The Defence Force Service Commission (DFSC) was established in terms of Section 62 of the Defence Amendment Act 22 of 2010. Section 62 (B) (1) (a) determines that the DFSC must, amongst other functions and on an annual basis, make recommendations to the
Minister on improvements of salaries and service benefits of members. For purposes of making such recommendations, the DFSC should enquire into or conduct research on conditions of service, consult with various internal DOD primary stakeholders, consider
representations made to the Commission, consult with National Treasury and consider, among others, the rank structure of the Defence Force, the affordability of different levels of remuneration, current principles and levels of remuneration in the Public Service and
inflationary increases [Section 62 (B) (1) (d)]. The Minister of Defence and Military Veteran (MODMV), after receiving recommendations from the Commission in terms of Sec 62B(4) the MODMV, in consultation with the Minister of Finance, determines the conditions of service for members of the Defence Force.
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