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2002 South African Law Reform Commission Report

Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - The scope of the investigation
Chapter 3 - The constitutional imperatives relating to children
Chapter 4 - Childhood: Its beginning and end
Chapter 5 - The Child Care Act 74 of 1983
Chapter 6 - Establishing parenthood and the status of children
Chapter 7 - The parent - child relationship
Chapter 8 - Prevention and early intervention services for children and their families
Chapter 9 - Child protection
Chapter 10 - The protection of the health rights of children
Chapter 11 - The protection of children as consumers
Chapter 12 - Children in especially difficult circumstances
Chapter 13 - The protection of children caught up in the divorce/separation of their parents
Chapter 14 - Early childhood development
Chapter 15 - Partial care
Chapter 16 - Foster care
Chapter 17 - Adoption as a form of substitute family care
Chapter 18 - Residential care
Chapter 19 - Religious laws affecting children
Chapter 20 - Customary law affecting children
Chapter 21 - Children - the international dimensions
Chapter 22 - A new court structure for serving the needs of children
Chapter 23 - Monitoring the implementation of the new child care legislation
Chapter 24 - Grants and social security for children
Annexure A: List of Respondents to discussion paper 103
Annexure B: List of workshops held and conferences attended

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The [SA Child] Gauge … is a useful resource for students, teachers, lecturers and other professionals who work with children.
S Naicker, Chief Director: Curriculum Development,
Western Cape Department of Education, July 2009

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