Parliament

Week of 19 - 23 September 2016

This is the last week of committee meetings before the two week September recess kicks in.

On Tuesday, the telecommunications and postal services committee will hold public hearings on the cost to communicate. The home affairs department is scheduled to provide responses to submissions on the Border Management Amendment Bill. The national assembly’s communications committee plans to deliberate on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill. The trade and industry committee will engage with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission and the South African Revenue Service on company compliance issues. The justice and correctional services committee is scheduled to wrap up work on the Justice Administered Funds Bill and deliberate on the Courts of Law Amendment Bill. The energy department will brief the energy committee on the Integrated Energy Plan while the standing committee on finances will receive a briefing from South African Airways and continue with deliberations on the Financial Sector Regulation Bill.

On Wednesday, the justice and correctional services committee plans to wrap up work on the Courts of Law Amendment Bill. The trade and industry committee will receive a briefing from the trade and industry department on the status of industrial parks. The telecommunications and postal services committee will continue with public hearings on the cost to communicate while the national assembly’s transport committee will hold hearings on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill. A joint meeting involving both houses’ finance committees will receive an update on the Revenue Laws Amendment Bill and a response to submissions on the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill.

On Thursday, the communications committee plans to wrap up its work on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill.

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