This means that members registered in the categories of Master HR Professional, Chartered HR Professional, HR Professional and HR Associate may now administer oaths or affirmations; take solemn or attested declarations; and certify documents to be a true copy of the original.


We have put together a breakfast seminar to orientate SABPP members and the broader HR community, and now ex-officio Commissioners of Oaths about this new development.


“This is fantastic news. Well done. I am not sure if you can begin to appreciate what a tremendous lifting of an administrative burden this brings about. Congratulations and please keep up the very good work that you are doing. I am proud to be associated with the SABPP and its leadership core who understand relevant business issues and furthering the contribution and image of the HR Profession.”

Andre Oldknow, Director: HR and OD, JIC Mining Services
“Congratulations on this achievement. I am really proud of you. The fruits of the hard work and continuous contributions are beginning to bear fruit.”

Elizabeth Dhlamini-Kumalo, HR Executive: SARS

“Well done - this is exceptional news! I am so pleased this will most certainly grant great recognition to our profession as a whole!”

Dr Michael Glensor, Group HR Executive: Liviero Group

Be the first HR professional to get your Commissioners of Oaths stamp!
(First 5 people eligible as Commissioners to register will get their Commissioners of Oaths stamps free of charge)
7:30 - 8:30   Registration and Breakfast:
8:30 - 8: 40   Welcome and Introduction
Bonnie Johansen, Head: L&D, QBIT and Chairperson, SABPP WC
8:40 - 9:30   Overview of the Justices of Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act
Stuart Harrison, Director, Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs
9:30 - 9:50  

HR Ethics and Professionalism
Karel van der Molen, Lecturer, School of Public Leadership – Stellenbosch University

  Re-committing to our Code of Conduct
  HR Professionals as Commissioners of Oaths: Implications, Duties, Roles and Responsibilities
9:50 - 10:15   How to identify a fraudulent document and action to be taken
Tommy Bunguzana, Deputy Director: Public Prosecution, National Prosecution authority
10:15 - 10:30   Closing remarks and announcements of stamps winners
Zuko Mlonyeni, HR Manager, Rainbow Chicken

For attending this seminar:
1. Overview of the Justices of Peace and Commissioners of Oaths Act
2. Practical implications for the HR practice
3. Customised guidelines for HR Commissioners of Oaths
4. Tips on how to identify fraudulent documents
5. Networking with fellow Commissioners of Oaths
6. Practical demonstration of first 20 rubber stamps for the Commissioners of Oaths
7. SABPP ethics code of conduct
DATE   Friday 19 June 2015
TIME   07:30 - 10:30
VENUE   USB Business School
Bellville Park Campus
Cape Town
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PRICE   R 200.00 SABPP Members (VAT Included)
R 295.00
Non-members (VAT Included)
RSVP   Ms Siphiwe Mashoene
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Tel: 011 045 5413
Fax: 086 691 4363
To register as an HR Professional in accordance with the NQF Act, and to qualify as an Ex-officio Commissioner of Oaths please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit