Question NW1704 to the Minister of Tourism

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07 September 2020 - NW1704

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De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Tourism

With reference to her reply to question 847 on 28 May 2020, what (a) process is being followed, (b) are the timelines and deadlines for each step of the process and (c)(i) is the name of the person(s) responsible for each step of the process and (ii) is each person’s (aa) responsibility and (bb) mandate in each step of the process?


a) The process entails verification, evaluation, adjudication or approval of the application and verification of banking details in the department to payment through South African Tourism.

b) There was no deadline set for the steps of the process, however eachstep flows into the next and each day production progresses to the next step the following day.

c) (i) and (ii) (aa) and (bb)

Various departmental functionaries within the department under leadership DDG: Tourism Sector Support Services were responsible for provision of theICT system support, verification of applications for completeness, adjudication/approval of successful applications, and verification of banking details by the CFO’s office. Evaluation was independently conducted through external assist. Payment were processed through South African Tourism.Personnel information regarding individuals in the committee may be accessed through following procedures in relation to access to personal information.

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