28 September 2022 - NW3231
Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture
(1). Which recent measures have been taken in building quality recreational facilities which would cater for aspiring (a) karate, (b) judo and (c) boxing athletes in the Republic. (2). whether his department has set any time frames for the development of the specified facilities; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
(1) (a), (b) and (c)
While provision of sport and recreation facilities are, in terms of Schedule 5B of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, a mandate of local government/ municipalities, the department has been able to ensure that such mandate is fulfilled through ring-fencing and allocation of a portion of 5% earmarked for sport facilities in the Municipal Infrastructure Grant. Through this ring-fenced Grant, department has among others allocated the following facilities that caters for karate, judo, and boxing: