Parliamentary Programme

Parliamentary Programme Framework

2017 - As agreed to by the Joint Programme Committee on 26 May 2016

FIRST TERM

24 January - 31 March 2017

  • 9 - 20 January: Constituency period
  • 24 January - 8 February: NA committees
  • 24 January - 8 February: NCOP committees / Members training
  • 9 February: Joint sitting (SONA)
  • 14 - 15 February: Debate on President's State-of-the-Nation Address
  • 16 Feburary: Reply by President to debate on State-of-the-Nation Address
  • 21 February - 17 March: NA plenaries / committees
  • 22 February: NA Plenary (Budget speech) (including tabling of Fiscal Framework, Appropriation Bill and Division of Revenue Bill)
  • March: NA debate on Fiscal Framework
  • March: Tabling of departmental strategic plans
  • March: NA plenary on Division of Revenue Bill
  • 22-31 March: NA committees / oversight
  • 23 February: NCOP questions to Cluster 1: Peace and Security
  • 28 February - 31 March: NCOP plenaries / committees
  • March: NCOP questions to the Deputy President
  • March: NCOP plenaries / committees / departmental strategic plan briefings to NCOP committees
  • March: NCOP committees strategic planning (annual review) sessions
  • March: Taking Parliament to the People
  • March: NCOP annual address by the Deputy President
  • 3 - 21 April: Constitutency period

Parliamentary Schedule

Week of 27 - 31 March 2017

TUESDAY, 28 MARCH 2017

Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Briefing on the Strategic and Annual Performance Plan of the DTI, NMISA and ECIC], Committee Room E249, Second Floor, National Assembly Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the following entities on the Strategic Plan, Budget and Annual Performance Plan 2017/18: National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), Community Schemes Ombud Services (CSOS), Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA); Consideration and adoption of minutes], Committee Room V227, Second Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation, (National Assembly), [Cricket South Africa – Briefing on strategic plan, governance, transformation and development; Deliberation on committee draft North West province oversight report; Consideration of committee minutes], Committee Room M314, Third Floor, Marks Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Transport, (National Assembly), [Deliberations on Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Amendment Bill], Committee Room M514, Fifth Floor, Marks Building, 09:30-16:00

Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform on the third quarter reports of the Department, Commission on Restitution of Land Rights and Ingonyama Trust Board; Adoption of minutes], Committee Room G26, Ground Floor, National Assembly Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on the Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Budget], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

Standing Committee on Finance, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the National Treasury and South African Revenue Service on their quarterly reports], Old Assembly Chamber, Ground Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

WEDNESDAY, 29 MARCH 2017

Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the National Prosecuting Authority on the Budget and Annual Performance Plan], Committee Room M514, Fifth Floor, Marks Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, (National Assembly), [Input by the National Treasury on the Foreign Service Bill; Consideration and adoption of draft Committee reports], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Transport, (National Assembly), [Deliberations on Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Amendment Bill], Committee Room M314, Third Floor, Marks Building, 09:30-16:00

Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation, (National Assembly), [Briefings: Developments around Commonwealth 2022 (report and briefing); Sasrea Appeals Board (report and briefing); Legislation and regulations (report and briefing); Second (short briefing) and third quarterly performance of SRSA and entities (report and briefing); Deliberation on committee draft North West province oversight report; Consideration of committee minutes], Committee Room M46, Ground Floor, Marks Building, 09:30-16:00

Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans, (National Assembly), [2017/18 Budget information session: Briefing by the content and research support on the 2017/18 defence budgetary allocation, the strategic plans and annual performance plans; Committee business: Consideration and adoption of Committee minutes; Consider and adopt Oversight Reports; Any other Committee Business], Committee Room M515, Fifth Floor, Marks Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform on the Communal Property Associations Bill; Adoption of minutes], Committee Room G26, Ground Floor, National Assembly Building, 10:00

THURSDAY, 30 MARCH 2017

Portfolio Committee on Transport, (National Assembly), [Deliberations on Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Amendment Bill], Committee Room M46, Ground Floor, Marks Building, 09:30-16:00

Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Public Protector South Africa on the Budget and Annual Performance Plan], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the South African Human Rights Commission on the Budget and Annual Performance Plan], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 14:00

FRIDAY, 31 MARCH 2017

Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, (National Assembly), [Briefing by Legal Aid South Africa on the Budget and Annual Performance Plan], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:00