Parliament, Sunday, 18 September 2022 – Questions to the Economics Cluster Ministers, a two-day Policy Implementation and Legislative Review Summit, a Debate on Heritage Day and consideration of Bills plus other issues of national importance are on the Parliamentary agenda for this last week of the third term.

The National Assembly (NA) and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will be embarking on a two-week constituency period from 26 September to 10 October.

The Eastern Cape leg of the report back sessions on the Women’s Charter for Accelerated Development programme kicks off this week’s programme and will be held in the province’s Sarah Baartman District tomorrow (Monday).

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the NCOP is hosting a two-day Policy Implementation and Legislative Review Summit, under the theme: “Assessing Progress Made in implementing the Developmental Agenda - Accelerating Implementation of the NDP (Vision 2030)”

The NA’s Tuesday plenary is scheduled to start with Members Statements followed by a Debate on Heritage Day before it considers ‘Motions Without Notice’ and ‘Notices of Motion’.

On Wednesday, Ministers in the Economics Cluster (4) will appear in the hybrid plenary of the NA to provide oral replies to Questions from Members of the House. Cluster 4 includes Ministers of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development; Forestry, Fisheries and Environment; Employment and Labour; Mineral Resources and Energyand Communications and Digital Technologies.

During its plenary on Thursday, the NCOP will process two Bills – the Financial Sector and Deposit Insurance Levies Bill and the Financial Sector and Deposit Insurance Levies (Administration) Bill. The NA, on the other hand, will hold two mini-plenaries to consider various matters of national importance.

On Friday, the report back session on the Women’s Charter moves to Mpumalanga province.

About 35 committees are scheduled to meet this week to, amongst others, hold public hearings, interviews to fill vacancies on Chapter 9 institutions and consider various Bills.


TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2022 


Standing Committee on Finance, Response by National Treasury and SARS to submissions received on the draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill


Portfolio Committee on Tourism, Briefing by the South African Police Service (SAPS) on national intervention to attacks on long distance bus operators which has implications for domestic tourism and destination South Africa;


Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Follow-up meeting with municipalities in the North West province on issues raised during the Committees’ 2021 oversight visit


Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Deliberation on Questions; Interviews of candidates for the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)


Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Briefing by the Congolese Society of South Africa on the Memorandum submitted to Parliament; Briefing by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on migrant issues including the opening of refugee offices, statelessness and the backlog project; Briefing by the Content Advisor on the submissions received on the re-advertisement of the Electoral Amendment Bill on additional definitions and clauses


Portfolio Committee on Transport, Joint meeting with the Select Committee on Transport, Public Service and Administration, Public Works and Infrastructure on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill (on matters pertaining to the President’s reservations on the constitutionality of the Bill); Clause-by-clause deliberations on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill (on matters pertaining to the President’s reservations on the Bill); Consideration and adoption of Committee report on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill


Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Hearing on the Audit Report of the Road Accident Fund for the financial year under review (2020/21)


Portfolio Committee on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Oral submissions on Climate Change Bill [B9-2022]; Overview on the Climate Change Bill and the purpose of the public hearings


Select Committee on Finance, Consideration of public submissions on the Draft Amendment of Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (Act No 38 of 2001) submitted in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act. (p)


Ad-Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief and Recovery, First consideration of the Ad Hoc Committee on Flood Disaster Relief & Recovery Report


WEDNESDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2022


Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure, Briefing by the DPWI on the department’s review of its unused properties and attempts to find new ways to leverage on them in order to prevent destruction and dismantling in respect of their role as custodian of government immovable property in terms of GIAMA


Standing Committee on Finance, Response by National Treasury and SARS to submissions received on the draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) and the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB)


Standing Committee on Appropriations, Briefing by National Treasury on the underspending in respect of the Municipal Revenue Management Improvement Programme as at the end of the 2021/22 financial year and progress on the implementation of the Integrated Financial Management System


Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Progress report on the intervention at Mangaung Metropolitan and Enoch Mgijima Local municipalities


Portfolio Committee on Police, Consideration and adoption of public participation report; Clause by Clause on the Protection of Constitutional Democracy against Terrorist and Related Activities Amendment Bill [B15-2022]


Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, Briefing by the Limpopo Economic Development and Tourism Department on the development and plans for the Musina-Makhado SEZ, briefing by the Limpopo Development Agency on the development and plans for the Seshego and Nkowankowa Industrial Parks]


Committee for Section 194 Enquiry, Public hearings: Day 29 – Ms Nelisiwe Thejane / Mr Cornelius van der Merwe to appear before the Committee


Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Continuation of interviews for candidates in the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)


Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration, Briefing by the Public Service Commission on the 30-day payment of valid invoices to the service providers in the public service for 2022/23 financial year; Briefing by the Department of Public Service and Administration on an update regarding the wage negotiations in the public sector; Portfolio Committee to discuss and adopt report on the Motion of Desirability regarding the Public Administration Laws General Amendment Bill [B 16 - 2021


Portfolio Committee on Health, Clause by clause deliberations on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill; Consideration and adoption of minutes],


Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans, Briefing on DMV’s Human Resources plan, which should include its suspension processes, retention strategy and succession planning Virtual Meeting; Feedback on backlog payments to NSFAS, progress with the implementation of the pension, progress with amendment bill, and whether military veterans can be posthumously registered; Briefing by the DMV Audit Committee and Internal Audit on challenges and related matters; Briefing by the Military Veterans Advisory Council and the Military Veterans Appeals Board on mandate, achievements and challenges; Consideration and adoption of outstanding Minutes


Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Briefing by SAA on the annual report and financial statements for 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20; Consideration and adoption of draft minutes


Subcommittee on the Review of the National Assembly Rules, Consideration of matters referred by the Rules Committee

THURSDAY, 22 SEPTEMBER 2022

Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Continuation of interviews for candidates in the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)


Ad-Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief and Recovery, Consideration and adoption of the Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief & Recovery Report


FRIDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2022


Committee for Section 194 Enquiry, Public Hearings: Day 30 – Mr Cornelius van der Merwe to appear before the Committee


Select Committee on Finance, Responses by National Treasury and FIC on the public submissions on the Draft Amendment of Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001 (Act No 38 of 2001) submitted in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act and line by line consideration of the schedules]


For the latest full schedule of committee meetings (updated regularly), please click: https://www.parliament.gov.za/parliament-programme

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