South African Schools Act No. 84 of 1996
Regulations relating to Safety Measures at Independent Schools
6. Exemption of certain persons
The provisions of regulation 5 do not apply in respect of any member of a police service established by or under any law, a member of the South African Defence Force, the Minister of Education, the Member of the Executive Council responsible for education in a province, or an official of the Department or provincial departments of Education or a member or representative of the South African Council for Educators who is required, in the performance of his or her functions, to enter any independent school premises and who produces proof of his or her identity to the satisfaction of the owner, principal or HOD concerned.