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Aged Persons Amendment Act No. 100 of 1998

Government of the Republic of South Africa Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards South Africa 19 November 1998 Legislation/regulation elderly care, vulnerability

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Assented To: 19 November 1998

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; to monitor compliance with conditions of registration of homes for the aged; to provide for the establishment of management committees for those homes; to provide for the accessibility of those homes; to provide for the enquiry by designated bodies into matters regarding aged persons; to require reporting on the abuse of aged persons and the keeping of a register thereon; to generally regulate the prevention of the abuse of aged persons; and to provide for matters connected.


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