POLICE COMMITTEE WILL AMEND ITS FEBRUARY PROGRAMME TO IMPLEMENT COURT ORDER ON IPID HEAD

Parliament, The Portfolio on Police will amend its February programme to prioritise the process in relation to renewal/non-renewal of the contract of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Head as per the court order today.

It is anticipated that the committee will on Thursday (14 February 2019) consider a process-proposal on how to deal with the court order, and a timetable for the processing of the order to comply with the 28th of February deadline given by the court, said Mr Francois Beukman, the Chairperson of the committee.

Mr Beukman emphasised that the committee will ensure that the process is procedurally and substantially fair and is in line with the Constitution, the rules of the National Assembly and relevant precedence.

Source: Parliament