Children’s Amendment Act 17 of 2022 (English / isiXhosa)

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17 of 2022

The Children’s Amendment Act 17 of 2022 intends:

  • to amend the Children’s Act, 2005, so as
    • to amend and insert certain definitions;
    • to extend the children’s court jurisdiction;
    • to further provide for the care of abandoned or orphaned children and additional matters that may be regulated;
    • to provide for additional matters relating to children in alternative care; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.


Commencement to be proclaimed in a Gazette.

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