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Karel | Apr 09, 2018

Submissions

South African Police Service Amendment Bill Submission

A consequence of the Glenister judgment is the Government’s obligation to draft legislation to abide with the Court’s ruling. It did this by drafting the South African Police Services Amendment Bill. The HSF made a detailed submission to Government in response to the Bill. In summary, our analysis argues that the Bill does not meet the requirements of the Constitution and the Court, in particular that the Hawks (or its successor) cannot remain within the purview of the police.