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SAPS on Arrests for Violation of Disaster Management Act


South African Police Service Over 20 000 people have been arrested and/or fined for contravention of the Disaster Management Act since the start of the Adjusted Level 3 Lockdown on…

Parliament Updated on Status of COVID-19 Corruption Cases


Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation There is a huge influx of COVID-19 corruption-related cases. The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) announced this in a briefing in parliament on the…

Draft SAPS Amendment Bill Drawn Up


Civilian Secretariat for Police Service A draft bill designed to contribute to the effective and efficient combating of crime has been drawn up. The civilian secretariat for police service published…

Six Months Firearms Amnesty Period in Place


South African Police Service A new six month firearms amnesty period kicked off on 1 August 2020. The declaration of the amnesty was published in Government Gazette 43576. The amnesty…

Civilian Secretariat for Police Drawing up Key Legislation


Civilian Secretariat for Police The Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSPS) is currently finalizing key legislation and regulations that will assist in facilitating a conducive environment for national stability and economic…

Hydrographic


Year of publication 2018 Explanatory Summary Published in GG 41662 of 30 May 2018

President Ramaphosa Assents to Hydrographic Act


The Presidency President Ramaphosa has assented to the Hydrographic Act. Parliament passed the Hydrographic Bill and sent it to the president for assent in December 2019. The bill was tabled…

SAPS on COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Regulations


South African Police Service All gatherings are prohibited except for a gathering at a faith-based institution. The South African Police Service confirmed this in a statement following a justice, crime…