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Tembisa residents petition; National Development Agency turnaround strategy; Fundraising Amendment Bill; with Minister
14 Sep 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Committee heard the petition of Tembisa residents on the state of the South African Social Security Agency’s offices there, and was briefed by SASSA on its efforts in improving the Tembisa office challenges in managing its office space in general. It also received an update ...
Department of Social Development 2021/22 Quarter 4 performance; Fundraising Amendment Bill; with Minister
7 Sep 2022
The Portfolio Committee met virtually with the Department of Social Development to receive a report on the Department's performance for the fourth quarter of the 2021/22 financial year, and to consider the A-list of the Fund Raising Amendment Bill.
The presentation covered the performance for quarter ...
Fundraising Amendment Bill: motion of desirability& deliberations
2 Sep 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Social Development considered and adopted the motion of desirability on the Fundraising Amendment Bill. The Committee also considered inputs from the Department's legal advisors, Parliament, and Office of the State Law Advisor. The Committee deemed the Bill desirable.
The aim of the ...
DSD action plan in response to AGSA audit findings & recommendations; with Minister
31 Aug 2022
The Department of Social Development and its entities briefed the Portfolio Committee in a virtual meeting on their action plans in response to the audit findings and recommendations of the Auditor-General of South Africa.
The Minister of Social Development provided a political overview of the Ministry's view on the ...
Updated Status Report on ECD Function Shift; Report on DEBE Quarter 4 Performance
30 Aug 2022
Report of the meeting to follow.
Differences between the Child Support Grant Top-Up and Foster Care Grant, DSD briefing with Minister
24 Aug 2022
The Department of Social Development briefed the Portfolio Committee on Social Development on the differences between the Child Support Grant Top-Up and the Foster Care Grant.
The presentation highlighted the challenges that the Department had with the Foster Child Grant. The presentation provided an overview of ...
Children’s Amendment Bill: adoption, with Deputy Minister
6 Jul 2022
The Committee approved the 16 clauses it retained in the Children’s Amendment Bill [B18B-2020] with Committee amendments. The DA, FF+, ACDP and EFF objected to the B-Bill.
The Committee Report on the Bill with the following headings was adopted:
• Context and background; ...
Children’s Amendment Bill: consideration and adoption of A-list
29 Jun 2022
In this meeting, the Parliamentary Legal Advisor presented a redrafted version of the A-list of the Committee's proposed amendments. Decisions about Sections 21 and 24 had been settled on in the previous meeting. However, due to an incorrect draft presented to the Committee, it had agreed to defer the ...
Children’s Amendment Bill: Committee amendments (postponed)
24 Jun 2022
The Portfolio Committee met on a virtual platform to finalise the Committee amendments to the Children’s Amendment Bill. Committee Members noted that the amendment proposals by Members were not reflected in the document received by the Committee. In addition to this, the 48-hour notice period was not given for ...
Children’s Amendment Bill: Committee amendments consideration
22 Jun 2022
In this meeting, the Parliamentary Legal Advisor presented the A-list of the Committee's proposed amendments. However, at the end of this meeting, the Committee deferred the adoption of the A-list to 24 June 2022. This was within its timeframe to adopt the Bill on 29 June when the proposed ...