The P.S.R.A. is a Statutory Body under the Ministry of National Security charged with the responsibility to monitor and regulate the operations of:
The Authority is established under the P.S.R.A. Act, 1992 and is headed by a nine member Board with a Secretariat of twenty nine (29) members of staff, led by the Executive Director who is the Secretary of the Board.
The following are the Laws and Regulations governing the Authority
As part of the main functions the Authority has to:
Following the rapid growth in the number of organizations and individuals operating in the Private Security Industry, it became highly desirable that a system be introduced to subject those organizations and individuals to some form of regulation and monitoring, hence the passing of the Act in 1992.
The Act Provides that:
Any licence and/or registration granted under the Act remains in force for the period specified in the licence/registration.