SAPS Restructuring Update

Case No: J1507/17

On the matter between POPCRU, the Minister of Police, the acting National Commissioner, SAPU and SSSBC regarding restructuring in the protection and security service within SAPS, the labour court ordered today (06-07-2017) as follows;

1. The South African Police Service is ordered to suspend the restructuring of the Division,

2. The structure of the Division approved by the acting National Police Commissioner on the 11th of November 2016 is set aside, and

3. The parties shall commence with the consultation process as envisaged in Collective Agreement 2 of 2009 (procedural agreement) on or before 21st of July 2017.

We are also challenging all other forms of restructuring within the SAPS, and we shall keep members updated on future developments.