A summary of this committee meeting is not yet available.
minerals and energy Ad Hoc Committee
12 May 2004
This minute is an edited version of a report produced by kind courtesy of Contact Trust: www.contacttrust.org.za
Chairperson: Mr M Goniwe (ANC)
Documents handed out:
Mr M Goniwe was elected as Chairperson. It was decided the that Committee would meet on Wednesdays and they discussed their priorities for the next six weeks: to speak with the Department about its Strategic Plan, to meet with approximately twelve Department institutions, and to complete the Budget Vote. The Chairperson will draft the programme and distribute it to Members before next week's meeting.
The Committee Secretary, Ms Shanaaz Isaacs, asked for nominations for the position of Committee Chairperson. Ms N Mathibela (ANC) nominated Mr M Goniwe (ANC) and was seconded by Mr S Louw (ANC).
Mr Goniwe expressed appreciation and, after a brief round of member introductions, the Committee reviewed the programme. The Chairperson gave a brief explanation of the current Committee restructuring process underway until the end of June. During this time, Members would meet in Ad Hoc Committees. The main responsibilities of this Committee would be to speak with the Department about its Strategic Plan, meet with approximately twelve Department institutions, and complete the Budget Vote. As the Minerals and Energy Ad Hoc Committee fell under Group B Committees, they would hold weekly meetings on Wednesdays.
Mr D Kekana (ANC) requested that the Chairperson summarise the Committee's progress in various sectors. For example, with regards to mining, he wanted to know about job creation, beneficiation, etc.
Mr G Oliphant (ANC) suggested that Members develop a strategic plan for 2005 and collectively decide on the appropriate process, before tackling the larger issues of content.
Mr C Morkel (DA) asked the Chairperson what, if any, legislation was pending from the previous term. He questioned whether previous legislation would affect the new Committee's actions. The Chairperson replied that unless there was urgent legislation, it would not be a priority of the Ad Hoc Committee.
The Chairperson concluded that he would draft the programme and distribute it to Members before next week's meeting.
The meeting was adjourned.
No related documents
- We don't have attendance info for this committee meeting
Download as PDF
You can download this page as a PDF using your browser's print functionality. Click on the "Print" button below and select the "PDF" option under destinations/printers.
See detailed instructions for your browser here.