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Comment on the City’s draft Fraud Prevention Policy and Response Plan, and the draft Whistle Blowing Policy<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About the policies</h2></span> <h4>The Fraud Prevention Policy and Response Plan aims to: </h4><ul><li>Raise awareness among our staff and workers regarding their responsibility to safeguard public resources against the risk of fraud, corruption and other criminal activity, including maladministration (inefficient or dishonest administration) </li><li>Detail the responsibilities of staff to prevent and detect fraud, corruption and other criminal activity, including maladministration by City staff, municipal entities, agents, contractors, suppliers or service providers </li><li>Encourage all staff and workers to act with honesty and integrity at all times in order to create an ethical and value-driven work culture </li><li>Create awareness regarding the reporting of real or suspected instances of fraud, corruption and other criminal activity, including maladministration within the City</li></ul><h4>The Whistle Blowing Policy aims to:</h4><ul><li>Inform staff about the legislation that regulates disclosure(s) and the importance of complying with this legislation when making disclosure(s) </li><li>Reassure staff that they are protected from occupational detriment (e.g. revenge or victimisation) when blowing the whistle</li><li>Provide safe channels through which staff can make protected disclosures </li><li>Inform staff about the escalation processes in the event that they are dissatisfied with the response in relation to their protected disclosure </li><li>Provide corrective action in the event that a member of staff makes a protected disclosure in good faith and suffers occupational detriment as a result </li></ul><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the draft revised policies.</p><h4>Access the documents:</h4><ul><li><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_Fraud_Prevention_Policy.pdf" target="_blank">Draft Fraud Prevention Policy</a> and <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_Fraud_Response_Plan.pdf" target="_blank">Response Plan</a> </li><li><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_Whistle_Blowing_Policy.pdf" target="_blank">Draft Whistle Blowing Policy</a></li></ul><h4>You can also access the information at:</h4><ul><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Libraries">City libraries</a> <br></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/city-council/find-your-councillor-ward-or-subcouncil">Subcouncil offices </a></li><li>In the document downloads section below</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Comment period</h2><p>Submit your comments and objections from <strong>1 August – 31 August 2022</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Submit your comment</h2><p> <strong>Online</strong><br> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%201f2cb0a3-15d0-493a-8a82-df4219763d3e" target="_blank">Submit your comment online</a>.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> Our Public Participation Unit will assist you if you would like to submit comments but have a disability or are unable to read or write. Please call <em> <a>0800 212 176</a></em> for assistance.<br></p></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries about the draft policies, contact:</p><p> <em>Email:<br> <a href="mailto:fs.publicparticipation@capetown.gov.za">fs.publicparticipation@capetown.gov.za</a> </em></p>GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c931 August– 31 August 20220

 

 

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Draft Whistle Blowing Policy427845GP0|#9bb752ec-b6b7-49ec-a0a4-4948ab7da4b7;L0|#09bb752ec-b6b7-49ec-a0a4-4948ab7da4b7|Draft policy;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#2d2209ac-5bcc-4d2a-9da9-05fb21c94ea1;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-08-01T10:00:00Z

 

 

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