Parliamentary Question: DCS: Correctional Services Act



Mr J Selfe (DA) to ask the Minister of Correctional Services:
(1) Whether she has promulgated any regulations in terms of section 134 of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998; if so, (a) when, (b) what was the nature of such regulations and (c) in what Gazette were the regulations published;

(2) whether such regulations were referred to the Portfolio Committee on Correctional Services as required by section 134(5) of the Act; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

(1)Yes; it was promulgated in terms of Section 134.
(a), (b) and (c)
30 July 2004 GNR914

Amended on 03 August 2007 by Notice R687 in Gazette no: 30119

Further amendment on 30 May 2009 by Notice R595 in Gazette no: 32253

It covered code of conduct, definitions, custody of offenders under conditions of human dignity, sentenced offenders, un-sentenced offenders release from prison and placement under correctional supervision and on day parole.
(2)Yes. The Portfolio Committee discussed the draft regulations of the Department of Correctional Services on the 12th August 2003.