NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 COMPOSITE PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME

 

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME FRAMEWORK 2011

As agreed to by the Joint Programme Committee on 4 November 2010

FIRST TERM

SECOND TERM

 

18 January – 31 March (11 weeks)

 

Leave Period                                                                                   3 - 7 January

Constituency Period                                                                                               10 - 14 January

 

Committee Period                                                                                                   18 January –

                                                                                                                                9 February

Members’ training                                                                                        

 

President’s state-of-the-nation address (Joint Sitting)                                     10 February                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (19h00)

Debate on President’s state-of-the-nation address                                          15 - 16 February

Reply by President to the debate on state-of-the-nation address                   17 February

Budget speech (NA)                                                                                             23 February

(Including tabling of Fiscal Framework, Appropriation Bill and Division

of Revenue Bill)

               

Plenaries/Committees                                                                                             15 February –

                                                                                                                                1 April                                                                                                                          

NA debate on Fiscal Framework                                                                             March  

Tabling of departmental strategic plans                                                                  March 

NA plenary on Division of Revenue Bill                                                         March

NCOP Provincial Week                                                                                           21 – 25 March

NCOP plenary on Division of Revenue Bill                                                             31 March

                                                                                                                      

Constituency Period                                                                                         1 - 8 April

                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

 

12 April –  1 July (11 weeks)

 

 

Plenaries/Committees/Budget votes                                                            12 – 21 April                

 

Constituency Period                                                                                     22 April – 16 May

 

Plenaries/Committees/Budget votes                                                            17 May – 1 July               

 

Decision on Appropriation Bill by NA                                                            7 June

 

Decision on Appropriation Bill by NCOP                                                       28 June

 

Youth Parliament                                                                                        June

   

Constituency Period                                                                                     4– 22 July

 

 

 

 

THIRD TERM

 

FOURTH TERM

26 July – 23 September (9 weeks)

 

Committees/Oversight                                                             26 July – 12 August

 

Women’s Parliament                                                                            August

 

NCOP Provincial Week                                                                          12 – 16 September

 

Plenaries/Committees                                                                            16 August – 23 September

 

People’s Assembly                                                                              September

 

Constituency period                                                               26 September – 7 October

 

 

 

11 October – 9 December (9 weeks)

 

Committees (Budgetary Review and Recommendations                      11 - 21 October

Reports)

 

Plenaries/Committees                                                                From 25 October

 

2011 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement                               October

 

Revised Fiscal Framework                                                                    November

 

Taking Parliament to the People (NCOP)                                              November

 

Division of Revenue Amendment Bill                                                     November

 

Passing of Adjustment Appropriation Bill by Parliament                        December 

           

Constituency period                                                           12 – 15 December

 

Leave period                                                                  19 December –  January 

                                                                                                               2012

                                                                                                               

                                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 17 – 21 JANUARY

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 17 JANUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 17 JANUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 18 JANUARY 2011

 

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 18 JANUARY 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 19 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 19 JANUARY 2011

 

THURSDAY, 20 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 20 JANUARY 2011

 

FRIDAY, 21 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 21 JANUARY 2011

 

 

 

 

WEEK 24 – 28 JANUARY

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

14:00 – 17:00   Chairpersons of Committees (V475)

 

TUESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 26 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 26 JANUARY 2011

 

THURSDAY, 27 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 27 JANUARY 2011

 

FRIDAY, 28 JANUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 28 JANUARY 2011

 

 

 

WEEK 31 JANUARY– 4 FEBRUARY

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 31 JANUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 31 JANUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2011

 

TUESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2011

 

THURSDAY, 3 FEBRUARY 2011

 

THURSDAY, 3 FEBRUARY 2011

 

FRIDAY, 4 FEBRUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 4 FEBRUARY 2011

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 7 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 7 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 9 FEBRUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 9 FEBRUARY 2011

09:00 – 10:00    Committee of Chairpersons

THURSDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2011

19:00        JOINT SITTING

State-of-the-Nation address by President of the Republic of South Africa

THURSDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2011

19:00     JOINT SITTING

              State-of-the-Nation address by the President of the Republic of South Africa

FRIDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

14:00 - ±19:00  PLENARY

                         Debate on President’s state-of-the-nation address

 

TUESDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 FEBRUARY 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

14:00 - ±17:30 PLENARY

    Resumption of debate on President’s state-of-the-nation address

WEDNESDAY, 16 FEBRUARY 2011

 

THURSDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

14:00  PLENARY

           Reply by President on debate on state-of-the-nation address

 

THURSDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2011

 

FRIDAY, 18 FEBRUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 18 FEBRUARY 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 21 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 21 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 22 FEBRUARY 2011

12:00 – 13:00   Multi-Party Women’s Caucus

 

14:00– 18:00       PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Ms Bertha Gxowa (45)

2.       Condolence motion for Jannie Momberg (45)

3.       Members’ statements (40)

4.       Second Reading debate: Rural Development & Land Reform General Amendment Bill [B 33 – 2010](s75) (10)

5.       Second Reading debate: Sectional Titles Scheme Management Bill [B 20B – 2010](s76(1)) & Community Schemes Ombud Service Bill [B 21B – 2010](s76(1)) (90)

6.       Consideration of Independent Police Investigative Directorate Bill [B 15D – 2010](s76(1)) & Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Bill [B 16D – 2010](s76(1)) (Reports of PC on Police thereon, see ATC, 17 February 2011, p 211) (10)

 

TUESDAY, 22 FEBRUARY 2011

12:00 – 13:00    Multi – Party Women’s Caucus

08:30 – 10:00    Subcommittee on Review of Rules Committee meeting

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00      PLENARY (Budget Speech)

               Introduction – Appropriation Bill [B - 2011](prop s77) and tabling of Fiscal

               Framework and of Division of Revenue Bill [B - 2011](prop s76)   

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2011

 

THURSDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

THURSDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

13:00 – 14:00    Committee of Chairpersons

 

FRIDAY, 25 FEBRUARY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 25 FEBRUARY 2011

09:00 – 13:00    NCOP Rules Committee meeting

Note: [Deadline for Submission of Questions
          (Cluster 1: Peace and Security) scheduled for 10  March 2011]

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 28 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 28 FEBRUARY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 1 MARCH 2011

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 1 MARCH 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00                PLENARY 

                        1.  Motions
                        2.  Legislation
                        3.  Report on the Provincial Week (September 2010)
(Debate) (±102

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 MARCH 2011

13:00 – 14:00   Committee of Chairpersons (V475)

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 MARCH 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting

12:30 - 13:30     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

 

THURSDAY, 3 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 15:30 Internal Quarterly Consultative Forum Workshop (Venue to be determined)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 3 MARCH 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

 

14:00                PLENARY

                        Questions to the Deputy President

 

FRIDAY, 4 MARCH 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 4 MARCH 2011

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 7 MARCH 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 7 MARCH 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 8 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 11:45   Committees

 

14:00 – 16:55          PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Advocate M J Malahlela, former MP (45)

2.       Members’ statements (40)

3.       Consideration of Fiscal Framework and Revenue Proposals and of  Report of SC on Finance, see ATC,  March 2011, p ) (90)

 

TUESDAY, 8 MARCH 2011

 

WEDNESDAY, 9 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00 –  17:35        PLENARY

1.       Debate on International Women’s Day-Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women (90)

2.       Consideration of request for Permission in terms of Rule 249(3)(b) to inquire into amending other provisions of Companies (Act No 71 of 2008) (Interim Report of PC on Trade and Industry on Companies Amendment Bill [B 40 – 2010](s75) (see ATC, 3 March 2011, p 509) (10)

3.       Consideration of request on Filling of vacancy on Council of  Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) (Report of PC on Communications, see ATC, 22 February 2011, p 254) (10)

4.       Consideration of request for recommendation of candidates for appointment to the SABC Board (Report of PC on Communications, see ATC, 1 March 2011, p 491) (45)

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 9 MARCH 2011

11:00    PLENARY 

                1. Motions
               
2. Debate on International Women’s Day-Equal access to education, training and                                                                                                                                                                                                                           science and technology:  Pathway to decent work for  women  (±102)

14:00       3.  Fiscal Framework (Debate) (±102)

 

 

THURSDAY, 10 MARCH 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

14:00 – 16:55          PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Bill [B 4– 2011](s76(1)) (90)(provisional)

 

THURSDAY, 10 MARCH 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

13:00 – 14:00    Committee of Chairpersons

 

14:00                PLENARY

                               Questions: Cluster 1: Peace and Security

FRIDAY, 11 MARCH 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 11 MARCH 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 14 MARCH 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 14 MARCH 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 15 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

14:00 –  16:55         PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Refugees Amendment Bill [B 30B – 2010](s75) (45)

3.       Second Reading debate: Companies Amendment Bill [B 40B – 2010](s75) (45)

4.       Consideration of Report of PC on Correctional Services on Correctional Matters Amendment Bill [B 41 – 2010](s75) (see ATC, 4 March 2011, p 512)

5.       Second Reading debate: Correctional Matters Amendment Bill [B 41B – 2010](s75)

6.       Second Reading debate: Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill [B 36B – 2010](s76) (45)

 

TUESDAY, 15 MARCH 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00    PLENARY

             1.  Motions
            
2.  Legislation
             3. 
Report of the SC on Labour and Public Enterprises on the Final Acts of the                International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference, Antalya, 2006 (ATC, 23 February 2011, p 466) (Statement)(10)

4.  Report of the SC on Finance oversight visit to Municipalities in North West (ATC, 10 November 2010, p 3791) (Statement) (10)
5. Report of the Joint Committee on Ethics and Members Interests on the Auditor-General’s report on alleged non-disclosure of members’ interest (ATC, 17 November 2010, p 4004) (Statement)(10)

WEDNESDAY, 16 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00 – 14:55           PLENARY

1.       Statement by the Minister of Basic Education on national intervention in Eastern Cape Education department (45)

2.       Consideration of request for approval of:

· Protocol between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to amend the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital Gains

· Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Kenya for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income

                                (Reports of SC on Finance, see ATC, 28 February 2011, p 469-470)(10)

3.       Consideration of request for approval of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Science, Technology and Innovation, 1996 (Report of PC on Science and Technology, see ATC, 24 February 2011, p 468) (10)

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 MARCH 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting           

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 17 MARCH 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

14:00        PLENARY

                 Questions to the President

 

THURSDAY, 17 MARCH 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY 

                               1. Motions
2. Companies Amendment Bill [B 40 – 2010](s75) (Debate) (±102)
3. Debate on Human Rights day
(±102) 

                               4. Reports of the SC on Security and Constitutional Development:
4.1   Progress report on Upliftment of provisional suspension from                               office of Magistrate C M Dumani (ATC, 11November 2010, p                           3870)
4.2  Progress report on Upliftment of provisional suspension from                               off  of Magistrate D Jacobs (ATC, 11 November 2010, p                               3871)
4.3  Progress report on Upliftment of provisional suspension from                               office of Magistrate L B Maruwa  (ATC, 11 November 2010, p                                  3872)
4.4  Progress report on Upliftment of provisional suspension from                               office of Magistrate M T Masinga (ATC, 11 November 2010, p 3873)
         (One statement on items 4.1 – 4.4)                            

                              4.5  South African Police Service National Instruction 2/2010,                          tabled in terms of section 97(5)(b) of the Child Justice                            Act, 2008 (ATC , 26 October 2010, p 3355)(Statement)(10)
4.6  National Policy Framework on Child Justice: Section 93 of the                     Child Justice Act, 2008 (ATC, 26 October 2010, p 3355)
         (Statement)(10)


5. Reports of the SC on Appropriations:
5.1  Oversight visit to Eastern Cape Municipalities from 27-29 July                        2010 (ATC, 10 November 2010, p 3821)(Statement)(10)
5.2   First Quarter Conditional Grants Spending Patterns on Mass Sport                    and Recreation Participation Programme Grant for 2010/11                      financial year (ATC, 10 November 2010, p 3813)(Statement)(10)
5.3  First Quarter Conditional Grants Spending Patterns on National                             School Nutrition Grant for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 23                           November 2010, p 4227)(Statement)(10)                                                   

 

FRIDAY, 18 MARCH 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 18 MARCH 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 21 MARCH 2011

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

 

MONDAY, 21 MARCH 2011

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

 

TUESDAY, 22 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

14:00 –  18:10          PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Immigration Amendment Bill [B 32B – 2010](s75) (60)

3.       Second Reading debate: Merchant Shipping (Safe Containers Convention) Bill [B 31 – 2010](s75) (45)

4.       Debate  on IPU topic: Parliamentary Accountability: Living up to people’s expectations (90)

5.       Consideration of request for approval of: (10)

a.       Protocol between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to amend the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital

b.      Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Kenya for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income

(Reports of SC on Finance, see ATC, 28 February 2011, p 469-470)

6.       Consideration of request for approval of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Science, Technology and Innovation (Report of PC on Science and Technology, see ATC, 24 February 2011, p 468) (5)

 

TUESDAY, 22 MARCH 2011

14:00                PLENARY

Annual Address by the Deputy President (Three line whip applies)

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

11:30 – 13:00   Joint Rules Committee (OAC)

 

15:00 – 17:00  PLENARY

                        Questions for Oral Reply:

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 1: Peace and Security

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 MARCH 2011

11:30 – 13:00   Joint Rules Committee (OAC)

 

THURSDAY, 24 MARCH 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

14:00 –  16:55          PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill [B 22 – 2010](s75) (45)

3.       Committee reports

4.       Debate on Human Rights Day-Recognition of inherent dignity and equality:  The foundation of freedom, justice and peace (90)

 

THURSDAY, 24 MARCH 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

13:00 – 14:00    Committee of Chairpersons

14:00                PLENARY 

1. Motions
2. Legislation
3. Reports of the
SC on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs:
3.1 Draft Regulations on Participation of Municipal Staff Members as            Candidates for National, Provincial and Municipal Elections (ATC, 28            October 2010, p 3507) (Statement)(10)
3.2 Draft Disaster Management Volunteer Regulations and Explanatory   Memorandum on Objects of the Regulations (ATC, 28 October 2010, p 3507) (Statement)(10)
4. 
Reports of the SC on Women, Children and Persons with                         Disabilities:
4.1 2007/2008 and 2008/09 Annual Reports of Commission on Gender             Equality (ATC, 28 November 2010, p 3845)
4.2 2008/09 Annual Reports of National Youth Commission                            (ATC, 10 November 2010, p 3845) (One statement on items 4.1-4.2)
4.3 Public hearings on implementation of Domestic Violence Act (ATC, 25 October 2010,p 305(Statement (10)

FRIDAY, 25 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 12:30   Committee of Chairpersons (V475)

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (GHC)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 25 MARCH 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 28 MARCH 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 28 MARCH 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 29 MARCH 2011

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 29 MARCH 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00                PLENARY  (Provisional)

                         1.   Motions
                        
2.   Correctional Matters Amendment Bill [B41B-2010](s75) (Statement(10)
                         3.   Refugees Amendment Bill [B30-2010](s75) (Statement(10)

                         4.   Reports

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 MARCH 2011

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 MARCH 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting (S12A)

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

THURSDAY, 31 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 13:00  Workshop on the study tours on the Money Bills Amendment Procedure and

                        Related Matters Act (S12A)

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 31 MARCH 2011

09:00 – 13:00  Workshop on the study tours on the Money Bills Amendment Procedure and

                        Related Matters Act (S12A)

 

FRIDAY, 1 APRIL 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

FRIDAY, 1 APRIL 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 11 APRIL 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 11 APRIL 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 12 APRIL 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

14:00 – 15:00    PLENARY

1.       Decision of Question on Second Reading: Local Government:

Municipal Systems Amendment Bill [B 22B – 2010](s75)

2.       Consideration of Request for approval of candidate recommended for

        appointment to Council of Independent Communications Authority of

        South Africa (Icasa) (Report of PC on Communications)

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

09:00 – 11:30  Debate on Vote No 28: Economic Development (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 21: Correctional Services (GHC)

15:30 – 18:00  Debate on Vote No 4: Home Affairs (E249)

 

TUESDAY, 12 APRIL 2011

14:00         PLENARY 

1.                   Motions

2.                   Division of Revenue Bill [B4 -2011](Reprint)(s76(1))(Debate) (102)

 

WEDNESDAY, 13 APRIL 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 25& 23: Police (including ICD)(GHC)

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 20: Sport and Recreation South Africa (E249)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 22: Defence and Military Veterans (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 15: Basic Education (E249)

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 13 APRIL 2011

 

 

THURSDAY, 14 APRIL 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 19: Social Development (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 38: Water Affairs (E249) 

 

THURSDAY, 14 APRIL 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00          PLENARY

                                    Questions: Cluster 2: Social Services

FRIDAY, 15 APRIL 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (G26)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 15 APRIL 2011

09:00 – 10:30    Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting      (G26)

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 18 APRIL 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 18 APRIL 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 19 APRIL 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 26: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (GHC)

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 36: Trade and Industry (E249)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 13: Statistics South Africa (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 31: Human Settlements (E249)

 

TUESDAY, 19 APRIL 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00                PLENARY

7.       Motions

8.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 21 - Correctional Services

9.       Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill
[B22B- 2010](s75)

 

WEDNESDAY, 20 APRIL 2011

09:00 – 12:45   Committees

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 30: Environmental Affairs (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Budget Vote No 35: Tourism (E249)

 

WEDNESDAY, 20 APRIL 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting           

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 21 APRIL 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 21 APRIL 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

 

FRIDAY, 22 APRIL 2011

GOOD FRIDAY

 

FRIDAY, 22 APRIL 2011

GOOD FRIDAY

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 2 MAY 2011

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

MONDAY, 2 MAY 2011

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

 

TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2011

11:30 - 12:30   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00   PLENARY

            Consideration of nomination of a judge to serve on Electoral

            Commission  (Report of PC on Home Affairs, see ATC, 28 April 2011, p 1509)         

 

TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

WEDNESDAY, 4 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

WEDNESDAY, 4 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 23 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 23 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 18: Labour (E249)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 34: Science and Technology (E249)

 

TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00                PLENARY

1.      Motions

2.      Policy debate on Budget Vote No 15 – Basic Education (±102)

3.      Sectional Titles Schemes Management Bill [B20 B- 2010](s76)  AND Community Schemes Ombud Service Bill [B21B – 2010](s76)
(One Debate on both Section 76 Bills, items: 3 & 4) (±102)

4.   Consideration of Reports of the Select Committee on Finance:
4.1  Protocol between Government of RSA and Government of United    Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to amend   Convention for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of                                          Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital                 Gains) (ATC, 9 March 2011, p 628)
4.2  Agreement between Government of RSA and Government of    Republic of Kenya for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention          of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income)(ATC, 9 March    2011, p 628) (One statement on: 4.1& 4.2)(10)

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00           Address to Members of Parliament by Chairman of the National People’s                               Congress of the People’s Republic of China (NA Chamber)

15:00 – 17:00   JOINT SITTING

                         Debate on Africa Day: African renewal, advancement and development

WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting             

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

14:00                Address to Members of Parliament by Chairman of the National                                    People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (NA Chamber)

15:00 – 17:00   JOINT SITTING

                         Debate on Africa Day: African renewal, advancement and development

THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 17: Higher Education and Training (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 29: Energy (E249)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 12: Public Service and Administration (E249)

 

THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2011

08:30 – 10:00    Sub-Committee on review of rules meeting (S35)

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

 

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 35 – Tourism (102)

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 25 – Police (102)

4.   Consideration of Report of the Select Committee on       Appropriations:
      First Quarter Spending Patterns on Hospital Revitalisation      Grant (ATC, 10 March 2011, p 773)(Statement)(10)

 5.  Consideration of Reports of the Select Committee on Security and
      Constitutional Development: 
 5.1       Proclamations made in terms of section 25 of Protection of
      Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act (ATC, 2 March 2011, p 504 ) (Statement) (10)

5.2   Practical Guidelines for Employees, submitted in terms of section 10
       (4)(a) of Protected Disclosures Act)(ATC, 2 March 2011, p 505)

 

FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (G26)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (G26)

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 30 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 30 MAY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 5: International Relations and Cooperation (GHC)

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 27: Communications (E249)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 3: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 16: Health (E249)   

 

TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 20 – Sport & Recreation (102)

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 18- Labour (102) (proposed)

                       4.     Immigrations Amendment Bill [B32B- 2010](s75) (Statement)(10)

 

WEDNESDAY, 1 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 9: GCIS (GHC)

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 11: Public Enterprises (E249)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 14: Arts and Culture (GHC)

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 32: Mineral Resources (E249)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 7: Public Works (GHC)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 37: Transport (E249)

 

WEDNESDAY, 1 JUNE 2011

 

THURSDAY, 2 JUNE 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 10: National Treasury (State Security) (E249)

 

THURSDAY, 2 JUNE 2011

08:30 – 10:00    NCOP Rules Committee meeting (OAC)

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

13:00- 14:00      Committee of Chairpersons

14:00               PLENARY (Provisional)

 

FRIDAY, 3 JUNE 2011

COMMITTEES

09:00 – 12:00  Committee of Chairpersons (V475)

 

FRIDAY, 3 JUNE 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 13 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 13 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 12:30  Committees

12:45 – 13:45   Multiparty Women’s Caucus (V454)

 

14:00 – ±18:30  PLENARY

                          Debate on Vote No 1: Presidency (250)

 

 

TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2011

12:45 – 13:45   Multiparty Women’s Caucus (V454)

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 16 – Health (102)

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 7- Public Work (102)

4.       Youth Day Debate: Parliament in action-advancing youth development to break the cycle of generational poverty and unemployment (102)

 

WEDNESDAY, 15 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

 

14:00   PLENARY

            Resumption of debate on Vote No 1: The Presidency (Reply by President)

                           

WEDNESDAY, 15 JUNE 2011

10:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.     Policy debate on Budget Vote No 19 – Social Development *(102)
3.     Policy debate on Budget Vote No 31 – Human Settlements *(102)

14:00               PLENARY (Continue)

4.    Policy debate on Budget Vote No 26 – Agriculture, Forestry and           Fisheries (102)

 

THURSDAY, 16 JUNE 2011

YOUTH DAY

THURSDAY, 16 JUNE 2011

YOUTH DAY

FRIDAY, 17 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

FRIDAY, 17 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

 

MONDAY, 20 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 20 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 21 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

 

 

14:00  17:40      PLENARY

1.  Debate on Vote No 2: Parliament (180)

2.  Members’ statements (40)

3.  Consideration of request for recommendation of candidates for 

     appointment to Public Service Commission (Report of PC on Public

     Service and Administration, see ATC, 15 June 2011, p 2117)

4.  Consideration of request for approval of Agreement on the

     establishment of the African Tax Administration Forum (Report of

     SC on Finance, see ATC, 8 June 2011, p 1998)

 

TUESDAY, 21 JUNE 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00                PLENARY

1.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 8 – Women, Children and People with Disabilities (102) 

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 4 – Home Affairs (102)

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 2 - Parliament (102) 

14:00               PLENARY (Continue)

4.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 17– Higher Education (102)

5.     Policy debate on Budget Vote No 33 – Rural Development and   Land Reform (102)  

WEDNESDAY, 22 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

12:30 – 14:30  Chairpersons of Committees (V227)

 

15:00 – 17:00  PLENARY

                        Questions for Oral Reply: (120)

·         Cluster 2: Social Services

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 22 JUNE 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting           

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 36 – Trade & Industry (102)

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 14 – Arts & Culture (102)

 

THURSDAY, 23 JUNE 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

09:00 – 10:00   Joint Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30   CAUCUS

 

14:00 – ±20:00      PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Prof Kader Asmal, former MP (45)

2.       Consideration of Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) Forensic Investigations (ATC, 20 April 2011, p 1449) (5)

3.       Consideration of request for recommendation of candidates for appointment to Public Service Commission (Report of PC on Public Service and Administration, see ATC, 15 June 2011, p 2117) (5)

4.       First Reading debate: Tax Administration Bill (60)

5.       Consideration of Report of the SC on Appropriations on the Appropriation Bill [B 3  – 2011](s 77) (see ATC, June 2011, p ) (no debate)

6.       First Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2011](s 77) (120)

4.     Decision of Question on Votes and Schedule to Appropriation Bill [B 3 –

        2011](s 77) (±180)

5.     Second Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2011](s 77)(no

                               debate)

 

THURSDAY, 23 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 10:00   Joint Programme Committee (E249)

 

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 30 – Environmental Affairs AND

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No 38 – Water Affairs (102)
(One debate on items 2& 3)

 

FRIDAY, 24 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (G26)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 24 JUNE 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (G26)

 

 

 

 

EXPANDED PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME FRAMEWORK:  APRIL 2011 – 31 MARCH 2012

As agreed to by the Joint Programme Committee on 23 June 2011

 

SECOND TERM 2011

THIRD TERM 2011

 

 

12 April –  1 July (12 weeks, including 4 weeks of constituency work)

 

EPC’s / Committees                                                                  12 – 21 April

                                                                        Easter weekend: 22 – 25 April                                         

Constituency Period                                                                   26 April – 20 May

 

Budget Vote process (See indented entries)

            EPC’s/Committees                                                        24 May – 3 June

Africa Day                                                                                 25 May

Plenary: Questions to the President                                            1 June

Plenaries / Committees                                                  6 – 24 June

            Debate on Vote 2: Parliament                                         9 June (p)

            Debate on Vote 1: Presidency (followed by Reply)                        14 – 15 June

            Decision on Appropriation Bill by NA                                21 June

            Decision on Appropriation Bill by NCOP                           28 June

 

Youth Parliament (and Youth Day debate in NA)                           8 June

NCOP Youth Day debate                                                           14 June

 

NA Committees / Oversight / Study Tours                                                28 June – 1 July

NCOP Plenary / Committees                                                      28 June – 1 July                                    

Constituency Period                                                                   4 – 22 July

 

26 July – 23 September (9 weeks)

 

NA Oversight / Study tours                                             26 July – 5 August

NCOP Oversight Week                                                  26 – 29 July

 

                                                            Women’s Day: Tuesday 9 August

Committees                                                       10 – 12 August

 

Plenaries/Committees                                        16 August – 2 September

NCOP Oversight Week                                                               16 – 19 August

 

Inter-Legislature Workshop on MDGs                                    19 – 20 August

 

Women’s Parliament                                                      22 – 23 August

           

MDG Seminar                                                          5 – 7 September

                                   

Committees                                                       6 – 9 September

 

NA Plenaries/Committees                                               12 – 16 September

NCOP Provincial Week                                                                    12 – 16 September

 

People’s Assembly                                                                            22 – 23 September

 

Constituency period                                                                   26 September – 7 October

 

 

 

FOURTH TERM 2011

 

FIRST TERM 2012

11 October – 9 December (9 weeks)

NA Committees (BRR Reports)                                       11 – 21 October

NCOP Oversight Week                                                  11 – 14 October

Plenaries/Committees                                        25 October – 25 November[1]

 

Introduction: 2011 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement

And Adjustments Budget                                                            25 October

            Revised Fiscal Framework, if applicable (Within 9 days)            November

            Division of Revenue Amendment Bill (If applicable)                        November

 

Taking Parliament to the People (NCOP)                          7 – 11 November

 

NA Committees/Oversight/ Study Tours                           29 November – 9 December

 

            Climate Change Conference (COP 17)                 29 November – 9 December (Dbn)

            GLOBE International Legislators Forum               2 – 4 December (Cape Town)

            IPU Climate Change Meeting                              5 December (Dbn)

 

Passing of Adjustment Appropriation Bill by Parliament                 December 

           

Constituency period                                                       12 – 15 December

 

Leave period                                                      19 December – 6 January 2012

 

                                                                                                               

17 January – 23 March (9 weeks)

 

Leave Period                                                      2 –  6 January

 

Constituency Period                                                       9 – 13 January

 

Committees/Oversight                                                    17 January – 27 January

Members’ training                                                          31 January – 3 February

Committees                                                       7 – 8 February

President’s State-of-the-Nation Address (Joint Sitting)                   9 February (pm)

Debate on President’s State-of-the-nation address                        14 – 15 February

Reply by President to debate on State-of-the-nation address          16 February

Budget speech (NA)                                                       22 February

(Including tabling of Fiscal Framework, Appropriation Bill and Division of Revenue Bill)

 

Plenaries/Committees                                        14 February – 16 March

 

NA debate on Fiscal Framework                                      6 March (p)

Tabling of departmental strategic plans                            7 March (p)

NA plenary on Division of Revenue Bill                             8 March (p)

 

Taking Parliament to the People (NCOP)                          March

 

Constituency Period                                                       20 March – 5 April

                                                Human Rights Day: Wednesday 21 March;

                                                Coastal schools close 23 March; others 30 March

                                                Easter Weekend, 6 – 9 April

 

NCOP plenary on Division of Revenue Bill                         26 April (p)

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 27 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 27 JUNE 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 28 JUNE 2011

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 28 JUNE 2011

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Appropriations Bill [B 3  – 2011](s 77) (Statement) (10)

 

WEDNESDAY, 29 JUNE 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 29 JUNE 2011

 

THURSDAY, 30 JUNE 2011

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 30 JUNE 2011

 

FRIDAY, 1 JULY 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 1 JULY 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 25 JULY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 25 JULY 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 26 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

TUESDAY, 26 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

 

WEDNESDAY, 27 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

WEDNESDAY, 27 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

 

THURSDAY, 28 JULY 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

 

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

THURSDAY, 28 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

 

FRIDAY, 29 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

FRIDAY, 29 JULY 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 1 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 1 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 2 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

TUESDAY, 2 AUGUST 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – 13:00    Media Orientation for Chairpersons of Committees

 

WEDNESDAY, 3 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

WEDNESDAY, 3 AUGUST 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting

10:00 – 13:00    Media Orientation for Chairpersons of Committees

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 4 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

THURSDAY, 4 AUGUST 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                 PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       State Liability Amendment Bill [B2B-2011](s75)(Statement)(10)

3.       Consideration of Reports of the Select Committee on Appropriations
3.1  Third Quarter spending on Devolution of Property Rates Funds    Grant (ATC, 24 June 2011, p 2224)(Statement)(10)

3.2   Third Quarter spending patterns on Community Library

        Services Grant        (ATC, 24 June 2011, p 2224)(Statement)(10)

 

FRIDAY, 5 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

FRIDAY, 5 AUGUST 2011

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2011

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2011

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

WEDNESDAY, 10 AUGUST 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 10 AUGUST 2011

 

THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST 2011

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST 2011

14:00             PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill [B36D - 2010](Reprint)(s76(1)(Statement) (10)

3.       Reports

 

FRIDAY, 12 AUGUST 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 12 AUGUST 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 15 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 15 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 16 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 -17:05         PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Military Veterans Bill [B 1B – 2011](s75) (45)

3.       Consideration of Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development on Protection from Harassment Bill [B 1 – 2010](s75) (ATC, 17 June 2011, p 2124) (no debate)

4.       Second Reading debate: Protection from Harassment Bill [B 1B – 2010](s75) (45)

5.       Second Reading debate: South African Post Office SOC Ltd Bill [B 2B – 2010](s75) (introduced as South African Post Office Bill [B 2 – 2010](s75) (45)

6.       Second Reading debate: Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill [B 5B – 2011](s75) (10)

 (Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 16 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

WEDNESDAY, 17 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

                          Questions for oral reply (120)

·         Cluster 3: Governance

17:00 – 20:00 Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 17 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

THURSDAY, 18 AUGUST 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 - ± 15:40     PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Subject for discussion (Ms T B Sunduza): The revitalisation of indigenous languages (60)

3.       Consideration of Report of PC on Science and Technology on Visit to Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in Carnarvon and South African Large Telescope (SALT) in Sutherland, 29 to 30 March 2011 (ATC, 29 June 2011, p 2276)

4.       Consideration of Report of SC on Auditor–General on Oversight Visit to Headquarters of Auditor-General of South Africa (ATC, 15 June 2011, p 2105)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on Social Development on 2009/10 Annual Report of South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) (ATC, 8 June 2011, p 1991)

6.       Consideration of Report of Constitutional Review Committee on Study Tour to Venice Commission and Strasbourg (ATC, 3 June 2011, p 1851)

7.       Consideration of Report of PC on Basic Education on Public Hearings concerning Access and Delivery of Quality Education (ATC, 14 April 2011, p 1238)

8.       Consideration of Report of Committee on Private Members’ Legislative Proposals and Special Petitions on Legislative proposal to correct anomalies in Executive Members’ Ethics Act, No 82 of 1998 (Mr I O Davidson) (ATC, 24 March 2011, p 934)

9.       Consideration of Report of  Committee on Private Members’ Legislative Proposals and Special Petitions on Legislative proposal to regulate private funding of political parties (Mr L Greyling) (ATC, 24 March 2011, p 934)

10.   Consideration of Report of Committee on Private Members’ Legislative Proposals and Special Petitions on Petition from Mr Amichand Munasur, praying for a pension (Mr L T Landers) (ATC, 22 June 2011, p 2163)

11.   Consideration of Report of Committee on Public Accounts on Annual report and financial statements of National Student Financial Aid Scheme for 2009/10 financial year (ATC, 14 April 2011, p 1281)

 

THURSDAY, 18 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

FRIDAY, 19 AUGUST 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 19 AUGUST 2011

OVERSIGHT WEEK

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 22 AUGUST 2011

Women’s Parliament (OAC)

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 22 AUGUST 2011

Women’s Parliament (OAC)

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 23 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

Women’s Parliament (OAC)

14:00 – 16:30      JOINT SITTING

Debate on National Women’s Day: Working together to enhance women’s economic empowerment through skills development and sustainable job creation (150)

17:00 – 20:00 Study Groups

TUESDAY, 23 AUGUST 2011

Women’s Parliament (OAC)

14:00 – 16:30    JOINT SITTING

Debate on National Women’s Day: Working together to enhance women’s economic empowerment through skills development and sustainable job creation (150)

 

WEDNESDAY, 24 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

12:45 – 14:45  Committee of Chairpersons (V475)

14:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Mr L J Tolo, MP (45)

2.       Questions for oral reply (130)

·         Questions to Deputy President

·         Cluster 4: Economics

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 24 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 16:00    NCOP Business Plan Review

 

THURSDAY, 25 AUGUST 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – ±16:00        PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Subject for discussion (Mrs S V Kalyan): The declaration made at the recent United Nations high-level Aids meeting to unite for universal access towards zero new HIV infections, zero cases of discrimination and zero Aids-related deaths (60)

3.       Consideration of Reports on Budget Votes

 

THURSDAY, 25 AUGUST 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00               PLENARY

                        Questions to Deputy President

FRIDAY, 26 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum (G26)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 26 AUGUST 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 29 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 29 AUGUST 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 30 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 - ±16:30        PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Consideration of Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill [B 36D-2010 (Reprint)](s76(1) and of Report of PC on Basic Education thereon, see ATC, 23 August 2010, p 2655) (5)

3.       Consideration of Report of Parliamentary delegation to 16th Conference of the Parties’ meeting (COP16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Cancun, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010 (ATC, 20 July 2011, p 2321) (60)

4.       Report of PC on Higher Education and Training on Oversight Visit to University of Limpopo and Indlela, dated 17 August 2011 (ATC, 22 August 2011, p 2624) (5)

5.       Report of PC on Police on Oversight visit to Bishop Lavis Training Academy, Stellenbosch Police Station, Cloetesville Police Station, Robertson Police Station and Atlantis Police Station from 25 to 28 January 2011 (ATC, 16 August 2011, p 2567) (5)

6.       Report of PC on Human Settlements on Rural Household Infrastructure Programme (ATC, 11 August 2011, p 2503) (5)

7.       Consideration of Report of PC on Human Settlements on Oversight visit to KwaZulu-Natal, 15 April 2011 (ATC, July 2011, p 2403) (5)

8.       Consideration of Report of Committee on Private Members’ Legislative Proposals and Special Petitions on Petition from Mr Amichand Munasur, praying for a pension (Mr L T Landers) (ATC, 22 June 2011, p 2163) (5)

9.       Consideration of Second Report of Committee on Public Accounts on Report of Auditor-General on 2009/10 financial statements of South African Broadcasting Corporation and Report of Auditor-General on investigation at South African Broadcasting Corporation (ATC, 1 March 2011, p 482) (5)

10.   Consideration of Report of PC on Public Service and Administration on Oversight visit of public administration leadership and management academy (Palama) and state information technology agency (Sita) on 3-4 August 2010 (ATC, 20 April 2011, p 1404) (5)

11.   Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on 2010/11 First Quarter Expenditure Report (ATC, 17 February 2011, p 219) (5)

12.   Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Third Quarter Expenditure for 2010/11 financial year (ATC, 27 May 2011, p 1693) (5)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 30 AUGUST 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

WEDNESDAY, 31 AUGUST 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00 – 17:05         PLENARY

1.       Debate on IPU topic: Promoting and practising good governance as a means of advancing peace and security: Drawing lessons from recent events in the Middle East and North Africa (60)

2.       Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development (ATC, 24 August 2011, p 2668) (5)

3.       Subject for discussion (Mr P D Mbhele): The impact of the Gautrain service disruptions due to cable theft on the viability of modernised public transport and commuter confidence (60)

(Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 31 AUGUST 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting             

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – 16:40        PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Debate on IPU topic: Redistribution of power, not just wealth: Ownership of the international agendas (60)

3.       Subject for discussion (Prof C T Msimang): The slow expenditure of capital budgets of the country’s municipalities (60)

 

THURSDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

                               Questions: Cluster 3: Governance

FRIDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER 2011

CONSULTATIVE SEMINAR ON THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENT & PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES

IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

[OLD ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, 09:00 – 17:00]

 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30        Sub Committee on the Review of  NCOP Rules (GH42)

 

CONSULTATIVE SEMINAR ON THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENT & PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES

IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

[OLD ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, 09:00 – 17:00]

 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER 2011

CONSULTATIVE SEMINAR ON THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENT & PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES

IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

[OLD ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, 09:00 – 17:00]

 

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER 2011

CONSULTATIVE SEMINAR ON THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENT & PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURES

IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

[OLD ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, 09:00 – 17:00]

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2011

 

THURSDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

14:00                PLENARY

                                    Questions: Cluster 3: Governance

FRIDAY, 9 SEPTEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 9 SEPTEMBER 2011

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 – ±15:30 PLENARY

                        Questions to the President

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen

                         involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

WEDNESDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00 –17:20      PLENARY

1.       Election of members to the Pan African Parliament (No debate)

2.       Consideration of Report of PC on Higher Education and Training on Budget and Strategic Plans 2011/12 of Safety and Security Seta, Construction Seta and Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Seta, dated 17 August 2011 (ATC, 22 August 2011, p 2646) (5)

3.       Consideration of Report of PC on Women, Children, Youth and People with Disabilities on Strategic Plan of the National Youth Development Agency for the year 2011-14 (ATC, 28 June 2011, p 2261) (5)

4.       Consideration of Report of PC on Public Enterprises on Annual Reports of Department of Public Enterprises and State-Owned Enterprises (ATC, 13 April 2011, p 1166) (5)

5.       Consideration of Reports of Committee on Public Accounts on: (10)

·         Third Report on Report of Auditor General on annual report and financial statements of Energy Sector Education Training Authority for 2009/10 financial year (ATC, 14 April 2011, p 1265)

·         Annual Report and Financial Statements of Road Traffic Management Corporation, and Report of Auditor-General on Financial Statements of Road Traffic Management Corporation (ATC, 8 April 2011, p 985)

·         Sixth Report on Report of Auditor General on Annual report and financial statements of Public Services Sector Education Training Authority for 2009/10 financial year (ATC, 14 April 2011, p 1276)

·         Report of Auditor General on Annual report and financial statements of Department of Defence and Military Veterans for 2009/10 financial year (ATC, 28 June 2011, p 2257)

6.       Consideration of Reports of SC on Appropriations on: (10)

·         Oversight Visit to Limpopo (ATC, 24 May 2011, p 1565)

·         Oversight Visit to Eastern Cape on 2–6 August 2010 (A TC, 20 May 2011, p 1535)

·         Oversight Visit to KwaZulu-Natal on 19-23 July 2010 (ATC, 20 May 2011, p 1545)

7.       Farewell tributes to Mr M J Ellis, MP, upon his resignation from National Assembly (45)

8.       Debate on IPU topic: Access to health as a basic right: The role of parliaments in addressing key challenges to securing the health of women and children (60)

9.       Debate on Heritage Day: Celebrating the heroes and heroines of the liberation struggle in South Africa (60)

 

(immediately after plenary until 20:00) Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen
                        involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

 

 

THURSDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen
       involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

FRIDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen
                        involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

:00) Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen
                        involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

THURSDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen
       involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

FRIDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2011

PROVINCIAL WEEK

 Parliament in Action – advancing citizen
                        involvement in addressing service delivery
                            challenges in our communities

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2011

                        OVERSIGHT WEEK/ COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2011        

OVERSIGHT WEEK/ COMMITTEES                   

THURSDAY, 13 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 13 OCTOBER 2011

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

OVERSIGHT WEEK/ COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

                        OVERSIGHT WEEK/ COMMITTEES

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

 

WEDNESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting

10:00 – 12:00                NCOP Rules Committee Meeting            

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

14:00 – 17:00    Members training on Climate Change

 

THURSDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

 

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00               PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Motions

2.       Debate: Rural Development: Rural women as drivers of agricultural and rural development in South Africa (102)

3.       Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill [B5B – 2011](s75)
(Statement)(10)

4.       Consideration of Report of the Select Committee on Economic Development: Mine and Safety Inspectorate report for 2009-2010

(Statement)(10)

                       5.     Consideration of Report of the Select Committee on Finance:                               Agreement on Establishment of African Tax Administration Forum            (ATC, 2 September 2011, p 2784) (provisional)

FRIDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2011

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

TUESDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 - ±16:45       PLENARY

12.   Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement

13.   Introduction: Adjustments Appropriation Bill [B – 2011](prop s77)

14.   Introduction: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B - 2011](prop s77)

15.   Consideration of nominations for appointment to Electoral Commission (Report of Ad Hoc Committee to nominate Persons for Appointment in Electoral Commission, see ATC, 12 October 2011, p 3176) (10)

16.   Members’ statements (40)

17:00 - 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2011

14:00               PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Motions

2.       Debate on Transport: Moving South Africa Safely on Time (102)

3.       Consideration of Report of the Select Committee on Labour and Public Enterprises: Oversight Visit to Koeberg Nuclear Power Station (ATC, 29 August 2011, p 2735)(Statement)(10)

4.       Consideration of Report of the Committee on Petitions and Members’ Legislative Proposals:

Study Tour to the United Kingdom (ATC, 15 August 201, p 2517) (provisional)

 

WEDNESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

                          Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Cluster 1: Peace and Security

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2011

 

THURSDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 –±16:35       PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion: Mr P H K Ditshetelo (45)

2.       Members’ statements (40)

3.       Consideration of Report of Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill [B 8 – 2010] (s 75) (ATC, 20 October 2011, p 3261) (No Debate)

4.       Second Reading debate: Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill [B 8B – 2010](s75)(60)

5.       Second Reading Debate: Military Ombud Bill [B 9B – 2011](s75) (introduced as Military Ombudsman Bill [B 9 – 2011] (10)

6.       Consideration of reports of the Standing Committee on Finance on international agreements: (10)

·         Protocol Amending the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Government of the Republic of South Africa for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income (ATC, 18 October 2011, p 3212).

·         Protocol Amending the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of Malaysia for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income (ATC, 18 October 2011, p 3213).

·         Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of San Marino for the exchange of information relating to tax matters (ATC, 18 October 2011, p 3213).

·         Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of Jersey for the exchange of information with respect to taxes (ATC, 13 October 2011, p 1385).

·         Agreement between the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas for the exchange of information relating to tax matters (ATC, 13 October 2011, p 1385).

·         Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters (ATC, 13 October 2011, p 1385).

·         Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Cayman Islands for the exchange of information relating to tax matters (ATC, 13 October 2011, p 1386).

·         Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the States of Guernsey for the exchange of information relating to tax matters (ATC, 13 October 2011, p 1386).

·         Protocol and additional protocol amending the convention between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Austria for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to taxes on income and capital (ATC, 13 October 2011, p 1386).

 

THURSDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00               PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Motions

2.       Debate on Child Protection: Working together to protect our children (102) (proposed)

3.       Reports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (E249)

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 31 OCTOBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 31 OCTOBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 – 11:30 National Assembly Rules Committee (OAC)

 

14:00 –±16:30   JOINT SITTING

                          Farewell to former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo and welcoming of

                          Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng (120)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00 – ±16:30     JOINT SITTING

                             Farewell to former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo and welcoming    

                             Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng (120)

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

                          Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 2: Social Services

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 2 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting           

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

14:00                NCOP Delegates briefing: Taking Parliament to the People

Note: [Deadline for Submission of Questions to the Deputy           President scheduled for 15 November 2011 ]

 

 

THURSDAY, 3 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30   NA Programme Committee (E249)

09:00   Joint Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 -          PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Legislation

3.       Committee reports

 

THURSDAY, 3 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

09:00   Joint Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Debate on Higher Education: Expanding Funding Opportunities to Higher Education and Training for the Poor (102)

3.       Higher Education Laws Amendment Bill [B14B – 2011](s75)(provisional)

4.       Protection from Harassment Bill [B 1B-2010](s75)(provisional)

5.       Military Veterans Amendment Bill [B [B 1B-2011](s 75)(provisional)

South African Post Office (SOC) Ltd Bill [B1B-2010](s75)(provisional)

 

FRIDAY, 4 NOVEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 4 NOVEMBER 2011

Note: [Deadline for Submission of Questions (Cluster 4: Economics) scheduled for 22 November 2011]

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 7 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

 

MONDAY, 7 NOVEMBER 2011

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

KWAZULU- NATAL : Celebrating the legacy of freedom through strengthening the link between Parliament and the people

 

TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 – 15:35        PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Consideration of the Revised Fiscal Framework (10)

3.       Committee reports (45)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER 2011

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

KWAZULU-NATAL: Celebrating the legacy of freedom through strengthening the link between Parliament and the people

16:45               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Consideration of the Revised Fiscal Framework

 

WEDNESDAY, 9 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00 – 17:20           PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Statement by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on South Africa’s State of readiness to host COP 17/CMP7 (45)

3.       Committee reports (55)

(Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 9 NOVEMBER 2011

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

KWAZULU-NATAL: Celebrating the legacy of freedom through strengthening the link between Parliament and the people

 

THURSDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

14:00 - ±15:30   PLENARY

                           Questions to the President

 

THURSDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2011

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

KWAZULU-NATAL: Celebrating the legacy of freedom through strengthening the link between Parliament and the people

FRIDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2011

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

KWAZULU-NATAL: Celebrating the legacy of freedom through strengthening the link between Parliament and the people

09:30               PLENARY

                        Debate on President’s Address to the NCOP: Working together to                                 advance the lives of our people

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 -17:10          PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Statement by the Minister of Sport and Recreation on the National Sports Indaba (45)

3.       Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Division of Revenue Amendment Bill [B 17 – 2011](s76) (ATC, 9 November 2011, p ) (no debate)

4.       Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Amendment Bill [B 17 – 2011]( s76(1)) (60)

5.       Committee reports (45)

 

TUESDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Questions to the Deputy President

2.       Statement by the Minister of Sport and Recreation on the 2011 National Sport and Recreation Indaba to look at initiatives to take South African sport forward

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00 – 18:00    PLENARY

1.        Debate on Sixteen Days of Activism: From peace in the home to peace in the world-Proliferation of small arms and their role in domestic violence (60)

2.        Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Cluster 3: Governance

3.        Second Reading debate: Protection of State Information Bill [B 6B – 2010](s75) (introduced as Protection of Information Bill [B 6 – 2010]) (60)

 (Immediately after plenary until 20:00) Study Groups

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting             

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – 17:40         PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Ms M N Magazi, MP (45)

2.        Members’ statements (40)

3.       First Reading debate: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B 19 – 2011](s77) & Second Reading debate: Taxation Laws Second Amendment Bill [B 20 – 2011](s75) (60)

4.       Second Reading debate: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill[B 19 – 2011](s77) (no debate)

5.       Second Reading debate: Tax Administration Bill [B 11 – 2011](s75) (45)

6.       Committee reports (15)

7.       Debate on the Report on National Stakeholder Consultative Seminar on Climate Change (60)

 

THURSDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

 

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Debate on Water Management and Resources: Advancing national water resource management for sustainable water supply to our people (102)

3.       Government Employees Pension Law Amendment Bill [B15-2011]
(s75)(provisional)

4.       Consideration of Draft Regulations made in terms of Correctional Services Act, Act No 111 of 1998, amending Correctional Services Regulations of 2004 (Statement)(10)

5.       Consideration of the Report on National Stakeholder Consultative Seminar on Climate Change (Statement)(10)

 

FRIDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Consideration of the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill
[B 17- 2011](s76)(1))

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2011

SEMINAR ON HIV/AIDS & WELLNESS DAY FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT: STRENGTHENING POLITICAL OVERSIGHT ON HIV AND AIDS

GHC, 08:00 – 13:00

09:00 –12:45  Committees

 

14:00 -±17:25        PLENARY

1.       Decision of Question on Second Reading- Protection of State Information Bill [B 6B – 2010](s75) (introduced as Protection of Information Bill [B 6 – 2010])

2.       Second Reading debate: Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill [B 8B– 2011](s74(3)(b)) (no debate)(provisional)

3.       Consideration of Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of PC on Energy on Performance of Department of Energy for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 10 November 2011, p 4559) (5)

4.       Consideration of Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report of SC on Finance on Performance of National Treasury for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 9 November 2011, p 4505) (5)

5.       Debate on Medium Term Budget Policy Statement & First Reading debate: Adjustments Appropriations Bill [B 18 – 2011](s77) (60)

6.       Consideration of Votes and Schedule: Adjustments Appropriations Bill [B 18 – 2011](s77) (±90)

7.       Second Reading debate: Adjustments Appropriations Bill [B 18 – 2011](s77) (no debate)

8.       Second Reading debate: Tax Administration Bill [B 11B – 2011](s75) (45)

 

(Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

 

 

TUESDAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2011

10:00                PLENARY

                       Questions: Cluster 4: Economics

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 - 11:00   Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

                          Questions for oral reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 4: Economics

18:00   END-OFYEAR FUNCTION FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT (FERNWOOD)

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2011

18:00   END-OFYEAR FUNCTION FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT (FERNWOOD)

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 24 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30    NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – ±17:55      PLENARY

1.       Debate on World Aids Day: South Africa is taking responsibility on the PATH (policy in action  on TB and HIV) to zero (60)

2.       Second Reading debate: Skills Development Amendment Bill [B16 - 2011](s75) (45)

3.        Consideration of South African Post Office SOC Ltd Bill [B2B - 2010]  (s75) (Report of PC on Communication on proposed amendments from NCOP, see ATC, November 2011, p 211) (5)

4.       Consideration of request for recommendation of members to Board of Media Development and Diversity Agency (Report of PC on Communications, see ATC, 15 November 2011, p 4691) (5)

5.       Consideration of request for recommendation of candidate to fill a vacancy on South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board (ATC, 10 November 2011, p 4596) (5)

6.       Consideration of request for recommendation of candidates to fill vacancies in the Human Sciences Research Council (ATC, November 2011, p )(5)

7.       Committee reports (±35)

8.       Members’ statements (40)

9.       Farewell speeches (45)

 

THURSDAY, 24 NOVEMBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Debate on Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender Violence (102)

3.       Higher Education Laws Amendment Bill [B14B- 2011](s75)
(Statement)(10)

4.       Consideration of the Adjustments Appropriation Bill [B18 – 2011](s77)

5.       Consideration of the Legal Aid Guide 2011 (12th edition), including proposed amendments approved by the Board of Legal Aid South Africa, tabled in terms of section 3A(2) of the Legal Aid Act, 1969 (No 22 of 1969)(provisional)

 

FRIDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2011

09:00 – 10:30  Quarterly Consultative Forum meeting (E249)

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 28 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 28 NOVEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 29 NOVEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

TUESDAY, 29 NOVEMBER 2011

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Debate on the NCOP Provincial Week Report: Taking decisive action to address service delivery challenges in our communities (102)

3.       Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B19 – 2011](prop s77)(provisional)

4.       Taxation Laws Second Amendment Bill [B20 – 2011](prop s75) (provisional)

5.       Tax Administration Bill [B11B- 2011](s75) (provisional)

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 NOVEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 NOVEMBER 2011

 

THURSDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

THURSDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

FRIDAY, 2 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

FRIDAY, 2 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES

CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP17): 28 NOVEMBER – 9 DECEMBER, DURBAN

GLOBE INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATORS FORUM: 3-4 DECEMBER, GOOD HOPE CHAMBER

 

 

 

WEEK 5 – 9 DECEMBER

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2011

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

TUESDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting)

14:00               PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Further Education and Training Colleges Amendment Bill
[B13B-2011](s76)(1)

3.       Reports

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2011

08:30 - 10:00     Programming Committee Meeting             

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

THURSDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2011

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

FRIDAY, 9 DECEMBER 2011

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

FRIDAY, 9 DECEMBER 2011

 

IPU CLIMATE CHANGE MEETING: 5 DECEMBER, DURBAN

CONSTITUENCY PERIOD:  12-15 DECEMBER

LEAVE PERIOD: 19 DECEMBER – 6 JANUARY 2012



[1] In terms of the Money Act 30 days are required to process the MTBPS. Opportunity for plenaries therefore rather up to 25th than 18th November