Deputy Chairperson, the President has outlined seven priorities for the Sixth Administration during the state of the nation address in June this year. Amongst these priorities is to focus on social cohesion and create safe communities. This is intended to build a country where all people are safe and feel safe. It means ensuring continuous police visibility and the improvement of success rate in investigation and prosecutions of crimes.
The President offer outlines the need to strengthen the National Prospecting Authority to fight crime and corruption in our society. Deputy Chairperson, the movement of funds within this budget are not done willingly. In actual fact, it is done to respond to urgent need as well as to align funds to priorities outlined by the President.
In the detective services, an amount of R64 million has been transferred to the Department of Justice and Correctional Services to enhance capacity in the National Prosecuting Authority. [Applause.] [Interjections.]