Parliamentary Question: DHA: duties in the MISS

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Adv L H Max (DA) to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

Whether (a) her Department or (b) any (i) agency or (ii) institution which receives transfers from her Departmental budget employs staff to perform the duties set out in the Minimum Information and Security Standards (MISS) that were adopted by Cabinet on 4 December 1996 or any subsequent version of the MISS;

if not, why not, in each case; if so, in each case (aa) how many and
(bb) what (aaa) is the job title, (bbb) is the employment level, (ccc) are the academic qualifications, (ddd) is the salary and (eee) are the other benefits of each specified staff member?

REPLY:

THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS:
(a) The custodian of the MISS within the Department is the Branch: Counter Corruption and Security Services. Within this Branch, the Directorate: Information Services is the custodian of the implementation of the prescriptions of the MISS, as it ensures efficient security measures, and procedures in the Department.
(a) (aa) & (bb) as per the table, below:

BRANCH: COUNTER CORRUPTION

& SECURITY SERVICES

 

Directorate: Information Security

 

 

(1) Post filled

 

 

Director:

Information Security

 

 

Senior Management

(Level 13)

 

 

National Diploma: Public Relations Management

 

 

R652,572.00

 

 

THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING WORKS (GPW):
(b)(i) The Government Printing Works (GPW) does not employ staff who are, solely, responsible for duties pertaining to the Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS). The responsibilities related to the MISS are assigned to specific positions within the organisation to form part of the total job content of such posts.

THE FILM AND PUBLICATION BOARD (FPB):
(b)(ii) The FPB does not employ staff to perform duties as set out in the Minimum Information and Security Standards (MISS).

THE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (IEC):
(b)(ii) Yes. The IEC employs staff to perform the duties set out in the Minimum Information and Security Standards (MISS) that were adopted by Cabinet on 4 December 1996
(b) (aa) & (bb) As per the table, below:

 

 

Facilities and Security Services

 

(aa)

 

Deputy Manager: Facilities and Security Services

(bb)

(aaa)

Deputy Manager: Facilities and Security Services

(bbb)

Middle Management (level 12)

(ccc)

National Diploma in Security Management

B Tech: Security Risk Management

(ddd)

R579,936.00 (all inclusive) per annum

(eee)

No additional benefits