South Africa

Immigration Act, 2002

Determination of Correctional Facilities as Temporary Places of Detention of Illegal Foreigners Pending Deportation, for the Duration of the Period of the National State of Disaster

Government Notice 512 of 2020

I, Jackson W. McKay, Acting Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs, hereby, in terms of section 34(1) of the Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002), determine the following Correctional Facilities of the Department of Correctional Services as temporary places of detention of illegal foreigners, for the duration of the period of the national state of disaster as declared in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), read with its Regulations, pending deportation or transfer to Lindela Holding Facility for purposes of deportation:

DCS Region Province Correctional Facilities
Name of Management Area Facility / Section of Facility
KZN KwaZulu-Natal Durban Durban Medium C
Unit B 2 Cell 5, 6, 7 and 8
Pietermarizburg Pietermaritzburg Medium B
Unit D Cell 1 and 2
LMN Limpopo Rooigrond Lichtenburg
Unit A Single Cell
Polokwane Tzaneen Correctional Centre
Cell 3 (male)
Polokwane Female Unit
Cell 9 (female)
Mpumalanga Barberton Nelspruit Correctional Centre
Unit D Cell 1
Witbank Witbank Correctional Centre
Unit J Cell 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
North West Rustenburg Losperfontein Observation cell
Klerksdorp Potchefstroom Correctional Centre
Unit B Cell D1 (males)
Unit B Cell 10 (females)
Rooigrond Lichtenburg
Unit A Single Cell
Western Cape Western Cape Southern Cape Prins Albert
Sentenced Unit Cell 7 and 8
FSNC Free State Grootvlei Wepener Correctional Centre
Unit B
Northern Cape Kimberly Kimberly Correctional Centre
Admission Unit
Upington Upington Correctional Centre
Unit E 3 Cell 2
EC Eastern Cape St Albans Port Elizabeth
Special Care Unit single cells
GP Gauteng KM II Atteridgeville Correctional Centre
Unit B

The minimum standards relating to the detention of illegal foreigners shall be as prescribed in regulation 33(5) of the Immigration Regulations, 2014.J W McKayActing Director-GeneralDepartment of Home Affairs

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