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Aged Persons Act 81 of 1967

Government of the Republic of South Africa Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards South Africa 9 June 1967 Legislation/regulation elderly care, vulnerability

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Assented To: 9 June 1967
Commencement Date: 1 October 1968

The Act has been repealed by s. 21 of the Social Pensions Act 37 of 1973 in so far as it relates to pension matters.
The Act has been amended by Proc. R40/94 by the substitution for the word “Secretary”, wherever it occurs of the words “Director-General”.

To provide for the protection and welfare of certain aged and debilitated persons, for the care of their interests, for the establishment and registration of certain institutions, for the accommodation and care of such persons in such institutions, for the payment of old age pensions and certain allowances to or in respect of certain aged persons, and for matters incidental thereto.


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