Question NW2250 to the Minister of Transport

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30 September 2021 - NW2250

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Transport

Whether the traffic officers who are permanently stationed at Komatipoort, Mpumalanga, are permanently deployed there on special duty; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) for how long and (b) what is the budget for the specified operation?


There are 3 independent deployments daily at the border post precinct area, namely the CBRTA, RTMC and the Mpumalanga Provincial Traffic as follows;


The Cross-Border Road Transport Agency does not have traffic officers permanently stationed at Komatipoort, Mpumalanga. There are however two (2) profiling officers who are based in Mpumalanga who go to Komatipoort occasionally to support law enforcement and to collect relevant cross border information.

a) Not applicable; they go there as and when a need arises.

b) Not applicable; it is part of normal operations.


Road Transport Inspectorate from Nelspruit (Mpumalanga) deploys six officers at Komatipoort port of entry daily from 06:00 to 14:00 and 14:00 to 22:00 to enforce the Cross Border Road Transport Act.

a) Deployment is for the duration of the shift; and

b) There is no special or additional budget.



The Province of Mpumalanga has a Traffic Station at Komatipoort for Traffic activities in and around Komatipoort including the Port of Entry. This office consists of twenty-three (23) officials. There is no special or additional budget for daily deployment.

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