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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Powers and Privileges of Parliament Enquiry into the Conduct of 20 EFF MP: Adoption of Final Report
    10 Nov 2014

    The Committee went through the draft report of the hearing into allegations of conduct constituting contempt of Parliament by members of the National Assembly. No substantial amendments were made. The Committee wanted to make sure that the report was a true reflection of the events that had taken place at ...

  • Powers and Privileges of Parliament Parliament of Republic of South Africa vs Hon F Shivambu and 19 others - Suggestion of penalties by Mr Randall van Voore
    7 Nov 2014

    On 03 November 2014, the Ad Hoc Committee found guilty the EFF Members who faced allegation of contempt of Parliament by creating or taking part in a disturbance within the precincts of Parliament while the House was meeting, inter alia, shouting, and or banging on tables, and or refusing to ...

  • Defence 2014 Defence Review: Minister and Defence Committee briefing
    6 Nov 2014

    The Committee was briefed by the Defence Review Committee on the Defence Review 2014. The Minister of Defence was present at the meeting and stated that the Defence Review recognised the mismatch between what was expected from the SANDF, and the capacity resources allocated to it. The persistent disconnect between ...

  • Justice and Correctional Services Correctional Centre Infrastructure: Department of Correctional Services briefing
    5 Nov 2014

    The Department of Correctional Services said that the Department of Public Works (DPW) was the custodian of government buildings and manages the municipality accounts for DCS facilities. DCS leases government owned properties directly from DPW and pays accommodation charges to DPW. For the 2014/15 to 2019/20 financial period, it requires ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Defence infrastructure projects: status report by Department of Defence & Military Veterans
    5 Nov 2014

    The Department of Defence and Military Veterans said under expenditure at the National Department of Public Works has resulted in a huge backlog of maintenance and repairs to DOD facilities. The DOD backlog on facility maintenance and repair was an estimated R12 billion in 2014. These facilities were spread throughout ...

  • Justice and Correctional Services Court infrastructure building & maintenance: briefing by Department of Justice
    4 Nov 2014

    The Department of Justice spoke about the state of its current infrastructure projects at magistrate and high  courts, the state of maintenance of buildings occupied by the Department, the disability access plan and its leased property portfolio.

    The situation for the current capital works projects underway was grim with there ...

  • Defence JC Defence: Third Term Committee Programme
    30 Oct 2014

    The Joint Standing Committee on Defence met for the Consideration of Draft Third Term Committee Programme.  

    Members deliberated on the programme and agreed it should be revised and presented on 6 November 2014.

    The Committee also agreed that it will start the process of the Defence Review on 6 ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Defence and Military Veterans Budget Review and Recommendations Report
    29 Oct 2014

    The Committee considered its Draft Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR). In the interests of time the Committee dealt specifically with the Committee Recommendations as contained in the Report. The DA felt that the recommendations contained in the Report did not deal with the real issues of the Department of ...

  • Justice and Correctional Services Justice and Correctional Services Budget Review and Recommendations Report
    29 Oct 2014

    The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, having received the Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) for the Department of Correctional Services only that morning, postponed its consideration to the following day. It proceeded to read through the draft BRRR for the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, page ...

  • Powers and Privileges of Parliament Parliament of Republic of South Africa vs Hon F Shivambu and 19 other - Summary of evidence by Mr van Voore
    28 Oct 2014

    Mr Randal van Voore summarised the evidence laid before the Committee in relation to EFF Members who faced allegations of contempt of Parliament. The evidence included the video footage, evidence by the Sergeant at Arms, the Deputy Chief Whip of the majority party, the Chief whip of opposition party, the ...