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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: April 2019

09 April 2019

Fifth Parliament: Looking Back

With the Fifth Parliament done and dusted, we look back at all our reviews of the legislature’s activities, highlights and controversies from this period.   2018 – Review of Parliament 2018 2017 – Review of Parliament 2017 2016 – Review of Parliament...
08 April 2019

Rules for first sitting of: NA, NCOP and Provincial Legislatures

After an election, the first sitting of the National Assembly must take place at a time and on a date determined by the Chief Justice, but not more than 14 days after the election result has been declared. At its first sitting after its election, the...
03 April 2019

Parliament not told about 47% drop in registered 18 & 19 yr olds for elections

The Parliamentary Monitoring Group notes with concern the 47% drop in registered 18 and 19-year-olds for the 2019 elections compared to the 2014 elections. The IEC Xsê campaign and other marketing strategies went all out to encourage young voters to...
02 April 2019

Bills Activity Fifth Parliament

  Creating, amending and passing legislation is one of Parliament's salient functions. We provide a snapshot of the key numbers, statistics and activity relating to legislation in the Fifth Parliament  Bills Activity Fifth Parliament