The Committee met to briefly to consider its second and third term programmes as well as outstanding minutes. Members did not constitute a quorum and were unable to adopt these. Members debated the dates for the oversight visits to provinces and the proposed study tour to
The Chairperson informed the Committee that Ms A Qikani (ANC;
The Chairperson noted that the meeting would be brief as the Committee would look at its agenda for the next two terms. The Committee would not be able to adopt to adopt these as there was no quorum.
Second Term Committee Programme
Mr Asgar Bawa, Committee Secretary, briefly went through the 2nd Term programme and highlighted the Committee’s planned activities. He indicated that there would be no meetings scheduled for 22 and 23 May because all Members would be attending the Disability Summit.
The Chairperson invited comments from Members.
Mr Bawa pointed out that the oversight visits to
Ms Deshni Pillay, Content Advisor, suggested that the Committee should visit
Members were concerned with the distances between the two destinations.
The Chairperson ruled that the Committee Secretary should sort out the logistics of the oversight visit taking consideration the distances and the time it took to move from one place to another.
Third Term Committee Programme
Mr Bawa mentioned that he had identified the period 8-16 September 2012 for the Morocco study Tour.
Ms Pillay suggested that the Committee should also look at issues arising from the oversight visit and make recommendations.
The Chairperson stated that all the issues that could be handled from outside the parliamentary premises could easily be done within a period of a week. Those issues that were supposed to be done inside Parliament could also be done in a much quicker way. Recommendations could be handled during Committee days.
Mr Bawa cautioned Members that oversight visits were not supposed be undertaken back to back, time should be allocated for breaks between oversight visits.
Ms Pillay said that the periods between oversight visits could be used for inviting different departments and entities for briefings.
Mr D Worth (DA) asked why the Committee had chosen
Mr Kobus Jooste, Committee Researcher, explained that
Consideration of Minutes
The Chairperson informed Members that the outstanding minutes could not be adopted due to inadequate number of members to form a quorum.
Mr Bawa cautioned Members that the House Chairperson usually asked the support staff for reasons why minutes were adopted very late, Committees were required to submit weekly reports.
The meeting was adjourned
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