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SAPS to Destroy Voluntarily Surrendered Firearms

South African Police Service

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has announced that all voluntarily surrendered or forfeited firearms currently in its possession will be destroyed.

The announcement was published in Government Gazette 40073 in terms of the Firearms Control Act.

Regulations on SAPS Ranks Amended

Department of Police

Regulations listing the ranks within the South African Police Service (SAPS) have been amended.

Amendments to the South African Police Service Act regulations were published in Government Gazette 40008.

Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill Released for Comment

Civilian Secretariat for Police

The Civilian Secretariat for Police has called for comment on proposed legislation designed to facilitate the identification and declaration of infrastructure as critical infrastructure.

The Draft Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill was approved by cabinet in April 2016 for comment.

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