oa Article 19 - Editorial

Volume 1 Number 2
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Extracted from text ... 3 EDITORIAL On 22 June 2005, the National Assembly passed the Children's Bill, No. 70 of 2003. Although this section 75 Bill still has to pass through the National Council of Provinces and the section 76 version of the Children's Bill still has to be introduced and debated in Parliament, it is disappointing that the issue of corporal punishment was not addressed (despite numerous submissions calling for a total prohibition). This unsatisfactory result is all the more frustrating given the fact that 2005 is the tenth anniversary of South Africa's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of ..

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