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


General Regulations Regarding Children, 2010

Chapter 15 : Drop-In Centres (Sections 213-227 of the Act)

96. Assignment of functions to municipalities


(1) Before assigning all or part of the functions contemplated in section 225 of the Act, a provincial head of social development must be satisfied that the municipality concerned has—
(a) adequate staff, including social service professionals, who are suitably qualified and skilled;
(b) the ability to render assistance to build capacity to ensure compliance with the relevant norms and standards; and
(c) the capacity to manage the functions to be assigned.


(2) An agreement between a provincial head of social development and a municipality contemplated in section 225(2) of the Act must be in a form identical to Form 55.