• Adami Geldenhuys

New Legislation: Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act 18 of 2014

Updated: Dec 14, 2021

The Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Act 18 of 2014 was published on

8 October 2021 in gazette number 45295.


The long title describes the purpose of the Act as follows:


"“To amend the Private Security Industry Regulation Act, 2001, so as to amend certain definitions; to provide for additional powers of the Minister; to provide for the appointment of the director and deputy directors for the Authority; to provide for cooperation with the Civilian Secretariat for Police; to provide for the finances and accountability of the Authority; to provide for limitation on foreign ownership; to provide for the establishment and functions of the Exemption Advisory Committee; to regulate security services rendered outside the Republic; to empower the Minister to make regulations for the transportation of cash and other valuables; to provide for offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.”


The Act will come into operation on proclamation.


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Date posted: 14 October 2021

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