Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Amendment Bill [B15B-2022]

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NCOP Security and Justice

The Select Committee on Security and Justice invites you to submit written submissions on the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Amendment Bill [B15B-2022] (National Assembly – Sec 75).

The Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Amendment Bill [B15B-2022] (National Assembly – Sec 75) seeks to provide for:
• alignment with international instruments adopted upon the implementation of the Act;
•offences related to terrorist training, the joining and establishment of terrorist organisations; the possession and distribution of publications with unlawful terrorism related content; the removal of, or making inaccessible, publications with unlawful terrorism related content; offences related to foreign travel and attempts to leave the Republic under certain circumstances;
• matters related to the Director of Public Prosecutions in respect of the investigation and prosecution of certain offences; the issuing of warrants for the search and cordoning off of vehicles, persons and premises;
• a direction requiring the disclosure of a decryption key and the effect of a direction to disclose a decryption key; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Written submissions must be received by no later than 13:00 on Tuesday, 6 December 2022.

Those who wish to make submissions at public hearings on Wednesday, 7 December 2022 should specifically request this. These hearings will be conducted through Zoom.

Submissions or general enquiries can be emailed to Mr G Dixon at gdixon@parliament.gov.za by no later than 13:00 on Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Issued by Hon. S Shaikh, MP, Chairperson: Select Committee on Security and Justice.


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