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Social Service Professions Act, 1978

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To provide for the establishment of a South African Council for Social Service Professions and to define its powers and functions; for the registration of social workers, student social workers, social auxiliary workers and persons practising other professions in respect of which professional boards have been established; for control over the professions regulated under this Act; and for incidental matters.

 

Last update: September 2017


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Latest Developments:

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations Relating to the Registration of a Specialisation in Forensic Social Work, 2017 as per Notice No. 912 of GG41082 dated 1 September 2017.

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978) has been amended by Regulations relating to the Registration of a Specialisation in Clinical Social Work, Notice No. 913, Government Gazette 41082, dated 01 September 2017.

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978) has been amended by Social Work Amendment Act, 1998 (Act No. 102 of 1998).

 

The Social Service Professions Act, 1978 (Act No. 110 of 1978) has been added to the website.