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Divorced parents have once-off chance to move children between districts or provinces

Important news for divorced parents

Children of separated or divorced parents will now be allowed a once-off move to different metropolitan areas, district municipalities or provinces, provided they meet certain legal requirements.

Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu made the announcement during a briefing on Monday, adding that the regulations which pertain to the movement of children between co-holders of parental responsibilities had been amended.

To be able to transport children between households in different areas, the co-holders of parental responsibilities must obtain:

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