ATC160315: Report of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on the Filling of a Vacancy in the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), dated 15 March 2016
Report of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on the Filling of a Vacancy in the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), dated 15 March 2016
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, having considered a request to the National Assembly by the Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Mogoeng Mogoeng, to nominate a suitable candidate to fill a vacancy in the IEC, reports as follows:
Following interviews by a panel established in terms of section 6(3) of the Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (No 51 of 1996) and comprising the Chief Justice (chairperson), the Chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission, the Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality and the Public Protector, the Chief Justice submitted a list of candidates and their curricula vitae to the National Assembly for consideration to fill a vacancy in the Electoral Commission.
The matter was referred to the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on 2 March 2016 for consideration and report (see Announcements, Tablings and Committee Reports, No 19 -2016, page 2). The committee met on 15 March 2016 to consider the candidates recommended by the panel.
Following its deliberations, the committee recommends that the House approve the nomination of Ms Janet Yetta Love for appointment to fill the vacancy in the IEC.
Report to be considered.
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