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Technical infrastructure institutions’ contribution to government’s COVID-19 response; DTIC Budget: Committee Report
28 May 2020
The Department of Social Development (DSD) updated the Portfolio Committee on its COVID19 response and on the progress of the backlog in the foster care system in a virtual meeting.
COVID19 response Update
The DSD has distributed 720 000 food parcels ...
DSD & SASSA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans; with the Minister
8 May 2020
Briefing the joint Committee on its Annual Performance Plan, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) said it had agreed to utilise marshals to assist the elderly and people with ...
NDA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan; AGSA input; with Minister
7 May 2020
In a joint virtual meeting with the Portfolio and Select Committees, the Minister of Social Development explained the technical glitch that resulted in ...
Social Assistance Amendment Bill: deliberations; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 3 performance
11 Mar 2020
The Department of Social Development went through the Social Assistance Amendment Bill, clause by clause which they agreed to. The Committee had questions about:
- Clause 5 amending Section 13 Social relief of distress
- Clause 7 amending Section 18 Appeal against decision of Agency
- Clause 8 amending Section 24 Inspectorate for ...
Social Assistance Amendment Bill: summary of submissions; SASSA Quarter 1 - 3 performance
19 Feb 2020
The Committee Content Advisor presented a summary of the written submissions received on the Social Assistance Amendment Bill in preparation for the public hearings scheduled for the week of 24 February 2020. The Social Assistance programme was outlined in terms of the types of social grants offered and the requirements ...
Trade and Industry
Ease of doing business & One Stop Shop implementation: DTI briefing
18 Feb 2020
Council of Social Services Professions funding; NACCW on Child & Youth Care Worker challenges
27 Nov 2019
The South African Council of Social Services Professions (SACSSP) was invited to speak about its funding, accreditation of training and the curriculum. SACSSP said that it had to compromise on some of its mandate as a Council due to limited funding because it relied only on subscription fees. However, with ...
Foster Care Progress Report on High Court Order; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 2 Performance
20 Nov 2019
The Department of Social Development (DSD) told the Committee that the human settlement policy was still a draft, as it had not been approved or implemented. Once it was passed, it would solve most issues pertaining to the sheltering of gender-based violence ...