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The Centre for Child Law is based in the Law Faculty at the University of Pretoria. The official launch of the Centre was held in October 1998. The Director of the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria is Prof Ann Skelton.

The Centre contributes towards establishing and promoting the best interests of children in our community through education, research, advocacy and litigation.

 The Centre benefits from the funding and support of the following donors:




Prof Ann Skelton



Karabo Ms Karabo Ozah



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 Pontso Ms Pontso Phahlane

Project Coordinators: Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

Litha2015 Ms Litha Stwayi

Lynne2015 Mx Mansfield-Barry

Candidate Attorneys 



Mr David Mtshali



Mr Stanley Malematja

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20 February 2017

Judgment received in commercial surrogacy case where CCL acted as friend of the court 


In 2016, the Centre for Child Law acted as amicus curiae in a matter concerning the legality of a surrogacy facilitation service.

Last week, judgment was handed down in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) which confirmed commercial surrogacy is illegal.

Read TimesLive news article here.

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