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Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, 2010 (Act No. 2 of 2010)

Chapter 3

Part 1 : Measures to Ensure Safety and Security at Events

24. Deployment of state security services


(1) The National Commissioner or the authorised member must, taking into consideration the risk categorisation of the event in terms of section 6, ensure that the necessary security measures and deployments are in place for the event.


(2) If a number of events are hosted on the same day in a specific area and the authorised member has reason to believe that the police will not be able to provide adequate policing for the event, the authorised member must—
(a) notify the relevant controlling body, event organiser or stadium or venue owner, as the case may be, accordingly; and
(b) take such steps as are in the circumstances reasonable and appropriate, including negotiating with any person, to ensure the protection of persons and property at that event.