Parliament, Friday, 10 September – The Portfolio Committee on Social Development will from tomorrow until Monday, conduct public hearings on the Children’s Amendment Bill in the North West Province.

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:

Date: 11 September 2021 (Saturday) District: Bojanala District Municipality
Venue: Orbit TVET College (Mankwe Campus)
Time: 10h00

Date: 12 September 2021 (Sunday)

District: Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality

Venue: Utlwanang Community Hall (Lekwa-Teemane)

Time: 10h00

Date: 13 September 2021 (Monday)

District: Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality

Venue: United Reformed Church in South Africa (Maquassi Hills)

Time: 10h00


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

Name: Sakhile Mokoena
Cell: 081 705 2130