3. What are the functions of the Witness Protection Agency?

The functions of the Agency in terms of Section 3C of the Witness Protection Act are to :-
a) Establish and maintain a Witness Protection Programme;
b) Determine the criteria for admission to and removal from the Witness Protection Programme;
c) Determine the type of protection measures to be applied;
d) Advise a government ministry, department, agency or any other person on adoption of strategies and measures on witness protection; and
e) Perform such functions as may be necessary for the better carrying out of the purpose of this act.

Skip to content