n Without Prejudice - The Children's Act 2005 - a bold, but welltimed step by the South African legislature : human rights law

Volume 7, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



On July 1 2007, certain provisions of the Children's Act 38 of 2005 ("the Act") were brought into force with immediate effect. Some of these have been received with mixed reactions but, on a balance of considerations, the changes brought about by the Act are, in our view, to be welcomed.

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