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Oversight responsibility of Police Portfolio Committee

The Police Portfolio Committee is responsible for oversight of the Department of Police and the SA Police Service (SAPS) as well as the following statutory entities:

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID)

Civilian Secretariat for Police Service

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA)

National Forensic Oversight and Ethics Board (DNA Board)

Office of the DPCI Judge

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

Functions

A portfolio committee must:

  • deal with Bills and other matters falling within its portfolio as are referred to in terms of the Constitution, legislation, National Assembly Rules, the Joint Rules or by resolution of the Assembly
  • must maintain oversight of-
    • the exercise within its portfolio of national executive authority, including the implementation of legislation,
    • any executive organ of state falling within its portfolio
    • any constitutional institution falling within its portfolio, and
    • any other body or institution in respect of which oversight was assigned to it
  • may monitor, investigate, enquire into and make recommendations concerning any such executive organ of state, constitutional institution or other body or institution, including the legislative programme, budget, rationalisation, restructuring, functioning, organisation, structure, staff and policies of such organ of state, institution or other body or institution
  • may consult and liaise with any executive organ of state or constitution institution, and
  • must perform any other functions, tasks or duties assigned to it in terms of the Constitution, legislation, these rules, the Joint Rules or resolutions of the Assembly, including functions, tasks and duties concerning parliamentary oversight or supervision of such executive organs of state, constitutional institutions or other bodies or institutions


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, the budget of the House, support for Members, internal arrangements, 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 has its own domestic Committees. The Rules Committee and its subcommittees deal with the NCOP rules, the NCOP budget, parliamentary privileges, internal arrangements, international relations and delegated legislation. 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, for example the Constitutional Review Committee.

The Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence and the Joint Standing Committee on Defence are statutory Committees. This means that they are established, by the Constitution or by an Act of Parliament, as well as in terms of the rules of Parliament.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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18 Sep 2019 Minister of Police & SAPS on 2019 Annual Crime Statistics (continuation)
12 Sep 2019 Crime Stats; with Minister and Deputy Minister
11 Sep 2019 Legislative schedule progress report: Civilian Secretariat briefing; Regulations: PSIRA briefing
06 Sep 2019 Committee hosting Chinese delegation
21 Aug 2019 Induction Workshop by SAPS, CPS, IPID & PSIRA
20 Aug 2019 Induction Workshop: Policing landscape, Legacy Report & Committee functioning
09 Jul 2019 PSIRA & Civilian Secretariat for Police 2019/20 Annual Performance Plans; Budget Reports
04 Jul 2019 Civilian Secretariat for Police & IPID 2019/20 Annual Performance Plans
03 Jul 2019 SAPS 2019/20 Budget: Programme 2, 3, including DPCI, 4 and 5, with the Minister
02 Jul 2019 SAPS 2018/19 Budget: Programme 1 Administration
02 Jul 2019 Election of Chairperson
10 Jul 2019 ATC190710: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2019/20 Budget, Annual Performance Plan and 2017 – 2021 Strategic Plan of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA), Dated 09 July 2019
09 Jul 2019 ATC190709: REPORT OF THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON POLICE ON THE 2019/20 BUDGET, ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN OF THE CIVILIAN SECRETARIAT FOR POLICE SERVICES (CSPS), DATED 9 JULY 2019
09 Jul 2019 ATC190709: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2019/20 Budget Vote 23, Annual Performance Plan (APP) Of the Department of Police (SAPS), Dated 9 July 2019.
09 Jul 2019 ATC190709: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2019/20 Budget, Annual Performance Plan of the Civilian Secretariat for Police Services (CSPS), dated 9 July 2019
09 Jul 2019 ATC190709: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2019/20 Budget Vote 20, Performance Plan and 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Dated 9 July 2019
20 Mar 2019 ATC190320: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its activities undertaken during the 5th Parliament (May 2014 – November 2018)
13 Mar 2019 ATC190313: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Motion of Desirability on the Regulation of Gatherings Amend-Ment Bill [B 47—2018], dated 13 March 2019
28 Feb 2019 ATC190228: Report by the Portfolio Committee on Police on the referral by the Speaker of the National Assembly on the recommendation by the Minister of Police, Hon. B. Cele, MP dated 05 February 2019, not to renew the employment contract of the Executive Director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, Dated 28 February 2019
22 Feb 2019 ATC190222: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill [B 22B – 2017] (National Assembly – sec 75), dated 22 February 2019
30 Nov 2018 ATC181130: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its activities undertaken during the 5th Parliament (May 2014 – November 2018)
21 Nov 2018 ATC181121: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2017/18 Annual Report of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira), dated 21 November 2018
21 Nov 2018 ATC181121: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Firearms Control Amendment Bill [B40-2018], dated 21 November 2018
21 Nov 2018 ATC181121: Report by the Portfolio Committee on Police on the referral by the Speaker on correspondence by the Minister of Police, Hon. N. Nhleko dated 21 February 2017, on the investigation into the appointment and payment of Adams and Adams Attorneys by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), dated 21 November 2018
06 Nov 2018 Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on a Petition from Wards 65, 66 and 67 of the Ekurhuleni Metro, calling on the National Assembly to investigate the spiralling crime rate in Etwatwa, ensure more visible policing and to investigate the alleged complicity between the South African Police Service and crime syndicates: dated 6 November 2018
06 Nov 2018 ATC181106: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on a Petition from residents of Soshanguve South calling for the establishment of a Satellite Police Station: dated 6 November 2018
06 Nov 2018 ATC191106: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on a Petition from the residents of Birch Acres, Kempton Park, calling for increased resources to be provided to the Norkem Park Police Station in order to ensure effective and visible policing: dated 6 November 2018
17 Oct 2018 ATC181017: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service (Csps) 2017/18 Annual Report, dated 17 October 2018
17 Oct 2018 ATC181017: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2017/18 Annual Report of the South African Police Service (Saps), dated 17 October 2018
17 Oct 2018 ATC181017: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), dated 17 October 2018
14 Aug 2018 ATC180814: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill [B 22 – 2017] (National Assembly – sec 75), dated 14 August 2018
04 Jul 2018 ATC180704: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Amendment Bill [B25-2018], dated 4 July 2018
06 Jun 2018 ATC180606: Portfolio Committee on Police Memorandum in terms of Rule 274(3) of the Rules of the National Assembly, dated 6 June 2018
06 Jun 2018 ATC180606: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Study Visit to the People’s Republic of China between 8 – 15 October 2017, dated 6 June 2018
30 May 2018 ATC180530: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police On The 2018/19 Budget, Annual Performance Plan And 2017-2021 Strategic Plan of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira), dated 30 May 2018
09 May 2018 ATC180509: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2018/19 Budget Vote 20, Annual Performance Plan and 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), dated 9 May 2018
09 May 2018 ATC180509: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2018/19 Budget, Annual Performance Plan of the Civilian Secretariat for Police Services (Csps), dated 9 May 2018
09 May 2018 ATC180509: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2018/19 Budget Vote 23, Annual Performance Plan (App) of the Department of Police (Saps), dated 9 May 2018
01 Mar 2018 ATC180301: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the submission of a legislative proposal, dated 1 March 2018
06 Oct 2017 ATC171006: The Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), dated 06 October 2017
06 Oct 2017 ATC171006: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2016/17 Annual Report Plan of the South African Police Services (Saps), dated 6 October 2017
06 Oct 2017 ATC171006: Budget Review And Recommendation Report Of The Portfolio Committee On Police On The Civilian Secretariat For Police (Csp) 2016/17 Annual Report, Dated 6 October 2017
13 Sep 2017 ATC170913; Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its Oversight Visit to police stations and specialised units in and around the province of KwaZulu-Natal on 31 July – 4 August 2017, dated 13 September 2017
13 Sep 2017 ATC170913 : Portfolio Committee on Police Report of International Study Tour to the United Kingdom on 18-31 March 2017, dated 13 September 2017
13 Sep 2017 ATC170913; Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its Oversight Visit to police stations and specialised units in and around the province of KwaZulu-Natal on 31 July – 4 August 2017, dated 13 September 2017
17 May 2017 ATC170517: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2017/18 Budget Vote 23, Annual Performance Plan (APP) and 20114-2019 Strategic Plan of the Department of Police (SAPS), Dated 17 May 2017
17 May 2017 ATC170517: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2017/18 Budget Vote 20, Annual Performance Plan and 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Dated 17 May 2017
17 May 2017 ATC170517: Report of Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2017/18 Budget, Annual Performance Plan and 2014 – 2019 Strategic Plan of the Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSP), Date 17 May 2017
21 Oct 2016 ATC161021: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSP),dated 21 October 2016
21 Oct 2016 ATC161021: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on The 2015/16 Annual Report Plan of the South African Police Services (SAPS), dated 21 October 2016
21 Oct 2016 ATC161021: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), dated 21 October 2016
23 Aug 2016 ATC160823: Portfolio Committee on Police Report on the Oversight visit to Manenberg Police Station on 22 April 2016, dated 23 August 2016
28 Apr 2016 ATC160428: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Research Seminar on Risk Factors for Police Held on 17 February 2016 dated 29 February 2016
19 Apr 2016 ATC160419: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2016/17 Budget Vote 23, Annual Performance Plan and 2014-2019 Strategic Plan of the Department of Police (Saps), dated 19 April 2016
19 Apr 2016 ATC160419: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2016/17 Budget Vote 20, Annual Performance Plan and 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), dated 19 April 2016
19 Apr 2016 ATC160419: Report Of The Portfolio Committee On Police On The 2016/17 Budget, Annual Performance Plan And 2014-2019 Strategic Plan Of The Civilian Secretariat For Police (Csp), dated 19 April 2016
25 Feb 2016 ATC160225: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police the Protection of Critical Infrastructure Bill [PMB4-2015]
18 Feb 2016 ATC160218: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its Oversight Visit to police stations and specialised units in and around the Free State Province on 21-25 September 2015 dated 26 January 2015
18 Feb 2016 ATC160218: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority 2014/15 Annual Report and Budget dated 26 January 2016
12 Nov 2015 ATC151112: Rule 201 Enquiry Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police in terms of the National Assembly Rules (8th edition, February 2014) dated 11 November 2015
20 Oct 2015 ATC151020: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2014/15 Annual Report Plan of the South African Police Services (SAPS), Dated 20 October 2015
20 Oct 2015 ATC151020: Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), dated 20 October 2015
20 Oct 2015 ATC151020: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSP), dated 20 October 2015
16 Jul 2015 ATC150716: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the National Firearms Summit Held on 24 and 25 March 2015
16 Jul 2015 ATC150716: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its 22 - 23 September 2014 oversight visit to the Central Firearms Registry and Police stations in and around Pretoria, in the Gauteng Province dated 19 November 2014
16 Jul 2015 ATC150716: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its Oversight visit to the Mpumalanga Province, dated 10 February 2015
11 May 2015 ATC150511: Report of the Portfolio Committee on the 2015/16 Budget Vote 23, Annual Performance Plan and 2014-2019 Strategic Plan of the Department of Police (SAPS), dated 07 May 2015
11 May 2015 ATC150511: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2015/16 Budget, Annual Performance Plan and 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan Of The Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSP), Dated 07 May 2015:
11 May 2015 ATC150511: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2015/16 Budget Vote 20, Annual Performance Plan and 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), dated 07 May 2015:
11 May 2015 ATC150511: Report of the Portfolio Committee On Police On The 2015/16 Budget, Annual Performance Plan And 2015/16-2019/20 Strategic Plan Of The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira), Dated 07 May 2015:
31 Oct 2014 ATC141104: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate’s Performance in 2013/14 dated 31 October 2014
31 Oct 2014 ATC141105: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on Oversight visits to Police Stations in Nyanga and Philippi in the Western Cape Province, dated 31 October 2014
31 Oct 2014 ATC141104: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Performance of the South African Police Services (Saps) in 2013/14, dated 31 October 2014
11 Jul 2014 ATC140711: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on Budget Vote 25: Police (2014/15), dated 11 July 2014
11 Jul 2014 ATC140711: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2014/15 Budget Allocation (Vote 23), Strategic and Annual Performance Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, dated 11 July 2014
04 Mar 2014 ATC140304: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on Proclamations made in terms of section 25 of the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities, 2004 (Act No 33 of 2004) dated 04 March 2014.
29 Jan 2014 ATC140206: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the appointment of the Executive Director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, dated 29 January 2014
29 Jan 2014 ATC140131: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the appointment of the Executive Director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, dated 29 January 2014
29 Jan 2014 ATC140131: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill (B27D-2012), dated 29 January 2014.
06 Nov 2013 ATC131106: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill (B27- 2012), dated 6 November 2013
05 Nov 2013 ATC131106: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill [B9B-2013], dated 05 November 2013
05 Nov 2013 ATC131107: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill [B9B-2013] dated 5 November 2013:
24 Oct 2013 ATC131028: The Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police, dated 24 October 2013
24 Oct 2013 ATC131028: The Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police, dated 24 October 2013
22 Oct 2013 ATC131025: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2012/3 Annual Report Plan of the Department of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, dated 22 October 2013
22 Oct 2013 ATC131028: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2012/13 Annual Report Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate on 22 October 2013.
22 Oct 2013 ATC131025: Budget Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2012/3 Annual Report Plan of The Department Independent Police Investigative Directorate on 22 October 2013.
13 Aug 2013 ATC130814: The following report replaces the Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill [B 9 – 2013] (National Assembly – sec 75), dated 13 August 2013 which appeared on page 3189 of the ATC published on 13 August 2013:
13 Aug 2013 ATC130813: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill [B 9 – 2013] (National Assembly – sec 75), dated 13 August 2013:
18 Jun 2013 ATC130621: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on Proclamations made in terms of section 25 of the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities, 2004 (Act No 33 of 2004) dated 18 June 2013.
21 May 2013 ATC130521: National Assembly Portfolio Committee on Police STRATEGIC PLAN: 2013, March 2013
14 May 2013 ATC130521: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2013/14 Budget, Annual Performance Plan and 2013/14-2017/18 Strategic Plan of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA), dated 14 May 2013:
14 May 2013 ATC130521: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on Budget Vote 25: Police (2013/14), dated 14 May 2013
14 May 2013 ATC130521: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2013/14 Budget Allocation, Strategic and Annual Performance Plan of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, dated 14 May 2013
12 Mar 2013 ATC130312: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Dangerous Weapons Bill [B37 – 2012], dated 12 March 2013.
12 Feb 2013 ATC130416: Report on the Oversight visit to Police Stations in Northern Cape Province, dated 12 February 2013
12 Feb 2013 ATC130416: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Annual Report on the Private Security Industry Regulatory Agency (PSIRA), dated 12 February 2013
24 Oct 2012 ATC121024: The Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, dated 24 October 2012
22 Oct 2012 ATC121024: The Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the performance of the Department of Police for the 2011/12 financial year, dated 22 October 2012.
05 Sep 2012 ATC121024: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Detective Dialogue held on 5 September 2012, dated 23 October 2012
29 May 2012 ATC120529: Report on Strategic Plan: 2012 of the Committee, dated 29 May 2012
02 May 2012 ATC120502: Report on Budget Vote 23 of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate for 2012/13 dated 02 May 2012
02 May 2012 ATC120502: Report on Budget Vote 23 of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate for 2012/13 dated 02 May 2012
02 May 2012 ATC120502: Report on Budget Vote 25 of the Department of Police 2012/13, dated 2 May 2012
02 May 2012 ATC120502: Report on Budget Vote 25 of the Department of Police 2012/13, dated 2 May 2012
30 Mar 2012 ATC130515: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its oversight visit from 26-30 March 2012 to the following Police Stations in the North West Province:
02 Feb 2012 ATC130515: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Police on its oversight visit from 23-27 January and 02 February 2012 to the following Police Stations in Limpopo Province:
29 Nov 2011 ATC110529: Report on Oversight visit to the Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) project in Port Elizabeth on 29 November 2011, dated 29 May 2012
09 Nov 2011 ATC110309: Report on Mediation Committee on the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Bill [B 16B and B 16D - 2010]
05 Aug 2011 Report: Oversight Visits from 02-05 August 2011 and 10-12 August 2011 to Police Stations in Gauteng Province
24 May 2011 ATC110524: Report on Proclamations made in terms of Section 25 of the Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act, 2004 (Act No. 33 of 2004)
14 Apr 2011 ATC110412: Report on Budget Vote 25 of Department of Police For 2011/12
12 Apr 2011 ATC110412: Report on Budget Vote 23 of Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD) FOR 2011/12
09 Mar 2011 ATC110309: Report on Mediation Committee on Independent Police Investigative Directorate Bill [B 15B and B 15D - 2010]
17 Feb 2011 ATC110217: Report on Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Bill [B16D-2010]
15 Feb 2011 ATC110215: Report on Independent Police Investigative Directorate Bill [B15D-2010]
28 Jan 2011 ATC110816: Report on Oversight Visit from 25-28 January 2011
02 Dec 2010 ATC101202: Report on Unannounced Oversight Visit to Inanda Police Station in KwaZulu-Natal Province
05 May 2010 ATC100505: Report on Budget Vote 22 of the Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD) for the 2010/11
05 May 2010 ATC100505: Report on Budget Vote 24 of the Department of Police for 2010/11
13 Apr 2010 ATC100413: Report on Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill
03 Nov 2009 ATC091103: Report on Declaration of an Amnesty in terms of the Firearms Control Act
19 Nov 2008 ATC081119: Report on Second Hand Goods Bill
19 Nov 2008 ATC081119: Report on South African Police Service Amendment Bill
20 Oct 2008 ATC081020: Report on South African Police Service Amendment Bill
12 Mar 2008 ATC080312: Report on Second-Hand Goods Bill
28 Aug 2019 NW330 by Dr A Lotriet - What number of licenced firearms are there in the ...
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14 Aug 2019 NW184 by Mr M Waters - (1) With regard to each police station within the ...
14 Aug 2019 NW382 by Mr A G Whitfield - What was the total budget allocation to (a) the ...
14 Aug 2019 NW333 by Maj Gen O S Terblanche - (a) What number of police stations are maintained ...
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14 Aug 2019 NW243 by Dr A Lotriet - (1) With reference to his reply to question 3778 ...
14 Aug 2019 NW263 by Ms Z Majozi - Whether he has a specific plan in place to deploy ...
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31 Jul 2019 NW76 by Mr W T I Mafanya - (a) What total number of members does the ...
31 Jul 2019 NW228 by Maj Gen 0. S. Terblanche - Whether he intends to introduce amending ...
31 Jul 2019 NW115 by Mr A G Whitfield - (a) What number of holding cells are there at (i) ...
31 Jul 2019 NW88 by Ms NV Mente - Whether any information and technology systems of ...
31 Jul 2019 NW179 by Mr M S F de Freitas - By what date will (a) additional vehicles be ...
31 Jul 2019 NW30 by Mr M Waters - With regard to case number 973/07/2011 reported ...
31 Jul 2019 NW9 by Ms Z Majozi - What is the plan of his department regarding the ...
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16 Jul 2019 NW148 by Ms Z Majozi - (1) Whether, with regard to current and future ...
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22 Mar 2019 NW459 by Mr D America - What number of (a) cases of (i) murder, (ii) ...
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Bill name Date introduced Number Status
Regulation of Gatherings Amendment Bill - Adv A Alberts (FF+) 27 Nov 2018 B47-2018 Lapsed
Firearms Control Amendment Bill - Dr PJ Groenewald (FF+) 26 Oct 2018 B40-2018 Rejected
Independent Police Investigative Directorate Amendment Bill 30 Jul 2018 B25-2018 Lapsed
Independent Police Investigative Directorate Amendment Draft Bill 09 May 2018 X-2018
Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill 29 Sep 2017 B22-2017 Approved by Parliament. Waiting to be signed into law.
Protection of Critical Infrastructure Bill - Mr Z Mbhele (DA) 28 Aug 2015 PMB4-2015 Rejected
Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill 08 May 2013 B9-2013 Act commenced
Dangerous Weapons Bill 31 Oct 2012 B37-2012 Act commenced
Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill 06 Sep 2012 B27-2012 Approved by Parliament. Waiting to be signed into law.
South African Police Service Amendment Bill 23 Feb 2012 B7-2012 Act commenced
2010 Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Bill 12 Jul 2010 B16-2010 Act commenced
2010 Independent Police Investigative Directorate Bill 12 Jul 2010 B15-2010 Act commenced
Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Bill 08 Jul 2009 B7-2009 Act commenced
Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill 13 Jan 2009 B2-2009 Act commenced
Second-Hand Goods Bill 08 Feb 2008 B2-2008 Act commenced
Firearms Control Amendment Bill 06 Jun 2006 B12-2006 Act commenced
2019 11 meetings Attendance rate 77%
Detailed attendance data by committee and MP

Contact

Secretaries of Committee:

Babalwa Mbengo

Tel: 021 403 3741

Cell: 083 709 8489

Email: bmbengo@parliament.gov.za

Zoleka Kula

Tel: 021 403 8646

Cell: 083 707 2185

Email: zkula@parliament.gov.za

Secretary To Chairperson:

Ntombomzi Kasi

Tel: 021 403 2105

Cell: 083 709 8411

Email: nkasi@parliament.gov.za

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