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1. For purposes of this schedule the expression “”legal services”” must be interpreted to include legal advisory services; litigation services; appointment of legal practitioners to render legal advisory or litigation services; any professional service required for legal or litigation purposes, including the appointment of any intermediary or subject matter expert; and support services for legal or litigation purposes, including the appointment of any intepreter, transcriber or tracer.
2. Maladministration in connection with the affairs of the OSA in relation to a) legal services that were provided, or procured, by the OSA in the performance of its functions as contemplated in section 3 of the OSA Act 1957 on behalf of i) the Gauteng Dept of Health and the Eastern Cape Dept of Health in respect of claims based on medical negligence; or ii) the SAPS in respect of claims based on wrongful arrest or detention, assault or malicious prosecution; or b) the verification, approval or processing for payment of any invoice or account received in relation to legal services provided or procured in terms of paragraph a).
3. The procurement of legal services, as contemplated in paragraph 2a) of the Schedule by the OSA or payments which were made in respect thereof in a manner that was……. and any related unauthorised, irregular or fruitless and wasteful expenditure which the Department or the State incurred as a result thereof.
4. Any unlawful or irregular conduct by a) employees or officials of the OSA; or b) any other person or entity relating to the allegations set out in paragraph 2 or 3 above.