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

Chapter 5 : Partial Care

76. Partial care


Partial care is provided when a person, whether for or without reward, takes care of more than six children on behalf of their parents or care-givers during specific hours of the day or night, or for a temporary period, by agreement between the parents or care-givers and the provider of the service, but excludes the care of a child—

(a) by a school as part of tuition, training and other activities provided by the school;
(b) as a boarder in a school hostel or other residential facility managed as part of a school; or
(c) by a hospital or other medical facility as part of medical treatment provided to the child.