09 November 2017 - NW3279
Stander, Ms T to ask the Minister in the Presidency
(1)How many (a) full-time and (b) part-time vacancies for commissioners of the Commission for Gender Equality exist as at 30 September 2017; (2) whether a list of potential candidates to fill the specified vacancies was sent to the President of the Republic; if not, by what date will the specified list be sent to the President; if so, (a) what is the name of each candidate and (b) by what date does he expect the President’s decision to be gazetted; (3) whether any of the candidates to fill the specified vacancies have already been appointed as commissioners; if so, on what date(s); (4) whether any delays in the appointment of commissioners for the specified commission were experienced; if so, what are the relevant details; (5) whether all of the vacancies that existed on 30 September 2017 will be filled by the specified candidates; if not, (a) why not and (b) what are the further relevant details?
The process of appointing CGE Commissioners is no longer handled by the Department of Women, but is now being handled by the National Assembly as published in the ATC’s of 16 November 2016, 17 March 2017and 22 March 2017.
Approved by the Minister on