Policies: N

Government policies listed alphabetically. These policies are also listed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.
(File type: pdf; size: 1.63 MB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This is a policy framework for the provision and use of contraception. Its objective is to remove barriers that restrict access to contraceptive services and to increase public knowledge of rights, contraceptive methods and services.
Disaster Management and Fire and Rescue Services (Department of Local Government, Western Cape Government)

The national disaster management framework is the legal instrument specified by the National Disaster Management Act to address such needs for consistency across multiple interest groups, by providing 'a coherent, transparent and inclusive policy on disaster management appropriate for the Republic as a whole.

Department of Human Settlements (National) (The Government of South Africa)

The publication of this Housing Code is a milestone in the housing policy process. It sets out clearly, in one comprehensive document, the overall vision for housing in South Africa. In addition, it shows the significant achievements that have been made towards resolving our housing problem. For the first time in South Africa's history a single, comprehensive housing policy is in place that is streamlined, transparent and equitable for all South Africans.

(File type: pdf; size: 265.44 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Policy for health workers on oral health and how to prevent and treat oral diseases.
Western Cape Education Department (Western Cape Government)

This policy deals with various issues relating to HIV/AIDS and education, including non-discrimination and equality, testing and the admission/appointment of learners and educators, disclosure of HIV/AIDS-related information and creating a safe environment. It also deals with education on HIV/AIDS, the duties and responsibilities of learners, students, educators and parents and what to do if a learner/educator refuses to study with/teach an HIV-positive person. The document also addresses how the policy will be implemented.

This policy sets out the aims, principles and approaches of the whole-school evaluation. It also sets out the responsibilities of different levels of government and educational institutions.

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The National Youth Policy sets out the vision and objectives of the National Youth Commission and outlines various key strategy areas where action is required to develop the youth of South Africa.