1. (a) Yes, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has informed me that Bosasa was awarded with a contract in the past (ten) 10 financial years.
- One (1) contract was signed as RFB 2010 02B.
- The award was approved on 16 December 2010.
- The duration was from 1 January 2011 to 30 September 2013.
- The service provider was appointed to render security guarding and special services to the Department.
- The total amount spent was R535 330 659.
(b) I have also been informed by the entities reporting to me, i.e. the Legal Aid South Africa, National Prosecuting Authority and Special Investigating Unit that they never contracted Bosasa in the last ten (10) financial years.
2. No, the Department did not incur irregular expenditure since the departmental Supply Chain Management Policy and prescripts were followed.