WELCOME ABOARD: The 10 medical doctors who are members of the new Medical Parole Advisory Board pose for photograph with National Commissioner Tom Moyane during a press briefing on 23 February 2012. Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Thursday, 23 February 2012 announced the new Medical Parole Advisory Board whose responsibility will be to assist in processing medical parole applications from offenders.
The board of 10 medical doctors - three women and seven men from various parts of the country- is set to start its work on 1 March 2012 after the new medical parole system comes into place. Minister Mapisa-Nqakula introduced the board to members of the media on 23 February. She and National Commissioner Tom Moyane had earlier met with the board members and presented them with their terms of reference. ... read more