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 by no later than Friday, 28 February 2020

Read the Memorandum on the Objects of the Bill here