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Independent Police Investigative Directorate Act, 2011 (Act No. 1 of 2011)

Chapter 5 : Provincial Offices

20. Appointment of provincial heads


(1) The Executive Director appoints the provincial head for each province in accordance with the laws governing the public service.


(2) The provincial head must conclude a written performance agreement with the Executive Director—
(a) within a reasonable time after the appointment of the provincial head; and
(b) thereafter, annually within one month of the commencement of each financial year.


(3) The performance agreement referred to in subsection (2) must include—
(a) measurable performance objectives and targets that must be met, and must provide for the time-frames within which those performance objectives and targets must be met;
(b) standards and procedures for evaluating performance and intervals for evaluation; and
(c) the consequences of substandard performance.


(4) When the provincial head is unable to perform the functions of office, or during a vacancy in the provincial office, the Executive Director may designate another person to act as provincial head until the provincial head returns to perform the functions of office or the vacancy is filled.


(5) In the case of a vacancy, the Executive Director must fill the vacancy within a reasonable period of time, which period shall not exceed six months.