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Child Care Act, 1983 (Act No. 74 of 1983)



(English Text signed by the State President)

[Assented to: 15 June 1983]

[Commencement date: 1 February 1987]



To provide for the establishment of children’s courts and the appointment of commissioners of child welfare; for the protection and welfare of certain children; for the adoption of children; for the establishment of certain institutions for the reception of children and for the treatment of children after such reception; and for contribution by certain persons towards the maintenance of certain children; and to provide for incidental matters.