30 July 2018 - NW1224
Groenewald, Dr 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?
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.