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

Chapter 12 : Foster Care

185. Number of children to be placed in foster care per household

 

(1) Not more than six children may be placed in foster care with a single person or two persons sharing a common household, except where—
(a) the children are siblings or blood relations; or
(b) the court considers this for any other reason to be in the best interest of all the children.

 

(2) More than six children may be placed in foster care in terms of a registered cluster foster care scheme.