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Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Act, 2011 (Act No. 2 of 2011)

Chapter 4 : Provincial Secretariats

17. Functions of provincial secretariats


(1) In order to support the objects of the Civilian Secretariat referred to in section 5 and subject to the principles of co-operative governance and intergovernmental relations contained in Chapter 3 of the Constitution, each provincial secretariat must—
(a) align its plans and operations at the provincial sphere of government with the plans, policies and operations of the Civilian Secretariat; and
(b) integrate its strategies and systems at the provincial sphere of government with the strategies and systems of the Civilian Secretariat.


(2) The provincial secretariat must, for purposes of subsection (1), establish competencies and capabilities in its operations, to—
(i) monitor and evaluate the implementation of policing policy in the province;
(ii) evaluate and monitor police conduct in the province;
(iii) develop and evaluate safety models and monitoring tools to ensure alignment with the functions of the Civilian Secretariat;
(i) assist the Civilian Secretariat with any monitoring and evaluation projects; and
(ii) promote community police relations;
(iii) establish and promote partnerships; and
(iv) manage the enhancement of community safety structures with the province.