The Western Cape Community Safety Act 2013 was assented to on 5 April 2013 as Act No. 3 of 2013. By publication in the Provincial Gazette Extraordinary 7547 dated Friday 11 December 2015, an invitation was made for public comments on the Draft Community Safety Regulations 2015 to be submitted by 15 February 2016.
Marlise Richter represented Sonke Gender Justice (‘Sonke’) at the provincial consultative sessions on 9 February 2016, where she provided recommendations verbally. She was invited to submit these in writing, and these have been captured in this submission.