Question NW1339 to the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

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05 May 2022 - NW1339

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

(1).With reference to his reply to question 631 on 18 March 2022, (a) what total number of safeguarding cases are before the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee and (b) in which province is each case; (2). whether the specified cases were reported to the SA Police Service in the case where minors are involved; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3). whether he will furnish Mrs V van Dyk with a copy of the new signed safeguarding policy; if not, why not; if so, on what date?


  1. (a) SASCOC has responded to indicate that as guided by the SASCOC Safeguarding Policy and Case Management Flow Chart, any cases lodged must adhere to the internal due process as per the determined jurisdiction over reported concerns. Therefore, please be advised that cases are dealt with by the National Federation. SASCOC in most cases is just being made aware of such. (b) SASCOC requests more time to collect information and clarity on specific cases whilst contacting the National Federations concerned.
  2. As indicated above, SASCOC requests more time to get more information and clarity with the National Federations concerned.
  3. SASCOC has indicated that there is no new signed safeguarding policy, however they are currently reviewing the existing one.

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