Question NW1845 to the Minister of Police

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18 June 2018 - NW1845

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether all members of the senior management service (SMS) in his department had declared their interests for the past year as required by the Public Service Regulations; if not, (a) why not, (b) how many of the specified members did not declare their interests and (c) what are the (i) names and (ii) ranks of the specified noncompliant members of the SMS; (2) whether noncompliant SMS members have been charged; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) what number (a) of employees in his department at each post level are currently suspended on full salary and (b) of the specified employees at each post level have been suspended for the specified number of days (details furnished); (4) what is the total amount of cost attached to the days of service lost as a result of the suspensions in each specified case; (5) whether he will make a statement on the matter?


(1)(a)(b) The South African Police Service (SAPS), achieved a submission rate of 99,45% (909 out of 914), for Senior Management Service {SMS) level disclosures. All disclosures were done on the Electronic E-disclosure System of the Department: Public Service and Administration {DPSA).

Five officials, at SMS level, submitted their disclosures late and in the manual format, as they had difficulty submitting it in the electronic format.

Four of these officials were newly appointed SMS members, at the level of Brigadier (Director) and one employee, at the level of Major General (Chief Director), was on extended sick leave.

Please find here: (1)(c)(i)(ii) and (2)


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