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Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)

Chapter 7 : Protection of Children

Part 1 : Child protection system

108. Existing child welfare organisation


(1) Any organisation which, when section 107 takes effect, is a designated welfare organisation within the meaning of the Child Care Act must be regarded as having been designated in terms of section 107 as a child protection organisation to perform the designated child protection services which it performed immediately before that section took effect.


(2) An organisation referred to in subsection (1) is regarded as a designated child protection organisation for a period of five years from the date on which section 107 takes effect, unless its designation is withdrawn in terms of section 109 before the expiry of that period.