Committee Report on Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services; Committee legacy report
12 Mar 2014
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) said that the Committee had not changed anything involving the independence of the JICS. There had not been sufficient chance to brainstorm the independence of the JICS. Independence for the Judge had not been sufficiently debated. The Committee had looked for the founding documents that would ...
Dow Chemical's GM maize variety DAS-40278-9: input by African Centre for Biosafety; Biotechnology crop development analysis: input from stakeholders & experts
26 Feb 2014
The Chairperson read the apologies from the Director General of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) who attended an Inter-departmental meeting, Mr L Gaehler (UDM) who was on leave, Ms N Twala (ANC) who was on a work related assignment in the Northern Cape and Ms M Phaliso ...
Correctional Services 2013 performance and its relations with Judicial Inspectorate of Correctional Services; “Waterkloof two” re-arrest after release on parole
19 Feb 2014
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) remarked that there were no JICS reports in the past. The JICS was partly different to what it had been before. The Portfolio Committee benefitted from reports. It was an eye opener. Systematic redress had to be made. It emerged from the last JICS briefing that ...
Food labelling in South Africa: feedback by Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Department of Health & Department of Trade and Industry
19 Feb 2014
The Chairperson received apologies from Ms M Phaliso (ANC) who was attending a Correctional services meeting and Prof EdithVries, the Director General of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF).He acknowledged the presence of representatives from the National Regulation for Compulsory Specification (NRCS).
Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services Quarterly Performance Report (September – December 2013)
5 Feb 2014
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) said that it was disappointing that the same things were being discussed. It was of concern that two officials had had to search 1 147 inmates. There needed to be negotiations in good faith between JICS and the Department.
Department Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) interim audit in 2nd quarter: AGSA briefing; Disaster management update by Department, 1st term Committee programme adoption
30 Jan 2014
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) asked if efforts were made to address internal audit challenges and Human Resource Management’s apparent struggle to employ graduates to fill the vacancies in the Department. She expressed concern on access to documentation and drop in supply chain level, which should be addressed, particularly given ...
Committee Report on the Small Scale Fisheries Policy public hearings
13 Nov 2013
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) agreed with the Chairperson’s amendment.
Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services on Mangaung Private Correctional Centre and two others; Quarterly Report 1 July to 30 September 2013
6 Nov 2013
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) asked about the poor relationship with the pharmacy at the Douglas centre, listed on page 14. There had been a shortage of medicine. Medicine had to be issued.
Minister of Correctional Services on the state of the Department
5 Nov 2013
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) remarked that the report was progressive. The desire to re-educate inmates emphasised Freedom Charter principles. Prisons were not seen as instruments of vengeance. Society had to be educated. She referred to page 4 on education. There had been progress with educational programmes, as could be seen ...
Budgetary Review & Recommendations Report Department of Agriculture, and oversight visit report adoption, Disease status update by Department of Agriculture (BRRR
30 Oct 2013
Ms M Phaliso (ANC) said that given the Free State was near the Lesotho Dam supplying SA with water, it could not be a challenge to source water for those projects. She proposed that the statement should read as follows: to negotiate with the DWA to give subsidised access to ...