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Security Forces Board of Inquiry Act, 1993 (Act No. 95 of 1993)

9. Staff of Area Directors



(1) An Area Director shall in the performance of his functions be assisted by investigating officers who shall be appointed by the Board and who shall be persons—
(a) who have served for at least seven years as magistrates or public prosecutors or as magistrates and public prosecutors;
(b) who have practiced as advocates or attorneys for at least seven years; or
(c) who have for at least seven years in the South African Police been involved in the investigation of offences; or
(d) whose services in the opinion of the Board are necessary—
(i) for the purpose of a particular inquiry by the Area Director; or
(ii) for inquiries in general by him.


(2) If any person in the service of the State is appointed in terms of subsection (1)(a), (b), (c) or (d)(ii), he shall one month after he has been so appointed cease to be so in service.



(a) The Minister shall determine the conditions of service of a person appointed in terms of subsection (1), who shall be entitled to such remuneration, allowances (including any allowance for reimbursement of travelling and subsistence expenses incurred by him in the performance of his functions in terms of this Act), benefits and privileges as the Minister may, with the concurrence of the Minister of State Expenditure, determine.
(b) Different remunerations, allowances, benefits or privileges may be determined under paragraph (a) in respect of different persons.