Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Act, 2008 (Act No. 70 of 2008)
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To provide for a comprehensive national response for the combating of substance abuse; to provide for mechanisms aimed at demand and harm reduction in relation to substance abuse through prevention, early intervention, treatment and re-integration programmes; to provide for the registration and establishment of treatment centers and halfway houses; to provide for the committal of persons to and from treatment centers and for their treatment, rehabilitation and skills development in such treatment centers; to provide for the establishment of the Central Drug Authority; and to provide for maters connected therewith.