Attendance of a Disciplinary Hearing or Enquiry bearing a Firearm
by an Official of the Department of Foreign Affairs
QUESTION NO: PQ734
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL
QUESTION PAPER NO. 19 DATED 23 JUNE 2006
MR L B LABUSCHAGNE (DA)
TO ASK THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:
(1) Whether any member of her
department attended a disciplinary hearing or enquiry bearing a firearm; if so;
what action did her department take in this regard;
(2) Whether this person
is still a member of her department; if so, what are the relevant details.
Yes, a member of the Department of Foreign Affairs attended a disciplinary hearing
or enquiry bearing firearms. The Department took disciplinary action against him
and issued the sanction of a final written warning and suspension without pay
for three months.
(2) The Staff member has been dismissed by the Department
for other acts of misconduct on 19 June 2006.