Resources

Monitoring Tools

Once the Child Justice Act comes into operation (1 April 2010), you are welcome to assist us in monitoring its application, by filling out some or all of the information provided in the Child Justice Act Monitoring Implementation Tool (CJAMIT) and sending it back to us.

South African Legislation relevant to Children

  • Children's Act (Act 38 of 2005)
  • Child Care Amendment Act (Act 13 0f 1999)
  • Natural Fathers of Children Born out of Wedlock Act (Act 86 of 1997)
  • Recognition of Customary Marriages Act (Act 120 of 1998)
  • Correctional Services Act 111 of 1998
  • Maintenance Act (Act 99 of 1998)
  • The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Act 108 of 1996)
  • National Education Policy Act (Act 27 of 1996)
  • South African Schools Act (Act 84 of 1996)
  • Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Act (Act 92 of 1996)
  • Child Care Amendment Act (Act 96 of 1996)

Virtual Library

  • Children's Rights Information Network (CRIN)
  • Directory of Human Rights Organisations in South Africa
  • SANGONeT: a Development Information Portal for NGOs in South Africa




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