South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport Amendment Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 28 February 2020)

Sports, Arts and Culture

The Minister of Sport and Recreation has published the draft South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport Amendment Bill for public comment.

The draft Amendment Bill seeks to amend the South African Institute for Drug – Free Sport, 2006 (Act No. 25 of 2006) as follows:

to delete certain definitions and to insert, amend or substitute other; to provide  for the testing of learners participating in sport ; to provide for prior consent in writing by parents or legal guardians relative to testing of learners under the age of 18 years; to provide for undergoing dope testing for members of the fitness industry; to provide for inspection, power of entry by inspectors; to provide for the appointment of inspectors; to provide for prohibitions relative to the possession and distribution of illegal substance as prescribed by the WADA; to provide for compliance with performance system ; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments must be sent to Adv. Nkosana Mehlomakulu (SRSA Legal Services)  at nkosana@srsa.gov.za by no later than Friday, 28 February 2020

Read the Memorandum on the Objects of the Bill here