Parly toughens private security law

Kgathi
Kgathi

Parliament has passed the Private Security Services Bill, thus approving amendments proposing tighter penalties, including five-fold increases in fines.

The new law replaces the Control of Security Guard Services Act and provides for the establishment of a licensing board, which shall issue licences to operate private security services.

The board will also set a code of conduct for the private security services industry, provide for compliance inspectors and the penalties for any non-compliance.

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