21 June 2015
The Democratic Alliance said,
it will today write to the President to demand answers on when this unworkable
legislation is coming back to be reworked by the police portfolio committee.
DA Shadow Minister of Police
Dianne Kohler Barnard said, this has successfully destroyed any possible
foreign investment in this massive industry, which employs hundreds of
thousands of South Africans.
Barnard said the DA welcomes
the statement this week by American Ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard
that he has had assurances from the state that the controversial Private Security
Industry Regulation Amendment Bill will be sent back to Parliament for
“This means the President has
finally accepted that the provisions which limit foreign ownership of Private
Security Companies under the World Trade Organisation General Agreement on
Trade in Services would be reached by such legislation” Bernard added.
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