2007 COMPOSITE

PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME

 

FIRST TERM

 

SECOND TERM (DRAFT)

17 January – 30 March 2007 (10 weeks)

Leave Period                                                                                           2 – 5 January

Constituency Period                                                                 8 – 16 January

Committees (Internal Training on Oversight & Business Planning)      17 January – 2 February

Members’ Training                                                                                   5 – 8 February

Joint Programme Committee meeting                                                        8 February (9:00)

President’s state-of-the-nation address (Joint Sitting)                 9 February

Debate on President’s state-of-the-nation address (NA)                           In week of 12th February

Plenaries                                                                                                 As from 12 February

Budget speech (NA) & introduction of Division of Revenue Bill  21 February

NA plenary on Division of Revenue Bill                                                   28 February (provisional)

NCOP: Taking Parliament to the People                                 12 – 16 March

Human Rights Day                                                                                  21 March

First Reading debate on Appropriation Bill (NA)                                      20 – 23 March (provisional)

NCOP plenary on Division of Revenue Bill                                              29 March

 

Constituency Period                                                                 2 April – 30 April

Note: Division of Revenue Bill to be considered by both Houses by 31 March

2 May – 29 June 2007 (9 weeks)

Committees / Oversight                                                            2 – 11 May

Plenaries / Committees                                                            As from 15 May

NCOP Provincial Week                                                            14 – 18 May

 

Constituency period                                                 2 – 27 July

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD TERM (DRAFT)

FOURTH TERM (DRAFT)

 

0 July – 21 September 2007 (8 weeks)

 

Committees / Oversight                                                                            30 July – 17 August

Plenaries                                                                                                 As from 20 August

NCOP Provincial Week                                                                            13 - 17 August

Workshop on the IGFR in the NCOP                                                       4 – 5 September                                                                                                                             

Constituency period                                                                 25 September – 6 October

 

8 October – 23 November 2007 (7 weeks)

 

Committees (Plenaries if required)                                           8 – 23 October

Introduction of the MTBPS                                                       October

Plenaries                                                                                 As from 24 October

NCOP: Taking Parliament to the People                 29 October – 2 November                                                                                                                (provisional)

Constituency Period                                                 26 November – 14 December

Leave Period                                                                           17 – 31 December

 

 

 

 

 


                LEAVE PERIOD: 2 – 5 JANUARY 2007

                CONSTITUENCY PERIOD: 8 – 16 JANUARY 2007            

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Monday, 15 January 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

 

Monday, 15 January 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

 

 

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

WORKSHOP ON OVERSIGHT PRIORITIES FOR THE NCOP 2007

(Presidium)

 

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

WORKSHOP ON OVERSIGHT PRIORITIES FOR THE NCOP 2007

(Presidium, Whips, Chairpersons of Committees)

Venue: Conference Centre, Caledon Spa

 

 

Thursday, 18 January 2005

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

Thursday, 18 January 2007

WORKSHOP ON OVERSIGHT PRIORITIES FOR THE NCOP 2007

(Presidium, Whips, Chairpersons of Committees)

Venue: Conference Centre, Caledon Spa

 

 

Friday, 19 January 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Friday, 19 January 2007

WORKSHOP ON OVERSIGHT PRIORITIES FOR THE NCOP 2007

(Presidium, Whips, Chairpersons of Committees)

Venue: Conference Centre, Caledon Spa

 

 


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Monday, 22 January 2007

 

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

 

Monday, 22 January 2007

 

 

STUDY GROUPS

Tuesday, 23 January 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Tuesday, 23 January 2007

 

 

COMMMITTEES

                                                                               

 

Wednesday, 24 January 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 24 January 2007

 

WORKSHOP ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS FRAMEWORK ACT 2005

(9:00 – 16:00: Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West)

 

 

Thursday, 25 January 2005

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

Thursday, 25 January 2007                                                                                                                                                                         

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

Friday, 26 January 2007

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Friday, 26 January 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 29 January 2007

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

Monday, 29 January 2007

11:00       Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

               

STUDY GROUPS

 

 

 

 

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

COMMITTEES

 

                                                                               

 

9:30:

Labour & Public Enterprises Joint Hearings with the PC on Public Enterprises on the South African Airways Bill

Local Govt. & Administration Joint briefing with the Portfolio Committee by the Department of Local Government on their Strategic Plan

 

10:00

Land & Environmental Affairs Briefing by the Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism on their Annual Report and Financial Statements; Briefing by Marine & Coastal Management on their financial situation and allocation of Fishing Rights

 

Wednesday, 31 January 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

Wednesday, 31 January 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

10:00:

Education & Recreation Deliberations on committee outstanding issues; Briefing by the Department of Education on their Annual Report

Thursday, 1 February 2005

 

PARTY TRAINING

 

 

Thursday, 1 February 2007

 

PARTY TRAINING

 

 

 

 

 

14:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by Denel on their programme (To be rescheduled)

Friday, 2 February 2007

 

PARTY TRAINING

 

 

Friday, 2 February 2007

 

PARTY TRAINING

 

 

PARTY TRAINING


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 5 February 2007

 

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

Monday, 5 February 2007

 

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

 

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

Tuesday, 6 February 2007

 

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

 

Tuesday, 6 February 2007   [Tenth Anniversary of the NCOP]

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

 

9:00:

Local Govt. & Administration Briefing by the DPSA and PSC on their Strategic Plan for this year

10:00:

Social Services Briefing by the Department of Home Affairs on the Immigration A/B

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

10:00  Chief Whips’ Forum

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

 

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

 

 

9:30:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Consideration of the Department of Minerals & Energy’s’ Annual Reports and Financial Statements including the report of the Auditor General on their Financial Statements for 2005/6

10:00:

Education & Recreation Briefing by the Department of Arts & Culture and SRSA on their Annual Reports

Thursday, 8 February 2007

8:00  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

9:00  Joint Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

Thursday, 8 February 2007

9:00         Joint Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

 

CAUCUS

 

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

Friday, 9 February 2007

 

11:00       JOINT SITTING

                State of the Nation Address by the President of the       RSA

 

 

Friday, 9 February 2007

 

11:00       JOINT SITTING

                State of the Nation Address by the President of the RSA

 

 

 

 

 

JOINT SITTING

 


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 12 February 2007

 

 

 

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

Monday, 12 February 2007

11:00       Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

                Meetings of Provincial Delegations

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

9:00:

Finance Briefing by all provincial Departments on 3rdQuarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

 

Tuesday, 13 February 2007 

               

14:00 – 18:00          PLENARY

1.        Debate on President’s State-of-the-Nation Address  (240)

2.        Consideration of Report of PC on Health – Foodstuffs, Cosmetics & Disinfectants Amendment Bill [B35D-2005](See ATC, 7 November 2006, p 2507)

 

Tuesday, 13 February 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

9:00:

Finance Briefing by all provincial Departments of Education on 3rd Quarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

 

9:30:

Labour & Public Enterprises Consideration and adoption of Transnet Pension Fund A/B

 

Wednesday, 14 February 2007

10:00       Chief Whips’ Forum

 

14:00 – 18:00          PLENARY

                                Resumption of Debate on President’s State-of-                 the-Nation Address (240)

 

Wednesday, 14 February 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

9:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Briefing by Department of Foreign Affairs on the Annual Report and Financial Statements fro 2006/6 including the Report of the Auditor General on their Statements; Taskforce on Regional Economic Integration, including the Resolutions of the SADC Summit on Regional Integration held on 23 October 2006

Finance: Briefing by all provincial Departments of Health on 3rd Quarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

10:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Consideration of the committee’s programme for the term

Thursday, 15 February 2007

8:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00                       PLENARY

                                President’s Reply to Debate on President’s                                              State-of-the-Nation Address

 

Thursday, 15 February 2007

CAUCUS

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

CAUCUS

Friday, 16 February 2007

COMMITTEES

 

Friday, 16 February 2007

COMMITTEES

 

 

 


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 19 February 2007

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

Monday, 19 February 2007

11:00       Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

STUDY GROUPS

9:00:

Finance Briefing by all provincial Departments of Agriculture on 3rd Quarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

 

STUDY GROUPS

Tuesday, 20 February 2007

14:00 – 16:45   PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Motion of condolence for the late Mrs Adelaide Tambo (45)

3.        Subject for discussion (Ms C C September): The role of Parliament in

         intensifying the Struggle Against Poverty               (75)

4.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of the report of PC on

         Environmental Affairs and Tourism –        Proposed exclusion of the remainder

         of Portion 1 of the Farm Mozib 279, thefarm Droogte Veldt 292 and Portion 1 of         the farm Than 280 from the Vaalbos           National Park in terms of  s21(1)(a) of the         National Environmental Management:  Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No 57 of   2003), see ATC, 14 February 2007, p         124(10)

 

Tuesday, 20 February 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

10:00       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Subject for discussion (Education): Challenges that we face with the implementation of the national Curriculum Statement (± 82)

3.        Consideration of request submitted in terms of Rule 182(2)(b) of the Council Rules by the Select Committee on Security & Constitutional Affairs for permission to introduce the Mandating Procedures of Provinces Bill, 2007 (ATC, 12 February 2007, p 108)(Statement((10)

 

14:00       PLENARY (Continued)

1.        Questions for Oral Reply

·          Cluster 1 - Peace & Security

                                                               

9:00:

Finance Briefing by all provincial Departments of Roads & Transport on 3rd Quarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

 

 

PLENARY

Wednesday, 21 February 2007

10:00  Chief Whips’ Forum

 

14:00       PLENARY (Budget Day)

1.        Introduction: Appropriation Bill

2.        Tabling of Division of Revenue Bill

3.        Introduction: Additional Adjustments Appropriation Bill (2006/7 Financial Year)

 

Wednesday, 21 February 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

(Note: Budget Speech & Introduction of Division of Revenue Bill)

 

 

9:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Briefing by the Department of Trade & Industry on the gazetted Gambling A/B

10:00:

Education & Recreation Briefing by the Dept of Arts & Culture on their Annual Report

Security & Constitutional Affairs Consideration and adoption of the North West oversight report

11:00:

Public Services Adoption of the programme and all outstanding reports and minutes

14:00:

Education & Recreation Consideration of the Committees’ Programme; Consideration of Mpumalanga Provincial Visit Report

Thursday, 22 February 2007

8:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

STUDY GROUPS

Thursday, 22 February 2007

CAUCUS

 

STUDY GROUPS  / PROVINCES

                                Briefings in Provinces on s 76 Bills:

·          Health Professions Amendment Bill

·          Children’s Amendment Bill

·          Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill

 

9:00:

Finance Briefing by all provincial Departments of Sport on 3rdQuarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

 

CAUCUS

 

14:00:

Land & Environmental Affairs Hearing on the status of the eradication of the bucket system

Friday, 23 February 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

Friday, 23 February 2007

 

COMMITTEES / PROVINCES

                                Briefings in Provinces on s 76 Bills:

·          Health Professions Amendment Bill

·          Children’s Amendment Bill

·          Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill

 

 

9:00:

Finance Briefing by all provincial Departments of Social Development on 3rd Quarter spending of Conditional Grants and CAPEX

Land & Environmental Affairs Hearing on the status of the eradication of the bucket system

 

 

                                                                                                                                *Briefings in Provinces by SC on Social Services     (On the Health Professions A/B and Children’s A/B)

                                                                                                                                and SC on Economic & Foreign Affairs (On the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill)


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 26 February 2007

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

Monday, 26 February 2007

11:00       Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

                Meetings of Provincial Delegations

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

9:00: Finance Briefing by National Treasury on Performance of Local Govt. Finance Grant, Local Govt. Restructuring Grant and Neighbourhood Development Partnership Grant; Briefing by DPLG on performance of Municipal Infrastructure Grants and Municipal Systems Infrastructure Grant; Briefing by Eskom on progress report in implementing Section 23.2b & c of DORA; Briefing by DBSA on Sustainable Communities

 

STUDY GROUPS

 

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

                               

14:00 – 16:50     PLENARY

1.         Members’ statements (35)

2.         Debate on ensuring respect for and peaceful co-existence between all religious communities and beliefs in a globalised world (IPU topic) (75)

3.         Consideration of Report of Standing Committee on Public Accounts: (60)

a.        First report - South African Local Government Association (SALGA) (see ATC, 12 February 2007, p 109)

b.        Second Report – Department of Correctional Services (DCS) (see ATC, 12 February 2007, p 111)

c.        Third Report – Marine Living Resources Fund (see ATC, 12 February 2007, p 113)

d.        Fourth Report – The Sheltered Employment Factory (see ATC, 12 February 2007, p 117)

e.        Fifth Report – National Skills Fund (see ATC, 12 February 2007, p 119)

f.          Sixth Report – Government Communications and Information System(see ATC, 15 February 2007, p 127)

 

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

                NCOP Rules Committee meeting (S12A)

                (After Programme Committee meeting)

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Transnet Pension Fund Amendment Bill [B30B-2006](s 75)(82)

 

 

Note:  Meetings that would have taken place in the earlier part of the morning have been rescheduled for 11:00, as per decision of the NCOP Programme Committee.

 

 

11:00:

Labour & Public Enterprises Briefing on instruments for the amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Land & Environmental Affairs Follow-up briefing by the Human Rights Commission on eviction of farm workers; consideration and adoption of minutes

Social Services Deliberations on the South African Red Cross Society Bill

 

 

PM   PLENARY

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

8:30 – 9:45              Joint Rules Committee (V454)

10:00                       Chief Whips’ Forum

 

15:00 – 18:30       PLENARY

1.        Questions to the Deputy President

2.        Questions for Oral Reply: Cluster 1-Peace and Security

3.        Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Bill [B 3 – 2007] (90)

 

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

8:30 – 9:45              Joint Rules Committee (V454)

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

9:00:

Finance Briefing by DWAF on Water Operations Subsidy; Briefing by DME on the National Electrification Programme; Briefing by DOT on Public Transport Infrastructure Systems Grant; Briefing by National Treasury on the Division of Revenue Bill

9:30:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Consideration of Annual Report and Financial Statements of the Electricity Distribution Industries Holdings including the Report of the Auditor-general for 2005/6

Education & Recreation Briefing by the Provincial Department in EC  of Education on the report and assessment of the School Nutrition Programme

Public Services Briefing by the Department of Transport on Taxi Recapitalisation and their Annual Report

 

10:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Deliberations on KZN oversight visit and preparation for Norwegian delegation visit

 

14:00:

Education & Recreation Briefing by the Department of Sport & Recreation on their Annual Report 2005/06

Thursday, 1 March 2007

8:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 17:20      PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Second Reading debate: South African Airways Bill [B 35 – 2006] (60)

3.        Consideration of Report of PC on Public Enterprises – Annual Reports of the Department of Public Enterprises and State-Owned Enterprises  (Alexkor, Denel, Eskom, South African Airways, South African Forestry Company Ltd and Transnet  (see ATC, 20 November 2006, p 2936) (30)

4.        Debate on job creation and employment security in the era of globalisation (IPU topic) (75)

 

Thursday, 1 March 2007

CAUCUS

 

COMMITTEES / PROVINCES

[Briefings in Provinces on Division of Revenue Bill]

 

 

 

Finance [Briefings in  Provinces on Division of Revenue Bill]

 

CAUCUS

 

10:30:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Visit by Norwegian delegation

 

14:00:

Public Services Briefing by the Department of Housing on their Strategic Plan for 2007

 

Friday, 2 March 2007

COMMITTEES

 

 

Friday, 2 March 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES / PROVINCES

[Briefings in Provinces on Division of Revenue Bill ]

 

 

 

Finance [Briefings in  Provinces on Division of Revenue Bill]

 

9:30:

Labour & Public Enterprises Joint Briefing with the PC by Department of Public Enterprises’ Priorities for 2007/8

 

 

 

 


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 5 March 2007

 

 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

Monday, 5 March 2007

11:00       Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

STUDY GROUPS

9:00:

Finance National Departmental Hearings on Division of Revenue Bill for the following Departments: Education, Health, National Treasury and DBSA

STUDY GROUPS

Tuesday, 6 March 2007                        

 

14:00 -  14:45  PLENARY

1.   Members’ statements (35)

2.  Consideration of Report of Mediation Committeeon Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants

     Amendment Bill [B 35B and B 35D – 2005] (ATC, 23 February 2007, p 227) (No debate)

3.   Consideration of Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Amendment Bill [B35F – 2005] (10)

 

 

Tuesday, 6 March 2007

9:00         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Questions to the Deputy President

 

After Plenary:

BRIEFING FOR ALL MEMBERS  OF THE NCOP ON ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE GAUTENG VISIT

[NCOP Chamber]

 

 

9:00:

Finance National Departmental Hearings on Division of Revenue Bill for the following Departments: Housing, Roads & Transport, SALGA and Minerals & Energy

 

9:30:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Consideration of Negotiating Mandates on Electricity Regulation A/ and report on hearings of the Competition Commission on their Annual Report 2005/6

10:00:

Land & Environmental Affairs Briefing by the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry on the International Agreement between Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe on the Establishment of Limpopo Watercourse Commission & nomination of Member for consideration to serve on the Olifants-Doorn Catchments Management Agency Advisory Committee

Social Services Deliberations and finalization of the Immigration A/B & adoption of minutes

 

Wednesday, 7 March 2007

10:00  Chief Whips’ Forum

 

15:00       PLENARY

                Questions for Oral Reply: Cluster 2- Social Services &    Governance

 

STUDY GROUPS [17:15 – 20:00]

 

Wednesday, 7 March 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

9:00:

Finance National Departmental Hearings on the Division of Revenue Bill: Provincial & Local Govt., Water Affairs, Agriculture and Sports & Recreation

 

9:30:

Education & Recreation Briefing by Eastern Cape department of Education on School Nutrition Programme

Labour & Public Enterprises Workshop on budget evaluation Training with the PC on Public Enterprises and the Department of Public Enterprises

Public Services Briefing by the Department of Public Works on their Annual Report and Strategic Plan

Security & Constitutional Affairs Briefing by Armscor on their Programmes for this year

 

 

 

Thursday, 8 March 2007

8:30 National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 17:20  PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.     Debate on International Women’s Day:   Deepening the debate on gender        mainstreaming in the 

        work of Parliament (90)

3.     Debate on promoting diversity and equal rights for all through universal democratic and electoral standards (IPU topic) (75)

 

 

Thursday, 8 March 2007

 

CAUCUS

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

CAUCUS

 

14:00:

Land & Environmental Affairs Briefing by the Department of Agriculture on their Strategic Plan

 

Friday, 9 March 2007

 

COMMITTEES [09:00 – 12:00]

 

 

Friday, 9 March 2007

 

9:30         PLENARY

1.        Consideration of Report on NCOP Visit to the Free State in terms of the programme of Taking Parliament to the People [ATC, 23 February 2007, p 177] (±68 – with time for participating special delegates to be added)

2.        Subject for discussion: Deepening the debate: Gender mainstreaming in the work of Parliament(48)

 

 

 

 

PLENARY

 

Note: Follow-up to be done in respect of clash between these meetings and the NCOP plenary scheduled for the same time.

8:30

Joint Budget Budget Hearings on the Department of Sports & Recreation and Department of Transport

9:00:

JMC on IQL Consideration of the Equality Review Report in the impact of Equality Legislation on women and people with disabilities

 

 


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Monday, 12 March 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Monday, 12 March 2007

 

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

VISIT TO GAUTENG

 

Theme: “Masijule Ngengxoxo Mzansi” (Let’s deepen the debate, South Africa)

 

Tuesday, 13 March 2007                      

COMMITTEES [10:00 – 12:30]

 

14:00 – 18:00   PLENARY

First Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B2 – 2007] (240)

 

Tuesday, 13 March 2007

 

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

VISIT TO GAUTENG

 

Theme: “Masijule Ngengxoxo Mzansi” (Let’s deepen the debate, South Africa)

 

 

Wednesday, 14 March 2007

10:00  Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

COMMITTEES [10:00 – 12:30]

 

15:00 – 17:00   PLENARY

  Questions for Oral Reply: Cluster 3-Economics

 

STUDY GROUPS [17:15 – 20:00]

 

Wednesday, 14 March 2007

 

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

VISIT TO GAUTENG

 

Theme: “Masijule Ngengxoxo Mzansi” (Let’s deepen the debate, South Africa)

 

Thursday, 15 March 2007

8:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 18:00  PLENARY

1.        Members’ statement s (35)

2.        Second Reading debate:  Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment Bill [B1 – 2007] (10)

3.        Consideration of Report of PC on Communications on filling of a vacancy on the Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ATC, 7 March 2007, p 297) (no debate)

4.        Debate on political, economic and social situation in the world with specific reference to global warming ten years after Kyoto (IPU topic) (75)

5.        Debate on Human Rights Day: Promoting human rights and intensifying the struggle against poverty (60)

6.        Debate on 50th celebration of independence of Ghana (60)

 

Thursday, 15 March 2007

 

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

VISIT TO GAUTENG

 

Theme: “Masijule Ngengxoxo Mzansi” (Let’s deepen the debate, South Africa)

 

 

 

 

(Note: Social Services meeting after hours: Consideration of the Negotiating Mandates on the Children’s Bill and the Health Professions A/B)

 

Friday, 16 March 2007

 

COMMITTEES [10:00 – 12:00]

 

 

Friday, 16 March 2007

T

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE: VISIT TO GAUTENG

Theme: “Masijule Ngengxoxo Mzansi” (Let’s deepen the debate, South Africa)

 

9:00 - ± 11:30         PLENARY (Note adjusted starting time)

1.        Deputy President’s Annual Address to the NCOP)( (± 150)

               

                Theme: Strengthening participatory governance at local government for                effective and sustainable service delivery

 

 


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 19 March 2007

COMMITTEES / CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 19 March 2007

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

Tuesday, 20 March 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249) (provisional)

                               

 

COMMITTEES / CONSTITUENCY WORK

Tuesday, 20 March 2007

9:00 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

13:00- 14:00            Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

                                Meetings of Provincial Delegations

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Questions for Oral Reply

·          Cluster 2: Social Services and Governance

 

 

 

 

9:00:

Finance:

Negotiating Mandate meeting on Division of Revenue Bill and briefing on Finance Bill (While in East London)

9:30:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Briefing by the Department of Trade & Industry on Gazetted Gambling A/B

10:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs Briefing by the Department of Correctional Services on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

Social Services Continuation of  negotiating mandate meeting on Children’s A/B and Health Professions A/B

 

Wednesday, 21 March 2007

 

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

 

Wednesday, 21 March 2007

 

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

 

 

 

 

 

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

 

Thursday, 22 March 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES / CONSTITUENCY WORK

               

 

Thursday, 22 March 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

Friday, 23 March 2007

 

COMMITTEES / CONSTITUENCY WORK

Friday, 23 March 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

9:00:

JMC IQL Training by IDASA & AFREC

 

10:00:

Land & Environmental Affairs Briefing by the Department of Land Affairs on their Budget vote and Strategic Plan

 

                *Committees that have urgent business should meet

 

 


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 26 March 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 26 March 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

Tuesday, 27 March 2007                      

 

10:00 – 12:00 COMMITTEES

 

 

JOINT SITTING (Starting time to be confirmed)

                Installation of New Parliamentary Emblem

 

 

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Statement by Minister for the Public Service and Administration on Ekurhuleni Declaration on the fight against corruption and the forthcoming global forum on combating corruption and safeguarding integrity

 

15:00 – 17:40  EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Vote No 20: Defence (Old Assembly Chamber) (160)

         2.     Debate on Vote No 33: Transport (E249)(160)

 

Tuesday, 27 March 2007

8:30 – 9:30              Provincial Whips Forum

                                (Closed meeting)

 

 

12:00       JOINT SITTING

                Installation of New Parliamentary Emblem

 

13:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

                                               

14:00 – 16:18          PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        SA Airways Bill [B35-2006](s 75)(ATC, 7 March 2007, p 298) (78)

3.        Immigration Amendment Bill [B28-2006](s 75)(ATC, 7 March 2007, p 298 )(Statement)(10)

4.        South African Red Cross Society and Legal Protection of Certain Emblems Bill [B25-2006](s 75)(ATC, 5 March 2007, p 285)(Statement)(10)

5.        Decision on Report of the Mediation Committee on Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Amendment Bill [B35F-2005](No debate)

6.        Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Labour and Public Enterprises on Instrument for the Amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation (ATC, 28 February 2007, p 253)(Statement)(10)

7.        Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Land & Environmental Affairs on Agreement between the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Zimbabwe on the Establishment of the Limpopo Watercourse Commission (ATC, 22 March 2007, p 451) (Statement)(10)

 

 

9:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs Consideration of proposed amendments to the Electricity Regulations Amendment Bill

Finance: Further consideration of Division of Revenue Bill

Land & Environmental Affairs Briefing by the Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism on the progress made in streamlining the environmental impact assessment process (provisional)

Social Services: Briefing by the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council on the current research of Microbiscides and the challenges thereof, Registration of Medicines including expired medicines in Gauteng

 

 

JOINT SITTING

Installation of New Parliamentary Emblem

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Wednesday, 28 March 2007

 

10:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 12:30   COMMITTEES

 

14:00 – 15:00    PLENARY

Debate on matter of public importance (Mr J H van der Merwe): The deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe and its political, economic and social consequences for Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Southern African region (60) 

 

15:00 – 17:40   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Vote No 17: Social Development (E249)(160)

2.        Debate on Vote No 6:  Public Works (Old Assembly Chamber)(160)

 

Wednesday, 28 March 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

10:00:

Education & Recreation Meeting with the Department of Education on strategies to improve matric results

Labour & Public Enterprises Joint meeting with portfolio committee for briefing by Department of Public Enterprises on their quarterly report

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Correctional Services on the Budget Vote and Strategic Plan

Thursday, 29 March 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 17:45  PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Second Reading debate: Government Immovable Asset Management Bill [B1 – 2006] (75)

3.        Second Reading debate: Tobacco Products Control Amendment Bill [B 24 – 2006] (75)

4.        Consideration of Report of PC on Labour -International Labour Conference (ATC, 5 March 2007, p  256) (10)

5.        Consideration of Report of Joint Budget Committee -Second Quarter National Expenditure 2006/07 Financial Year  (ATC, 19 February 2007, p 130) (10)

6.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of the Instrument for amendment of the  Constitution of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) (ATC, 9 March 2007, p 314) 10)

7.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (ATC, 7 March 2007, p 297) (10)

 

 

 

17:50 - 20:00  STUDY GROUPS

 

 

Thursday, 29 March 2007

CAUCUS

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Division of Revenue Bill [B3-2007](S 76(1)) (±78)*

3.        Finance Bill [B5-2007](s 77)(Statement)(10)

4.        Consideration of Report of Joint Budget Committee onSecond Quarter National Expenditure 2006/07 Financial Year (ATC, 19 February 2007, p 130) (Statement)(10)

5.        Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Economic and Foreign Affairs on the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (ATC, 20 March 2007, p 371)(Statement)(10)

6.        Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Land and Environmental Affairs on Joint Strategic Planning Workshop with Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Public Entities and Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs and Tourism (ATC, 11 August 2006, P 1746)(No debate)

7.        Consideration of First Report of Joint Rules Committee, 2007 (ATC, 27 March 2007, p 298)(No debate)

 

*With time for participating special delegates to be added

 

 

17:50 - 20:00  STUDY GROUPS

 

 

AM   CAUCUS

 

PM   PLENARY

Friday, 30 March 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

Friday, 30 March 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

8:30:

Joint Budget Hearing on Parliament’s expenditure

9:30:

JMC IQL Evaluation and Training session on the Appropriation Bill

 

 

                CONSTITUENCY PERIOD:   2 – 30 APRIL 2007                                                

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Monday, 30 April 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

Monday, 30 April 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 1 May 2007

 

WORKERS’ DAY

 

Tuesday, 1 May 2007

 

WORKERS’ DAY

 

 

Wednesday, 2 May 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

Wednesday, 2 May 2007

 

SUMMIT:

TEN YEARS OF CELEBRATING INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

(Cape Town International Convention Centre)

 

Thursday, 3 May 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

Thursday, 3 May 2007

 

SUMMIT:

TEN YEARS OF CELEBRATING INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

(Cape Town International Convention Centre)

 

 

Friday, 4 May 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

Friday, 4 May 2007

 

SUMMIT:

TEN YEARS OF CELEBRATING INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

(Cape Town High School Sports Grounds)

 

 

 


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 7 May 2007

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Monday, 7 May 2007

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 8 May 2007

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

Tuesday, 8 May 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

13:00                       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

9:00:

Local Government & Administration: Briefing by MDB, CRL Commission and DPSA on their Budget Votes

 

9:30:

Finance: Briefing by the Financial and Fiscal Commission on the recommendations on DORA 2008/9; Consideration of protocol on Finance and Investment of SADC

 

10:00:

Social Services: Briefing by the Department of Social Development on the Strategic Plan & Budget Vote; Briefing by the SA Social Security Agency on their Strategic Plan;

 

Wednesday, 9 May 2007

 

 

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

 

Wednesday, 9 May 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

 

COMMITTEES

9:30:

Economic & Foreign Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Foreign Affairs on their Budget Vote & Strategic Plan

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by Public Servants Association, National Institute for Crime Prevention and Reintegration of Offenders, Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union, Inspecting Judge of Prisons on their Budgets Votes & Strategic Plans

 

10:00:

Education & Recreation: Briefing by the Department of Education on their Strategic Plan & Budget Vote

Finance: Public Hearings on 4th quarter conditional grant report and Capital Expenditure for all Provincial Departments of Treasury

Public Services: Briefing by the Department of Public Works on Immovable Asset Management Bill

 

Thursday, 10 May 2007

8:30         NA Programme Committee (E249)

 

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

Thursday, 10 May 2007

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

9:00:

Local Government & Administration: Briefing by SAMDI, SITA, PSC and PSSETA on their Budget Votes

 

9:30:

Social Services: Briefing by the Department of Health on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

 

 

 

12:30:

Finance: Public Hearings on 4th quarter conditional grant report and Capital Expenditure for all Provincial departments of Agriculture

 

14:00:

Education & Recreation: Briefing by SRSA on their Budget Vote

Labour & Public Enterprises: Briefing by the Department of Public Enterprises on their Budget Vote

 

 

Friday, 11 May 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

Friday, 11 May 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

9:00:

Finance: Public Hearings on 4th quarter conditional grant report and Capital Expenditure for all Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development

 

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the department if Safety and Security on their Budget Vote

 

 


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Monday, 14 May 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

Monday, 14 May 2007

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

Tuesday, 15 May 2007

10:00 – 12:30 Committees

 

14:00 – 14:35  PLENARY

                        Members’ statements (35)

 

15:00 – 17:40   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 16:  Labour [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 7:  GCIS [E249] (160)

 

Tuesday, 15 May 2007

 

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

Wednesday, 16 May 2007

08:30 – 09:45  National Assembly Rules Committee (Old Assembly Chamber)

10:00 Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

10:00 – 12:30 Committees

 

14:00  - 15:50  PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Second Reading debate: National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill [B 17B – 2006](75)

 

17:45 – 20:00 Study Groups

 

Wednesday, 16 May 2007

 

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

Thursday, 17 May 2007

08:30 National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00    PLENARY

             Questions to the President

 

16:00 – 18:40 EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 34:  Water Affairs and Forestry [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 30: Public Enterprises [E249] (160)

 

Thursday, 17 May 2007

 

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

Friday, 18 May 2007

09:00 – 12:00   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 19:  Correctional Services [E249] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 24 & 28 Agriculture & Land Affairs [Old Assembly Chamber] (180)

 

 

Friday, 18 May 2007

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

 

7th ORDINARY SESSION OF PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT, 7 – 18 MAY 2007

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 21 May 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 21 May 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

9:30:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the National Secretariat for Safety & Security and the Independent Complaints Directorate on their Budget Votes

 

Tuesday, 22 May 2007

10:00 – 12:30 Committees

 

14:00 – 14:55   PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Consideration of Reports of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development on Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill [B 50B – 2003], see ATCs, 17 May 2007, p 787 and 18 May 2007, p 811 (10)

3.        Decision of Question on Second Reading: Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill [B 50B – 2003]

 

15:00 – 17:40   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 21& 23: Independent Complaints Directorate and Safety & Security [National Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 18: Sport & Recreation SA  [E249] (160)

 

Tuesday, 22 May 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 13:00          COMMITTEES       

 

13:00                       Multiparty Whips Forum Closed meeting)

 

14:00 – 15:46          PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 30: Public Enterprises (86)

 

9:30:

Social Services: Final mandate meeting on Children’s A/B and Health Profession A/B

 

10:00:

Labour & Public Enterprises: Briefing by the Department of Labour on their Budget Vote

Land & Environmental Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Land Affairs on their Strategic Plan & Budget Vote

Local Government & Adm: Briefing by the Department of Public Service & Administration on Public Service A/B

 

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

10:00 Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

10:00 – 12:30 Committees

 

 15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

                         Questions for oral reply:

·         Questions to the Deputy President

·         Cluster 1 – Peace and Security

 

17:15 – 20:00 Study Groups

 

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

8:30                         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

9:30 – 13:00            COMMITTEES

 

14:00 - ± 16:02       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 17: Social Development  (102)*

 

17:15 – 20:00 STUDY GROUPS

 

9:30:

Finance: Public Hearings on 4th Quarter conditional grant report and Capital Expenditure for all Provincial Departments of Education, Public Works and Sports & Recreation

 

10:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Trade & Industry on their Strategic Plan & Budget Vote

Public Services: Briefing by the Department of Transport on their Strategic Plan & Budget Vote

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the Minister of Justice & Constitutional Affairs and the DG on their Budget Vote

Social Services: Briefing by the Department of Health on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

 

Thursday, 24 May 2007

08:30 National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 14:35 PLENARY

                       Members’ statements (35)

 

15:00 – 17:40 EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 25:  Communications [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 8: National Treasury [E249](160)

 

Thursday, 24 May 2007

CAUCUS

 

14:00 - ± 16:02       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget  Vote No 34: Water Affairs & Forestry (102)*

 

 

CAUCUS

 

PLENARY

Friday, 25 May 2007

07:30   AFRICA DAY BREAKFAST [Old Assembly Hall]

09:15   AFRICA DAY SEMINAR (Reflections on post-colonial Africa: Towards making the 21st century an African  one) [NCOP Chamber]

 

09:00 – 11:40   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 31:  Science & Technology [E249] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 8:  Intelligence (National Treasury) [Old

         Assembly Chamber] (160)

 

Friday, 25 May 2007

07:30   AFRICA DAY BREAKFAST [Old Assembly Hall]

09:15   AFRICA DAY SEMINAR (Reflections on post-colonial Africa: Towards making the 21st century an African  one)

[NCOP Chamber]

 

SEMINAR /

COMMITTEES (For urgent business)

 

 

 

9:30:

Finance: Public Hearings on 4th quarter conditional grant report and Capital Expenditure for all Provincial Departments of Roads & Transport and Housing

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by COO and Corporate Service, Human Resources, Chief Financial Officer, Public Education and Communication and Information Management Systems on their Budget Votes

 

10:00:

Land & Environmental Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Agriculture on their Strategic Plan & Budget Vote

 

JMC - QLSW: Consideration of Provincial oversight report and committee’s draft report on Budget Vote

 

AFRICA DAY, 25 MAY

                                                                                                                *Duration of Policy Debates on Budget Votes: 102 minutes, with time for participating special delegates to be added


 

Monday, 28 May 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 28 May 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

9:30:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by Legislation and Constitutional Development on Budget Votes of Chief Master’s Officer, Litigation Unit, Justice College and Court Services

Public Services: Briefing by Department of Public Works on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

 

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

10:00 – 12:40 EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 14:  Education [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 3:  Foreign Affairs [E249] (160)

 

14:00 – 14:35            PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

 

15:00 – 17:40 EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote 22:  Justice & Constitutional Development [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 32:  Trade & Industry [E249] (160)

 

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

10:00       PLENARY (Note starting time)

1.        Questions for Oral Reply: Cluster 3 – Economics

 

13:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00 - ± 17:20       PLENARY (contd)

2.        Electricity Regulation Amendment  Bill [B20D-2006](s 76(1))(±80)

3.        Children’s Amendment Bill [B19B-2006](s 76(2))(±80)

4.        Government Immovable Asset Management Bill [B1B-2006](s 75)(Statement)(10)

5.        Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment Bill [B1 – 2007](s 75)(Statement)(10)

6.        Protocol on Finance and Investment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)[ATC, 9 May 2007, p 726](Statement)(10)

 

 

 

 

 

PLENARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 30 May 2007

10:00 Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

 

14:00 – 14:45    PLENARY

                Statement by the Minister for Public Service and                Administration on the public service wage negotiations (45)

 

15:00 – 17:40  EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 29:  Minerals & Energy [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

                        

18:00 – 20:00 Study Groups

 

Wednesday, 30 May 2007

8:30                         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

9:30 – 13:00            COMMITTEES

 

14:00 - ± 16:02       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 32: Trade & Industry (112)*

 

 

18:00 – 20:00 STUDY GROUPS

 

9:00:

Finance: Report by Office of AG on financial statements of municipalities; report by provincial treasuries and departments of Local Government (Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal)

9:30:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the NPA, Judicial Inspectorate, Legal Aid Board, Debt Collectors, Board of Sheriff and Family Advocates on their Budget Votes

 

10:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Minerals & Energy on their Budget Vote and Strategic Plan

Education & Recreation: Briefing by the Department of Arts & Culture on their Budget Vote

 

 

Thursday, 31 May 2007

08:30 National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00               PLENARY

                      Questions to the President

 

Thursday, 31 May 2007

 

CAUCUS

 

14:00 - ± 16:02       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 6: Public Works (102)*

 

 

CAUCUS

 

PLENARY

Friday, 1 June 2007

 

09:00 – 12:45    PLENARY

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 2: Parliament (160)

2.        Members’ Statements (35)

 

Friday, 1 June 2007

 

9:30 – 11:15            PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 2: Parliament (90)

 

 

 

After plenary, as per Programme Committee proposal:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by Human Rights Commission, Commission for Gender Equality and Public Protector on their Budget Votes

 

12:00:

Finance: Report by provincial treasuries and departments of Local Government (North West, Northern Cape, Limpopo and Free State)

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY, 1 JUNE

                                                                                                                *Duration of Policy Debates on Budget Votes: 102 minutes, with time for participating special delegates to be added


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 4 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Monday, 4 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

9:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by Armscor, Denel, National Convention Arms Control Committee, South African Airforce and Navy on their Budget Votes

 

Tuesday, 5 June 2007

10:00 – 12:30 Committees

 

14:00 – 14:35   PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of report of Joint Monitoring Committee on Improvement of Quality of Life and Status of Children, Youth and Disabled Persons on Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol, in terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution, see ATC, 28 May 2007, p 920(10)

 

15:00 – 17:40   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 9, 10 & 11: Public Service & Administration, Public Service Commission and SAMDI  [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 26: Environmental Affairs & Tourism [E249] (160)

 

Tuesday, 5 June 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 13:00          COMMITTEES

 

13:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00 - ± 16:12       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 14: Education (102)*

3.        Health Professions Amendment Bill [B10D-2006](s 76(1))(Statement)(10)

4.        Consideration of Report of Joint Monitoring Committee on Improvement of Quality of Life and Status of Children, Youth and Disabled Persons onConvention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol [ATC, 28 May 2007, p 920](Statement)(10)

 

After plenary:           Provincial Delegation meetings

 

 

 

9:30:

Finance: Report by provincial treasuries and departments of Local Government on budget processes followed (Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Western Cape)

Labour & Public Enterprises: Briefing by Nemisa and Universal Service Agency on their Annual Reports

Land & Environmental Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism on their Budget Vote and Strategic Plan

Local Government & Administration: Briefing by the Department of Public Service & Administration on the Public Service A/B

Social Services: Briefing by the Department of Home Affairs on their Budget Vote and Strategic Plan

 

17:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the Commission for Gender Equality on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

 

Wednesday, 6 June 2007

09:00 Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

 

10:00 – 12:40   EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

                         Debate on Budget Vote No 5:  Provincial & Local                                       Government [National Assembly Chamber] (160)

 

14:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

1.        Subject for discussion (Acting Chief Whip of the Majority Party): The situation in Israel and Palestine and, in particular, the arrest and detention of members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (60)

2.        Questions for oral reply: Cluster 2 – Social Services and Governance (120)

 

17:15 – 20:00 Study Groups

 

Wednesday, 6 June 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

 

 

 

 

14:00 - ± 18:44       PLENARY

1.        Questions to the Deputy President (± 60)

2.        Policy debate on Budget Votes No 24 and No 28: Agriculture & Land Affairs (102)*

3.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 33: Transport (102)*

 

 

 

 

17:15 – 20:00 STUDY GROUPS

 

 

 

9:30:

Finance: Follow-up session on budget processes with Eastern Cape municipalities (Great Kei & Chris Hani District Municipalities)

 

10:00:

Economic & Foreign AffairsBriefing by the Department of Trade & Industry on Companies Bill

Education & Recreation: Briefing by the Department of Sports & Recreation on the National Sports Amendment Bill

Public Services: Briefing by the Department of Transport on South African Consumer Organisations

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing on the Mandating Procedures of Provinces Bill

 

Thursday, 7 June 2007

08:30 National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 15:10   PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Introduction: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (10)

3.        Second Reading debate: Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Bill [B9B – 2007](60)

4.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of report of PC on Home Affairs onSouthern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Facilitation of Movement of Persons, In terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution, see ATC, 23 May 2007, p 871 (5)

 

15:10 – 17:50 EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote No 4:  Home Affairs [E249] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 15:  Health [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

 

Thursday, 7 June 2007

 

CAUCUS

 

14:00 - ± 17:44       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 26: Environmental Affairs and Tourism (102)*

3.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 29: Minerals & Energy (102)*

 

 

 

 

CAUCUS

 

PLENARY

 

 

 

17:00:

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the Public Protector on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

 

18:00:

Chairpersons’ Forum

 

 

Friday, 8 June 2007

 

09:00 – 11:40 EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

1.        Debate on Budget Vote 13:  Arts & Culture [E249] (160)

2.        Debate on Budget Vote No 27: Housing [Old Assembly Chamber] (160)

 

 

Friday, 8 June 2007

 

9:30 – ± 11:00         PLENARY

1.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 4: Home Affairs(102)*

 

 

 

12:30:

Finance: Follow-up session on budget processes with Eastern Cape municipalities (Cacadu District Municipality, King Sabata Dalindyebo, Mnquma Local Municipality & Ukhahlamba Municipality)

 

                                                                                                                *Duration of Policy Debates on Budget Votes: 102 minutes, with time for participating special delegates to be added


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 11 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 11 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 12 June 2007

 

 10:00 – 12:30   Committees

 

14:00 – 18:00   PLENARY

                        Debate on Budget Vote No 1: The Presidency (240)

 

Tuesday, 12 June 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

10:00 - ± 12:45       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 15: Health (147)

 

13:00       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00 - ± 16:24       PLENARY (Contd)

3.        Policy debate on Budget Votes No 18: Sport & Recreation South Africa (144)

 

 

 

 

PLENARY

 

 

17:00:

Finance: Briefing and Consideration of Taxation Law Amendment Bills and Pension Funds Amendment Bill

Security & Constitutional Affairs: Briefing by the SAHRC on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

Wednesday, 13 June 2007

10:00 Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

 

14:00     PLENARY

              Resumption of Debate on Vote No 1: The Presidency (reply       by President)

 

 

 

 

 

17:15 – 20:00 Study Groups

 

Wednesday, 13 June 2007

8:30 - ± 9:30           NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

After  above meeting: NCOP Rules Committee (S12A)

 

14:00 - ± 16:37       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Votes No 27: Housing (104)

3.        Subject for discussion: Deepening youth participation through service (35)

 

 

17:15 – 20:00 STUDY GROUPS

9:30:

Finance: Briefing by National Treasury on the Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Bill

10:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs: Briefing by Department of Trade and

Industry’s agencies namely Khula Enterprise Finance Limited,

National Empowerment Fund (NEF) and South African Micro-Finance

Apex Fund (SAMAF) on their role to the development of the second

economy vis-ŕ-vis to the objectives of ASGISA.

Education & Recreation: Briefing by the Department of Education on School Violence

Public Services: Briefing by the Department of Housing on National Urban Reconstruction

Thursday, 14 June 2007

08:30 National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00       JOINT SITTING

                Address by the President of the Democratic Republic of                Congo

 

                         PLENARY (Immediately after Joint Sitting)*

1.        Debate on Unification of Africa [Exact topic to be circulated] (60) (provisional)

2.        Members’ statements (35)

3.        First and Second Reading debate: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B 18 – 2007] (sec 77) and  Second Reading debate: Taxation Laws Second Amendment Bill [B 19 – 2007] (s 75) (60)

4.        Second Reading debate: Pension Funds Amendment Bill [B 11B – 2007] (60)

5.        Second Reading debate: Films and Publications Amendment Bill [B 27B – 2006](60)

6.        Debate on Youth Day: Deepening youth participation through service  (60)

 

NB *Plenary will last for ±315 minutes

Thursday, 14 June 2007

 

CAUCUS

 

14:00       JOINT SITTING

                Address by the President of the Democratic Republic of                Congo

 

                PLENARY (Immediately after Joint Sitting)

1.        Policy debate on Budget Votes No 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23: Correctional Services, Defence, Independent Complaints Directorate, Justice & Constitutional Development and Safety & Security (± 230)*

 

 

 

 

CAUCUS

 

 

JOINT SITTING

 

 

PLENARY

Friday, 15 June 2007

 

09:00 – 12:00 Committees

Friday, 15 June 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

                                                                                                                *Time for participating special delegates to be added

YOUTH DAY, 16 JUNE


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 18 June 2007

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 18 June 2007

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 19 June 2007

10:00 – 12:30   Committees

 

14:00     PLENARY

1.        Motion of condolence for the late Hon Prince N E Zulu (30)

2.        Introduction: Diamond Export Levies Bill (10)

3.        Decision of Votes and Schedule to Appropriation Bill

4.        Second Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 2 – 2007] (no debate)

5.        Consideration of Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill [B 20D – 2006] (no debate)

6.        Second Reading debate: Housing Consumers Protection Measures Amendment Bill [B 6B – 2007] (10)

 

Tuesday, 19 June 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 13:00          COMMITTEES

13:00                       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00 - ± 16:00       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Consideration of Report on NCOP Visit to Gauteng in terms of the programme of Taking Parliament to the People [ATC, 15 June 2007, p 1105](96)

 

10:00:

Labour & Public Enterprises: Briefing by the Department of Labour on their Strategic Plan and Budget Vote

Land & Environmental Affairs: Briefing by the Department of Land Affairs on their 2006/7 Annual Report and Financial Statements

Local Government & Administration: Briefing by Western Cape Provincial MEC of Local Government and Housing on Oudtshoorn

Social Services: Briefing by the Department of Health on the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill and the Traditional Health Practitioners Bill (To be confirmed)

17:00

Finance: Briefing and consideration of Taxation Law Amendment Bills and Pension Funds Amendment Bill

 

Wednesday, 20 June 2007

9:00                         Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

10:30 – 13:30          Joint Rules Committee (S12A)

 

14:00                 PLENARY

1.        Second Reading debate: Public Service Amendment Bill [B 31B – 2006] (60)

2.        Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Questions to the Deputy President

·         Cluster 3 – Economics

3.        Consideration of Reports of PC on Correctional Services, see ATC, 24 May 2007, p 905 and 910:

·         Visit to Brandvlei and Drakenstein Prisons

·         Escape of Annaneas Mathe from CMax in Pretoria

4.        Consideration of Reports of Joint Budget Committee:

·         Budget Analysis Workshop- see ATC, 16 May 2007, p 769

·         Hearings of Justice and Protection Cluster 2006- see ATC, 30 March 2007, p 604

·         Third Quarter National Expenditure 2006/7 Financial Year-see ATC, 29 March 2007, p 561

5.        Consideration of Reports of PC on Finance, see ATC, 23 May 2007, p 872 and 877:

·         Vote No 12: Statistics South Africa

·         Vote No 8: National Treasury

6.        Consideration of Reports of PC on Safety and Security:

·         Vote No 21: Independent Complaints Directorate-see ATC, 28 May 2007, p 920

·         Strategic Planning Workshop 19 – 20 February 2007- see ATC, 22 May 2007, p 822

·         Study Tour to Australia 30 November – 10 December 2006- see ATC, 22 May 2007, p 849

 

Study Groups (Immediately after plenary)

 

Wednesday, 20 June 2007

8:30                         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

10:30 – 13:00          Joint Rules Committee (S12A)

 

14:00 - ± 17:52       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No 5: Provincial and Local Government  (102)*

3.        Consideration of Report on NCOP Provincial Week of 14 – 18 May 2007 [ATC, 18 June 2007, p 1176](110)*

 

 

 

 

 

Study Groups (After plenary) 

 

 

9:30:

Security & Constitutional Affairs:  Agenda to be confirmed

 

10:00:

Economic & Foreign Affairs: Briefing by Department ot Trade & Industry on the Companies Amendment Bill

Education & Recreation: Briefing by the Department of Education on relationship with NEPAD Secretariat

Public Services: Adoption of outstanding minutes and finalisation of workshop preparations

 

                                                                                                                *Time for participating special delegates to be added

Youth Parliament: 21 – 22 June


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Monday, 25 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Monday, 25 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

Tuesday, 26 June 2007

 

 

 

COMMITTEES

 

Tuesday, 26 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Wednesday, 27 June 2007

 

COMMITTEES

Wednesday, 27 June 2007

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

 

Thursday, 28 June 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

Thursday, 28 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

Friday, 29 June 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

Friday, 29 June 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

 

                                                                                CONSTITUENCY PERIOD:  2 – 27 JULY 2007

 


                                                                                                                                THIRD TERM 2007

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Week One

Monday, 30 July 2007

CONSTUENCY WORK

 

Monday, 30 July 2007

WHIPPERY MEETING

[Venue: Spier, Stellenbosch)

 

Tuesday, 31 July 2007

                               

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Tuesday, 31 July 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Meetings of Provincial Delegations (Preparation for Provincial Week)

 

Wednesday, 1 August 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Wednesday, 1 August 2007

 

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

 

Thursday, 2 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Thursday, 2 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT / PROVINCES

                                Briefings in provinces on s 76 Bills by relevant committees:

·          Housing Consumers Protection Measures Amendment Bill

·          Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill

·          Traditional Health Practitioners Amendment Bill

·          Mandating Procedures of Provinces Bill

 

Friday, 3 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Friday, 3 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT / PROVINCES

                                Briefings in provinces on s 76 Bill by relevant committees:

·          Housing Consumers Protection Measures Amendment Bill

·          Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill

·          Traditional Health Practitioners Amendment Bill

·          Mandating Procedures of Provinces Bill

 

 


 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Week Two

Monday, 6 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Monday, 6 August 2007

 

Taking Parliament to the People:

FOLLOW-UP VISITS BY COMMITTEES

Limpopo, Northern Cape and Free State

 

 

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

                               

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

 

Taking Parliament to the People:

FOLLOW-UP VISITS BY COMMITTEES

Limpopo, Northern Cape and Free State

 

 

Wednesday, 8 August 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Wednesday, 8 August 2007

 

Taking Parliament to the People:

FOLLOW-UP VISITS BY COMMITTEES

Limpopo, Northern Cape and Free State

 

 

Thursday, 9 August 2007

 

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

Thursday, 9 August 2007

 

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

 

 

Friday, 10 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

Friday, 10 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

 

 

 


 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Week Three

Monday, 13 August 2007

 

CONSTUENCY WORK

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

[Leadership Development Programme]

 

Monday, 13 August 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

Tuesday, 14 August 2007

                               

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

[Leadership Development Programme]

 

Tuesday, 14 August 2007

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

 

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

[Leadership Development Programme]

 

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

 

Thursday, 16 August 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

[Leadership Development Programme]

 

Thursday, 16 August 2007

 

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

 

Friday, 17 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES / OVERSIGHT

 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

[Leadership Development Programme]

 

Friday, 17 August 2007

 

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 

 

 

 


 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Week Four

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 20 August 2007

 

CONSTUENCY WORK

 

14:00       Meeting of Chairpersons (Closed meeting)

 

Monday, 20 August 2007

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

10:00 – 12:30          Committees

 

14:00    PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Consideration of Health Professions Amendment Bill [B 10D – 2006](s 76(1))(10)

3.        Consideration of reports of PC on Water Affairs and Forestry:

·          Price increases of bulk resources (water) for provision of Municipal services- Section 42 of the Local Government Municipal Finance Management Act No. 56 of 2003 (ATC, 29 June 2007)

·          Water Boards Hearings 19 – 20 March (ATC, 27 July 2007)

·          Strategic plan and budget of 2007/08 for the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry: 03 – 04 May (ATC, 27 July 2007)

·          Oversight visit to Gauteng Province – 06 May – 11 May 2007 (ATC, 15 August 2007, p 1552)(10)

 

15:15 – 17:30          Committees

 

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 13:00          Committees

13:00                       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00       PLENARY

                1.     Questions for Oral Reply – Cluster 1: Peace & Security

                               

09:30 Finance (Briefing by the FFC on its recommendations to Division of Revenue for 2008/09)

10:00 Land & Environmental Affairs (Briefing by the Department of Land Affairs on the Eviction of Farm workers; Consideration and adoption of Minutes)

10:00 Local Govt.& Administration (Briefing by the Auditor General on Municipalities Audit Report)

10:00 Labour & Public Enterprises (Briefing by the Department of Labour on their Strategic Plan)

 

Wednesday, 22 August 2007

10:00                       Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

10:00 – 12:30          Committees

 

15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

             Questions for oral reply (120)

·          Deputy President

·          Cluster 1: Peace & Security

 

17:15 – 20:00          Study Groups

 

 

Wednesday, 22 August 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

               

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

17:15 – 20:00          Study Groups

 

 

09:00 Security & Constitutional Affairs (Joint meeting with PC on Justice on Constitution 13th Amendment Bill)

09:30 Joint Budget & Finance (Hearings on FFC recommendations on the Division of Revenue for 2008/09 – Education, Sport & Health)

10:00 Economic & Foreign Affairs (Briefing by the Department of the Department of Minerals & Energy on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development A/B)

10:00 Education & Recreation (Deliberations and finalisation of  the National Sport & Recreation A/B)

10:00 Public Services (Briefing by the 2010 host cities on road infrastructure – Nelson Mandela Metro, Ethikwini Municipality, Ekurhuleni and Polokwane

 

Thursday, 23 August 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Consideration of Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Operational Problems in the Office of the Public Protector (10)

3.        Second Reading debate: Banks Amendment Bill [B 12B – 2007](s 75)(45)(provisional)

4.        First and Second Reading debate: Diamond Export Levy Bill [B 22 – 2007](s 77) & Second Reading debate: Diamond Export Levy (Administration) Bill [B 23 – 2007](s 75)(45)

 

Thursday, 23 August 2007

CAUCUS

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

09:30 Joint Budget & Finance (Hearing on FFC Recommendations on the Division of Revenue for 2008/09 – SALGA, DPLG and Roads & Transport)

 

 

Friday, 24 August 2007

9:00 – 12:00            Committees

09:30                        Joint Rules Committee [Good Hope Chamber]

 

 

Friday, 24 August 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

09:00 Joint Budget & Finance (Engagement with PC on Finance with Finance Minister on G20)

09:30 Local Govt. & Administration (Joint briefing with the SC on Finance by the 2010 Soccer World Cup Host cities)

10:00 Land & Environmental Affairs (Briefing by the Department on Environmental Affairs and Tourism on progress made in streamlining the Environmental Impact Assessment process)

 


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

Week Six

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 3 September 2007

 

 

CONSTUENCY WORK

 

Monday, 3 September 2007

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 4 September 2007

10:00 – 12:30          Committees

 

14:00 – 15:05         PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Second Reading debate: Repeal of the Black Administration Act and Amendment of Certain Laws Amendment Bill [B 34 – 2007](s 75)(10)

3.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of report of PC on Environmental Affairs and Tourism on The exclusion of the remainder of the Farm Henderson 410  from the Addo Elephant in terms of section 21(1)(a) of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (No 57 of 2003)(10)

4.        Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of international agreements: (10)

·         International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation, 1990 (OPRC Convention)

·         International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments – 2004

                                       (see reports of PC on Transport, ATC, 22                                            August 2007, p 1594 and

                                        ATC, 30 August 2007, p 1627)               

        

15:15 – 17:30          Committees

 

 

Tuesday, 4 September 2007

 

 

WORKSHOP ON THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL FISCAL REVIEW

(Venue: Cape Sun Hotel; 8:00 - Registration)

 

 

 

 

 

 

                WORKSHOP ON THE IGFR

Wednesday, 5 September 2007

10:00  Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

10:00 – 12:30          Committees

 

15:00 – 17:00      PLENARY

  Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Cluster 2: Social Services and Governance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17:15 – 20:00          Study Groups

 

Wednesday, 5 September 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

14:00 - ± 15:00       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Introduction of the Intergovernmental Fiscal Review     (± 30)

3.        Consideration of Report of Joint Budget Committee on Expenditure Report Fourth Quarter 2006/07(ATC, 18 June 2007, p 1291)(Statement)(10)

4.        Consideration of Report of Joint Budget Committee on Hearings of Justice and Protection Cluster(ATC, 30 March 2007, p 604)(No debate)

5.        Consideration of Report of Joint Budget Committee on Third Quarter National Expenditure 2006/07(ATC, 29 March 2007, p 561)(No debate)

6.        Consideration of Report of Joint Budget Committee on Budget Analysis Workshop (ATC, 16 May 2007, p 769)(No debate)

 

17:15 – 20:00          Study Groups

 

 

09:00 Security & Constitutional Affairs (Formal briefing on Criminal Law Sexual Offences Bill)

09:00 Finance (Briefing and consideration of the Banks A/B and Diamond Export Levies Bills

10:00 Economic & Foreign Affairs (Joint workshop on the Industrial Policy Framework and the Industrial Policy Action Plan with the Minister of Trade & Industry)

10:00 Education & Recreation (Briefing by the Department of Arts & Culture on their Annual Report)

10:00 Public Services (Negotiating mandate meeting on the Housing Consumers Protection Measures A/B)

12:00 Social Services (Negotiating mandate meeting on Traditional Health Practitioners Bill and Choice on Termination of Pregnancy A/B)

 

Thursday, 6 September 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 18:10  PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Second Reading debate: Transport Agencies General Laws Amendment Bill [B 27B – 2007](s 75)(35)

3.        Subject for discussion (Ms C C September): The need for realising sustainable human settlements with essential amenities and services in order to restore the dignity of our people (60)

4.        Debate on IPU topic- The role of parliaments in striking a balance between national security, human security and individual freedoms, and in averting the threat to democracy (60)

5.        Debate on IPU topic- Parliamentary oversight of State policies on foreign aid (60)

 

Thursday, 6 September 2007

CAUCUS

 

14:00       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Subject for discussionThe readiness of provinces to deal with disasters caused by fires and the impact thereof (± 88)*

3.        Consideration of Report on Revised Priorities for the Current and Next Financial Years in terms of Programme 2009 [Exact wording to be confirmed](ATC, p )(10)

 

 

 

Friday, 7 September 2007

09:00 – 12:00          Committees

 

 

Friday, 7 September 2007

COMMITTEES

 

08:30 Joint Budget (Adoption of First Quarter Expenditure Report) and presentation and discussion of Pre-Budget Report)

                                                                                                                *With time for participating special delegates to be added

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

 

 

Monday, 10 September 2007

CONSTUENCY WORK

 

Monday, 10 September 2007

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

 

CONSTITUENCY WORK

 

Tuesday, 11 September 2007

10:00 – 12:30          Committees

 

14:00 – 15:55    PLENARY

1.        Second Reading debate: Co-operative Banks Bill [B 13B – 2007](s 75)(60)

2.        Introduction: Special Adjustment Appropriation Bill(provisional)(10)

3.        Second Reading debate: National Gambling Amendment Bill [B 31 – 2007](s 76(1))(45)

 

Committees (immediately after plenary)

 

Tuesday, 11 September 2007

8:30 – 10:00            Provincial Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 13:00          Committees

13:00                       Multiparty Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

                               

14:00       PLENARY

Questions for Oral Reply:

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 2 – Social Services & Governance

 

10:00 Joint Budget (Discussion of Pre-Budget Report)

10:00 Land & Environmental Affairs (Consideration & adoption of 4th term programme; discussion on committee involvement in oversight during People’s Assembly)

 

10:00 Social Services (Responses from the Department of Health to questions raised during the negotiating mandate meeting on the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy A/B and Traditional Health Practitioners Bill; deliberations and finalisation of the Tobacco Products Control A/B)

 

10:00 Security & Constitutional Affairs (Negotiating mandate meeting on Mandating Procedures of Provinces Bill & briefing on Repeal of Black Administration Act and Amendment of Certain Laws A/B)

Wednesday, 12 September 2007

10:00  Chief Whips’ Forum (closed meeting)

10:00 – 12:30          Committees

 

15:00 – 17:45     PLENARY

1.  Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Cluster 3:  Economics

1.        Second Reading debate: Special Adjustment Appropriation Bill (45)

 

Study Groups (immediately after plenary)

 

Wednesday, 12 September 2007

8:30         NCOP Programme Committee (S12A)

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

 

 

±17:45 – 20:00        Study Groups

 

9:00 – 17:00 Security & Constitutional Affairs(Deliberation on Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill and briefing by the Parole Board on their activities)

 

10:00 Economic & Foreign Affairs (Briefing on the National Gambling Amendment Bill; briefing on Accession to the Framework Agreement for the International Collaboration on Research and Development of Generation iv Nuclear Energy Systems)

10:00 Public Services (Final mandate meeting on the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Amendment Bill)

10:00 Social Services (Briefing by the Department of Home Affairs on the Films & Publications A/B)

 

Thursday, 13 September 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 18:20  PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (35)

2.        Nomination of persons for appointment as Non-Executive Board Members of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (30)

3.        Second Reading debate: Astronomy Geographic Advantage Bill [B 17B – 2007](s 75)(30)

4.        Second Reading debate: Human Sciences Research Council Bill [B 16B – 2007](s 75)(30)

5.        Debate on IPU topic- Migrant workers, people trafficking, xenophobia and human rights (60)

6.        Consideration of report of Joint Budget Committee:Expenditure Report: First Quarter 2007/08 (60)

7.        Consideration of report of PC on Safety and Security: Proclamations No. R2, R24, R38, R44 and R51 notification by the President in respect of entities identified by the UN Security Council in accordance with section 25 of the Protection of Constitutional Democracy against Terrorist and Related Activities Act, 2004 (Act No 33 of 2004(see ATC, 31 August 2007, p 1632)(5)

8.        Consideration of reports of PC on Provincial and Local Government: (5)

·         Oversight visit to Kgalagadi, Alexandra and Maluti-A-Phofung Nodal Municipalities

·         International Oversight Visit to Kerala, India

                                (see ATC, 25 June 2007, p 1370 and ATC, 5                     March 2007, p 273)

9.        Consideration of reports of Constitutional Review Committee: Annual Report (see ATC, 13 June 2007, p 1055 and ATC, 27 June 2007, p 1449)(5)

 

Thursday, 13 September 2007

CAUCUS

 

 

14:00 - ± 17:45       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill [B17B-2006](s 75)(75 )

3.        Consideration of Report on Provincial Week of 13 – 17 August 2007 (ATC, p )(± 120)*

4.        Consideration of Joint Monitoring Report on Improvement of Quality of Life and Status of Women on The Presidency (ATC, 28 March 2007, p 521)

5.        Consideration of Joint Monitoring Report on Improvement of Quality of Life and Status of Women on Vote 1: Appropriation Bill [B2-2007] (ATC, 28 March 2007, p 521)(One statement on items 4 and 5) (10)

6.        Consideration of Report of Joint Committee on Constitutional Review (ATC, 13 June 2007, p 1055)

7.        Consideration of Report of Joint Committee on Constitutional Review (ATC, 27June 2007, p 1449)

 

 

Immediately after plenary:

 

ADDRESS TO MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL:

President of United Cities and Local Government of Africa (UCLGA), Father S Mkhatswa

 

 

CAUCUS

 

PLENARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, 14 September 2007

09:00 – 12:00          Committees

 

 

Friday, 14 September 2007

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

08:30 Joint Budget (Discussion of Pre-Budget Report)

9:00 Security & Constitutional Affairs (Briefing on Regulation of Interception of Communications Amendment Bill)

 

 

 

                                                                                                                *With time for special delegates to be added


PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY:  17 – 19 SEPTEMBER

[Mbizana, Eastern Cape]

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

 

SELECT COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Monday, 17 September 2007

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

Monday, 17 September 2007

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

 

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

Tuesday, 18 September 2007

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

Tuesday, 18 September 2007

 

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

9:00 – 17:30 Finance (Briefings by FS Municipalities on their financial performance and budgets and briefing and consideration of the Special Adjustments Appropriation Bill)

 

10:00 Social Services (Deliberation on final mandates on the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy A/B and Traditional Health Practitioners Bill)

 

 

Wednesday, 19 September 2007

 

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

Wednesday, 19 September 2007

 

PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

 

9:00 – 16:00 Finance (Briefings by FS Municipalities on their financial performance and budgets (09h00 to 16h00 in M201, Marks Building)  and briefing and consideration of the Co-operative Banks Bill)

 

10:00 Education & Recreation (Briefing by NSFAS on their financial statements of 2006/07)

 

Thursday, 20 September 2007

08:30  National Assembly Programme Committee (E249)

CAUCUS

 

11:00 – 13:00     JOINT SITTING

Commemorating Heritage Day, with special tribute to O R Tambo.

 

 

14:00  - 18:15   PLENARY

1.        Second Reading debate: Constitution 13th Amendment Bill [B 24 – 2007](s 74)(45)

2.        Second Reading debate: Cross-Boundary Municipalities Laws Repeal and Related Matters Amendment Bill [B 25 – 2007](s 75)(45)

3.        Second reading debate: Criminal Laws (Sentencing) Amendment Bill [B 15B -  2007](s 75)(45)

4.        Second Reading debate: Education Laws Amendment Bill [B 33 – 2007](s 76)(45)

5.        Second Reading debate: Rental Housing Bill [B 30B – 2007](s 76)(45)

6.        Members’ statements (35)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOOK LAUNCH

 

Thursday, 20 September 2007

CAUCUS

 

11:00 – 13:00          JOINT SITTING

          Commemorating Heritage Day, with special tribute                 to O R Tambo.

 

14:00 - ± 17:27       PLENARY

1.        Notices of motion

2.        Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill [B21-2007](s 76(2))(Statement)(8)

3.        Traditional Health Practitioners Bill [B20-2007](s 76(2)) (Statement)(8)

4.        Banks Amendment Bill [B12B-2007](s 75) (Statement)(8)

5.        Diamond Export Levy Bill [B22-2007]( 77)

6.        Diamond Export Levy (Administration) Bill [ B23-2007)   (s 75) (One statement on items 5 and 6)(10)

7.        Special Adjustment Appropriation Bill (2007/08 Financial Year)[B37-2007](s 77)(Statement)(8)

8.        Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Finance onConvention between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Swiss Confederation for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income [ATC, p ]

9.        Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Finance onConvention between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Portuguese Republic for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income [ATC, p ]

10.     Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Finance onConvention between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income [ATC, p ] (One statement on items 8, 9 & 10)(10)

11.     Tobacco Products Control Amendment Bill [B24B-2006](s 75)(63)

12.     Housing Consumers Protection Measures Amendment Bill [B6-2007](s 76(1))(± 72)*

13.     Repeal of Black Administration Act & Amendment of Certain Laws Amendment Bill [B34-2007](s 75)(No debate)

 

BOOK LAUNCH

 

17:00 Public Services (Briefing on Transport Agencies General Laws Amendment Bill; briefing on International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments – 2004 (Ballast Water Management Convention))

 

17:00 Security & Constitutional Affairs (Final mandate meeting on Mandating Procedures of Provinces Bill; briefing on Extradition Treaty between the Republic of South Africa and the Argentine Republic and Treaty between the Republic of South Africa and the Argentine Republic on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters)

 

(Note: Starting time of abovementioned meetings to be aligned with the adjournment time of the plenary)