The National Aviation Security Committee is an advisory body to the Minister and the civil aviation industry in regard to any security related matters.
This body is empowered by the Civil Aviation Act (Act No. 13 of 2009) which provides that the Minister shall institute a Civil Aviation Security Committee.
Section 104(1) of the Civil Aviation Act (Act No. 13 of 2009) states: "The Minister must institute a National Aviation Security Committee composed of:
The National Aviation Security Committee may invite any person or persons to a meeting or meetings of the National Aviation Security Committee who is an authority with regard to any specific matter.
Objectives of the Committee
Section 105 of the Civil Aviation Act (Act No. 13 of 2009) states: "The objects of the National Aviation Security Committee are to:
Primary Functions of the Committee
The Committee shall advise the Minister with regard to:
AVSEC Primary Objective
Air Cargo Security
Airports & Airlines
Training & Certification
Projects and Investigations
National AVSEC Committee
National AVSEC Programme
Responsibilities of the Industry
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