Mr Cecil Valentine Burgess

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Cecil Valentine Burgess

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  • PROTECTION OF STATE INFORMATION BILL 12 Nov 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon Ministers, hon members, allow me quickly to remind the House of the history and the road that the Bill has followed in respect of this matter.

    On Thursday 12 September 2013 the ATC published a letter that the hon Speaker received from the ...

  • Protection Of State Information Bill 12 Nov 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon Ministers, hon members, allow me quickly to remind the House of the history and the road that the Bill has followed in respect of this matter.

    On Thursday 12 September 2013 the ATC published a letter that the hon Speaker received from the ...

  • Motion Of Condolence (The Late Mr Ntopile Marcel Kganyago) 22 Aug 2013

    Speaker and hon members, I personally met the late hon Kganyago for the first time after the 2009 elections when he became a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence.

    Immediately, you would notice the many positive qualities that he had. He was always pleasant, polite and extremely respectful ...

  • Appropriation Bill 14 May 2013

    Chairperson; hon Minister of State Security; hon Ministers from the Security Cluster; hon members; hon members of the intelligence community; Inspector-General of Intelligence, Ambassador Adv Radebe and her delegation; Acting Director-General of State Security, Mr Dennis Dlomo and his delegation; Acting Head of the National Intelligence Co-ordinating Committee; Chief of ...

  • Consideration Of Protection Of State Information Bill 25 Apr 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon Ministers, Deputy Ministers and hon members, we may be repeating ourselves here during the course of this debate, but there are some people who are still very confused about this Bill. So, you must forgive us if we repeat ourselves.

    Allow me to ...

  • General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 23 Apr 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon Deputy President, hon Ministers and hon members, the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament by the Minister of State Security in November 2011. The ad hoc committee appointed to deal with the Bill was established on 24 November 2011. The Bill seeks to ...

  • Appropriation Bill 10 May 2012

    Chairperson, hon Minister of State Security, hon Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, hon Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the Security Cluster, the Inspector-General of Intelligence: Ambassador Adv Radebe, the Public Protector, Acting Director-General of the State Security Agency, Mr Dennis Dlomo, the Head of Crime Intelligence, the Chief of ...

  • Appropriation Bill 10 May 2012

    We will get there now ... [Interjections.]

    As a civilian intelligence analyst in the United States, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for one count of espionage.

  • Appropriation Bill 10 May 2012

    My previous Budget Vote speeches in 2010 and 2011 focused on matters of national security and patriotism. In 2010, because it was the year of the Soccer World Cup, I particularly raised the issue of patriotism. A patriot, I said, is a person who is a proud supporter or defender ...

  • Appropriation Bill 10 May 2012

    The point I am making is that working in the intelligence community is a serious and responsible business. There is no country in the world that tolerates the behaviour of traitors, information peddlers and rogue agents. In the three United States cases that I have referred to, all the perpetrators ...