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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)


Policy Guidelines for the Licensing of Residential and/or Day Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Illness and/or Severe or Profound Intellectual Disability

9. Handling of Applications


9.1 Upon receipt of an application for a licence, the Provincial Department of Health concerned must inform the applicant in writing if the application for a license has been granted or refused.


9.2 The relevant HOD must establish an Adjudication Panel that consists of but not limited to—
(a) a medical practitioner (psychiatrist or medical officer);
(b) a psychiatric nurse;
(c) an occupational therapist;
(d) a clinical psychologist;
(e) a social worker;
(f) a dietician, nutritionist or food service officer;
(g) a legal practitioner;
(h) an environmental health practitioner;
(i) a financial officer; and
(j) a licensing administrator.