Determination of Correctional Facilities as Temporary Places of Detention of Illegal Foreigners Pending Deportation, for the Duration of the Period of the National State of Disaster

Government Notice 512 of 2020


South Africa
Immigration Act, 2002

Determination of Correctional Facilities as Temporary Places of Detention of Illegal Foreigners Pending Deportation, for the Duration of the Period of the National State of Disaster

Government Notice 512 of 2020

I, Jackson W. McKay, Acting Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs, hereby, in terms of section 34(1) of the Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002), determine the following Correctional Facilities of the Department of Correctional Services as temporary places of detention of illegal foreigners, for the duration of the period of the national state of disaster as declared in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), read with its Regulations, pending deportation or transfer to Lindela Holding Facility for purposes of deportation:
DCS RegionProvinceCorrectional Facilities
Name of Management AreaFacility / Section of Facility
KZNKwaZulu-NatalDurbanDurban Medium CUnit B 2 Cell 5, 6, 7 and 8
PietermarizburgPietermaritzburg Medium BUnit D Cell 1 and 2
LMNLimpopoRooigrondLichtenburgUnit A Single Cell
PolokwaneTzaneen Correctional CentreCell 3 (male)Polokwane Female UnitCell 9 (female)
MpumalangaBarbertonNelspruit Correctional CentreUnit D Cell 1
WitbankWitbank Correctional CentreUnit J Cell 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
North WestRustenburgLosperfontein Observation cell
KlerksdorpPotchefstroom Correctional CentreUnit B Cell D1 (males)Unit B Cell 10 (females)
RooigrondLichtenburgUnit A Single Cell
Western CapeWestern CapeSouthern CapePrins AlbertSentenced Unit Cell 7 and 8
FSNCFree StateGrootvleiWepener Correctional CentreUnit B
Northern CapeKimberlyKimberly Correctional CentreAdmission Unit
UpingtonUpington Correctional CentreUnit E 3 Cell 2
ECEastern CapeSt AlbansPort ElizabethSpecial Care Unit single cells
GPGautengKM IIAtteridgeville Correctional CentreUnit B
The minimum standards relating to the detention of illegal foreigners shall be as prescribed in regulation 33(5) of the Immigration Regulations, 2014.J W McKayActing Director-GeneralDepartment of Home Affairs
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