Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)
Chapter 16 : Inter-Country Adoption
257. Central Authority
|(1)||For the purposes of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, "Central Authority"—|
|(a)||in relation to the Republic, means the Director-General; or|
|(b)||in relation to a convention country, means a person or office designated by such convention country under Article 6 of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption.|
|(2)||The Director-General, after consultation with the Director-General: Justice and Constitutional Development, must perform the functions assigned by the Convention to Central Authorities.|
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