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

Chapter 5 : Provincial Offices

21. Responsibilities of provincial head


(1) A provincial head is responsible for the following:
(a) Appointment and performance management of staff at provincial level;
(b) to facilitate investigation of cases and to perform any other function incidental to such investigations;
(c) to control and monitor active cases;
(d) to refer matters investigated by the provincial office under this Act to the National or relevant provincial prosecuting authority for criminal prosecution;
(e) to report to the Executive Director on matters investigated;
(f) to refer disciplinary matters to the Provincial Commissioner;
(g) to facilitate cooperation between the provincial head and the provincial police secretariat;
(h) to report to the Executive Director on recommendations and finalisation of cases;
(i) to report to the Executive Director on the management of provincial offices and their finances;
(j) to report to the relevant MEC on matters referred to the Provincial Head by that MEC;
(k) to ensure adherence to guidelines issued by the national office relating to the investigation and management of cases by officials within the respective provincial offices;
(l) to keep proper financial records in accordance with the prescribed norms and standards;
(m) to prepare financial statements for submission to the Executive Director within two months after the end of the financial year;
(n) to ensure compliance with administrative guidelines issued by the Executive Director; and
(o) to manage the provincial office.