26 November 2020 - NW2776
Denner, Ms H to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture
With regard to the Government’s planned initiative to move so-called colonial and apartheid statues to certain heritage sites and the tribunal to be appointed to determine which statues will be moved to which locations, (a) how will the composition of the specified tribunal be determined and (b) by what date does he envisage that the work of the tribunal will commence?
(a). The composition of the tribunal will be determined by the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.
(b). The work of the tribunal will commence upon the outcome of the national audit that will be conducted by the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) as mandated by my department.