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Scrutinising financial disclosures

The PSC has commenced with the scrutiny of the financial disclosure

forms submitted to identify potential and actual conflicts of interest.

The scrutiny focuses, among others, on the declaration of directorships and partnerships in companies, as well as ownership of properties.

Cases of non-compliance with the framework and the identified cases

of potential conflicts of interests have been referred to the responsible executive authorities for appropriate action.

Apart from implementing the Financial Disclosure Framework,

we are also responsible for managing the National AntiCorruption Hotline (NACH).

The NACH is an important mechanism that government has implemented to combat maladministration and corruption in the public service.

The NACH has received a total of 235 590 calls and of these 20 254 case reports

of alleged corruption were generated between 1 September 2004 and 31 March 2014.

Of the 20 254 cases, 6 118 were closed on the Case Management System (CMS) of the NACH and were not referred to departments due to lack of details or because the allegations fell outside the mandate of the public service.

In addition 14 136 cases of alleged corruption were referred by the PSC to relevant national and provincial departments as well as public entities for investigation.

In relation to complaints, the number of complaints lodged through the Complaints Rules has increased from 144 during the 2012/13 financial year to 167 during the 2013/14 financial year.

Furthermore, 2 160 cases of alleged corruption and 160 cases related to service delivery were reported through NACH during the 2013/14 financial year.

From 1 September 2004 to 31 March 2014, 5 856 cases of alleged corruption were referred to national departments while 5 777 cases were referred to provincial departments

and 2 503 were referred to public entities. Investigating allegations Overall,

feedback was received on 7 505 cases and 5 150 cases were closed on the CMS of the NACH after being properly investigated by departments.

During the 2013/14 financial year, the PSC referred 2 160 cases of alleged corruption to departments for investigation.

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