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Older Persons Amendment Bill: DSD Briefing with Ministry
26 Oct 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Department of Social Development briefed the Portfolio Committee on the Older Persons Amendment Bill, 2022.
Members were told that there had been challenges in implementing the Older Persons Act which came into operation in 2010. Chief amongst these were the institutional, coordination and compliance ...
Social Development BRRR; Committee Report on DSD Quarterly Performance
19 Oct 2022
The Committee convened in a virtual meeting to review and adopt its 2021/22 Budget Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) for the Department of Social Development and entities.
Members pointed out some omissions from the report. These included issues involving the appointment of the board and chief ...
SASSA & NDA Annual Report 2021/22; with Minister
14 Oct 2022
A virtual follow-up meeting of the Portfolio Committee was held to finalise consideration of the annual reports of the Department of Social Development (DSD) and its entities, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the National Development Agency (NDA).
The NDA explained that it ...
Social Development Portfolio Audit Outcomes; DSD, SASSA & NDA Annual Report 2021/22; with Ministry
12 Oct 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Committee received a report from the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) on the audit outcomes for the Department of Social Development (DSD) and its entities for the 2021/22 financial year. This was followed by the presentation of the ...
Fourth National Plan of Action for Children; DSD Quarter 1 2022/23 Performance; with Minister
21 Sep 2022
The Portfolio Committee was briefed by the Department of Social Development (DSD) in a virtual meeting on the National Plan of Action for Children 2019-2024, and on the Department’s performance report for the first quarter of the ...
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 ...
Fundraising Amendment Bill: adoption
9 Sep 2022
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 ...