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Name: Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Act, [No. 2 of 2011].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-05-12
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2011-L-89620
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government Information PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-03-30)
Abstract/Citation: To provide for the establishment of a Civilian Secretariat for the Police Service in the Republic; to define the objects, functions and powers of the Civilian Secretariat, and for this purpose to align the operations of the Civilian Secretariat in the national and provincial spheres of government and reorganise the Civilian Secretariat into an effective and efficient organ of state; to regulate the
appointment, duties and functions, powers and removal from office of the Secretary for the Police Service and heads of provincial secretariats; to provide for the establishment of a senior management forum and a Ministerial Executive Committee; to provide for co-operation between the Civilian Secretariat and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate; to provide for co-operation between the Civilian Secretariat and the South African Police Service; to provide for intervention into the affairs of provincial secretariats by the Civilian Secretariat; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Amends the South African Police Service Act, 1995 as well as the Firearms Control Act, 2000 [No. 60 of 2000].
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