Mr Godrich Ahmed Gardee

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Godrich Ahmed Gardee

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Employment and Labour National Minimum Wage: input by Black Management Forum & Business Unity South Africa
    3 Sep 2014

    The Black Management Forum made a submission on the national minimum wage (NMW). The BMF acknowledged that South Africa’s inequality does not only have a racial dimension, but was also growing within the black community. If left unattended, it had potential to reverse the gains that have been made in ...

  • Home Affairs Immigration Amendment Act and Regulations: key changes and implementation
    26 Aug 2014

    The Department of Home Affairs explained the key changes brought about by the immigration legislation and regulations that had come into operation on 26 May 2014. It reported that it issues about 600 000 passports annually to citizens who want to travel and in 2013/14 13.5 million foreign nationals visited ...

  • Home Affairs Independent Electoral Commission on its roles, mandates and challenges
    19 Aug 2014

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) briefed the Committee on its roles, mandates and challenges. The presentation outlined the legislative mandate of the Commission, and stressed that it was, in terms of section 181 of the Constitution, one of the institutions that strengthened constitutional democracy. Section 190 required it to manage ...

  • Home Affairs Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs Induction Workshop
    29 Jul 2014

    The aim of the workshop was to orientate the Members of the Committee, especially the new ones, with regard to the work of the Portfolio Committee, and not to address matters going forward.  The Chairperson expressed disappointment that only 50% of the Members were present but despite this, the workshop ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations Appropriation Bill [B4-2014]: Committee Report
    22 Jul 2014

    The Committee met to consider for adoption the second draft of the Committee report on the 2014 Appropriation Bill.  The Committee had read through and considered the content of the first draft on 15 July.  However, there was considerable discussion about the content and procedure in the current meeting, as ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations Appropriation Bill: briefing by National Treasury
    4 Jul 2014

    The National Treasury gave a presentation on the 2014 Appropriation Bill. Fiscal policy was guided by counter-cyclicality, debt sustainability and intergenerational fairness. Payments for financial assets was the fastest declining area of expenditure. Payments for capital assets grew substantially. Compensation of employees growth declined strongly. Growth in transfers and subsidies ...

  • Home Affairs Home Affairs 2014 budget: Departmental briefing; Budget process, analysis of budget and performance plans: Committee section briefings
    1 Jul 2014

    The Committee Secretary briefed the Portfolio Committee on the budget process, noting that it included the tabling of strategic plans, the Annual Performance Plan, annual reports and other documents to Parliament, which were referred to the relevant Committee for consideration and reports back to the House with a recommendation to ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations Election of the Chairperson; Committee Programme
    25 Jun 2014

    Mr S Mashitile (ANC) was elected as Committee Chairperson. The main purpose of the committee was to monitor government departments’ expenditure. In so doing, it would assist in directing the expenditure towards specific priorities, and avoid wasteful expenditure. The draft programme was adopted. The programme covers briefings by stakeholders on ...

  • Home Affairs Election of Committee Chairperson; Committee Programme: discussion
    24 Jun 2014

    The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs met for the first time in the Fifth Parliament to elect its Chairperson. In a process led by the Committee Secretary, Mr B Mashile (ANC) was elected unopposed as the Chairperson of the committee.

    A Member from the DA requested that the Committee meet ...