Defence and Security

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Correctional Services, Defence and Military Veterans, State Security and Police.

Adjustments Made to Military Pensions

National Treasury

Military pensions have been adjusted.

The new amounts are published in Government Gazette 37959.

Amendments to Defence Act on the Horizon

Department of Defence

Amendments to the Defence Act are on the cards that would allow the defence department to make structural changes when the need arose.

The secretary of defence, Dr Gulube, revealed this during a briefing to the defence committee on proposed legislative changes following the conclusion of the Defence Review.

Defence Amendment Bill Revived

Parliament

A private member’s bill that seeks to increase parliamentary oversight over arms procurement has been revived.

The Defence Amendment Bill was drawn up by David Maynier, a Democratic Alliance member of Parliament and tabled in October 2013.

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