Defence and Security

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

Defence Amendment Bill Revived


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.

Attorneys Amendment Bill Heading for Parliament

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

A bill designed to allow actions against the Attorneys Fidelity Fund to be instituted in other courts besides the high court is heading for parliament.

The explanatory summary for the Attorneys Amendment Bill has been published in Government Gazette 37825.

Amended Defence Special Account Act in Force

The Presidency

The Defence Special Account Amendment Act of 2005 comes into force on 1 April 2014.

The proclamation notice was published in Government Gazette 37443.

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