Question NW2265 to the Minister of Tourism

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17 July 2015 - NW2265

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Van Damme, Ms PT to ask the Minister of Tourism

Whether (a) his department and (b) any entities reporting to him has paid out the remainder of any employee's contract before the contractually stipulated date of termination of their contracts since the 2008-09 financial year up to the latest specified date for which information is available; if so, (i) how much has (aa) his department and (bb) entities reporting to him spent on each such payout, (ii) to whom were these payouts made and (iii) what were the reasons for the early termination of the contracts in each specified case?


(a) The department did not exist in the financial years of 2008/09 - 2009/10.

The department has not paid out the remainder of any employee’s contract since the 2010/11 financial year until date.

(aa) (i) – (iii) Not applicable

(b) SA Tourism has paid out the remainder of a contract.


  1. R1 512 781.90 (R1,080 022.90 was paid out 2011/12 and R437 759 was paid out 2012/2013)
  2. Previous CEO, Ms T January-McLean 2011/12- 2012/13
  3. Separation by mutual agreement with the SAT Board

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