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Older Persons Act, 2006

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To deal effectively with the plight of older persons by establishing a framework aimed at the empowerment and protection of older persons and at the promotion and maintenance of their status, rights, well-being, safety and security; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


Last update: September 2010

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Latest Developments:


This Act has been updated by:

Regulations – Notice No. R. 260 and Notice No. R, 11, 2010, both in Government Gazette No. 33075 dated 1 April 2010.


The Older Persons Act, 2006 (Act No. 13 of 2006) has been added to the site, as published in Government Gazette No. 29346 dated 2 November 2006.