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Older Persons Act 13 of 2006

Government of the Republic of South Africa Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards South Africa 29 October 2006 Legislation/regulation elderly care, vulnerability

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Assented To: 29 October 2006
Date of Commencement: 1 April 2010

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To deal effectively with the plight of older persons by establishing a framework aimed at the empowerment and protection of older persons and at the promotion and maintenance of their status, rights, well-being, safety and security; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

For ongoing amendments and the latest version of the law please refer to
http://www.dsd.gov.za/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=61&Itemid=39

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