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

Chapter 14 : Drop-in centres

216. National norms and standards for drop-in centres


(1) The Minister must determine national norms and standards for drop-in centres by regulation after consultation with interested persons and the Ministers of Finance, Health, Provincial and Local Government and Transport.


(2) The national norms and standards contemplated in subsection (1) must relate to the following:
(a) A safe environment for the children;
(b) safe drinking water;
(c) hygienic and adequate toilet facilities;
(d) access to refuse disposal services or other adequate means of disposal of refuse; and
(e) a hygienic area for the preparation of food for the children.