16 March 2020 - NW84
Marais, Mr S to ask the President of the Republic
(1)Whether he employed the SA National Defence Force to patrol the streets of Kimberley in January 2020; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what was the cost of employing the soldiers, (b) from which budget was the employment of the soldiers paid and (c) for what period were the soldiers employed; (2) whether he communicated the soldiers’ employment to Parliament; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
(1) The President did not employ the SANDF to patrol the streets of Kimberley in January 2020.
(2) There was no employment under section 201 of the Constitution.