Referral matters to the committee: SONA 2020 & Public Enterprises Budget Vote 2019
11 Mar 2020
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said that names of potential investigators and initiators should be given to the Speaker to expedite the matter. He agreed on the need for investigation to avoid the chaos that may ensue if charges are withdrawn and Parliament loses the case.
DSBD 2019/20 Quarter 3 performance; Blended Funding Model and plans for SA SME CEO FUND
4 Mar 2020
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said the ADG was telling them about certain delays that there were a number of variances between the plans for first third care-up up to the third quarter. The ADDG has also touch on this point. The reasons are quite valid and therefore he not much ...
Judicial Matters Amendment Bill & Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill: public hearings
25 Feb 2020
Prof C Msimang (IFP) commended the CGE for taking up the interest of the female spouse however he cautioned against spurious marriages. He asked who protected the interests of co-wives and not only the principal wife.
Processes and procedures in developing legislation; Summary and analysis of legislation administered by DSBD
27 Nov 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) referred to the differences between big and small businesses’ charters. His main fear was that this Committee would not meet its target in the National Development Plan (NDP), and a boost must be provided. In Namibia, there was a compulsory charter, so the small businesses had ...
Access to Markets – Major Issues for consideration
30 Oct 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said it was both eye-opening and frightening to see what stood in the way of the development of small businesses in South Africa. The figures that were disclosed in the presentation were absolutely shocking. Given the revenue achieved by the big companies, they should not be ...
Department of Correctional Services 2018/19 Annual Report, with Deputy Minister
22 Oct 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) was largely covered by his colleagues. He would focus on Part E: Financial Matters. He would emphasise his concerns alongside those of his colleagues that had just spoken. Although the Committee was excited about clean audits, it was used to unqualified audits with findings but it ...
Small Business Development Budget Review and Recommendations Report
16 Oct 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) was somewhat concerned that the Department was under-spending its budget. When this happened gradually, departments usually progressed by making up for the lost ground, but in this case the Department seemed to under-spend throughout the year. The logical conclusion was that they were not adequately accessing ...
Special Investigating Unit 2018/19 Annual Report
15 Oct 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) thanked the presenters for the report. The SIU talked of three clean audits since 2016 and performance outcomes of 100%. He noted the positive nature of the report. What did it indicate? Was the country winning a number of battles even though it was losing the ...
Department of Justice & Correctional Services 2018/19 audit outcomes
8 Oct 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said the root causes of the Department audit findings need to be attended to. It may seem simple to try and fill vacancies, and then explain why they are not filled. When a post is created, it is budgeted for. If the vacancies are not filled ...
Matters referred by the Rules Committee: consideration
20 Sep 2019
Prof C Msimang (IFP) said that he did not have a contribution to make but he thought that he should inform the Committee of a possible conflict of interest. People said to him that he was the one that had nominated the Public Protector when he was a member of ...