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30 April 2017
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Adoption Matters Amendment Act (No. 56 of 1998)
Home Affairs
To amend the Child Care Act, 1983, so as to simplify the procedure for the granting of legal representation for children in children’s court proceedings
 
 
 
 
Aged Persons Amendment Act (No. 100 of 1998)
Home Affairs
To amend the Aged Persons Act, 1967, so as to insert certain definitions; to provide for conditions regarding subsidies to managers of registered homes for the aged and to certain other institutions
 
 
 
 
Alteration of Sex Description and Sex Status Act (No. 49 of 2003)
Home Affairs
To provide for the alteration of the sex description of certain individuals in certain circumstances; and to amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, as a consequence; and to provide for...
 
 
 
 
Births and Deaths Registration Amendment Act (No. 40 of 1996)
Home Affairs
To amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, so as to define the expression "child born out of wedlock"; and to make provision for the recognition of customary unions concluded...
 
 
 
 
Births and Deaths Registration Amendment Act (No. 43 of 1998)
Home Affairs
To amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, so as to further regulate the registration of births; to regulate the registration of deaths where a medical practitioner is not available to...
 
 
 
 
Births and Deaths Registration Amendment Act (No. 67 of 1997)
Home Affairs
To amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, so as to further regulate the rectification of particulars in documents in the custody of the Director-General: Home Affairs; to provide for...
 
 
 
 
Births and Deaths Registration Ammendment Act (No. 1 of 2002)
Home Affairs
To amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, so as to define an expression; to reduce the age of majority; to provide for the registration of a child in the surname of either...
 
 
 
 
Child Care Amendment Act (No. 96 of 1996)
Home Affairs
To amend the Child Care Act, 1983, so as to amend, insert or delete certain definitions; to provide for legal representation for children; to shift the focus from the unable or unfit parent to...
 
 
 
 
Deeds Registries Amendment Act (No. 14 of 1993)
Home Affairs
To amend the Deeds Registries Act, 1937, so as to effect certain textual alterations; to delete references to the former territory of South-West Africa
 
 
 
 
Divorce Amendment Act (No. 95 of 1996)
Home Affairs
To amend the Divorce Act, 1979, so as to empower a court to refuse to grant a decree of divorce if it appears to the court that the spouses are bound by their religion to effect a divorce in...
 
 
 
 
Divorce Courts Amendment Act (No. 65 of 1997)
Home Affairs
To amend the Black Administration Act, 1927,Amendment Act, 1929, so as to make courts established in terms of section 10 of that Act accessible to all; to extend the operation of that Act to the...
 
 
 
 
Documentary Evidence from Countries in Africa (No. 62 of 1993)
Home Affairs
To provide for the admissibility in the Republic of documentary evidence emanating from certain countries in Africa; and for matters connected therewith.
 
 
 
 
Films and Publications Amendment Act (No. 34 of 1999)
Home Affairs
To amend the Films and Publications Act, 1996, so as to provide for the appointment of members of the Film and Publication Board and the Film and Publication Review Board by the Minister; and to...
 
 
 
 
General law Fourth Amendment Act (Act 132 of 1993)
Home Affairs
To repeal or to amend provisions which differentiate between men and women; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
 
 
 
 
Guardianship Act (No. 192 of 1993)
Home Affairs
To make further provision for the guardianship of minor children; and for matters connected therewith.
 
 
 
 
Home Affairs Laws Rationalisation Act (No. 41 of 1995)
Home Affairs
To repeal certain laws which apply in the various areas of the national territory of the Republic; to introduce certain transitional measures for the application of the Publications Act, 1974, the...
 
 
 
 
Identification Act (No. 68 of 1997)
Home Affairs
To provide for the compilation and maintenance of a population register in respect of the population of the Republic; for the issue of identity cards and certain certificates to persons whose...
 
 
 
 
Identification Amendment Act (No 28 of 2000)
Home Affairs
TO amend the Identification Act, 1997, so as to substitute the definition of identity card and to provide for the cessation of the validity of all forms of identity documents other than the green,...
 
 
 
 
Identification Amendment Act (No. 47 of 1995)
Home Affairs
To amend the Identification Act, 1986, so as to repeal certain obsolete provisions; to impose a duty to compile and maintain a new population register with retrospective effect;and to make further...
 
 
 
 
Immigration Act (No. 13 of 2002)
Home Affairs
To provide for the regulation of admission of persons to, their residence in, and their departure from the Republic; and for matters connected therewith.
 
 
 
 
Immigration Amendment Act (No. 19 of 2004)(1,6mb)
Home Affairs
To amend the Immigration Act, 2002, so as to substitute the Preamble of the Act; to amend, insert or delete certain definitions; to provide for the delegation of powers and review...
 
 
 
 
Immigration Amendment Act (No. 3 of 2007)
Home Affairs
To amend the Immigration Act, 2002, so as to define certain words and to substitute a definition; to provide for the clarification and revision of procedures and permits
 
 
 
 
Immigration Amendment Act 8 of 2016 (English/Siswati)
(Act 8 of 2016 G 40302 GoN 1158)
To amend the Immigration Act, 2002, so as to provide for an adequate sanction for foreigners who have overstayed in the Republic beyond the expiry date on their visa; and to provide for matters...
 
 
 
 
Maintenance Act (No. 99 of 1998)
Home Affairs
To restate and amend certain laws relating to maintenance.
 
 
 
 
Marriage Act, Extension Act (No. 50 of 1997)
Home Affairs
To extend the operation of the Marriage Act, 1961, to the whole of South Africa; and to make provision for matters connected therewith.
 
 
 
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