Fiscal Responsibility Bill: discussion
25 Aug 2021
The Chairperson said that the Committee would receive a briefing from parliamentary legal services on the Fiscal Responsibility Bill. Thereafter, the Member who had sponsored the Bill, Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA), would respond to the submissions, and the Committee would discuss the Bill.
Pension Funds Amendment Bill: briefing on public submissions & discussion
24 Aug 2021
The Committee Secretariat noted apologies from Ms P Abraham (ANC), who is travelling and from Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA).
Draft Tax and Rates Bills: National Treasury & SARS briefing
17 Aug 2021
Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA) remarked that he is not sure NT can legitimately charge tax on a retirement interest, when an individual ceases to be a tax resident. It would be unfair since the individual would not have had an opportunity to withdraw the funds before. He asked for clarity ...
Mechanism to monitor delayed responses to Questions; Section 194 Inquiry Update; Rules for Electing Speaker
13 Aug 2021
Ms N Mazzone (DA) said that Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA), the DA Whip in charge of parliamentary questions, had already made several submissions during the Subcommittee meeting. However, the DA was concerned about the use of the word “reprimand” in point (iv). What did a reprimand actually entail? The Acting ...
Mechanism to monitor delayed replies to questions
6 Aug 2021
Mr Q Dyantyi (ANC) said that the Subcommittee might face a problem in adopting the minutes. Neither he nor Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA) had been present at the 19 February meeting. Mr Hill-Lewis had sent an apology, and he himself had been absent for obvious reasons – in that meeting, ...
Fiscal Responsibility Bill: public hearings
1 Jun 2021
Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA) asked if there would be an opportunity for him to respond to the presentations [Mr Hill-Lewis is the sponsor of the Fiscal Responsibility Bill].
Pension Funds Amendment Bill: public hearings
19 May 2021
Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA) thanked Dr George for his work in drafting the Bill and for the responses that he had given. He recalled an emotional phone call from someone during lockdown who was crying on the phone, saying he had been furloughed and had a sizeable amount of money ...
SARS 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan
5 May 2021
Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA) said he had some general remarks before his questions.
First Report Of National Assembly Rules Committee (NARC), 2021
29 Mar 2021
Mr G Hill-Lewis (DA) stated that the minutes of the Subcommittee on the Review of Assembly Rules reflect that the DA does not support the proposal regarding the questions to the Deputy President. The proposal will undermine the ability of the National Assembly to hold the Executive accountable.
Financial Sector Laws A/B: Treasury briefing; Private Members’ Bills: Pension Funds A/B & Fiscal Responsibility Bill: MP briefings
16 Mar 2021
The Chairperson welcomed all to the meeting. The agenda indicated that National Treasury would present the Financial Sector Laws Amendment Bill, whereafter Dr Dion George (DA) would present his Pension Funds Amendment Bill, and Mr Geordin Hill-Lewis (DA) would present his Fiscal Responsibility Bill. He said that after each presentation, ...