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

Chapter 14 : Drop-in centres

224. Record and inspection of and provision for drop-in centres


(1) A provincial head of social development must—
(a) maintain a record of all available drop-in centres in its area; and
(b) conduct regular inspections of drop-in centres in the province in collaboration with the municipality where the drop-in centres are situated to enforce the provisions of this Act.


(2) The provincial strategy contemplated in section 214(2) must include a strategy for the provision of drop-in centres in the province, which must include measures—
(a) facilitating the establishment of sufficient drop-in centres in the province;
(b) prioritising those types of drop-in centres most urgently required; and
(c) facilitating the identification and provision of suitable premises.