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

Chapter 3 : Parental Responsibilities and Rights

Part 4 : Miscellaneous

38. Effect of subsequent marriage of parents on child


(1) A child born of parents who marry each other at any time after the birth of the child must for all purposes be regarded as a child born of parents married at the time of his or her birth.


(2) Subsection (1) applies despite the fact that the parents could not have legally married each other at the time of conception or birth of the child.