Parliamentary Question: dpsa: Monitoring investigations of corrupt officials

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Mr M W Makhubela (COPE-Limpopo) to ask the Minister for the Public Service and Administration:

Whether his department is analysing information from the National Anti-Corruption Hotline and the Presidential Hotline to open disciplinary files involving government officials who are defrauding government or acting in a corrupt manner;

if not, (a) why not and (b) which requirements need to be followed in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

No, the DPSA is currently not analysing the information from the National Anti-Corruption Hotline and the Presidential Hotline.
b. We are in the process of establishing the Special Anti-Corruption Unit which will be launched, on 25 November 2010.
c.No specific requirements need to be followed, however in establishing the Special Anti-Corruption Unit, we are taking an action to ensure that we institute disciplinary processes against corrupt officials.



The Unit will conduct and facilitate the management of disciplinary proceedings of cases referred to departments via the NACH and the Presidential Hotline.