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Delimitation of municipal wards in preparation of 2021 Municipal Elections: MDB briefing
12 Nov 2019
The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) briefed the Committee on the delimitation of the municipal wards in preparation of the 2021 municipal elections. Every five years, it delimited wards in metropolitan and local municipalities for electoral purposes. The process ought to be concluded ideally not less than 10 months before the ...
DPCI Judge 2018/19 Annual Report
6 Nov 2019
The Portfolio Committee on Police received a presentation on the Annual Report 2018/19 of the Office of the Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation Judge. A delegation from the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service was also at the meeting. The presentation looked at the functions of the Office, finances and its ...
The Portfolio Committee on Police received presentations on the action plans of the police services of the Western Cape, Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal. The SA Police Service (SAPS) delegation was led by the Deputy Minister, National Commissioner and Provincial Commissioners of the provinces represented.
The presentation gave a broad overview of ...
Issues that affect migrants and citizens: engagement with NGOs & stakeholders
29 Oct 2019
The Committee engaged with five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to address issues that affected migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in South Africa. A wide variety of views was put forward by the NGOs, with some suggesting concrete proposals for the amelioration of the plight of undocumented migrants, while others blamed politicians for ...
SAPS on Firearm Amnesty 2019/20: follow up meeting
23 Oct 2019
The Portfolio Committee on Police received a presentation from the South African Police Service on its proposed firearm amnesty in 2019/20. The presentation explained the legal background of the amnesty. It explained that the 2019/20 amnesty would not grant indemnity from prosecution ...
SAPS, IPID, & CSPS Budgetary Review and Recommendations Reports
16 Oct 2019
Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019
The Committee met to discuss the adoption of the Budgetary Review and Recommendations Reports on the South African Police Service (SAPS), the Independent Police Investigate Directorate (IPID), the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service (CSPS) and the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA). It ...
Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019
The Committee met to adopt the Budget Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and its entities. Members made additions concerning increasing the capacity of the inspectorate, harsher treatment of corrupt DHA officials, engagement with SITA, tabling of ...
Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority 2018/19 Annual Report
11 Oct 2019
The briefing on the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) 2018/19 Annual Report provided performance information, a governance and financial report including the commitment to improve internal control. The numbers of registered as well as active security officers and security businesses in each province were provided. PSIRA ...
IPID & Civilian Secretariat 2018/19 Annual Reports; with Deputy Minister
10 Oct 2019
The Committee expressed its concern on the unauthorised publication of the Notice in terms of the Firearms Control Act in the Government Gazette. Despite the Committee’s lack of approval, the Department had published it. This undermined the Committee. The Deputy Minister apologised for the Department's lack of ...
SAPS & DPCI 2018/19 Annual Reports; with Deputy Minister
9 Oct 2019
As a continuation from the previous day, SAPS proceeded with the presentation on their 2018/19 Annual Report for Programme 1: Administration, Programme 2 (Visible Policing), Programme 3 (Detective Services), Programme 4 (Crime Intelligence) and Programme 5 (Protection and Security Services). The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) ...