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Michael Waters

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament 2016/17 audit: Auditor-General briefing & research analysis
    24 Oct 2017

    The Committee received briefings from the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) and the research teams on Parliament’s 2016-17 annual report. The purpose of the meeting was to prepare the Committee and guide them on questions to pose and issues to probe when they met with the executive authority the following ...

  • Rural Development and Land Reform Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Private Member Bill: briefing, with Minister
    5 Oct 2017

    The Acting Chairperson presented the memorandum of the private bill that he initiated, the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill. The draft bill proposes certain amendments to the Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994 (Act No. 22 of 1994) (‘‘the Act’’), to extend the date for lodging a claim for ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament Quarter 1 Performance
    31 Aug 2017

    The expenditure of Parliament at the end of the first quarter of 2017/18 was within the accepted range of 25% per quarter.

    This was what the Office of the Acting Secretary to Parliament told the Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament. The Office of the Acting Secretary ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament’s Policy Unit: progress report; Human Resources: Acting Secretary to Parliament on outstanding challenges
    30 Aug 2017

    The Policy Unit and Human Resources division of Parliament briefed the Joint Standing Committee on policies reviewed and outstanding issue within the institution. Members heard of the successful implementation of all HR initiatives which required involvement and genuine commitment by all stakeholders. Parliament management and employees, through organised labour, were ...

  • Public Service and Administration, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Minister & Director-General Absence; Public Service Commission on Jan-Jun 2017 performance
    15 Aug 2017

    The Committee was supposed to be briefed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, the National School of Government, Centre for Public Service Innovation and the Public Service Commission on their fourth quarter’s performance of 2016/17 financial year and first quarter performance of 2017/18 financial year. The Minister of ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament 2018/19 draft budget and plans
    14 Jun 2017

    Developments at Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament 
    Committee Puts Record Straight on Purpose of Its Meeting 

    The Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament gave the senior managers of the institution a torrid tough time and sent them packing to re-do the financial ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Preparatory meeting: adoption of minutes
    14 Jun 2017

    The Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament adopted two sets of minutes and discussed matters that arose from the sets of minutes. Issues on the table were around policy documents and feedback that has not been received from the executive authority regarding concerns from previous meetings the ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Committee Strategic Planning Workshop
    12 May 2017

    The Parliament of South Africa is not doing oversight, but merely compliance. This comment by the Chairperson emerged during the discussion by the Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament in its first strategic planning workshop.

    Since 1994, Parliament has never changed the way it works. The number ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Secretary to Parliament response to oversight questions
    11 May 2017

    Document awaited
    The Secretary to Parliament appeared before the Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament to provide explanations on matters the Committee had raised during previous meetings between November 2016 and February 2017.
     
    Answers from the Secretary dealt with filling of vacancies; performance management system; centralization ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament’s 2016/17 mid-year performance; Committee’s 2nd term programme, NEHAWU Letter
    16 Mar 2017

    The Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament adopted the draft report the on Parliament mid-year performance for the 2016/17 period and considered its second term programme. The Committee further discussed why the Secretary of Parliament did not appear before the Committee to answer on issues the Members ...