NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 COMPOSITE PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME

 

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enquiries: A Mbanga

(     021 403 3218

E-mail: ambanga@parliament.gov.za

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME FRAMEWORK 2012

As agreed to by the Joint Programme Committee on 3 November 2011

 

FIRST TERM 2012

SECOND TERM 2012 (provisional)

 

 

16 January – 23 March (9 weeks)

 

Leave Period                                                             3 –  6 January

 

Constituency Period                                                              9 – 13 January

 

Committees / Oversight                                                         17 – 27 January

NCOP Strategic Planning Week                                                       17 – 20 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

Departmental Strategic Plan Briefings to NCOP Committees            27 February – 9 March (p

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)                          12 – 16 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

 

 

9 April – 22 June (11 weeks)

 

Constituency Period                                                            10 - 13 April

 

Committees  (NA – Preparation for EPCs)                                    17  - 20 April

 

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

 

                                                                        Freedom Day:  Fri 27 April

 

EPCs/Committees                                                                          24 April – 18 May

NCOP Provincial Week/Taking the Legislature to the People/

Local Government Week                                                                 17 – 21 April

 

 

                                                                        Workers’ Day: Tue 1 May

 

Plenaries/Committees                                             22 May – 8 June

              Debate on Vote 2: Parliament                                            May / June

              Debate on Vote 1: Presidency (followed by Reply)            May / June

              Decision on Appropriation Bill by NA                                  June

              Decision on Appropriation Bill by NCOP                            June

 

                                                                        Africa Day:  Fri 25 May

 

Committees                                                       11 – 15 June

 

Youth Parliament (and Youth Day debate)                                       June

 

Plenaries/Committees                                        19 – 22 June

NCOP Joint Whips Study Tour                                                         25 June – 13 July

Constituency period                                                                   25 June – 20 July

 

 


                       

THIRD TERM 2012 (provisional)

 

FOURTH TERM 2012 (provisional)

23 July – 21 September (10 weeks)

 

Committees / Oversight                          24 July – 3 August

           

                                                            Women’s Day: Tuesday 9 August

 

Plenaries/Committees                            7 – 31 August

 

NCOP Oversight Week                                                   13 – 17 August (p)

 

Women’s Parliament                                          13 –14 August (p)

 

NCOP Provincial Week                                                   3 - 7 September

                       

Committees                                           4 – 7 September

 

Plenaries/Committees                            11 – 19 September

 

NCOP Oversight Week                                                   13 – 17 August (p)

 

People’s Assembly                                                          18 – 19  September (p)

 

Committees                                           20 – 21 September

 

                                                                                        Heritage Day: Mon 24 September

 

Constituency period                                                 25 September – 5 October

 

                                                                                                               

8 October – 7 December (9 weeks)

 

NA Committees (BRR Reports)                                       9 –19 October

 

NCOP Oversight Week                                         1 – 5 October

 

Plenaries/Committees                                        23 October – 23 November

 

Introduction: 2012 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement

And Adjustments Budget                                                            October

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

            Division of Revenue Amendment Bill (If applicable)                        November

 

Taking Parliament to the People (NCOP)                          5 – 9 November

 

Committees / Oversight                                            27 November  – 7 December

           

Passing of Adjustment Appropriation Bill by Parliament                 December 

           

Constituency period                                                       10 – 14 December

 

Leave period                                                      17 December – January 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLUSTERING OF MINISTRIES: A GUIDE FOR QUESTIONS FOR ORAL & WRITTEN REPLY

CLUSTER 1 - Peace and Security

CLUSTER 2 - Social Services

CLUSTER 3 - Governance

CLUSTER 4 - Economics

Includes:

§         Police

§         Justice and Constitutional Development

§         Correctional Services

§         Defence and Military Veterans

§         International Relations and Cooperation

§         State Security

§         Home Affairs

 

§         Includes:

§         Arts and Culture

§         Basic Education

§         Higher Education and Training

§         Health

§         Human Settlements

§         Social Development

§         Sport and Recreation

§         Water and Environmental Affairs

 

§         Includes:

§         Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs

§         Public Service and Administration

§         Minister in the Presidency: Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration in the Presidency

§         Minister in the Presidency: National Planning Commission

§         Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities

 

Includes:

§         Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

§         Economic Development

§         Energy

§         Finance

§         Labour

§         Mineral Resources

§         Public Enterprises

§         Public Works

§         Trade and Industry

§         Tourism

§         Transport

§         Rural Development and Land Reform

§         Communications

§         Science and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 16 – 20 JANUARY 2012

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 16 JANUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 16 JANUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 17 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

TUESDAY, 17 JANUARY

 

WEDNESDAY, 18 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

WEDNESDAY, 18 JANUARY  

 

THURSDAY, 19 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

THURSDAY, 19 JANUARY  

 

FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY

 

 

 

 

WEEK 23 – 27 JANUARY 2012

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 23 JANUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 23 JANUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 24 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

TUESDAY, 24 JANUARY

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 JANUARY  

 

THURSDAY, 26 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

THURSDAY, 26 JANUARY  

 

FRIDAY, 27 JANUARY

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

FRIDAY, 27 JANUARY

10:00 – 13:00    NCOP Rules Committee meeting

 

 

WEEK 30 JANUARY – 3 FEBRUARY 2012

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 30 JANUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 30 JANUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 31 JANUARY

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

TUESDAY, 31 JANUARY 2012

08:30 - 17:00     Workshop  (Proposed)
                        Joint Whips Forum  

WEDNESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY

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

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

WEDNESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2012

08:30 - 17:00     Workshop  (Proposed)
            Joint Whips Forum  

THURSDAY, 2 FEBRUARY

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

THURSDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2012

                        MEMBERS’ TRAINING

FRIDAY, 3 FEBRUARY 

MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

FRIDAY,  3 FEBRUARY 2012                               

                        MEMBERS’ TRAINING

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 6 FEBRUARY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 6 FEBRUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 7 FEBRUARY

COMMITTEES

14:00 – 17:00  Committee of Chairpersons (GHC)

 

TUESDAY, 7 FEBRUARY 

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

 

WEDNESDAY, 8 FEBRUARY

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

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 8 FEBRUARY  

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

12:30 - 13:30     Provincial Delegation Meetings

 

THURSDAY, 9 FEBRUARY

19:00        JOINT SITTING

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

THURSDAY, 9 FEBRUARY   

19:00        JOINT SITTING

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

FRIDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 

 

FRIDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 13 FEBRUARY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 13 FEBRUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 14 FEBRUARY

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 - ±18:27  PLENARY

                         Debate on President’s state-of-the-nation address (264)

 

TUESDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 

 

WEDNESDAY, 15 FEBRUARY

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

14:00 - ±17:47  PLENARY

              Resumption of debate on President’s state-of-the-nation address (227)

WEDNESDAY, 15 FEBRUARY  

 

THURSDAY, 16 FEBRUARY

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – ±14:45  PLENARY

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

 

THURSDAY, 16 FEBRUARY   

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

 

FRIDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 

COMMITTEES

QUARTERLY CONSULTATIVE FORUM

FRIDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 

QUARTERLY CONSULTATIVE FORUM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

MONDAY, 20 FEBRUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 21 FEBRUARY

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 -16:40          PLENARY

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

2.       Members’ statements (40)

3.       Consideration of Request for recommendation to fill vacancies in Commission on Gender Equality (CGE) (Report of Ad Hoc Committee on filling of vacancies in Commission on Gender Equality (CGE), see ATC, 27 January 2012, p 83) (45)

4.       Consideration of Further Education and Training Colleges Amendment Bill [B 13D – 2011](s76(1)) and of Report of PC on Higher Education and Training thereon, see ATC, 8 February 2012, p 181) (5)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on International Relations and Cooperation on Oversight of South Africa’s Missions abroad (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-22 November 2010) and Execution of South Africa’s International Relations Policy (ATC, 31 January 2012, p 110) (5)

6.       Consideration of Report of PC on Human Settlements on Oversight Visit to Gauteng from 1-6 August 2010 (ATC, 16 January 2012, p 4) (5)

7.       Consideration of Report of PC on Social Development on Oversight Visit from 27 June to 1 July 2011 to Eastern Cape Department of Social Development, South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) Regional Office, Paypoints and Service Areas and National Development Agency (NDA) Projects (ATC, 9 December 2011, p 5484) (5)

8.       Consideration of Report of PC on Home Affairs on Oversight Visit to North West from 25 to 29 July 2011 (ATC, 30 November 2011, p 5366) (5)

9.       Consideration of Report of PC on Basic Education on Oversight Visits to North West and Mpumalanga from 25 to 29 July 2011 (ATC, 29 November 2011, p 5243) (5)

 

TUESDAY, 21 FEBRUARY 

 

WEDNESDAY, 22 FEBRUARY

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

14:00      PLENARY (Budget Speech)

1.       Introduction – Appropriation Bill [B 3 - 2012] (prop s77) and tabling of Division of Revenue Bill [B 4 - 2012] (prop s76)

2.       Introduction – Finance Bill [B 5 - 2012] (prop s77)

3.       Introduction –Additional Adjustments Appropriation Bill (2011/12 Financial Year) [B 6 - 2012] (prop s77)

 

WEDNESDAY, 22 FEBRUARY  

 

THURSDAY, 23 FEBRUARY

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

 

THURSDAY, 23 FEBRUARY   

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

 

FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 27 FEBRUARY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 27 FEBRUARY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 28 FEBRUARY

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 -15:00          PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Implementation of the Geneva Conventions Bill [B 10B – 2011] (s75) (no debate)

3.       Consideration of Report of PC on International Relations and Cooperation on Outreach Program Undertaken on 5 August 2010 at University of Cape Town (ATC, 31 January 2012, p 132) (5)

4.       Consideration of Report of Committee on Auditor-General on Annual Report of Auditor-General for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 16 January 2012, p 55) (5)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on Police on Annual Report of Civilian Secretariat for Police for 2010/11 (ATC, 6 December 2011, p 5442) (5)

6.       Consideration of Reports of PC on Higher Education and Training on:

·         Annual Report 2010/11 of National Skills Authority (NSA) and National Skills Fund (NSF) (ATC, 1 December 2011, p 5421)

·         Annual Report 2010/11 of South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and Council on Higher Education (CHE) (ATC, 1 December 2011, p 5421-5424) (no debate)

7.       Consideration of Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report of PC on Mineral Resources on Performance of Department of Mineral Resources for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 24 November 2011, p 5139) (5)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 28 FEBRUARY 

 

WEDNESDAY, 29 FEBRUARY 

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 1: Peace and Security

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 29 FEBRUARY     

 

THURSDAY, 1 MARCH

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – ±15:35      PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Ms Winkie Direko, former MP (45)

2.       Members’ statements (40)

3.       Consideration of Reports of PC on Human Settlements on:

·       Oversight visit to the Western Cape (ATC, 21 February 2012, p 237)

·       Third Africa Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene (AfricaSan 3) (ATC, 16 January 2012, p 28) (no debate)

4.       Consideration of Report of PC on Communications on Performance management system to monitor and evaluate Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) chairperson and councillors (ATC, 20 February 2012, p 225) (5)

5.       Consideration of Report of Committee on Auditor-General on Budget and Strategic Plan of the Auditor-General for 2012/13 Financial Year (ATC, 16 January 2012, p 48) (5)

 

THURSDAY, 1 MARCH    

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

 

FRIDAY, 2 MARCH  

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 2 MARCH  

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 5 MARCH  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 5 MARCH 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 6 MARCH 

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

10:00 – 13:00  PGIR Meeting  (GH41)

14:00 – 15:55           PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Consideration of Fiscal Framework and Revenue Proposals and of Report of SC on Finance thereon (ATC, March 2012, p ) (60)

3.       First Reading debate: Finance Bill [B 5 – 2012](prop s77)(5)

4.       Second Reading debate: Finance Bill [B 5 – 2012](prop s77)(no debate)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on Higher Education and Training on Study Tour to Federal Republic of Germany on 2 to 9 December 2011 (ATC, 27 February 2012, p ) (5)

6.       Consideration of Report of PC on Public Works on Oversight Visit to Mpumalanga on 24 to26 January 2011(ATC, 27 February 2012, p ) (5)

7.       Consideration of Report of PC on Public Enterprises on Oversight Visit to Department of Public Enterprises and State-owned Companies (ATC, 22 February 2012, p 273) (5)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 6 MARCH  

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

14:00                PLENARY

                        Questions: Cluster 1: Peace and Security

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 MARCH 

09:00 – 12:30   Committees

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

12:30 – 14:30   Multi-party Women’s Caucus: International Women’s Day Celebration

15:00 – 17:00    PLENARY

                          Questions for Oral Reply (120)

·         Cluster 2: Social Services

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 7 MARCH   

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

12:30 - 13:30     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

14:00                PLENARY 

                        Debate on Fiscal Framework  and Revenue Proposals (+-102)

 

THURSDAY, 8 MARCH

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 –18:25           PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Bill [B 4– 2012](s76(1)) (60)

3.       First Reading debate: Additional Adjustments Appropriation Bill [B 6 – 2011/12](prop s77) (45) (provisional)

4.       Second Reading debate: Additional Adjustments Appropriation Bill [B 6 – 2011/12](prop s77) (no debate)(provisional)

5.       Debate on IPU topic-Parliaments and people: Bridging the gap (60)

 

THURSDAY, 8 MARCH    

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY 

                        Questions to the Deputy President

FRIDAY, 9 MARCH  

COMMITTEES

QUARTERLY CONSULTATIVE FORUM

FRIDAY, 9 MARCH  

QUARTERLY CONSULTATIVE FORUM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 12 MARCH  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 12 MARCH 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 13 MARCH 

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 – 17:05       PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Introduction: Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill (15)

3.       Debate on Human Rights Day: Joining hands to promote unity in diversity and Human Rights for all (60)

4.       Debate on International Women’s Day: Empower Rural Women - End Hunger and Poverty (90)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on Trade and Industry on Gambling Review Commission Report (see ATC, 8 March 2012, p 616) (45)

6.       Consideration of Report of PC on Basic Education on Official Release of National Senior Certificate Results for 2011 (ATC, 1 March 2012, p 417) (5)

7.       Consideration of Report of PC on Public Works on Oversight Visit to Eastern Cape from 24 to 29 July 2011 (ATC, 1 March 2012, p 423) (5)

8.       Consideration of Report of PC on Higher Education and Training on Meeting with Cape Peninsula University of Technology on 1 February 2012 (ATC, 28 February 2012, p 346) (5)

9.       Consideration of Report of PC on Human Settlements on Oversight Visit to Mpumalanga on 24 to 30 July 2011 (ATC, 28 February 2012, p 352) (5)

10.   Consideration of Report of PC on Defence and Military Veterans on Joint Oversight Activities conducted with JSC on Defence (2 to 4 August 2011) (ATC, 24 November 2011, p 5133) (5)

 

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

TUESDAY, 13 MARCH  

 

WEDNESDAY, 14 MARCH 

Briefing on National Development Plan by Minister in the Presidency:

National Planning Commission [OAC, 08:30 – 17:00]

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 14 MARCH   

 

THURSDAY, 15 MARCH

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

14:00 –             PLENARY

                         Questions to the President

16:15 – 18:00  Joint Rules Committee (E249)

 

THURSDAY, 15 MARCH    

 

FRIDAY, 16 MARCH  

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 16 MARCH  

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 16 APRIL 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 16 APRIL 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 17 APRIL 

COMMITTEES

BRIEFING ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO CLUSTER 3: GOVERNANCE

[14:00 – 17:00, OAC]

 

TUESDAY, 17 APRIL

NCOP Provincial

WEDNESDAY, 18 APRIL 

08:30 – 10:00  NA Rules Committee (E249)

COMMITTEES

BRIEFING ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO CLUSTER 4: ECONOMICS

[14:00 – 17:00, OAC]

BRIEFING ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO CLUSTER 2: SOCIAL SERVICES [14:00 – 17:00, V454]

 

WEDNESDAY, 18 APRIL

NCOP Provincial

THURSDAY, 19 APRIL 

COMMITTEES

BRIEFING ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO CLUSTER 1: PEACE AND SECURITY [14:00 – 17:00, OAC]

 

THURSDAY, 19 APRIL

NCOP Provincial

FRIDAY, 20 APRIL 

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 20 APRIL

NCOP Provincial

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 23 APRIL  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

MONDAY, 23 APRIL 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 24 APRIL   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30   Debate on Vote No 28: Economic Development (E249)

                         Debate on Vote No 17: Higher Education and Training (OAC)

 16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 16: Health (OAC)

TUESDAY, 24 APRIL 

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

14:00                PLENARY 

                        Questions to the President

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 APRIL 

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

09:00 – 12:30   Committees

12:30 – 13:30   Multi-party Women’s Caucus: Report on 56th Session of the UN-CSW

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 5: International Relations and Cooperation (E249)

                        Debate on Vote No 37: Transport (OAC)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 4: Home Affairs (OAC)

                       

WEDNESDAY, 25 APRIL

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

12:30 - 13:30     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

 

THURSDAY, 26 APRIL 

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

COMMITTEES

THURSDAY, 26 APRIL

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Legislation

3.        Reports

4.       Freedom Day debate (102)  – proposed

5.       Consideration of Division of Revenue Bill

 

FRIDAY, 27 APRIL  

FREEDOM DAY

FRIDAY, 27 APRIL 

FREEDOM DAY

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 30 APRIL  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 30 APRIL

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 1 MAY

WORKERS’ DAY

TUESDAY, 1 MAY  

WORKERS’ DAY

 

WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

14:00 – 15:45   PLENARY

1.      Condolence motion for Mr S Shiceka, former MP (45)

2.      Debate on Freedom Day: Working together to build unity and prosperity for all  (60)

 

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES (10 minutes after the plenary)

Debate on Vote No 19: Social Development (OAC)

Debate on Vote No 30: Environmental Affairs (E249)

                                             

WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY     

 

THURSDAY, 3 MAY

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

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

                        Debate on Vote No 26: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (OAC)        

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 14: Arts and Culture (OAC)

 

THURSDAY, 3 MAY

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Consideration of Report of the  Select Committee on Security and Constitutional Development:  Proclamations made in terms of section 25 of Protection of Constitutional Democracy Against Terrorist and Related Activities Act, 2004 (Act No 33 of 2004)( (ATC, 16 November 2011, p 4742)

3.       Consideration of Report of  the Select Committee on Appropriations: Oversight Visit to conditional grant projects in North West (ATC, 24 November 2011, p 5183)

4.       Workers Day debate: Advancing our national efforts to make mine safety a business imperative in our mines (83)

FRIDAY, 4 MAY  

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 4 MAY

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 7 MAY  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 7 MAY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 8 MAY 

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 27: Communications (E249)

                        Debate on Vote No 18: Labour (OAC)

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

 

TUESDAY, 8 MAY  

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

14:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

1.        Motions

2.        Legislation

3.        Reports

4.       Policy debate on  Budget Vote x 2- proposed

WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY 

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote No 3: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(E249)

                        Debate on Vote No 25 & 23: Police (including IPID) (OAC)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 31: Human Settlements (OAC)

 

WEDNESDAY, 9 MAY  

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

12:30 - 13:30     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

 

THURSDAY, 10 MAY

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)

                        Debate on Vote No 32: Mineral Resources (OAC)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote No 9: GCIS (OAC)

 

THURSDAY, 10 MAY   

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Legislation

2.        Reports

3.        Policy debate on  Budget Vote x 2- proposed

 

FRIDAY, 11 MAY  

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote No 8: Women, Children and People with Disabilities (E249)

                        Debate on Vote No 20: Sport and Recreation South Africa (OAC)

 

FRIDAY, 11 MAY  

10:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

                               Policy debate on Budget Vote - proposed

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 14 MAY   

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 14 MAY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 15 MAY  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30   Debate on Vote 12: Public Service and Administration (E249)

                         Debate on Vote 34: Science and Technology (OAC)

16:45 – 19:15   Debate on Vote 13: Statistics (E249)

                         Debate on Vote 33: Rural Development and Land Reform (OAC)

TUESDAY, 15 MAY   

14:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Motions

2.       Legislation

3.       Reports

4.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.3 Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (proposed)

5.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.31 Human Settlements (proposed)(Items No. 4 and 5  -  one debate) (83) 

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 MAY  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30   Debate on Vote 6: Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (E249)

                         Debate on Vote 21: Correctional Services (OAC)

16:45 – 19:15   Debate on Vote 38: Water Affairs (E249)

                         Debate on Vote 11: Public Enterprises (OAC)

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 MAY

14:00                PLENARY

                        Question: Cluster 2: Social Services

THURSDAY, 17 MAY  

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

14:00 – 16:30  Debate on Vote 15: Basic Education (E249)

                        Debate on Vote 22: Defence and Military Veterans (OAC)

16:45 – 19:15  Debate on Vote 29: Energy (OAC)

                        Debate on Vote 24: Justice and Constitutional Development (E249)

 

THURSDAY, 17 MAY

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

1.        Consideration of the Protection of  State Information Bill [B 6B-2010](s75) 83)(provisional) (83)

2.         Reports

3.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 36 – Trade and Industry

4.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No.28  -Economic Development (proposed) (Items No. 3 and  4 -  one debate) (83)

 

FRIDAY, 18 MAY   

EXTENDED PUBLIC COMMITTEES

10:00 – 12:30  Debate on Vote 10: National Treasury (E249)

                        Debate on Vote 36: Trade and Industry (OAC)

 

FRIDAY, 18 MAY

10:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

Policy debate on  Budget Vote No. 8 – Women, Children and People with Disabilities (proposed) (83)

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 21 MAY   

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 21 MAY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 22 MAY  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 - ±16:00   PLENARY

      Questions to the President

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 22 MAY   

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

10:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 12 - Public Service and Administration (83)

3.       Policy debate on  Budget Vote No. 21 – Correctional Services (83)

 

WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

14:00 – 15:55   PLENARY

1.       Second Reading debate: South African Police Service Amendment Bill [B 7B  -2012] (s75)] (90)

2.       Second Reading debate: Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B 39B – 2010] (s75) (no debate)

3.       Election of Member of Pan-African Parliament

4.       Consideration of Requests for Approval by Parliament of: (10)

·                   Protocol to Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax matters

·                   Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the exchange of information with respect to taxes and tax matters

·                   Agreement between the Government of Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Gibraltar for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

·                   Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Liberia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

·                   Supplementary Protocol Amending the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Sultanate of Oman 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, 9 May 2012, p 1382-1384)

5.                                        Consideration of Request for Approval by Parliament of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Cuba on Economic Assistance (Report of PC on Trade and Industry, see ATC, 9 May 2012, p 1384) (5)

6.                                        Consideration of Report of Committee on Private Members’ Legislative Proposals and Special Petitions on Legislative Proposal to amend Executive Members’ Ethics Act, 1998 (Act No 82 of 1998), to provide for Matters related to the President of the Republic’s declaration of interests in terms of the Act (ATC, 8 May 2012, p 1281) (5)

7.                                        Consideration of Report of Committee on Private Members’ Legislative Proposals and Special Petitions on Oversight Visit to KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Limpopo legislatures from 17 to 19 January 2012 (ATC, 8 May 2012, p 1281) (5)

8.                                        Consideration of Budget Vote Reports (no statements) (see attached annexure)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

18:00  Public Lecture in celebration of Africa Day

WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY

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

12:30 - 13:30     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Legislation

2.       Reports

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.35 – Tourism (83) 

4.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.16 – Health

5.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 4  -Home Affairs

6.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.19 - Social Development

(Items No. 4, 5  and  6 -  one debate) (83)   

THURSDAY, 24 MAY  

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – 17:35    PLENARY

1.       Condolence motion for Mr M G Phadagi, former MP (45)

2.       Condolence motion for Mr Nelson Ramodike, former MP (45)

3.       Members’ statements (40)

4.       Committee reports (25) (see attached annexure)

5.       Debate on Africa Day: Celebrating African cultural renaissance through dialogue (60)

 

THURSDAY, 24 MAY

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Legislation

2.        Reports

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 29 – Energy

4.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.32  - Mineral Resources
(Items No. 3 and  4 -  one debate) (83)

5.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.15  - Basic Education

6.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.17  - Higher Education and Training (Items No. 5 and  6 -  one debate) (83)

 

FRIDAY, 25 MAY   

AFRICA DAY CELEBRATIONS

[GALLAGHER ESTATE, MIDRAND]

 

FRIDAY, 25 MAY   

AFRICA DAY

 

Ad Hoc Committee on Code of Judicial Conduct and the Regulations on Judges’ Disclosure of Registrable Interests

09:00- 13:00      Deliberations in Gauteng Province on Code of Judicial Conduct and 

                                Regulations on Judges’ Disclosure of Registrable Interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 28 MAY   

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 28 MAY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 29 MAY  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00  17:00      PLENARY

Debate on Vote 2: Parliament (180)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 29 MAY   

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 2 – Parliament (83)

3.       Consideration of Report of  the Select Committee on Public Services:  Oversight Visit to Free State from 17 - 18 August 2011 (ATC, 22 March 2012, p 800 )(Statement)(10)

4.       Consideration of Report of  the Select Committee on Finance on the intervention issued in terms of section 100(1) (b) of the Constitution,1996, to the Provincial departments of Education; Treasury; Health; Transport and Public Works in the Province of Limpopo (Statement)(10)

5.       Child Protection debate: Working Together to put  an end to child exploitation and trafficking (83)

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY  

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

14:00 – ±18:30   PLENARY

                           Debate on Vote 1: Presidency (250)

(Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

 

WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY

 

THURSDAY, 31 MAY  

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00   Caucus

14:00 – ±14:45   PLENARY

1.      Resumption of debate on Vote 1: The Presidency (Reply by President)

2.     Consideration of Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development on Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Act Amendment Bill [B – 2012]

3.     Second Reading debate: Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill [B – 2012] (no debate)

                          

THURSDAY, 31 MAY

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00- 17:00     Children’s Seminar  (GHC)

 

FRIDAY, 1 JUNE 

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 1 JUNE 

09:30 – 12:30    Children’s Seminar (GHC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 4 JUNE    

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 4 JUNE  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 5 JUNE   

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 5 JUNE

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

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Legislation

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 37 - Transport (83)

4.       World Environment Day debate:  Strengthening our collective efforts to deepen public awareness of the need to preserve the environment  (83)  

 

WEDNESDAY, 6 JUNE   

10:30 – 13:00     PARMED AGM (Townhouse Hotel)

8:30 – 10:00      NA Rules Committee (E249)

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

11.00 - 14.00     Sustainable Development Workshop (E249)

 

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 6 JUNE

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

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings      

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Legislation

2.       Consideration of Report of the  Ad Hoc Committee on Code of Judicial Conduct and  Regulations on  Judges’ Disclosure of Registrable Interests (provisional)

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 26 – Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

4.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 30 – Environmental Affairs

5.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 33 – Rural Development

6.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 38– Water Affairs
(Items 3,  4, 5 and  6  – one debate)(83)

7.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No.3 – Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs *(83)

 

THURSDAY, 7 JUNE   

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

THURSDAY, 7 JUNE

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Legislation

2.       Reports

3.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 7- Public Works (83)

4.        Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 14 – Arts and Culture

5.       Policy debate on Budget Vote No. 20 – Sport and Recreation

(Items 4 and 5 – one debate) (83)

 

FRIDAY, 8 JUNE    

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 8 JUNE 

10:00                PLENARY

                        Youth Day debate: Working together to build limitless opportunities for the youth for a better South Africa (83)  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 11 JUNE    

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 11 JUNE  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 12 JUNE   

09:00 – 11:00  Committees

11:00 –12:00   PLENARY                  

1.        Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2012](s77) (ATC, 7 June 2012, p 2090)

2.        First Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2012](s 77) (60)

14:00 – ±17:55  PLENARY (Continued)

3.        Consideration of Votes and Schedules - Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2012](s77)(±180)

4.        Second Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2012](s 77)(no debate)

5.        First Reading debate: Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill [B 10 – 2012](s77) (45)

6.        Second Reading debate: Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill [B 10 – 2012](s77) (no debate)

 (Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 12 JUNE    

OVERSIGHT WEEK

WEDNESDAY, 13 JUNE   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

12:30 – 13:30  Multi-party Women’s Caucus: Youth Programme

12:30 – 14:00  PGIR Meeting

15:00- ±17:55         PLENARY

1.       Questions for Oral Reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 3: Governance

2.       Second Reading debate: Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill [B 7B – 2010](s75)(45)

3.       Second Reading debate: Sheriffs Amendment Bill [B 2B – 2012](s75) (5)

4.       Second Reading debate: Judicial Matters Amendment Bill [B 11B – 2012](s75) (5)

(Immediately after plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 13 JUNE    

OVERSIGHT WEEK

THURSDAY, 14 JUNE   

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00-16:25    PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Use of Official Languages Bill [B23B - 2011] (s75) (introduced as South African Languages Bill) (45)

3.       Debate on Youth Day: Education and Learning to address Youth Unemployment, Poverty and Inequality (60)

 

THURSDAY, 14 JUNE

OVERSIGHT WEEK

FRIDAY, 15 JUNE    

09:00    Quarterly Consultative Forum (GHC)

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 

09:00    Quarterly Consultative Forum (GHC)

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 18 JUNE    

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 18 JUNE  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

TUESDAY, 19 JUNE   

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

TUESDAY, 19 JUNE    

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

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Policy debate on  Budget Vote No. 23 -Justice and Constitutional Development

3.       Policy debate on  Budget Vote No. 25 –Police

(Items No. 2 and 3 -  one debate) (83)

4.       Consideration of  Report of the Constitutional Review Committee: 2011 Public Submissions (ATC, 26 April 2012, p 1053) (Statement)(10)

5.       Consideration  of Report of the Select Committee on Finance: Oversight Visit to Northern Cape Municipalities (ATC, 25 May 2012, p 1872 )(Statement)(10)

 

WEDNESDAY, 20 JUNE 

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

WEDNESDAY, 20 JUNE

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

13:00 - 14:00     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

 

THURSDAY, 21 JUNE 

09:00  YOUTH PARLIAMENT [OAC]

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

 

 

THURSDAY, 21 JUNE

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

09:00  YOUTH PARLIAMENT [OAC]

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Consideration of Report of the Select Committee on Land and Environmental Affairs: Oversight Visit to KwaZulu-Natal (Umzimkhulu Local Municipality) and Eastern Cape (Port St Johns, Nyandeni and Mnquma Local Municipalities (ATC, 8 May 2012, p 1355) )(Statement)(10)

2.       Consideration of Implementation of the Geneva Conventions Bill [B 10B – 2011] (s 75) (ATC,5 June 2012, p 2079) (Statement)(10)

3.       Consideration of Appropriations Bill [B3- 2012](s77)(83)

 

FRIDAY, 22 JUNE    

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT/STUDY TOURS

FRIDAY, 22 JUNE 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 23 JULY 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 23 JULY

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 24 JULY 

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

 

TUESDAY, 24 JULY

09:30 - 16:00     Members Training

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 JULY  

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 JULY

COMMITTEES PLANNING

THURSDAY, 26 JULY  

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

THURSDAY, 26 JULY

COMMITTEES PLANNING

FRIDAY, 27 JULY  

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

FRIDAY, 27 JULY

COMMITTEES PLANNING

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 6 AUGUST  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 6 AUGUST

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

PGIR Meeting

14:00 – 18:00    PLENARY

1.          Condolence motion for Mr Mandlenkosi Mbili, MP (45)

2.          Condolence motion for President of Ghana, John Atta-Mills

3.          Members’ statements (40)

4.          Second Reading debate: Use of Official Languages Bill [B23B

      2011](s 75) (introduced as South African Languages Bill) (45)

5.   Consideration of recommendation of candidates to fill

      vacancies on  the National Youth Development Agency (Report

       of Ad Hoc Joint Committee on request for recommendation of

       candidates for appointment to board of National Youth  Development

       Agency, see ATC, 1 August 2012, p2601) (5)

                             6.   Committee reports (see attached list) (45)

                             7.   Debate on Dr Nelson Mandela, former President: Take action, inspire

      change and make every day Mandela day (60)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 7 AUGUST

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

 

WEDNESDAY, 8 AUGUST   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

14:00 – 16:00    JOINT SITTING

                           Debate on national Women’s Day: Mainstreaming gender equality in all

                           sectors of the South African society (120)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

                       

WEDNESDAY, 8 AUGUST

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

12:30 - 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings     

14:00 – 16:00         JOINT SITTING

                               Debate on national Women’s Day: Mainstreaming the gender equality in

                               all sectors of the South African society (120)

 

THURSDAY, 9 AUGUST  

NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

THURSDAY, 9 AUGUST

                        NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

FRIDAY, 10 AUGUST   

CONSTITUENCY DAY

FRIDAY, 10 AUGUST

            CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 13 AUGUST  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 13 AUGUST

CONSTITUENCY DAY

           

TUESDAY, 14 AUGUST  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 – ±18:05        PLENARY

1.         Condolence motion for former deputy minister of Provincial and Local

     Government, Ms Nomatyala Hangana (45)

2.         Members’ statements (40)

3.         Second Reading debate: National Health Amendment Bill [B 24B –

      2011](s 76) (60)

4.  Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of Agreement between the   Government of South Africa and the Government of Gibraltar for the exchange of information relating to tax matters (Report of SC on Finance, see ATC, 9 May 2012, p 1383) (5)

5.  Consideration of Reports of PC on Communications on: (5)

·          Oversight Visit to Northern Cape, West Coast and City of Cape Town from 17 - 20 January 2012 (ATC, 29 June 2012, p 2437)

·         Strategic Plan of Brand South Africa (ATC, 4 May 2012, p 1215)

6.   Consideration of Report of  PC on Basic Education on Oversight Visit to Ohlange Senior Secondary School in Inanda, Durban, on 20 February 2012 (ATC, 29 June 2012, p 2433) (5)

7.  Consideration of Report of PC on Rural Development and Land Reform and PC on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on Joint Oversight visit to Northern Cape, Limpopo, Free State and Mpumalanga Provinces from 28 February - 4 March 2011 and 25 July - 5 August 2011 (ATC, 25 June 2012, p 2213) (5)

8.  Consideration of Report of PC on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on Transformation in Fishing Sector in South Africa (ATC, 16 May 2012, p 1526) (5)

9.  Consideration of Report of PC on Social Development on Annual Report for 2010/11 of South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) (ATC, 19 March 2012, p 746) (5)

10.  Consideration of Reports of PC on Higher Education and Training on: (10)

·         Budget and Strategic Plans for 2012/13 of National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and Council on Higher Education (CHE) (ATC, 17 May 2012, p 1673)

·         Budget and Strategic Plans for 2012/13 of South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) (ATC, 17 May 2012, p 1678)

·         Oversight Visit to University of Zululand, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Umfolozi FET College, Umgungundlovu FET College, Central Applications Office, Thekwini FET College and Mangosuthu University of Technology from 24 to 27 January 2012 (ATC, 17 May 2012, p 1697)

11.  Debate on PAP topic: Transforming Pan-African Parliament from a

       consultative body into a legislative organ (60)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 14 AUGUST

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WEDNESDAY, 15 AUGUST  

09:00 – 10:00    Chief Whips’ Forum (Closed meeting)

10:00 – ±12:00   JOINT SITTING

                           Debate on occasion of handover of National Development

                         Plan to the President

12:30 – 14:00   Multi-party Women’s Caucus

15:00-17:10    PLENARY

                        Questions for Oral Reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 4: Economics

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

WEDNESDAY, 15 AUGUST       

09:00 – 10:00  Subcommittee on review of NCOP Rules (S12A)

10:00 – ±12:00  JOINT SITTING

                           Debate on occasion of handover of National Development

                         Plan to the President f

12:30 – 14:00    Multi-party Women’s Caucus

 

THURSDAY, 16 AUGUST  

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

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

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – ±15:50          PLENARY

1.         Members’ statements (40)

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

·         Fourth Report on Report of Independent Auditors on 2010/11 Financial Statements of Department of Correctional Services (ATC, 1 June 2012, p 2031)

·         Fifth Report on Report of the Independent Auditors on 2010/11 Financial Statements of Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (ATC, 1 June 2012, p 2034)

·         Seventh Report on Annual Report and Financial Statements of Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and Report of the Auditor-General for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 14 June 2012, p 2138)

·         Eighth Report on Annual Report and Financial Statements of Road Traffic Management Corporation and Report of the Auditor-General for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 14 June 2012, p 2141)

·         Ninth Report on Report of the Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Department of Public Works and Property Management Trading Entity for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 14 June 2012, p 2144)

·         Tenth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Department of Health for 2010/11 Financial Year

·         Eleventh Report on Report of the Independent Auditors on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of National Health Laboratory Services for 2010/11 Financial Year

·         Twelfth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Council for Medical Schemes for 2010/11 Financial Year

·         Thirteenth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Performance Audit of Infrastructure Delivery Process at Provincial Departments of Basic Education

·         Fourteenth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Performance Audit of Infrastructure Delivery Process at Provincial Departments of Health (ATC, 19 July 2012, p 2543-2550 & 26 July 2012, p 2573)

3.         Subject for discussion (Mr A Watson): Youth wage subsidy (60)

 

THURSDAY, 16 AUGUST

08:30 – 09:30  Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

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

10:00 – 12:30  Party Caucus

14:00         PLENARY

1.              Motions

2.              Consideration of Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B39B – 2010](s75)

     (Statement) (10)

3.              Consideration of Reports of Select Committee on Finance:

3.1   Agreement between the  Government of South Africa and the Government of Gibraltar for the exchange of information relating to tax matters, tabled in terms of section 231(2) of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

3.2   Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the exchange of information with respect to taxes and tax matters, tabled in terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

3.3   Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Liberia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters, tabled in terms of section section 231(2) of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Statement) (10)

4.          Consideration of report of the Ad Hoc Joint Committee for Appointment of

   Candidates to the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA):

   Recommended Candidates to fill vacancies on the NYDA Board (ATC, 1

  August 2012, p 2601) (Statement) (10) 

 

 

FRIDAY, 17 AUGUST  

09:00   Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 17 AUGUST

09:00   Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

                        COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 27 AUGUST    

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 27 AUGUST

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 28 AUGUST  

10:00 – ±11:15  JOINT SITTING

                           Debate to congratulate Team South Africa’s 2012 Olympic Games success

 

14:00 – 17:00   Committees

 

17:00 – 20:00   Study Groups

TUESDAY, 28 AUGUST

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

10:00 – ±11:15   JOINT SITTING

                           Debate to congratulate Team South Africa’s 2012 Olympic Games success

14:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Motions

2.       Legislation

3.       Reports

4.       Debate: 15Th Anniversary Celebration of the NCOP: Theme- 15 years of the National Council of Provinces and what it has meant for South Africans (proposed)

 

WEDNESDAY, 29 AUGUST   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

15:00-17:05    PLENARY

1.       Questions for Oral Reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 2: Social Services

2.       Second Reading debate: Road Accident Fund (Transitional Provisions) Bill [B 22B – 2012](s75) (5)

(Immediately after the plenary until 20:00)  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 29 AUGUST

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

12:30 – 13:30    Provincial Delegation Meetings      

 

THURSDAY, 30 AUGUST   

WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT

[Mainstreaming gender equality in all sectors of the South African society]

Cape Town International Convention Centre

THURSDAY, 30 AUGUST

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT

[Mainstreaming gender equality in all sectors of the South African society]

Cape Town International Convention Centre

 

FRIDAY, 31 AUGUST 

WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT

[Mainstreaming gender equality in all sectors of the South African society]

Cape Town International Convention Centre

FRIDAY, 31 AUGUST

WOMEN’S PARLIAMENT

[Mainstreaming gender equality in all sectors of the South African society]

Cape Town International Convention Centre

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER    

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER     

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 4 SEPTEMBER  

12:30  PGIR Meeting (E305)

COMMITTEES

 

TUESDAY, 4 SEPTEMBER   

12:30                PGIR Meeting (E305)

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Orations of condolence on the passing of Dr Neville Alexander

3.       Consideration of the Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests Annual Report (ATC, 22 May 2012, p1799)(Statement)(10)

4.       Debate on the Implementation of Domestic Violence Act:  Using the Domestic Violence Act as an instrument in fighting domestic and gender based Violence (102)

 

WEDNESDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER  

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

11:30 – 13:00   Joint Rules Committee (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

WEDNESDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER

11:30 – 13:00   Joint Rules Committee (E249)

                         COMMITTEES

THURSDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER   

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

COMMITTEES

THURSDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER     

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER    

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 – ±18:15   PLENARY

1.        Condolence motion for former MP, Sister Bernard Ncube (45)

2.        Members’ statements (40)

3.        Second Reading debate: Protection of Personal Information Bill [B 9B – 2009](s75) (60)

4.        Second Reading debate: Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Amendment Bill [B 25B – 2012](s75) (45)

5.        Consideration of Reports of PC on Basic Education on: (5)

· Joint Oversight Visit to Mthatha and Libode, Eastern Cape from 21 - 22 June 2012

· Oversight Visit to Polokwane, Limpopo Province from 4 – 5 July 2012

                      (ATC, 3 September 2012, p 2854 - 2873)

6.                                                                       Consideration of Report of PC on Mineral Resources on International Study Tour to Chile and Bolivia from 17-26 January 2011 (ATC, 21 August 2012, p 2710) (5)

7.                                                                       Consideration of Report of PC on Public Enterprises on Annual Reports of Department of Public Enterprises and state-owned companies (ATC, 17 August 2012, p 2678) (5)

8.                                                                       Consideration of Report of PC on Home Affairs on Study tour to Russian Federation from 16 – 26 March 2012 (ATC, 14 August 2012, p 2639) (5)

9.                                                                       Consideration of Report of PC on Correctional Services on Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services Report for 2010/11 (ATC, 16 March 2012, p 726)

10.                                                                    Debate on European Union – the financial crisis affecting growth in South

Africa (ACP-EU topic) (45)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER

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

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Consideration of the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill [B11B- 2012](s75)(Statement)(10)

3.       Consideration of the Use of Official Languages Bill [B23B-2011](s75)(Statement)(10)

4.       Consideration of the Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests Annual Report (ATC, 22 May 2012, p1799 )(Statement)(10)

5.       Consideration of  Reports of Select Committee on Security and Constitutional Development:

5.1    On the Draft notice and schedule determining the rate at which   salaries are payable to Constitutional Court Judges and Judges annually(Statement)(10) 

5.2   Agreement between Government of RSA and Islamic Republic of Iran on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters
 (ATC, 21 June 2012, p 2211)

5.3   Extradition Treaty between Government of RSA and Government of Islamic Republic of Iran (ATC, 21 June 2012, p2210)

(Items 5.2 & 5.3 one statement) (10)

6.       Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Trade and International Relations:  Agreement between Government of RSA and Government of Republic of Cuba on Economic Assistance (ATC, 8 August 2012, p 2627 ) (Statement)(10)

7.       Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Social Services: Appointment of Candidates to serve on Central Drug Authority Board (ATC, 31 August 2012, p 2836 )(Statement)(10)

WEDNESDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER    

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

15:00 – ±17:00               JOINT SITTING

        Debate on Heritage Day: Social cohesion and nation-building (120)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER    

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

13:00 - 14:00     Provincial Delegation Meetings      

15:00 – 17:00                JOINT SITTING
                           
Debate on Heritage Day: Social cohesion and nation-building (120)

 

THURSDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER    

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 - ±15:30   PLENARY

      Questions to the President

 

THURSDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

FRIDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER    

09:00   Quarterly Consultative Forum  (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

FRIDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 

09:00   Quarterly Consultative Forum  (E249)

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER    

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 – 16:50   PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (40)

2.        Statement by the Minister of Mineral Resources on hydraulic fracturing on shale gas (45)

3.        Consideration of Report of PC on Human Settlements on Follow-up Oversight Visit to Eastern Cape Province from 27 November to 2 December 2011 (ATC, 10 September 2012, p 2964) (5)

4.        Consideration of Report of PC on Higher Education and Training on Oversight Visit to Walter Sisulu University, University of Fort Hare, Buffalo City FET College, Lovedale FET College and Port Elizabeth FET College between 18 and 22 June 2012 (ATC, 4 September 2012, p 2918) (5)

5.        Consideration of request for approval of Code of Judicial Conduct (First Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Code of Judicial Conduct and Regulations on Judges’ Disclosure of Registrable Interests, see ATC, 31 August 2012, p 2825) (5)

6.                                                                       Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Third Quarter Expenditure for 2011/12 Financial Year (ATC, 5 July 2012, p 2506) (5)

7.                                                                       Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Strategic Plan and Budget of Department in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (ATC, 11 May 2012, p 1453) (5)

8.        Debate on Citizenship, identity, linguistic and cultural diversity in a globalised world (IPU topic) (60)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER

14:00                PLENARY    

                       Questions to the Deputy President

 

WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

12:30 – 13:45   Multi-Party Women’s Caucus (E249)

14:00 – 16:00     JOINT SITTING

                           Debate to congratulate Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on being elected

                           Chairperson of the African Union Commission (120)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER

12:30 – 13:45   Multi-Party Women’s Caucus (E249)

14:00- 16:00     JOINT SITTING

                        Debate to congratulate Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on being elected

 Chair                                   Chairperson of the  African Union Commission (120)                                                                                                                             (Immediately after the Joint Sitting)     PLENARY

1.       Consideration of the Rates and Monetary Amounts and  Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill [B10- 2012](s77)(Statement)(10)

2.       Consideration of the Protection of State Information Bill [B 6B-2010](s75) (102)

THURSDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER   

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00                    PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (40)

2.        Legislation

3.       Consideration of Report of Interim Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation on Housing Development Agency draft regulations (ATC, 3 September 2012, p 2842)

4.       Consideration of recommendation of candidates to reconstitute Central Drug Authority (Report of PC on Social Development, see ATC, 31 August 2012, p 2822)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on Social Development on Annual Report for 2010/11 of South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) (ATC, 19 March 2012, p 746)

6.                                              Consideration of Report of PC on Social Development on Annual Report for 2009/10 of National Development Agency (NDA) (ATC, 19 March 2012, p 754)

7.       Consideration of Report of PC on Public Enterprises on Oversight visit to state-owned companies from 5 - 8 June 2012 (ATC, 29 August 2012, p 2791)

 

THURSDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER

14:00                PLENARY

                       Questions: Cluster  3 - Governance

 

FRIDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER    

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 

COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 8 OCTOBER 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 8 OCTOBER

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 9 OCTOBER

PGIR Meeting

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

 

TUESDAY, 9 OCTOBER

PRELIMINARY OVERSIGHT VISITS: TAKING
            PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE: NORTHERN CAPE

WEDNESDAY, 10 OCTOBER   

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

 

WEDNESDAY, 10 OCTOBER

PRELIMINARY OVERSIGHT VISITS: TAKING
            PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE: NORTHERN CAPE

THURSDAY, 11 OCTOBER   

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

 

THURSDAY, 11 OCTOBER

PRELIMINARY OVERSIGHT VISITS: TAKING
            PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE: NORTHERN CAPE

 

FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

 

FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER

PRELIMINARY OVERSIGHT VISITS: TAKING
            PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE: NORTHERN CAPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 15 OCTOBER   

CONSTITUENCY DAY

MONDAY, 15 OCTOBER  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER     

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

14:00 – 15:00      JOINT SITTING

                            Debate to congratulate Team South Africa’s 2012 Paralympic Games

                            success

 

TUESDAY, 16 OCTOBER

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

10:00 – 13:00    Members Training

14:00 – 15:00      JOINT SITTING

                            Debate to congratulate Team South Africa’s 2012 Paralympic Games

                            success

 

WEDNESDAY, 17 OCTOBER  

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

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

                       

WEDNESDAY, 17 OCTOBER 

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

10:00 – 13:00    Members Training

13:00 - 14:00     Provincial Delegation Meetings     

 

THURSDAY, 18 OCTOBER

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

 

THURSDAY, 18 OCTOBER 

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY (Provisional)

1.       Motions

2.       Legislation

3.       Reports

FRIDAY, 19 OCTOBER

COMMITTEES [BRR REPORTS]

 

FRIDAY, 19 OCTOBER  

Note: [Deadline for Submission of Questions (Cluster 4: Economics) scheduled for 1 November  2012]

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 22 OCTOBER   

CONSTITUENCY DAY

MONDAY, 22 OCTOBER  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY, 23 OCTOBER 

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 16:00               PLENARY

1.        Members’ statements (40)

2.       Consideration of request from Public Protector in terms of section 2(5) of Public Protector Act. No 23 of 1994 for National Assembly to review and re-determine the remuneration and other terms and conditions of employment of Deputy Public Protector (Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development, see  ATC, 20 September 2012, p 3213) (5)

3.      Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Report of PC on Water and Environmental Affairs, see ATC, 6 September 2012, p 2957) (5)

4.      Consideration of request for approval by Parliament of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho on Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (Report of PC on Water and Environmental Affairs, see ATC, 6 September 2012, p 2957) (5)

5.       Consideration of request for permission in terms of Rule 249(3)(b) to inquire into amending other provisions of the Labour Relations Act (No. 66 of 1995) (Interim Report of PC on Labour, see ATC, 16 October 2012, p 3309) (5)

6.       Subject for discussion (Mr M Johnson): The effectiveness of food production schemes in rural and peri-urban areas (60)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 23 OCTOBER

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

WEDNESDAY, 24 OCTOBER    

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

15:00 – 17:00   PLENARY

1.       Questions for Oral Reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 3: Governance

2.       Consideration of legislative proposal, namely Repeal of Black Administration Act and Amendment of Certain Laws Amendment Bill, submitted by PC on Justice and Constitutional Development (ATC,  October 2012, p )17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups                       

WEDNESDAY, 24 OCTOBER  

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

THURSDAY, 25 OCTOBER

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00                   PLENARY

1.        Medium Term Budget Policy Statement*

2.       Introduction: Adjustments Appropriation Bill [B – 2012](prop s77)

3.       Introduction: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B - 2012](prop s77)

THURSDAY, 25 OCTOBER

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

FRIDAY, 26 OCTOBER

09:00 - 11:00   Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 26 OCTOBER 

09:00 - 11:00   Quarterly Consultative Forum (E249)

COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT

 

*The Division of Revenue Amendment Bill (prop s76) and Tax Administration Amendment Bill (prop s75) will also be tabled and introduced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 29 OCTOBER  

CONSTITUENCY DAY

MONDAY, 29 OCTOBER 

CONSTITUENCY DAY   

TUESDAY, 30 OCTOBER   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00±16:35             PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Second Reading debate: Higher Education and Training Laws Amendment Bill [B 23 – 2012](s75) (45)

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

·  Seventeenth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Department of Sports and Recreation for 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 20 September 2012, p 3189)

·  Eighteenth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Boxing South Africa for 2010/11 Financial Year

·  Nineteenth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Department of Arts and Culture for 2010/11 Financial Year

·  Twentieth Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of National Arts Council for 2010/11 Financial Year

·  Twenty-First Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of South African Heritage Resource Agency for 2010/11 Financial Year

·  Twenty-Second Report on Report of Auditor-General on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Public Service Sector Education and Training Authority for 2010/11 Financial Year

4.       Subject for discussion (Mr J H van der Merwe): The current crisis in the mining sector and the detrimental effects it has on South Africa (60)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 30 OCTOBER

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

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Motions

2.       Reports

3.       Debate on Social Development  month: Our Collective duty to care and protect older persons in our society (102)

 

WEDNESDAY, 31 OCTOBER  

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 4: Economics

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 31 OCTOBER

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

13:00 - 14:00     Provincial Delegation Meetings     

16:00                Briefing: Taking Parliament to the People 

THURSDAY, 1 NOVEMBER   

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 –±17:30       PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Consideration of Report of SC on Finance on Revised Fiscal Framework (ATC, November 2012, p ) (10)

3.       Second Reading debate: Credit Rating Services Bill [B 8B – 2012](s75) (45)

4.       Second Reading debate: Financial Markets Bill [B 12B – 2012](s75) (45)

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

·         First Report on Report of Independent Auditors on 2009/10 Financial Statements of Botshelo Water

·         Second Report on Report of Independent Auditors on 2009/10 Financial Statements of Bushbuckridge Water

·         Third Report on Report on Independent Auditors on 2009/10 Financial Statements of Magalies Water (ATC, 1 June 2012, p 2018)

·         Sixth Report on Annual Report and Financial Statements of Transnet and Report of Independent Auditors on 2010/11 Financial Year

·         Fifteenth Report on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Department of Mineral Resources and Report of Auditor-General on 2010/11 Financial Year (ATC, 20 September 2012, p 3180)

·         Sixteenth Report on Annual Reports and Financial Statements of Department of Labour and Sheltered Employment Factories and Report of Auditor General on 2010/11 Financial Year

6.       Subject for discussion (Dr P J Rabie): South Africa’s latest ranking on the overall World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index which has seen it drop by two places in the past year and solutions to improve the situation (60)

THURSDAY, 1 NOVEMBER

08:30 – 09:30    Committee of Chairpersons Meeting

10:00 – 12:30    Party Caucus

14:00                PLENARY

1.       Consideration of the Revised Fiscal Framework (proposed)

2.       Questions: Cluster  4 – Economics

 

 

FRIDAY, 2 NOVEMBER   

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 2 NOVEMBER 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 5 NOVEMBER     

CONSTITUENCY DAY

 

MONDAY, 5 NOVEMBER  

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

NORTHERN CAPE

TUESDAY, 6 NOVEMBER   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

14:00 –±15:40       PLENARY

1.        Address by Mr Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of Namibia

2.        Members’ statements (40)

3.        Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Division of Revenue Amendment Bill [B 33– 2012](s76)(1)) (ATC, 5 November 2012, p ) (no debate)

4.        Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Amendment Bill [B 33– 2012]( s76(1)) (60)

5.        Consideration of Budgetary Review and Recommendation Reports 

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 6  NOVEMBER

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

NORTHERN CAPE

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 NOVEMBER   

09:00 – 12:45   Committees

09:00 – 10:00   NA Rules Committee (E249)

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

15:00-17:00    PLENARY

                       Questions for Oral Reply: (120)

·         Deputy President

·         Cluster 1: Peace and Security

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

 

WEDNESDAY, 7 NOVEMBER  

TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

NORTHERN CAPE

16:15                 PLENARY

                                 Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Trade and Interna 

                                 tional Relations on the Agreement amending for the second time the

                                 Cotonou Partnership Agreement: Agreement Amending for the sec

                                 ond time the Partnership Agreement between the Members of the

                                 African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, of the one part, and

                                 the European Community and its Member States, of the other part

                               

 

THURSDAY, 8 NOVEMBER    

08:30  NA Programme Committee (E249)

10:00 – 12:30  CAUCUS

14:00 – ±15:40      PLENARY

1.       Members’ statements (40)

2.       Committee reports

3.       Subject for discussion (Mr N J J v R Koornhof): The high salaries and bonuses paid in the private sector and its effect on the salaries at State-Owned Enterprises and in the public sector (60)

 

THURSDAY, 8 NOVEMBER  

            TAKING PARLIAMENT TO THE PEOPLE:

NORTHERN CAPE

 

09:30                PLENARY
                       
Annual Address by the President of the RSA to the NCOP

 

FRIDAY, 9 NOVEMBER

COMMITTEES

FRIDAY, 9 NOVEMBER

 

 

 

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

MONDAY, 12 NOVEMBER     

CONSTITUENCY DAY

MONDAY, 12 NOVEMBER 

CONSTITUENCY DAY

TUESDAY,13 NOVEMBER  

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

12:30 – 14:00  PGIR Meeting (venue to be confirmed)

14:00 -±17:50      PLENARY

                     1.   Member’s statements (40)

     2.   First Reading debate: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B 34– 2012](s77) &

                           Second Reading debate: Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill

                           [B 35B–2012](s75) (79)

     3.   Second Reading debate: Taxation Laws Amendment Bill [B 34– 2012](s77)

           (no debate)

        4.   Consideration of Report of Committee on Auditor–General on Oversight

              visits to Audit-challenged Municipalities in North West and KwaZulu-Natal

              provinces (ATC, 6 November 2012, p 4464) (5)

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

·         Fourth Quarter Expenditure Patterns for 2011/12 financial year

·         Follow-Up Oversight visit to Eastern Cape Province from 30 July to 3 August 2012 (ATC, 6 November 2012, p 4437 - 4447)

         7.   Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Strategic Plan and

               Budget of National Youth Development Agency ATC, 11 May 2012,

               p 1460)

         8.   Consideration of Report of PC on Basic Education on Oversight Visit to  

               Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape from 19 – 20 June 2012

               (ATC, 4 September 2012, p 2910) (5)

         9.   Consideration of Report of PC on Public Enterprises on Oversight visit to

               state-owned companies from 18 to 22 June 2012 (ATC, 3 September

               2012, p 2843) (5)

                    10.  Subject for discussion (Mrs C Dudley): South Africa's international

                           relations policy and its impact on trade and other opportunities, especially

                           in Africa with a specific focus on what constitutes South Africa's national

                           interests (78)

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

TUESDAY, 13 NOVEMBER

08:30 - 10:00 Joint Whips Forum (Closed meeting) 14:00

 

PLENARY

1. Motions

2. Consideration of the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Amendment Bill

    [B  25B-2012] ( s75) (Statement)(10)

3. Consideration of Reports of Select Committee on Land and Environmental Affairs:

3.1  The request for approval by Parliament of the African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (Algiers Convention – 2003) (Statement)(10)

3.2  The request for approval by Parliament of the Acceptance of the Amendment of Annexure B of the Kyoto Protocol (to include Belarus) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Statement)(10)

3.3  The request for approval by Parliament of the Nagoya Protocol, on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Statement)(10)

3.4  The request for approval by Parliament of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, referred to it, recommends that the Council, in terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution (Statement)(10)

3.5  The Yearly Report to Parliament on International Environmental Instruments (2011-12), tabled in terms of section 26(1) of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No 107 of 1998) (Statement)(10)

3.6  The oversight visit to Muyexe, Limpopo Province (Statement)(10)

 

WEDNESDAY, 14 NOVEMBER   

09:00 – 12:45  Committees

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

15:00 – ±17:30          PLENARY

4.       Second Reading debate: Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Bill [B 21 – 2012](s75) (75)

5.       Consideration of Report of PC on Water and Environmental Affairs on National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill [B13-2012] (ATC, 7 November 2012, p 4519)

6.       Second Reading debate: National Environmental Management Laws First Amendment Bill [B13B-2012] (s76) (introduced as National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill [B13-2012]) (75)

7.       Committee reports

17:00 – 20:00  Study Groups

WEDNESDAY, 14 NOVEMBER   

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