INVITATION TO THE PUBLIC

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INVITATION TO THE PUBLIC TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORPORATION (PIC) COMMISSION

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry (the Commission) into allegations of impropriety regarding the PIC, which is chaired by former President of the Supreme Court of Appeal, Justice Lex Mpati, assisted by Ms Gill Marcus and Mr Emmanuel Lediga, was established by Proclamation 30 of 2018 and published in Government Gazette No 41797 on 17 October 2018 to investigate allegations of impropriety regarding investment decisions and other matters by the PIC as reported in media reports in 2017 and 2018. The Terms of Reference of the Commission can be provided upon request.

The Commission invites any member of the public who has information or evidence concerning allegations of impropriety regarding investment decisions by the PIC and any other allegations that fall within the Terms of Reference of the Commission, to provide that information or evidence to the Commission.

We emphasise the imperative for those with information regarding the above matters – whether they be corporations, small businesses, PIC staff or individual members of the public – to make written submissions or request to appear before the commission in person. While hearings will be in public, provision has been made for in-camera hearings and confidentiality should the need arise.

Submissions and requests can be submitted to:
Advocate Phuti Setati
Secretary to the Commission
Email: piccommission@justice.gov.za

Submissions can also be posted or hand-delivered as follows:
The Secretary
Judicial Commission of Inquiry (PIC Commission)
Armscor
Cnr. Delmas drive and Nossob street
Erasmuskloof Ext 4
Pretoria
0001

Anyone who wishes to make a statement under oath, or has evidence or a statement they wish to submit in person can contact the Commission on 082 347 1318/082 808 3645 or email: piccommission@justice.gov.za to make arrangements to meet with one of the investigators or a member of the Commission’s legal team.

Anyone who has information or evidence relating to allegations falling within the terms of reference of the Commission, but who wishes his or her identity to be kept confidential, may contact the Commission and, in appropriate cases and with due regard to the law and the rights of implicated persons, the Commission will take such steps as may be taken in law to keep his/her identity confidential.

For media queries, please contact:
Advocate Phuti Setati
Email: piccommission@justice.gov.za
Cell: 082 347 1318/082 808 3645