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Defence Amendment Act, No. 6 of 2020

Long title


To amend the Defence Act, 2002, so as to include the Chief of Staff n the Military Command of the Defence Force;  to clarify the process regarding the implementation by the Chief of the Defence Force of the delegation of powers and assignment of duties to members by the Secretary for Defence as head and accounting officer of the Department; to provide for the employment of the Defence Force outside the Republic;  to simplify matters regarding identification cards issued to military police officials; to make a technical correction to the reference to the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, Limited in section 18; to provide for the security vetting of contractors and service providers of the Department; to regulate the minutes of meetings of the Council of Defence; to clarify that a person does not need the consent of an employer in order to enrol as, or to remain, a member of the Reserve Force; to regulate anew the termination of service of members of the Regular Force; to amend the requirements for legal representation of members; to regulate the display of military decorations, medals and insignia; to regulate the use of military uniforms, distinctive marks and crests; to amend certain powers of the Minister to make regulations; to provide for the prohibition of access to military property or areas; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 4A of Act 42 of 2002...
2. Amendment of section 8 of Act 42 of 2002
3. Amendment of section 18 of Act 42 of 2002
4. Amendment of section 30 of Act 42 of 2002
5. Amendment of section 36 of Act 42 of 2002
6. Amendment of section 44 of Act 42 of 2002
7. Amendment of section 53 of Act 42 of 2002...
8. Amendment of section 59 of Act 42 of 2002
9. Amendment of section 60 of Act 42 of 2002
10. Amendment of section 74 of Act 42 of 2002
11. Substitution of section 76 of Act 42 of 2002
12. Substitution of section 78 of Act 42 of 2002
13. Amendment of section 82 of Act 42 of 2002
14. Substitution of section 83 of Act 42 of 2002
15. Insertion of section 83A of Act 42 of 2002
16. Amendment of section 103 of Act 42 of 2002
17. Amendment of section 104 of Act 42 of 2002, ...
18. Short title and commencement
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