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About The Regulatory Roundup
The Regulatory Roundup is an update on legal, policy and regulatory changes impacting on:
- children's socio-economic rights, child justice rights, child protection rights;
- gender rights;
- socio-economic rights, including health, housing, social security, education, nutrition, basic
- services and related rights; and,
- the service delivery foundation embedded in the right to administrative justice and access to
Information is sourced from:
- national Government Gazettes as they are published;
- judgments made by the Constitutional, Supreme, High and Labour Courts of South Africa; and,
- media statements and other public utterances made by Ministers and leaders of public bodies
- such as the SAHRC and the Public Protector.
The Child Justice Alliance has published a report on the second year of implementation of the Child Justice Act (CJA). In terms of the CJA, the Ministers responsible for the Act must submit an annual implementation report. A report was duly submitted in June 2011. The Child Justice Alliance submitted a parallel report highlighting some of the key implementation challenges. Some of these have since been addressed, but a number of critical issues remain outstanding. ...
Where to after 2015? This is a question that was asked at a roundtable meeting hosted in mid-July 2012 by Young Lives, Save the Children UK and UNICEF in London. The purpose of the meeting was to consider the implications of research evidence on inequality and children’s development and whether and how inequality should be addressed in the post-2015 framework. The policy priority areas considered during the meeting included food security (especially in relation to price volatility and ...
On 14 August 2012 the Department of Health published revised draft regulations for public comment , setting out an extended set of acts or omissions in respect of which the Nursing Council may take disciplinary steps against nurses. ...