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

Chapter 14 : Drop-in centres

214. Strategy concerning drop-in centres


(1) The Minister, after consultation with interested persons and the Ministers of Finance, Health, Provincial and Local Government and Transport must include in the departmental strategy a strategy aimed at ensuring an appropriate spread of drop-in centres throughout the Republic, giving due consideration as provided in section 11, to children with disability or chronic illnesses.


(2) The MEC for social development must—
(a) maintain a record of all the registered drop-in centres in the province concerned; and
(b) within the national strategy referred to in subsection (1), provide for a provincial strategy to ensure an appropriate spread of drop-in centres in the province.


(3) MEC for social development must compile a provincial profile at the prescribed intervals in order to make the information available that is necessary for the development and review of the strategies referred to in subsections (1) and (2).