorities if they suspect that someone had suffered abuse in an old-age home. S. 6B prohibits the abuse of an aged person.
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