Submissions with respect to the call for public comment on the Gauteng Com Oversightbill

This submission analyses the Community Safety Bill considering the White Paper on Safety and Security (White Paper) endorsed by Cabinet in April 2016. The White Paper provides a strategic policy level and integrated approach for community safety, crime prevention and addressing violence in accordance with the National Development Plan’s objective of “Building Safer Communities”. The approach put forward in the white paper gives specific consideration for GBVF response and prevention.