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Draft Social Assistance Amendment Bill, 2016 Invitation to Comment (expires on 2016-11-30)

by PMG in 2016

The Department of Social Development invites you to comment on the Draft Social Assistance Amendment Bill, 2016.

The Bill seeks to amend the Social Assistance Act, 2004, so as to:
• insert new definitions;
• provide for additional payments or benefits linked to social assistance;
• establish the Supplementary Benefits Fund;
• provide for social relief of distress in the event of a disaster;
• repeal the internal reconsideration process;
• provide for the establishment of the Inspectorate as a government component.

Comments can be emailed to Mr M Ratshisusu at by no later than Wednesday, 30 November 2016