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​​​Legislation

The Department of Community Safety derives its mandate primarily from section 206 (3) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Act no, 1996,) which, inter alia, entitles the province to monitor police conduct and to oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the South African Police Service (SAPS). In addition, the Department also derives its mandate from the following pieces of legislation and policies:


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Non-entity – specific Legislation

The Department is also expected to ensure compliance with the following pieces of legislation and policies:


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