11 June 2021 - NW1146
Selfe, Mr J to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services
Whether, with reference to his reply to question 421 on 1 April 2021, every regulation issued in terms of section 134 of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, has been referred to the relevant Parliamentary committees overseeing his department, as is required by subsection 134(5), since the inception of the specified Act; if not, (a) which regulation(s) has or have not been referred to the relevant Parliamentary committees and (b) what are the reasons that each specified regulation was not referred to the relevant Parliamentary committee; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?
Yes, every regulation issued in terms of section 134 of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 as amended was referred to the relevant parliamentary committees as required by section 134(5). The 2004 regulations (promulgated in government gazette 26626 dated 30 July 2004) and 2012 regulations (promulgated in government gazette (35277 dated 25 April 2012) are the only regulations issued and there have been no amendments since 2012.
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not applicable.