Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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Oversight responsibility of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Portfolio Committee

The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Portfolio Committee is responsible for oversight of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) as well as the following statutory entities:

CRL Rights Commission

Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB)

Municipal Infrastructure Support Agency (MISA)

National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL)

SA Cities Network 

South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

Committees conduct their business on behalf of the House and report back on matters referred to them.

Learn more about the work of this Committee: Legacy Reports

The role and functions of Committees in Parliament (provided by Parliament)
In accordance with the powers given to it by the Constitution, the National Assembly establishes a range of committees with assigned powers and functions. The committees are required to report regularly on their activities and to make recommendations to the House for debate and decision. A large part of the Assembly’s role in the law‑making process happens in committees and much of its oversight over the executive is also done through committees, particularly the portfolio committees.

There is a portfolio committee for each corresponding government department. The composition of the committees reflects, as far as is practicable, the numerical strengths of the parties represented in the Assembly. That committee will deliberate on bills covering that department’s area of jurisdiction and scrutinise and report on its annual budget and strategic plan. As the people’s representatives, members of the committees determine whether government departments are delivering on what they promised and whether they are spending the public money they receive in a responsible manner. As part of their oversight work, committees may also do site visits where they find out directly from the people at ground level whether the government is delivering on its promises.

If a committee reports on a matter and makes certain recommendations, that report will be debated in a full sitting or plenary to give other members of the House an opportunity to engage with the content of the report. Once the report has been debated, the House decides whether to adopt the committee’s recommendations. The House may also decide only to note the report or it may refer the report back to the committee with an instruction to do further work

Broadly speaking, the mandates of Committees are to consider and process legislation referred to it; exercise oversight over the Department and entities reporting to it; consider international agreements referred to it; consider the budget vote of the Department and its entities; facilitate public participation in its processes; and to consider all other matters referred to it in terms of legislation and the Rules of Parliament

Working in Committees allows Parliament to:

-Increase the amount of work that can be done

-Ensure that issues can be debated in more detail than in plenary sessions

-Increase the level of participation of Members of Parliament (MPs) in discussions

-Enable MPs to develop expertise and in-depth knowledge of the specific Committee's area of work

-Provide a platform for the public to present views directly to MPs, something which is not possible in a plenary sitting of Parliament

-Provide an environment for Parliament to hear evidence and collect information related to the work of a specific Committee

Powers

Rule 167 of the National Assembly Rules (9th Edition) say that for the purposes of performing its functions  committee may, subject to the Constitution, legislation, the other provisions of these rules and resolutions of the Assembly –

-Summon any person to appear before it to give evidence on oath or affirmation, or to produce documents

-Receive petitions, representations or submissions from interested persons or institutions

-Permit oral evidence on petitions, representations, submissions and any other matter before the committee

-Conduct public hearings

-Consult any Assembly or Council committee or subcommittee, or any joint committee or subcommittee

-Determine its own working arrangements

-Meet at a venue determined by it, which may be a venue beyond the seat of Parliament

-Meet on any and at any time, including –

  • On a day which is not a working day
  • On a day on which the Assembly is not sitting
  • At a time when the Assembly is not sitting, or
  • During a recess

-Exercise any other powers assigned to it by the Constitution, legislation, the other provisions of these rules or resolutions of the Assembly

Committee Membership

Committee membership is distributed among the parties roughly in proportion to the seats they get in Parliament, so if a party wins 20% of the seats, its MPs will occupy about 20% of committee positions.

The NA Rules Committee agreed that all Committees will be comprised of 11 Members: ANC – 6; DA – 2; EFF – 1; other parties – 2. 

Where it is practicably possible, each party is entitled to at least one representative in a Committee.

Read More: A note to the Sixth Parliament: Committee Membership

Read More: A Note to the Sixth Parliament: The critical role of Committee Chairperson

 

Committees in Practice

With the agreement of members, the Committee staff sets the dates and times of committee meetings. The frequency of committee meetings is determined by a committee’s work programme but it is normal for a committee to meet weekly. From time to time, committees can meet more than once a week if they work programme so demands.

Section 59(1)(b) of the Constitution requires that the National Assembly and it’s committees conduct their business in an open manner and hold their sittings in public. Section 59(2) states that the National Assembly may not exclude the public or the media unless it is ‘reasonable and justifiable to do so in an open and democratic society’. Rule 184(2) of the Rules of the National Assembly further require that any decision to exclude the public from a committee meeting or part thereof must be taken ‘after due consideration’ by that committee

Who attends Committee Meetings?:

MPs (those assigned to the committee and if they so wish, any other MP)

Committee Staff: Committee Secretary, Committee Assistant, Researcher, Content Advisor

Departments, entities, organizations, individuals and experts who are invited by the Committee to speak and be questioned

Parliamentary Legal Advisor (from time to time)

Media

General Public


THE DIFFERENT COMMITTEES OF PARLIAMENT

Portfolio Committees
The National Assembly (NA) appoints from among its members a number of Portfolio Committees to shadow the work of the various national government departments.

Select Committees
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) appoints from its permanent members a number of Select Committees to shadow the work of the various national government departments and to deal with Bills.

Because only 54 of the 90 NCOP Members are permanent delegates compared to the 400 of the NA, the Select Committees oversee the work of more than one national government department.

Public Accounts Committees
The National Assembly Standing Committee on Public Accounts acts as Parliament's watchdog over the way taxpayers' money is spent by the Executive. Every year the Auditor-General tables reports on the accounts and financial management of the various government departments and State institutions.

Heads of government departments and institutions are regularly called by this committee to report and account for expenditure. The Committee can recommend that the National Assembly takes corrective actions if necessary.

Internal Committees
The National Assembly has a number of internal committees that deal with matters affecting the running of Parliament. The Committees normally consist of senior Members of Parliament. The Rules Committee and its sub-committees deal with House rules. There are structures to deal with support for Members, internal arrangements, disciplinary matters and powers and privileges of members. Other internal Committees are the Programme Committee that plans the work of the Assembly, the Disciplinary Committee, and the Committee of Chairpersons.

The National Council of Provinces also has its own domestic Committees. The Rules Committee and its subcommittees deal with the NCOP rules. There are structures to deal with support for Members, internal arrangements, disciplinary matters and powers and privileges of members. The Programme Committee plans the work of the NCOP and the Committee of Chairpersons make recommendations about the functioning of Committees and other NCOP forums.

Ad hoc Committees
Parliament or one of its Houses may appoint an ad hoc (temporary) Committee when a special task must be done. When the task is complete, the Committee is dissolved.

Joint Committees
The National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces together appoint a number of joint committees.

There are six Joint Committees:
- Constitutional Review Committee
- Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence
- Joint Standing Committee on Defence
- Committee on Multi-Party Women’s Caucus
- Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament
- Joint Standing Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests

The committees play a very important role in the process of building democracy and involving the public in the processes and activities of Parliament.

 

No results.

30 Nov 2022 Final State of Local Government report: engagement with DCoG; Progress on tabling of the Monitoring, Support and Interventions Management Bill; with Deputy Minister
29 Nov 2022 State of Mogalakwena Local Municipality: stakeholder engagement
23 Nov 2022 State of Kannaland Local Municipality: Stakeholder Engagement
22 Nov 2022 Engagement on the State of Amathole District Municipality
16 Nov 2022 State of Kagisano-Molopo Local Municipality: stakeholder engagement; with Deputy Minister
15 Nov 2022 Implementation of Committee recommendations: engagement with National Initiation Oversight Committee & EC Provincial Initiation Coordinating Committee; with Deputy Minister
02 Nov 2022 State of Msunduzi Local Municipality: stakeholder engagement
01 Nov 2022 Engagement on the challenges of upgrading the James Kleynhans Waste Water Treatment Works; with Deputy Minister
25 Oct 2022 Consideration of Traditional Affairs General Laws Amendment Bill; Makana oversight visit report; with Deputy Minister
20 Oct 2022 Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
18 Oct 2022 South African Local Government Association Annual Report 2021/22
13 Oct 2022 State of Lekwa Local Municipality: Stakeholder engagement with the community
12 Oct 2022 State of Lekwa Municipality: stakeholder engagement
11 Oct 2022 CRL Rights Commission & Municipal Demarcation Board 2021/22 Annual Reports
10 Oct 2022 COGTA Portfolio Audit Outcomes: AGSA briefing; DCoG, DTA & MISA Annual Report 2021/22
21 Sep 2022 Progress report on intervention at Mangaung Metropolitan and Enoch Mgijima Local Municipalities; with Deputy Minister
20 Sep 2022 Follow-up meeting with municipalities in the North West province on issues raised during Committee’s oversight visit; with Deputy Minister
06 Sep 2022 North West progress on COVID-19 Expenditure Audit
02 Sep 2022 Alrode Petition; Alphen Park Residents Petition; City of Ekurhuleni Residents Petition
31 Aug 2022 DCoG, DTA & MISA Quarter 4 2021/22 Performance, with Deputy Minister
30 Aug 2022 Independent Demarcation Authority Bill: DCoG briefing; with Minister
23 Aug 2022 Traditional Affairs General Amendment Bill: DTA briefing, Free State & Eastern Cape Oversight Reports; with Deputy Minister
11 Nov 2022 ATC221111: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Oversight Visit to Makana 16-19 September 2022, Dated 25 October 2022
20 Oct 2022 ATC221020: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 20 October 2022
05 Sep 2022 ATC220905: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Customary Initiation Oversight visit to the Eastern Cape, 03 – 08 July 2022, dated 23 August 2022
10 May 2022 ATC220510: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the 2022/23 APP and Budgets of the Departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 10 May 2022
24 Mar 2022 ATC220324: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the National Council of Province’s Amendments to the Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill [B2D-2019] (National Assembly – Section 76), dated 23 March 2022.
08 Mar 2022 ATC220308:Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Disaster Management Amendment Bill [B2-2021] (National Assembly – Section 76), dated 08 March 2022
08 Mar 2022 ATC220308: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Determination of Remuneration of The Public Office Bearers of The CRL Rights Commission, Dated 8 March 2022
30 Nov 2021 ATC211130: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 30 November 2021
12 May 2021 ATC210512: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans And Budgets and the Entities Reporting to them, Dated 11 May 2021
23 Feb 2021 ATC210223: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on consideration of the National Council of Provinces’ amendments to the Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill[B19D-2018] (National Assembly – Section 76), dated 23 February 2021
23 Feb 2021 ATC210223: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on consideration of the National Council of Provinces’ amendments to the Customary Initiation Bill [B7D – 2019](National Assembly – Sec 76), referred to it on 2 December 2020 (see ATC, 2 December 2020), dated 23 February 2021.
07 Dec 2020 ATC201207: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 03 December 2020
05 Nov 2020 ATC201105: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Oversight Visit to the Limpopo Province, 10 – 16 October 2019, Dated 4 November 2020
05 Nov 2020 ATC201105: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Determination of Remuneration of the Public Office Bearers Of The CRL Rights Commission, Dated 4 November 2020
05 Nov 2020 ATC201105: Preliminary Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 4 November 2020
05 Nov 2020 ATC201105: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Oversight Visit to Gauteng Province, 12 - 16 October 2020
05 Nov 2020 ATC201105: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Oversight Visit to Kwazulu-Natal Province, 06 - 09 October 2020, Dated 4 November 2020
05 Nov 2020 ATC201105: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill[B2-2019] (National Assembly – Section 76), dated 04 November 2020
21 Oct 2020 ATC201021: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Relating to an Objection by Residents Of Letsitele against Lack of Laws, By-Laws and Regulations Enforcement by Tzaneen Local Municipality, dated 21 October 2020
21 Oct 2020 ATC201021: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Relating to Allegations of Corruption and Mismanagement at Knysna Local Municipality, Western Cape, Dated 21 October 2020
21 Oct 2020 ATC201021: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Petition Pertaining to the Role of the Religious Community in the Covid-19 Crisis, dated 21 October 2020
21 Oct 2020 ATC201021: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Pertaining To Lack of Service Delivery in Ward 52, Under the City of Ethekwini dated, 21 October 2020
17 Jul 2020 ATC200717: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the 2020/21 Special Adjustment Budgets Of The Departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, and The Affected entities Reporting to them, Dated17 July 2020
18 Jun 2020 ATC200618: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Relating to Public Participation and Legislative Compliance in a Proposed Housing Development in Alberton Under the City of Ekurhuleni, Dated 17 June 2020
18 Jun 2020 ATC200618: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Pertaining to Numerous Power Outages in Boksburg and Germiston, Under the City of Ekurhuleni, Dated 17 June 2020
18 Jun 2020 ATC200618: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Relating to the Illegal Occupation of Stand 1/1224, Number 42, Second Avenue, Alberton North, Under the City of Ekurhuleni, Dated 17 June 2020
18 Jun 2020 ATC200618: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Relating to the Glen Marais Sub-Station Fire Incident Under the City of Ekurhuleni, Dated 17 June 2020
18 Jun 2020 ATC200618: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Petition Pertaining to Service Delivery in Nemallpius Ext 22, Under the City of Tshwane, Dated 17 June 2020
05 Jun 2020 ATC200605: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans And Budgets of the Departments of Cooperative Governance, the Department of Traditional Affairs, and Entities Reporting to them, Dated 21 May 2020
05 Jun 2020 ATC200605: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans and Budgets of the Departments of Cooperative Governance, The Department Of Traditional Affairs, and Entities Reporting to them, Dated 21 May 2020
23 Oct 2019 ATC191023: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 16 October 2019
04 Jul 2019 ATC190704: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 04 July 2019
13 Feb 2019 ATC190213: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Traditional and Khoi – San Leadership Bill [B23D-2015] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 13 February 2019
13 Feb 2019 ATC190213: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill [B19-2018] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 13 February 2019
05 Dec 2018 ATC181205: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill [B8D-2017] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 5 December 2018
05 Dec 2018 ATC181205: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill [B8D-2017] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 5 December 2018
17 Nov 2018 ATC181117: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 17 2018
14 Nov 2018 ATC181114: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Customary Initiation Bill [B7-2018] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 14 November 2018
08 May 2018 ATC180508: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote 4 of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 8 May 2018
08 May 2018 ATC180508: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote 4 of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 8 May 2018
08 May 2018 ATC180508: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote 4 of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 8 May 2018
14 Feb 2018 ATC180214: Report Of The Pc on Cogta on the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission) on the Commercialisation of Religion and Abuse of Peoples Beliefs dated 14 February 2018
09 Dec 2017 ATC171209: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Study Tour to China, 02 – 09 December 2017
24 Oct 2017 ATC171024: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill [B23 – 2015] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 24 October 2017
17 Oct 2017 ATC171017: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs dated 17 October 2017
22 Jun 2017 ATC170622: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill [B8 – 2017] (National Assembly – sec 76), dated 22 June 2017
14 Jun 2017 ATC170714: Interim report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill [B8 – 2017], dated 14 June 2017
10 May 2017 ATC170510: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote No. 4 of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dated 10 May 2017
20 Oct 2016 ATC161020: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 20 October 2016
19 Apr 2016 ATC160419: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote 4 of The Department of Cooperative Governance And Traditional Affairs dated 13 April 2016
19 Nov 2015 ATC151119: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Disaster Management Amendment Bill [B 10 D – 2015] (National Assembly – sec 76) dated 17 November 2015
17 Nov 2015 ATC151117: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Disaster Management Amendment Bill [B 10 – 2015] (National Assembly – sec 76) dated 17 November 2015
20 Oct 2015 ATC151020: Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of the Portfolio Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 20 October 2015
03 Jun 2015 ATC150604: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Disaster Management Amendment Bill [B10 – 2015] (National Assembly – sec 76) dated 3 June 2015
05 May 2015 ATC150505: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote 4 of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Dated 05 May 2015
28 Oct 2014 ATC141030: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 28 october 2014
10 Jul 2014 ATC140711: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Annual Performance Plan and Budget Vote 3 of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 10 July 2014
12 Feb 2014 ATC140304: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Bill [B 33 – 2013], dated, 12 February 2014:
01 Aug 2013 ATC131017: Draft Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the oversight visits to North West and Eastern Cape Provinces from 21 to 25 July and 28 July to 1 August 2013 – Dated 17 September 2013
14 May 2013 ATC130520: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Budget Vote 3: Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated, 14 May 2013
30 Jan 2013 ATC130328: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on the Oversight Visit to Gert Sibande District, Mpumalanga Province from 28 – 30 January 2013, dated 26 March 2013
20 Nov 2012 ATC121120: Report of the Select Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Consideration of the Termination Of Intervention in Okhahlamba Local Municipality and Extension of Intervention in Indaka Local Municipality – dated 20 November 2012   
20 Nov 2012 ATC121203: Report of the Select Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Consideration of the Termination Of Intervention in Okhahlamba Local Municipality– dated 20 November 2012
20 Nov 2012 ATC121203: Report of the Select Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on Consideration of Extension of Intervention in Indaka Local Municipality – dated 20 November 2012
23 Oct 2012 ATC121023: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 23 October 2012
23 Oct 2012 ATC121023: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, dated 23 October 2012 2011
02 May 2012 ATC120502: Report on Budget Vote 3, dated 2 May 2012
07 Jun 2011 ATC110607: Report Budget Vote 3: Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
31 May 2011 ATC110531: Report Budget Vote 3: Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
30 Mar 2011 ATC110330: Report: Northern Cape Province from 27 – 30 March 2011, dated 24 April 2012
02 Nov 2010 Report: Budgetary Review and Recommendation on the performance of the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs for the 2009/10 financial year, dated 2 November 2010
20 Apr 2010 ATC100420: Report on Budget Vote 3: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
22 Mar 2010 ATC100322: Report on Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill [B 22 – 2010]
11 Nov 2009 ATC091111: Report on Oversight Visit to Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality
11 Nov 2009 ATC091111: Report National House of Traditional Leaders Bill
11 Nov 2009 ATC091111: Report on Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill
12 Feb 2009 ATC090212: Report on Cross-boundary Municipalities Laws Repeal and Related Matters Amendment Bill
26 Nov 2008 ATC081126: Report on Oversight Visit to the SALGA & the Winterveldt Community
26 Nov 2008 ATC081126: Report on Public Hearings on National House of Traditional Leaders Bill & Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill
26 Nov 2008 ATC081126: Report on Budget Vote 29
26 Nov 2008 ATC081126: Report on Oversight visit to the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup Host Cities
13 Aug 2008 ATC080813: Report Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill
13 Aug 2008 ATC080813: Report on National House of Traditional Leaders Bill
24 Jun 2008 ATC080624: Report on Local Government Laws Amendment Bill
Report: Local Government Laws Amendment Bill
Report: Budget Vote 29
04 Oct 2022 Draft Code of Conduct for Councillors Regulations
20 May 2022 Local Government Municipal Planning and Performance Management Regulations
01 Apr 2022 Integrated Development Plans (IDPs)
30 Mar 2022 Draft Covid-19 Post National State of Disaster Regulations
06 Sep 2021 21-Year-Review of Local Government
19 Jul 2021 Disaster Management Amendment Bill
13 Mar 2021 Informal Trading By-Laws
18 Feb 2021 Notice of Introduction: Disaster Management Amendment Draft Bill, 2021 [PMB]
17 Jun 2020 Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Bill
25 Apr 2020 COVID-19: Schedule of services to be phased in as per the risk adjusted strategy
08 Apr 2020 COVID-19: Contact Parliamentary Committees and MPs about government’s actions and response
03 May 2019 SALRC: Review of Regulatory, Compliance and Reporting Burdens imposed on Local Government by Legislation
12 Aug 2018 Customary Initiation Bill: public hearings starting in Port Elizabeth on 13 August 2018
14 Jul 2017 Draft Customary Initiation Bill
22 May 2017 Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill [B8 – 2017]
20 Jan 2017 Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill [B23-2015]
22 Nov 2016 Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill [B23-2015]
28 Sep 2016 Draft Local Government: Municipal Staff Regulations & Draft Local Government: Guidelines for the implementation of the Municipal Staff Regulations
27 May 2016 Local Government Municipal Structures Amendment Draft Bill 2016
01 Jun 2015 Policy on the Customary Practice of Initiation in South Africa - draft
13 Mar 2014 Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Bill [B33B-2013]
02 Dec 2013 Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Bill [B33-2013]
23 Sep 2013 Traditional Affairs Draft Bill
02 Jul 2013 Disaster Management Amendment Draft Bill
08 Apr 2013 Comment: Appointment of Senior Managers in Local Government draft regulations
08 Apr 2013 Comment: Discussion Paper: Towards a Fire Services White Paper
12 Dec 2022 NW4442 by Mr C Brink - With reference to a presentation to the...
12 Dec 2022 NW3524 by Mr C Brink - With reference to a presentation to the...
12 Dec 2022 NW4551 by Prof C T Msimang - Whether she will furnish Prof C T Msimang with...
12 Dec 2022 NW4455 by Ms H O Mkhaliphi - Whether her department keeps record of the...
12 Dec 2022 NW4368 by Mr C Brink - What is the breakdown of municipalities in...
12 Dec 2022 NW4232 by Ms S A Buthelezi - Whether, in light of the Integrated Urban...
12 Dec 2022 NW4184 by Ms E R J Spies - Whether the Community Work Programme has...
12 Dec 2022 NW4087 by Mrs S M Mokgotho - On what date will electricity be installed for...
12 Dec 2022 NW4035 by Ms E R J Spies - Whether her department and/or any entity...
12 Dec 2022 NW3839 by Ms E R J Spies - With reference to a presentation on the...
12 Dec 2022 NW4008 by Mr K Ceza - With reference to the Makana Local...
12 Dec 2022 NW3838 by Ms E R J Spies - With reference to a presentation on the...
12 Dec 2022 NW3837 by Ms E R J Spies - With reference to a presentation on the...
12 Dec 2022 NW3644 by Mr C Brink - (1)​Whether it is permitted for traditional...
12 Dec 2022 NW3554 by Mr I M Groenewald - (1)Whether, with reference to her reply to...
12 Dec 2022 NW2771 by Mr D Joseph - Whether she has found that the latest annual...
01 Nov 2022 NW3906 by Mrs S M Mokgotho - Whether she intends to take any steps to...
28 Oct 2022 NW3456 by Mr V Pambo - What is the policy decision of her department...
28 Oct 2022 NW3445 by Mr K Ceza - By what date will the training of senior...
28 Oct 2022 NW2117 by Mr D W Macpherson - With reference to the disaster relief funding,...
28 Oct 2022 NW2598 by D Joseph - On what basis, understanding, research,...
28 Oct 2022 NW2737 by Mr I M Groenewald - Whether, with reference to section 57A(1) and...
28 Oct 2022 NW2772 by Mr D Joseph - Whether she will use the (a) findings and (b)...
28 Oct 2022 NW2949 by Mr D Joseph - What (a) total amount was allocated to the...
28 Oct 2022 NW2992 by Mr W F Faber - Whether she and/or her department submitted a...
28 Oct 2022 NW3444 by Mr K Ceza - In light of the failure of the Municipal...
28 Oct 2022 NW3183 by Mr W F Faber - On what date did she attend the last meeting...
27 Oct 2022 NW3372 by Mrs M R Mohlala - What (a) are the reasons that the Waterberg...
24 Oct 2022 NW3642 by Mr C Brink - Whether she has ever conducted an assessment...
24 Oct 2022 NW3746 by Mrs S M Mokgotho - By what date will she ensure that the...
24 Oct 2022 NW3764 by Mr K Ceza - What remedial action has she taken to ensure...
18 Oct 2022 NW3643 by C Brink - (1)What is the nature of the present dispute...
17 Oct 2022 NW2597 by Mr D Joseph - What is the daily allowance that councillors...
14 Oct 2022 NW3056 by Mrs C C S Motsepe - What measures have been put in place to...
16 Sep 2022 NW2536 by Mr K Ceza - What measures have been put in place to...
15 Sep 2022 NW2477 by Mr I M Groenewald - What (i) total number of employees of her...
14 Sep 2022 NO484 by Ms HO Mkhaliphi - Whether she has been informed of the report of...
14 Sep 2022 NO473 by Ms SA Buthelezi - (1)Whether she has seen an improvement in the...
14 Sep 2022 NO463 by Mr G G Mpumza - Considering that the 2020-21 Municipal Finance...
14 Sep 2022 NO488 by Mr C Brink - Whether she has assessed the viability of...
14 Sep 2022 NW2149 by Mr B N Herron - (1) During the period of the 6th Parliament,...
26 Aug 2022 NW2063 by Mr K Ceza - In light of the escalating crime, gender-based...
26 Aug 2022 NW1215 by Mr I M Groenewald - (1) With regard to the implementation and...
26 Aug 2022 NW2284 by Ms A M M Weber - (1) What steps will she and/or her department...
26 Aug 2022 NW2351 by Dr M M Gondwe - What (a) total number of public servants are...
26 Aug 2022 NW1357 by Ms P Madokwe - Whether she has the power to take steps...
05 Aug 2022 NW1700 by Mr K Ceza - In light of the right to practice cultural and...
01 Jul 2022 NW2303 by Mr W Horn - With reference to the intervention into the...
01 Jul 2022 NW2304 by Mr W Horn - With reference to the intervention into the...
24 Jun 2022 NW1405 by Ms H O Mkhaliphi - What (a) led to the collapse of the Mangaung...

All questions to the Minister

Bill name Date introduced Number Status
Traditional Affairs General Amendment Bill 29 Jul 2022 B16-2022 Under consideration by the National Assembly.
Independent Municipal Demarcation Authority Bill 21 Jun 2022 B14-2022 Under consideration by the National Assembly.
Disaster Management Amendment Bill 19 Feb 2021 B2-2021 Rejected
Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill 06 Feb 2019 B2-2019 Act partially commenced
Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill 08 Jun 2018 B19-2018 Act commenced
Customary Initiation Bill 05 Apr 2018 B7-2018 Act commenced
Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill 28 Mar 2017 B8-2017 Act commenced
Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill 22 Sep 2015 B23-2015 Act commenced
Disaster Management Amendment Bill 09 Mar 2015 B10-2015 Act commenced
Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment 24 Sep 2013 B33-2013 Act commenced
2010 Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill 27 Jul 2010 B22-2010 Act commenced
Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Bill 10 Sep 2009 B12-2009 Act commenced
National House of Traditional Leaders Bill 20 Jun 2008 B56-2008 Act commenced
Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill 20 Jun 2008 B57-2008 Act commenced
Local Government Laws Amendment Bill 27 Jul 2007 B28-2007 Act commenced
Constitution Thirteenth Amendment Bill 29 Jun 2007 B24-2007 Act commenced
Cross-Boundary Municipalities Laws Repeal And Related Matters Amendment Bill 29 Jun 2007 B25-2007 Act commenced
Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Bill 03 May 2007 B9-2007 Act commenced
2022 40 meetings Attendance rate 77%
2021 66 meetings 76%
2020 87 meetings 76%
2019 15 meetings 78%
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Contact

Secretary of Committee:

Shereen Cassiem

Tel: 021 403 3769

Cell: 083 709 8533

Email: scassiem@parliament.gov.za

Secretary To Chairperson:

Lulekwa Nkunkuma

Tel: 021 403 3138

Cell: 083 709 8404

Email: lnkunkuma@parliament.gov.za





 

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