The South African Human Rights Commission
on Wednesday found that the department of Social Development has not fulfilled
its obligations regarding the Child Protection Register.
HRC spokesperson Isaac
Mangena said the investigation included the department of Social Development,
which is the primary implementer of the Children’s Act, the Department of Women
Children and People with Disabilities and the Department of Justice and
Mangena said that department of Social
Development should provide the commission with reports and with an updated CPR
and an audit report detailing challenges and the to insure that the CPR
obligations are properly met.
He added that they would like for the
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development to develop a comprehensive
programme for training and sustained awareness of all relevant cost officials
regarding their duties under the act.
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