Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)
General Regulations Regarding Children, 2010
Chapter 6 : Child Protection System (Sections 104-110 and 142(a)-(f) of the Act)
33. Reporting of abuse or deliberate neglect of child
|(1)||A report by a person contemplated in section 110(1) of the Act, who on reasonable grounds concludes as provided for in that section that a child has been abused in a manner causing physical injury, sexually abused, emotionally abused or deliberately neglected, must be made to the provincial department of social development, a designated child protection organisation or a police official in a form substantially corresponding to Form 22 by completing that form to the best of that person's ability and by including in the form such particulars as are available to him or her.|
|(2)||A designated child protection organisation or police official to whom a report contemplated in sub-regulation (1) has been made, must submit the completed Form 22 to the relevant provincial department of social development.|
|(3)||The provincial department of social development or designated child protection organisation to whom a report contemplated in sub-regulation (1) has been submitted, must submit the particulars of the abuse in a form identical to Form 23 to the Director-General for inclusion in Part A of the National Child Protection Register.|
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