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Polygraph and Law

In South Africa there is no legislation regulating the use of polygraph testing. It is legal to request employees to voluntarily subject themselves to a polygraph examination. It is against the law to compel a person to undergo a polygraph test. The individual should be informed that the examination is voluntarily. Polygraph results can be utilized in labour disputes and disciplinary enquiries. The CCMA uses polygraph results as a forensic tool. At CCMA the Polygraphists has been accepted as expert witnesses whose evidence needs to be tested for reliability. The duty of the commissioner is to determine the admissibility and reliability of the evidence. The polygraph should be used to support other evidence.

Have you been a victim of theft, and need to find out the truth?

Generally employers are permitted to use the polygraph to investigate specific incidents where there is a reasonable suspicion that the employee was involved in the incident, that the employee had access to the property which is the subject to the investigation and that there had been a economic loss or injury to the employers business. Further more if the employer is combating dishonesty in position of trust. The employer is combating serious alcohol & drug abuse within the company.

Our goal is to provide your company with a confidential and professional service in the following investigations: