LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SECURITY COMPANIES SUPPLYING DOG SERVICES

1. REGISTERED WITH PSIRA (SECURITY INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY) (SECURITY OFFICERS ACT)
2. SECURITY DOGHANDLERS MUST HAVE PSIRA ACCREDITED DOGHANDLER TRAINING (DH1 – DH5)
(SECURITY OFFICERS ACT)
3. TRAINING OF SECURITY DOGS AND HANDLERS MUST BE DONE BY PSIRA ACCREDITED TRAINING INSTRUCTORS (OR SASSETA ACCEDITED INSTRUCTORS (GOV GAZETTE 24 JULY 1998/SECURITY OFFICERS ACT)
4 . HAVE VALID PERFORMING ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT (PAPA) LICENSE OBTAINED FROM MAGISTRATE ON INSTRUCTION BY ANIMAL WELFARE INSPECTORATE (ref: ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT)
PAPA LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
1. APPLICATION LETTER
2. ANIMAL WELFARE INSPECTOR APPROVAL
3. APPLICATION FORM
4. SAPS CLEARANCE
5. REVENUE STAMP (R50)
6. DOG LIST
7. SITE LIST