Question NW1224 to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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30 July 2018 - NW1224

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Groenewald, Mr PJ to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

(1)With reference to the reply to question 2435 on 13 November 2017, whether his department has received the information; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date will the information actually be available; if so, what number of tribal chiefs is currently recognised by the Government as traditional leaders; (2) what amount has each specified tribal chief received in remuneration in each year since 1 January 2012; (3) (a) what (i) movable and (ii) immovable benefits did each specified tribal chief reveived in each specified year and (b) what did the costs amount to in each case; (4) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

The Honourable Member is requested to note that the Department has not received the said information from provinces. However, a reminder to submit the outstanding information on movable and immovable benefits with the associated costs that each senior traditional leader and king received was forwarded to the Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces. The information will be provided to the Honourable Member as soon as it becomes available.

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