- Child Justice Act (75/2008): Accredited diversion service providers and diversion programmes (Notice 409, Gazette 38794)0.40 MB
The Minister of Social Development in terms of Section 56 (3) (a) of the Child Justice Act, 2008 (Act No. 75 of 2008) publishes particulars of each accredited diversion service provider and diversion programme in the schedule. This notice covers diversion programmes and diversion service providers that are granted an accredited status. Diversion programmes and diversion service providers that have been granted candidacy status, have received certificates and are allowed to operate, based on condition(s) set by the accrediting committee. The Policy Framework on Accreditation of Diversion Services in South Africa defines candidacy status as a 'pre-accreditation status, awarded to an organisation pursuing accreditation... Candidacy indicates that an organisation or programme has achieved recognition and is progressing towards receiving full accreditation, and has the potential to achieve compliance with standards within two years.