Dr Petrus Johannes Groenewald

Member of the National Assembly

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About Petrus Johannes Groenewald

Petrus Johannes Groenewald is the current Parliamentary Leader of the Freedom Front Plus. He completed his military service at the Berede Centre in Potchefstroom and achieved a B.luris degree at the Potchefstroom campus of the now North West University. He also completed a postgraduate diploma in Communications, followed by a Masters degree in Management and Development and a Doctorate in Politics. He is a founding member of the Freedom Front and has undertaken many overseas study tours.

The leader of the FF Plus, Dr Pieter Groenewald is a seasoned politician who served as mayor from 1988 and who became a Member of Parliament in 1989. In addition, he also served as a member of the provincial Legislature in the North West province for two years (1999 to 2001) and, thus, he has experience on all three levels of government.

Dr Groenewald is presently also the longest serving member of Parliament's Portfolio Committee for Police.

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What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

The Chairperson noted that Dr P Groenewald (MP) referred the Disaster Management Act Amendment Bill to the Committee in terms ...

Mr P Groenewald (FFP) echoed the Chairperson’s point in relation to the communication of the crime statistics presented. Referring to ...

Mr P Groenewald (FF) stated that a great number of the performance indicators reflected under performance and that numerous targets ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

(1). (a) What number of police stations were robbed in each of the (i) 2018-19, (ii) 2019-20, (iii) 2020-21 and ...

(1)What progress has the SA Reserve Bank made with the investigation into the diamond scheme of Mr Louis Liebenberg where ...

(1) What steps will he take to handle firearm owners whose firearm licences have expired, in light of the judgement ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

I want to ask the hon Minister ... part of the crime situation in South Africa is the criminal justice system. We know, according to statistics, only about 20% of ...

Agb Voorsitter, ...

English:

... to blame guns for killing people or for murder is like blaming pencils for spelling incorrectly. [Laughter.] The fact of the matter is what is ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

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Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

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Value Description Source

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Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Woonhuis

Stilfontein

400 vkm

Public/Private Source

Privaat

Lewende annuïteit

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Gewoon

Sanlam

360

R 50-00

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Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

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Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

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Value Description Source

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Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Woonhuis

Stilfontein

400 vkm

Public/Private Source

Privaat

Lewende annuïteit

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Gewoon

Sanlam

360

R 50-00

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N/A

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Public/Private Source

Private

Living Annuity

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Ordinary

Sanlam

360

R70.00

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Stilfontein

±400m²

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R70.00

360

Sanlam

Gewoon

Description Extent Location

Woon Huis

/-400m2

Stil Fontein

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R65

360

Sanlam

Shares

Description Extent Location

Residence

/- 400sq.m

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleer

Openbaar

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R63

360

Sanlam

Gewone

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Counter Intelligence Agency South Africa

Industrial Counter Intellegence Development and Law enforcement

Certified Authencitated Mineral Speciman Regulator [CAMS]

Mineral Speciman Regulator

Description Extent Location

Woonhuis

480sq.m.

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleer

Openbaar

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R68

360

Sanlam

Gewone

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Certified Authorised Minral Specimen Regulator

Mineral specimen regulator

Counter Intellegence Agency South Africa

Industrial counter intellligence development and law enforcement

Description Extent Location

Woonhuis

480sq.m.

Stilfontein

Woonstel

60sq.m.

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleer vir LP's

Openbaar

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R60

360

Sanlam

Gewone

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Counter Intelligence Agency [SA]

Industrial Counter Intelligence Development and Law Enforcement

Certified Authorised Mineral Specimen Regulator

Mineral Specimen Regulator

Description Extent Location

Woonhuis

480sq.m.

Stilfontein

Woonstel

60sq.m.

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleers

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R45

300

Sanlam

Gewone

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Certified Authenticated Mineral Specimen Regulator

Mineral Specimen Regulator

Counter Ingelligence Agency (SA)

Industrial Counter Intelligence

Description Extent Location

Woonstel

60sq.m.

Stilfontein

Woonhuis

480sq.m.

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleer vir LP's

Openbaar

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R30.00

300

Sanlam

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Certified Authenticated Mineral Specimen Regulator

Mineral Speciman Regulator

Counter Intelligence Agency (SA)

Industrial Counter Intelligence Development and law Enforcement

Description Extent Location

Residential House

480sq.m.

Stilfontein

Flat

60sq.m.

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleer

Openbaar

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R20

300

Sanlam

Gewone

Description Extent Location

Woonhuis

400sq.m.

Stilfontein

Woonstel

60sq.m.

Stilfontein

Source Public/Private

Openbare Ampsbekleer

Openbaar

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R15.00

300

Sanlam

Gewone

Description Extent Location

Woonhuis

400 sq.m.

Stilfontein

Woonstel

60 sq.m.

Stilfontein