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Parliamentary discussions on Corona Virus

March 27, 2020 (3 days, 6 hours ago) — Comments

Parliamentary discussions on Corona Virus

The Corona virus outbreak is having a significant and unprecedented effect across the global. As a result, countries have resorted to extraordinary measures to combat this grave public health emergency.

South Africa is on lockdown for 21 days, with massive restrictions in place, including the closure of non-essential businesses. According ...

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Parliament on Recess

March 20, 2020 (1 week, 3 days ago) — Comments

Please note that Parliament will be on recess as of the 23rd of March up until the 13th of April 2020.

This means that there will be no Parliamentary meetings taking place during this period.

For more information, check the Parliamentary Monitoring Group website's Parliamentary programme

Parliament on Recess

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Call For Comment on Draft Bills

March 19, 2020 (1 week, 4 days ago) — Comments

There are several bills that are open for comment with due dates for the 31st of March 2020.

You still have time to submit comment, make your voice heard!

Call for Comment

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The Week Ahead: End of the Term & Reduced Parliament Programme

March 17, 2020 (1 week, 6 days ago) — Comments

The Week Ahead: Parliament's End of the Term & a Reduced Programme

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Along with the rest of the country, Parliamentary is consumed by the Coronavirus and much of this week’s planned programme had to be discarded.

In his address on Sunday, the President prohibited non-essential gatherings of 100 ...

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National Assembly Programme for the Mid Month of March 2020

March 12, 2020 (2 weeks, 4 days ago) — Comments

Parliament will be having various National Assembly meetings taking place in the second half of the month of March. national assembly programme

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The Week ahead: Question Time & Joint Sitting

March 9, 2020 (3 weeks ago) — Comments

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And just like that, it’s the penultimate week of the first term.

Question Time is the main business in the National Assembly (NA) chamber this week. The practice of oral questions is an established part of the parliamentary day and gives Members of Parliament (MPs) an opportunity to question ...

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The Week Ahead: Parliament Debates Corona Virus

March 2, 2020 (4 weeks ago) — Comments

this week in parli There's a full and mixed flavour to the coming week's parliamentary business.

The major points of interest will come from the Question Time sessions with the Executive, the debate on an urgent matter of national public importance and several high-profile meetings in the Committee corridor.

Government Ministers may ...

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Bills on the President’s desk

Feb. 28, 2020 (1 month ago) — Comments

Does the President take too long to sign a bill into law? The ACDP’s Steve Swart seems to think so. In a recent National Assembly Programming Committee (NAPC) meeting he requested a list of legislation not yet signed by the President and pointed out that there were a number ...

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