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South African Police Service Bill on Track


Civilian Secretariat for Police Service The civilian secretariat for police service (CSPS) plans to table the Draft South African Police Service Amendment Bill in parliament early in 2022. The CSPS…

Military Ombud Act Under the Spotlight


Department of Defence A review of the Military Ombud Act of 2012 to make provision for own initiative investigations is on the cards. Military Ombud Lt Gen (Ret) Vusumuzi Masondo…

Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act Signed


The Presidency President Ramaphosa has assented to the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act. Parliament passed the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill and sent it for assent in March…

South African Police Service Amendment Bill on Track


Department of Police The Draft South African Police Service Amendment Bill is being finalised for tabling in cabinet. The police minister, General Bheki Cele, announced this during the police department’s…

Firearms Control Amendment Bill Drawn Up


Department of Police A Draft Firearms Control Amendment Bill has been drawn up. The police department published the draft bill in Government Gazette 44593 for comment. The Draft Bill aims…

Firearms Control Amendment 2018


Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Pubished in GG 41881 of 31 August 2018 Explanatory Summary Pubished in GG 41881 of 31 August 2018

Deployment of 2 122 SANDF Members Extended


Department of Defence The employment of 2 122 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to assist with the enforcement of Covid-19 lockdown regulations has been extended. The…