Parliament, Wednesday 24 November 2021 – The Portfolio Committee on Social Development will from tomorrow until Sunday, conduct public hearings on the Children’s Amendment Bill in Gauteng.

The Bill is intended to, among others, resolve challenges relating to the foster care grant payments, resolve parental responsibilities among unmarried parents, child marriages, and resolve challenges related to children born to foreign parents and unaccompanied migrant children.

Details of the public hearings are as follows:

Day One
Date: Thursday, 25 November 2021
Venue: Khensani Primary School, Soshanguve (Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality)
Time: 10H00

Day Two
Date: Friday, 26 November 2021
Venue: Chief Mogale Community Hall, Kagiso (Mogale City Local Municipality)
Time: 10H00

Day Three
Date: Saturday, 27 November 2021
Venue: Brixton Recreational Centre, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
Time: 10H00

Day Four
Date: Sunday, 28 November 2021
Venue: Germiston City Hall, City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
Time: 10H00


For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact:

Name: Sakhile Mokoena
Cell: 081 705 2130