The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence in the Gauteng Province has been granted an extension of six months until August 2020 and is set to finalise its report in September 2020.
The Commission was set up following Proclamation 101 of 2019 to investigate underlying reasons for the recurring conflict, violence, fatalities and instabilities with the taxi industry in Gauteng.
Under the current Level 3 of COVID-19 Regulations, the Commission will proceed with its hearings during the week of 15 June 2020 and a detailed schedule will be published to inform the public on which days and at what times hearings will take place.
The hearing venue is fully compliant to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus with social distancing and sanitisation being strictly observed.
The Commission calls on any person or section of the public, including community structures, members of relevant communities and of the public, minibus taxi-type service associations, drivers, operators, conductors…
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