Mr Hendrik Cornelus Schmidt

National Assembly

Hendrik Cornelus Schmidt

About Hendrik Cornelus Schmidt

Hendrik was born in Klerksdorp. Upon completing his secondary education, Mr Schmidt studies law. He completed a B.Luris and an LLB degree from UNISA, an LLM from RAU and an MPhil. Mr Schmidt has extensive experience in the South African justice system, as he worked for the Department of Justice as a public prosecutor and then as a State advocate, and later as Senior State Advocate. He started his political career working as councilor in 1999 and was first elected to Parliament in 1999. He was appointed as the DA’s spokesperson for Minerals and Energy from 2004 to 2009. Hendrik is currently appointed as the Shadow Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources for the DA. Source: DA (http://www.da.org.za).

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 19

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 27

2016 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 24

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

75% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 16

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

TRUSTS

Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
IT 2702/2004 Schmidt Family Trust Trustee - 2 children are beneficiaries 2 Minor Children

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Dormant Member of CAMS
Directorship / Active as per CIPC 50% Members Interest on Oak ridge Trading CC

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt, Cape Town 3 Bedrooms House
Newlands 4 Bedrooms House - Registered in name of Schmidt Family Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

TRUSTS

Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
IT2702/2004 Schmidt Family Trust Trustee Beneficiaries - 2 children

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Regulatory Institution [Dormant] CAMS [Member]
[Dormant] Oak Ridge Trading 115 CC [Director]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedroomed House
Newlands 4 Bedroomed House[Registered in Schmidt Family Trust]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Mr David Mazas from YMD International Paid flight to and back to Bulawayo, Harare to assist him in a business transaction

TRUSTS

Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
IT2702/2004 Schmidt Famikly Trust Trustee - 2 children are beneficiaries Beneficiaries are 2 children

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[Dormant] 50% Members Interest in Oak Ridge CC
[Dormant] Member of CAMS [Regulatory Institution]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedroomed House [50% owner]
Newlands 4 Bedrooms House registered in name of a trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No
Co-Trustee Schmidt Family Trust Schmidt Family Trust

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[Dormant CC] Member in Oak Ridge CC [50%]
[Dormant] Member of CDMS Regulation Institution

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedroomed House [50%]
Newlands 4 Bedroomed House [Registered in Schmidt Family Trust]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company
Co-Trustee Schmidt Family Trust

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
CC [Dormant] 50% Member of Oak Ridge CC
Member of Board Member of CDMS Regulaltion Institution

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedrooms [50%] House
Newlands 4 Bedroom House [Registered in name of Schmidt Family Trust]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company
Trustee [Co-trustee] Schmidt Family Trust

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
CC [Dormant] Member of Oak Ridge CC [50%]
Member of Panel/Board Member of CDMS Regulatory Institution

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedroom House [50%]
Newlands 4 Bedroom House [Registered in name of Family Trust] Trustee

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No
Trust Schmidt Family Trust Schmidt Family Trust
Trust Danie Prinsloo Family Trust Danie Prinsloo Family Trust

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Member of Panel/Board Institution
CC [Dormant] 50% Member of Oak Ridge CC
Member of Editorial Board AAFI

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedroom House [50% owner]
Newlands 4 Bedrooms Family Trust] [Trustee]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Trust Schmidt Family Trust Schmidt Family Trust [Co- Trustee] -

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Certification Authority for Mineral Specimens Member of CAMS
Trustee Daniel Prinsloo Trust
CC - Active Member of Oak Ridge CC [50%]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bloubergrandt 3 Bedrooms House [50%]
Newlands 4 Bedroom House [in Family Trust]

Committee appearances

  • One Environmental System colloquium 20 Nov 2018

    Adv H Schmidt (DA), a member of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, was not clear why the DMR was responsible for the implementation the OES, by virtue of the MPRDA and NEMA. Why was it intended to be that way? When discussing the three options, the presentation by the ...
  • Maledu Constitutional Court judgment and lessons learned 14 Nov 2018

    Mr H Schmidt (DA) said the MPRDA needs to be balanced with other Acts. He expressed concern that consultation was with the traditional rulers and not the individual right owners as this contravened Section 9 of Constitution. The Constitution in Section 9 provides for equality hence citizens in the rural ...
  • Mineral Resources: High Level Panel recommendations 7 Nov 2018

    Mr H Schmidt (DA) said the Maledu case opened a can of worms. The IDC had invested R3.2b and this was a major problem. He said the biggest difference the court case made was that of seeing the case as a matter of surface rights versus mineral rights.
  • Silicosis Settlement: Gold Working Group briefing 24 Oct 2018

    Mr H Schmidt (DA) asked about the court application for consideration of the settlement. Is there any indication of how many possible beneficiaries there were? He had read on the internet that there was a new set of regulations for the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) which ...
  • Mineral Resources Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report 17 Oct 2018

    Adv H Schmidt (DA) stated that while an entity may have a clean audit that does not necessarily mean that they do their work properly.

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs 13 Sep 2018

    Whether the Emfuleni Local Municipality defended any cases that were (a) heard and (b) finalised in the SA Local Government Bargaining Council since 1 January 2015; if not, in each case, why not; if so, (i) who represented the municipality in each case and (ii) what amount did the specified ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources 24 Aug 2018

    (a) What number of cases relating to the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, Act 12 of 2004, as amended, have been referred to the (i) SA Police Service (SAPS) and (ii) Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) by (aa) his department and (bb) each entity reporting to him ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources 17 Aug 2018

    (1) Whether a certain person (name and details furnished) is still in the employ of his department; if so, in which capacity; if not (2) Whether the specified person has been dismissed or (b) placed on suspension; if so, on what date was the person dismissed or placed on suspension ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Mineral And Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 12 Mar 2014

    Madam Deputy Speaker, the current amendments to the Minerals and Petroleum Resource Development Act, MPRDA, follow amendments to the Act which were passed in 2008 and signed into law only last year, five years after its passing. This indicates the level of indecisiveness and uncertainty of the ANC-led government, the ...

  • No1048E 5 Jun 2013

    Hon Chair, although we acknowledge the responsibility of the mining companies to contribute in accordance with the social and labour plans in terms of the Mining Charter, it is important to note that the mining sector contributes approximately 8% of the national GDP. Many billions of rands are paid to ...

All Plenary Appearances