Children’s Act Amendment Bill

Submissions have been made by various organisations regarding the Children’s Act Amendment Bill. We have collated these here for your interest. View submissions In addition, an outline of the Act created by the Media Monitoring Group is available for viewing and comment. Please send comments to [email protected]

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UNICEF Annual Report

Each year UNICEF (the United Nations Emergency Fund for Children) writes an annual report on the activities they are engaged in on behalf of children in South Africa. Click here Unicef Annual Report 2013 for their latest report – and it is an interesting read with some useful statistics. Do have a look. Your comments on […]

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Constitutional Court Judgement

On  the 6th May 2014,  the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment declaring section 50(2)(a) of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act (Sexual Offences Act) unconstitutional. The section provides that when a person is convicted of a sexual offence against a child or person who is mentally disabled, a court must […]

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