Hi, I got a notice to attend a disciplin...

Asked by Anonymous on 17-01-2022 16:05:50
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng

Hi, I got a notice to attend a disciplinary hearing for possession of illegal substance at work. However I had put on an old pair of pants this morning and only realised that it was in my pocket when I got to the office. I was going to flush it as soon as I got upstairs and realized it was gone when I got there. I have no previous offenses... What do I do as I do not want to lose my job because of something I was not even using

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 18-01-2022 10:16:48

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment, even if it is R150 or R200.

Possession of an illegal substance is a criminal offence, whether or not you were going to use it at work. But if you were not actually using it, there might be an argument that you should only receive a warning and not actually be dismissed. 

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