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Commission of Inquiry on State Capture Extended

June 21, 2022

The Presidency

The Commission of Inquiry on state capture’s term of office has been extended.

Proclamation 68 was published in Government Gazette 46559.

The amendment to the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector Including Organs of State’s terms of reference follows the chief justice Raymond Zondo’s request to extend the commission’s term from 15 June 2022 to 15 October 2022 to enable it to complete certain administrative tasks.

Meanwhile, the justice and constitutional development department has called for comment on draft regulations, directives and tariff under the Domestic Violence Act.

The draft regulations focus on, inter alia, reporting of knowledge, belief or suspicion of acts of domestic violence; manner of applying for protection order; domestic violence safety monitoring notice; issuing of interim protection order and manner of service; order to remove or disable electronic communication, affidavit and court order for variation; issuing of final protection order; issuing of warrant of arrest; application for variation or setting aside of protection order; and service and filing of documents.

Comment is invited until 8 July 2022.