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

Chapter 21 : Administration of Act

308. Assignment of powers and duties by Minister


(1) The Minister may assign any power or duty assigned to the Minister in terms of this Act to an MEC responsible for social development, by agreement with the MEC.


(2) An assignment in terms of subsection (1)—
(a) is subject to any limitations, conditions and directions which the Minister may impose;
(b) must be in writing;
(c) may include the power to delegate; and
(d) does not divest the Minister of the responsibility concerning the exercise of the power or the performance of the duty.


(3) The Minister may confirm, vary or revoke any decision taken in consequence of an assignment in terms of this section, subject to any rights that may have accrued to a person as a result of the decision.


(4) The Minister may—
(a) not assign a power or duty—
(i) to make regulations; or
(ii) to publish notices in the Gazette;
(b) at any time withdraw an assignment.