Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Bill [B12C-2008]: NCOP amendments

Social Development

17 November 2008
Chairperson: Mr M Masutha (ANC)
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Meeting Summary

The NCOP Amendments were accepted without any changes by the Committee. After thanking the committee members for their cooperation during the five-year term, the Chairperson pointed out that this was the final meeting of the Committee before the elections.

Meeting report

Mr Loselo Puseletso (Chief Director: Legal Services in Department of Social Development) took the Committee through the NCOP amendments which were of a technical nature. Also in attendance were: Mr Mogotsi Kalaeamodimo (Director: Substance Abuse, DSD), Mr Pierre Viviers (Social Work Manager: DSD), Mr Molusi Ncolo (Senior State Law Advisor), Ms Lana Petersen (Parliamentary Liaison Officer:DSD).

The Committee approved each of the amendments with little or no discussion.

Once it was established that a quorum of eight was required and eight members were present, the Committee’s approval of the D version of the Bill was formally noted.

The Chairperson thanked the members for their cooperation during this parliamentary term and noted that this was probably the final meeting of the Committee before the elections.

The meeting adjourned.


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