The functions of the Agency in terms of Section 3C of the Witness Protection Act are to:-

  • Establish and maintain a witness protection programme;
  • Determine the criteria for admission to and removal from the witness protection programme;
  • Determine the type of protection measures to be applied;
  • Advise a government ministry, department, agency or any other person on adoption of strategies and measures on witness protection; and
  • Perform such functions as may be necessary for the better carrying out of the purpose of this Act.

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