Central Intelligence Committee (ss 25-26)
[Ch2302s25]25. Establishment and composition of Committee
(1) There is established a Committee to be known
as the Central Intelligence Committee which shall consist of-
President who shall be the chairperson;
Minister responsible for intelligence and security;
Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation;
Permanent Secretary to the President;
Commander of the Botswana Defence Force;
Deputy Director General;
Commissioner of Police;
Deputy Commander of the Botswana Defence Force;
Assistant Chief of Staff of Military Intelligence; and
Deputy Commissioner of Police.
(2) A member of the Committee shall not be
represented, on the Committee, by any other person in his or her absence.
(3) The Deputy Director General shall be the
secretary to the Committee.
[Ch2302s26]26. Functions of Committee
(1) The functions of the Committee shall be-
guide the Directorate generally on all matters relating to national security
and intelligence interests;
approve intelligence and security assessments;
advise the President on appropriate action to be taken, or policies to be
formulated, in the interest of national security; and
perform such other functions as are conferred on it by this Act or any other
(2) For the better carrying out of its functions
under this Act, the Committee may establish such functional committees as it
may consider appropriate.
(3) The President may prescribe the manner of discharging the functions
of the Committee under this section, including the procedure for meetings of