Ms Baleka Mbete

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Baleka Mbete

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Rules of the National Assembly Deputy Speaker rulings: 23 May 2018; House Chairperson ruling: 7 November 2018: consideration of principles
    27 Nov 2018

    The National Assembly rules committee sat to consider the rulings of the Deputy Speaker on remarks made by a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly. One was considered to be a reflection on the character of another Member, while the other comment was related to the occupation of land ...

  • Joint Rules High Level Panel recommendations impact on Parliament’s Public Participation Model
    27 Nov 2018

    The Joint Rules Committee met to discuss the High Level Panel’s (HLP’s) report on Parliament’s public participation model.

    The report pointed out some of the challenges faced by the current model, indicating that the country’s electoral system needed to be reviewed. It proposed a change from ...

  • Joint Rules International Relations (PGIR) on recent activities; High Level Panel on Assessment of Key Legislation & Acceleration of Fundamental Change; HLP Report on Parliament’s Public Participation Model
    24 Oct 2018

    The Joint Rules Committee met to consider a report from the Parliamentary Group on International Relations (PGIR) on recent activities; a progress report from Committees on the Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change (HLP); and the impact of ...

  • Joint Rules Parliamentary Programme Framework for 2018; Arrangements for SONA
    15 Feb 2018

    JOINT PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

    Chairpersons:                                                                         Committee Secretaries:

    Ms B Mbete: Speaker of the NA                                                          Andrew Mbanga (2623

    Ms T R Modise: Chairperson of the NCOP                                           Jeremy Michaels (3245

    MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

    Thursday, 15 February 2018 at 08:35

    E249

     

    Present:

     

    Mbete, B (Speaker)

     

    Modise, T R (Chairperson)

     

    National Assembly

    National Council ...

  • Rules of the National Assembly Discussion on report of Sub-committee on Review of Assembly Rules: Section 89 of Constitution
    1 Feb 2018

    The Committee met to discuss the report of the sub-committee on the review of the National Assembly rules, focusing on issues emanating from section 89 of the Constitution dealing with the removal of the President. The Chairperson for the meeting was the Speaker of Parliament.

    The Chairperson of the sub-committee ...

  • Joint Rules Bills before Parliament and Legislation in 2017; Parliamentary Programme Framework for 2018
    16 Nov 2017

    JOINT PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

    Chairpersons:                                                                         Committee Secretaries:

    Ms B Mbete: Speaker of the NA                                                          Andrew Mbanga (2623

    Ms T R Modise: Chairperson of the NCOP                                           Jeremy Michaels (3245

     

    DRAFT MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

    Thursday, 16 November 2017 at 09:15

    E249

     

    Present:

     

    Tsenoli, S L (Deputy Speaker)

    Modise T R (Chairperson of ...

  • Joint Rules Proposed Amendments to Joint Rules; Public Participation Model; Proposals by Leader of Government Business
    15 Nov 2017

    The Committee met to consider a report from the Parliamentary Group on International Relations (PGIR) on proposed amendments to the Joint Rules of Parliament, following a review by a joint sub-committee.

    The proposals covered a wide range of issues. These included the meanings of “point of order” and “point of ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament 2016/ Annual Report: Acting Secretary to Parliament briefing; Election of Co-Chairperson representing NCOP
    25 Oct 2017

    The Executive Authority, together with the management team of Parliament, briefed the Joint Standing Committee on Parliament’s annual report for the 2016/17 financial year.

    The Committee was satisfied with the nature and spirit of the engagement with the top management of Parliament, and appreciated the presence and involvement ...

  • Rules of the National Assembly Oversight of Presidency; Unanswered Questions by Executive, Mini-Plenaries; Pre-1994 Legislation
    18 Oct 2017

    The Committee discussed the practical implications of the establishment of a Subcommittee to Monitor Executive Responses to Unanswered Questions. Each quarter this Subcommittee would engage the relevant Ministers on the reasons for the questions being unanswered. The Subcommittee would report its findings to the Rules Committee and any recommendations to ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Committee Strategic Planning Workshop
    12 May 2017

    The Parliament of South Africa is not doing oversight, but merely compliance. This comment by the Chairperson emerged during the discussion by the Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament in its first strategic planning workshop.

    Since 1994, Parliament has never changed the way it works. The number ...