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Children’s Amendment Bill: NCOP amendments adopted, Thembisa Petition
30 Nov 2022
ATC221116: Report of the Select Committee on Health and Social Services on the Children’s Amendment Bill [B18B – 2020] (National Assembly – S76), dated 15 November 2022
The Committee considered the amendments made by the Select Committee on Health and Social Services with respect to the Children’s Amendment Bill. ...
Recommended candidates to serve on the Independent Tribunal for Social Assistance Appeals
30 Nov 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Social Development and Select Committee on Health and Social Services held a joint meeting to consider and adopt the preferred names submitted by the Department of Social Development (DSD) for appointment to the Independent Tribunal for Social Assistance Appeals panel.
During its ...
Multi-Party Women’s Caucus
Update on GBVF-related matters: DWYPD (with Minister), SAPS & DoJ&CD input
24 Nov 2022
The Multiparty Women’s Caucus convened on the eve of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign to engage on gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) related matters. The idea of the campaign is to integrate the outcomes into the overall national strategy, to combat crimes against women and to eliminate the ...
Concerns about matters relating to child welfare and functioning of DSD: Solidarity briefing; Implementation of National Plan of Action for Children; with Minister
23 Nov 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee was briefed by Solidarity on its research into concerns relating to child welfare and the functioning of the Department of Social Development (DSD). The research identified a number of challenges facing South Africa's social workers, and suggested measures that the DSD could ...
Older Persons Amendment Bill: DSD briefing
26 Oct 2022
PMG is experiencing delays finalising the report. We are working on publishing it as soon as possible
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 ...