SA Post Office SOC Ltd Amendment Bill; SA Postbank Limited Amendment Bill

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NOTE: DEADLINE CORRECTIONS: 16:00 on Friday, 30 August 2013

The Portfolio Committee on Communications invites you to submit written comments on the following Bills:

South African Post Office SOC LTD Amendment Bill [B24-2013]

The Bill seeks to amend the South African Post Office SOC Ltd Act (Act No. 22 of 2011) (the SAPOA) to update and transfer pension-related provisions of the South African Post Office from the Post and Telecommunication-related Matters Act (Act No. 44 of 1958) (the PTMA) to the SAPOA:
▪ enable the payment of a pension interest to a former spouse of a member on divorce or the dissolution of customary marriage;
▪ improve governance provisions between the Board of the Post Office and Postbank in context of the holding company and subsidiary relationship;
▪ ensure that members of the Board must be fit and proper persons as contemplated in the Banks Act;
▪ and to amend the PTMA.

South African Postbank Limited Amendment Bill [B25-2013]

The Bill seeks to amend the Postbank Act (Act No. 9 of 2010) to protect the operational autonomy and independence of the Office for Banks and to remove any inconsistencies with the Banks Act.

Comments can be emailed to Mr Thembinkosi Ngoma at tngoma@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 30 August 2013 at 16:00

Enquiries can be directed to Mr Thembinkosi Ngoma on tel (021) 403 3733 or cell 083 709 8407

Issued by Mr S.E Kholwane, MP, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Communications