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


Regulations relating to Children's Courts and International Child Abduction, 2010

Chapter IV : International Child Abduction

19. Obstruction of Chief Family Advocate, Family Advocate or person appointed


Any person who hinders or obstructs the Chief Family Advocate, a Family Advocate or a person appointed by the Chief Family Advocate in terms of regulation 18 in the exercise of his or her powers or the performance of any duty conferred or imposed on him or her under the Hague Convention, the Act or these Regulations is guilty of an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 12 months.