Question NW2007 to the Minister of Police
23 September 2021 - NW2007
Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police
With reference to a virtual conference with a Chinese delegation on 12 May 2021 during which the Portfolio Committee on Police was informed of the SA Police Service and Chinese civilian cooperation centre that was established in the Republic In 2004, and the number of such cooperation centres which has now increased to 13 covering the nine provinces in the Republic that aim to strengthen community governance, protect the legal rights of Chinese people in the Republic, control risks and strengthen the foundation of mass power, (a) in terms of what legislation were the centres established, (b) what are the roles of the centres, (c) where are they situated across the Republic, (d) what number of Chinese staff are attached to each centre, (e) with which other countries does the Republic have similar agreements in place and (I) what total number of centres are run by such countries in the Republic?
(a) to (f) The information is attached, as Annexure A.
Reply to question 2007 recommended
NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 2007 approved
MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP