Parliamentary Question: Cost of the secuirty service provided by SAPS to members who do not qualify

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Mr R B Bhoola (MF) to ask the Minister of Police:

Whether the SA Police Service (SAPS) provide security for anybody other than VIPs, Ministers, judges and MECs; if so, what are the (a) criteria for such protection and (b) total cost to the SAPS to provide security for those who do not qualify in terms of the Handbook for Members of the Executive and Presiding Officers? NW2056E

REPLY:

Yes.
(a) A manifested threat confirmed by a threat assessment dictate that protection is deemed necessary to individuals not covered by the Handbook.
(b) 1R44,787.00 per month, depending on the distance travelled.



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