Parliament, Friday, 2 September 2022 – The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today called on all stakeholders and interested persons to submit written comment on the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Amendment Bill.

Committee Chairperson Mr Bulelani Magwanishe said the purpose of the Bill is to, among other things, repeal the Minister’s delegated plenary legislative powers to amend Schedules 1 and 2, to amend Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 and provide for matters connected therewith.

He said submissions must be received by no later than 16 September 2022 and submitters must indicate their interest in making a verbal presentation. Enquiries must be directed to Mr V Ramaano. Submissions must be emailed to Drugsbill@parliament.gov.za. Copies of the Bill may be obtained from Mr V Ramaano, tel: (021) 403-3820 or 083 709 8427 or www.parliament.gov.za

ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMUNICATION SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, MR BULELANI MAGWANISHE.

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