Acts Online
GT Shield

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

Chapter 6 : Appointment, Remuneration, Functions and Powers of Investigators

26. Integrity measures


(1) The Minister may prescribe measures for integrity testing of members of the Directorate, which may include random entrapment, testing for the abuse of alcohol or drugs, or the use of a polygraph or similar instrument to ascertain, confirm or examine in a scientific manner the truthfulness of a statement made by a person.


(2) The necessary samples required for any test referred to in subsection (1) may be taken, but any sample taken from the body of a member may only be taken by a registered medical practitioner or a registered nurse.


(3) The Minister shall prescribe measures to ensure the confidentiality of information obtained through integrity testing, if such measures are prescribed in terms of subsection (1).