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

Chapter 7 : Protection of Children

Part 2 : National Child Protection Register

117. Inquiries on information in Part A of Register


(1) Anyone has the right, upon presentation of sufficient proof of his or her identity, to establish whether or not his or her name appears in Part A of Register, and if so, the reasons why his or her name was entered in the Register.


(2) Inquiries in terms of subsection (1) must be directed in the prescribed format to the Director-General on a confidential basis.


(3) The Director-General must respond to such inquiries in writing within 21 working days and indicate whether the relevant person’s name is in Part A of the Register.