Legislation before Committee: discussion on way forward
7 Sep 2020
Mr P Marais (FF) reminded Members they were dealing with customary law. Public hearings should involve communities that were most affected by the Bills. Some people were not affected by customary law and would not understand the implications of the Bills. It was important to listen to black communities and ...
WCED district officers on status of schools in Cape Winelands, Eden, Central Karoo, Overberg & West Coast
20 Aug 2019
Mr P Marais (FF) asked why there was such a huge district. Who determined this and what were the criteria? Did it negatively affect the schools and the way that things were managed within a specific area? He knew that the Department had said that the Municipal Demarcation Board played ...
30 Jul 2019
Mr P Marais (FF) said that having been in the position of MEC for Local Government for quite some time, he took a keen interest in local government. Mr Paulse spoke about service delivery, risk management, capacity building, new legislation, and the continued changing of legislation by national government. Mr ...