06 October 2017 - NW2711
Breytenbach, Adv G to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services
What is the total cost incurred by (a) his department and (b) the National Prosecuting Authority for each official international trip undertaken by (i) the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Shaun Abrahams and (ii) each person who accompanied him since 16 June 2015; (2) Whether a bodyguard accompanied the specified person on the international trips; if so, (a) for how many trips, (b) why and (c) what is the total cost incurred for the bodyguard to accompany the specified person in each case?
1. (a) The table link below provides details of the total cost incurred by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, the amounts excludes information of the National Prosecuting Authority:
(b) The information on the costs incurred by the National Prosecuting Authority for each official international trip undertaken by the National Director of Public Prosecutions and each person that accompanied him is attached at Annexure A.
2. Yes, the NDPP has informed me that he was accompanied by his bodyguard.
a) Three (3) trips.
b) Confidential information.
c) Please refer to Annexure A.