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Older Persons Act 13 of 2006

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13 of 2006

The Older Persons Act 13 of 2006 intends:

  • to deal effectively with the plight of older persons by establishing a framework aimed at the empowerment and protection of older persons and at the promotion and maintenance of their status, rights, well-being, safety and security; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.


1 April 2010 (Gazette 33075 of 1 April 2010)