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

Chapter 11 : Alternative Care

177. Appeal against and review of certain decisions


(1) A child or person aggrieved by a decision or action in terms of this chapter may lodge an appeal against that decision in the prescribed form within 90 days with the MEC for social development, who must decide on the appeal within 90 days of receipt thereof.


(2) A child or person who is not satisfied with the outcome of an appeal lodged as contemplated in subsection (1) may apply to the competent division of the High Court to review that decision.