Welcome to Public Protector South Africa
The Public Protector is an independent institution established in terms of section 181 of the Constitution, with a mandate to support and strengthen constitutional democracy. A supreme administrative oversight body, the Public Protector has the power to investigate, report on and remedy improper conduct in all state affairs. The Public Protector must be accessible to all persons and communities. Anyone can complain to the Public Protector.
Latest Investigation Reports
Report No. 32 of 2017/18 on an investigation into allegations of undue delay to finalise the improper adjudication of applications for naturalisation as a South African citizen by the Department of Home Affairs
Report No. 33 of 2017/18 on an investigation into allegations of a violation of the Executive Ethics Code by the Minister of Public Enterprises, Ms. Lynne Brown, MP
Public Protector to brief the Justice Committee on matters relating to her work
Executive Summary Vrede
Executive Summary: Alleged maladministration by the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in that it did not adhere to Treasury prescripts and lack of financial... [read more]