|Name:||Social Assistance Act, [No. 13 of 2004].|
|Subject(s):||Social security (general standards)|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Government Gazette, 2004-06-10, Vol. 468, No. 26446, 16p.
|Bibliography:||Government Gazette, 2004-06-10, Vol. 468, No. 26446, 16p.
Act On-line South African Government Information, South Africa PDF (consulted on 2008-08-18)
|Abstract/Citation:||This Act provides for a number of different benefits including: child support grant; care dependency grant; foster child grant; disability grant; older person¿s grant; war veteran¿s grant; grant-in-aid; and a social relief of distress. With respect to the older person's grant, the grant is funded wholly by the government and eligibility is based on means-testing and extends to all citizens or permanent residents living in South Africa. Coverage extends to workers in both the formal and informal sectors.
Chapter 1 - Definitions, Application and Objects of Act
Chapter 2 - Social Assistance
Chapter 3 - Administration of Social Assistance
Chapter 4 - Inspectorate for Social Assistance
Chapter 5 - General Provisions