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Social Work: Legislation & policies



Visit the Department of Social Development, category: Acts & Regulations for legislation.

Alternatively, access SABINET Legal via the library's A-Z DATABASE list and select National Legislation (NetLaw) for the latest amendments and regulations.

Electronic SA Legislation

Child and Family welfare

The Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005) is an act of the Parliament of South Africa that consolidates and reforms the law on matters related to children.

Mental health & Substance abuse

Gender-based violence