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Roll-out of one-stop border post, refugee processing facility, liquidation of Lindela Repatriation Facility and enhanced movement control systems; with Minister and Deputy Minister
19 May 2020
The Committee received presentations from the Department of Home Affairs, including one on the One-Stop Border Post (OSBP), the processing centres near the borders, the Enhanced Movement Control System (EMCS) and on the status of home affairs offices and registration of ...
IEC & GPW 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans; with Minister
11 May 2020
The Committee met virtually for a presentation by the Electoral Commission and the Government Printing Works on their Annual Performance Plans for 2020-21.
The Committee raised concerns about how the ...
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs convened a virtual meeting and was briefed by the Minister and the Department of Home Affairs on the entity’s 2020/21 Annual ...
DHA services rendered during COVID-19; with Minister & Deputy Minister
28 Apr 2020
The Department of Home Affairs briefed the Members on the administrative and safety features of its response to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The Department’s COVID-19 budget ...
Refugee situation in Cape Town: stakeholder engagement; with the Minister
10 Mar 2020
The Committee received briefings on the situation of the refugees in Cape Town who were demanding to be resettled to a third country. The Minister of Home Affairs provided a background to the protest, the events that had transpired, as well as the Department’s plans to move the process ...
National Treasury briefed the Committee on the budget increases of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the 2020/21 financial year. This was followed by briefings by the DHA, the IEC and the Government Printing Works (GPW) on their 2020/21 budgets.
Department 2019 Quarter 2 & 3 performance; BMA Bill; Impact of SONA, with Minister
18 Feb 2020
Awaited document: Committee Content Advisor - State of the Nation Address relating to work of Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs
The Minister of Home Affairs provided an update on the issue of refugees sheltering in a Cape Town church, and said an unsavoury situation had arisen at the church in Greenmarket ...
DHA on strategies to resolve long queues at Home Affairs offices; with Deputy Minister
26 Nov 2019
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) briefed the Committee on its strategies to resolve long queues at its offices. After the Department had been inundated with calls from frustrated members of the public last year, the Minister had directed it to conduct an assessment in order to develop intervention strategies ...
In the presence of the Deputy Minister, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) briefed the Committee on recommendations made by High Level Panel Report on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change on changes to the electoral system. In addition, the Department of Home Affairs updated the ...
Delimitation of municipal wards in preparation of 2021 Municipal Elections: MDB briefing
12 Nov 2019
The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) briefed the Committee on the delimitation of the municipal wards in preparation of the 2021 municipal elections. Every five years, it delimited wards in metropolitan and local municipalities for electoral purposes. The process ought to be concluded ideally not less than 10 months before the ...