Community Safety

It is the mandate of the Standing Committee on Community Safety to facilitate public participation, monitoring and oversight function over the legislative processes relating to the portfolio under this committee; Confer with relevant governmental and civil society organs on matters relevant to this committee; Exercise compliance and performance oversight over the relevant departments; Scrutinize and interrogate annual reports, budget votes of departments falling within this committee; Enhance and develop the capacity of its Members to exercise effective oversight over the Executive Authority; Monitor whether the Department of Community Safety fulfil its mandate; Responsible for the consideration of provincial bills and NCOP (76 Bills)

The Department of Community Safety and the South African Police Service (Western Cape) report to this committee.