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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: June 2022

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27 June 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (27 June 2022)

COVID-19 The Department of Health has issued a Government Gazette notice repealing ‘in their entirety’ amendments made in February to regulations on the surveillance and control of notifiable medical conditions. The February 2022 code of practice for...
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22 June 2022

State Capture (Zondo Commission) Reports

  Part One of the Zondo Commission report was handed over to the President on 4 January 2022 State Capture (SAA) https://bit.ly/3tVCWHD        Part Two of the Zondo Commission reports were handed over to the President on 1 February 2022 State Capture...
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20 June 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (20 June 2022)

STATE SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE Draft amendments to the regulations on minimum norms and standards have been gazetted for public comment. Focusing on planning for creating an enabling learning environment by ensuring compliance with the November 2013...
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20 June 2022

The Week Ahead: Parliament passes the Budget

The second term concludes for NCOP delegates. From next week, they will join their NA counterparts who have been in recess since 13 June. A big chunk of the year has been spent considering the 2022/23 national budget. After the Minister of Finance...
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13 June 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (13 June 2022)

HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION A review report has been gazetted for public comment. It includes analyses of: ‘the capacity of existing institutions to support post-school education and training and to undertake strategic...
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13 June 2022

The Week Ahead: End of Term for NA, Youth Day Debate

The constituency period beckons, with MPs in the National Assembly due to depart mid-week and return to Parliament on 15 August 2022. Meanwhile, the NCOP’s second term will run until 24 June. Even with a public holiday to compress the parliamentary...
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09 June 2022

Parliament’s Budget Vote Debate: Key Highlights (2022)

On Tuesday, 07 June, Parliament’s Budget Vote came up for debate in plenary sittings of the National Assembly (NA) and National Council of Provinces (NCOP). We highlight the key takeaways. A hybrid Parliament The NA Speaker, Ms Nosiviwe...
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06 June 2022

The Week Ahead: President and Parliament’s Budget Vote Debates take centre stage

In the National Assembly, the main plenary event will be the debate on the Presidency's budget vote scheduled on Thursday and the President’s reply a day later. The Constitution confers on the Presidency the responsibility of leading a capable...
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06 June 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (6 June 2022)

SOCIAL GRANTS The Social Assistance Amendment Act, 2020, is now in force, among other things: establishing an independent tribunal to deal with internal appeals against decisions of the South African Social Security Agency, and empowering the Minister...
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06 June 2022

Budget Vote 2: Parliament

Ahead of Parliament’s Budget Vote debate 2022 scheduled for tomorrow, 7 June, we take a look at the national legislature’s Budget and priorities outlined in its 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan as aligned to the Sixth Parliament’s Strategic Plan...