Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)
Chapter 13 : Child and Youth Care Centres
Part 1 : Establishment and registration of child and youth care centre
198. Existing registered children’s home and registered shelter
|(1)||As from the date on which section 197 takes effect an existing privately operated children's home registered or deemed to be registered in terms of the Child Care Act must be regarded as having been registered in terms of section 197 as a child and youth care centre providing a residential care programme mentioned in section 191(2)(a).|
|(2)||A children's home referred to in subsection (1) is regarded to be a registered child and youth care centre for a period of five years from the date on which that subsection takes effect, unless its registration is withdrawn in terms of section 203 before the expiry of that period.|
|(3)||An existing shelter registered in terms of the Child Care Act must register as a child and youth care centre within a period of five years from the date on which this section takes effect.|
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