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Parliamentary Programme

Parliamentary Programme Framework

2014 - As agreed to by the National Assembly Programme Committee on 19 June 2014

FIRST TERM

19 May - 18 July 2014

  • 19 - 20 May: Registration of members
  • 21 May: NA swearing-in of members (first sitting) ; sitting of provincial legislatures
  • 22 May: NCOP swearing-in of members (first sitting)
  • 24 May: Inauguration of the President
  • 26 May onwards: Setting up of committees
  • 2 - 13 June: Induction and onboarding of members
  • 17 June: President's State-of-the-Nation Address (joint sitting)
  • 18 - 19 June: Debate on President's State-of-the-Nation Address
  • 20 June: President's reply to the debate
  • 24 June: Plenary
  • 14 June - 11 July: Committees
  • 30 June - 2 July: NCOP workshop of presiding officers, whips and chairpersons of committees
  • 15 July onward: Budget vote debates

Parliamentary Schedule

Week of 28 July - 1 August 2014

TUESDAY, 29 JULY 2014

Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, (National Assembly), [Induction Workshop of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affaiirs], Committee Room S26, First Floor, NCOP Building, 09:00

Standing Committee on Appropriations, (Nationall Assembly), [Strategic Planning Session of Committee with various stakeholders], Arabella Hotel and Spa, Kleinmond, Hermanus, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Minutes of 11 July 2014; Consideration and adoption of the Second Term Committee Programme; Briefing by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) on the 2013//14 Third and Fourth Quarter Performance and Expenditure Reports], Committee Room M201, Second Floor, Marks Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, (National Assembly), [Briefiing by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on Legal Aiid Bill [B8-2014]; Briefing by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on Attorney’s Amendment Bill [B9- 2014], Good Hope Chamber, Ground Flloor, Good Hope Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Public Works, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) and the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) on their Strategic Plans, 2014 – 2019], Committee Room V226, Second Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation, (National Assembly), [Consideration of Minutes; Briefing by National Lottery Board on: National Lottery budget allocated to sport; Amounts allocated to SASCOC and federations; Monitoring systems for allocated funding; Sport Facilities Development Plan; Deliberations], Committee Room M315, Third Floor, Marks Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Transport, (National Assembly), [Consideration and adoption of draft minutes; Briefing by the Department of Transport on the following: Annex IV of the International Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) 73/78, tabled in terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution, 1996; Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) 73/78, tabled in terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution, 1996; Explanatory Memorandum to Annex IV and Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) 73/78, tabled in terms of section 231(2) of the Constitution, 1996; Consideration and adoption of the Committee report on Annex IV, Annex VI and the explanatory Memorandum of the MARPOL Convention], Committee Room M515, Fifth Floor, Marks Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Third and Fourth Term Committee Programme, 2014; Adoption of Minutes of previous meeting], Committee Room S35, First Floor, NCOP Building, 09:30

Joint Meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development and Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA) on its Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plans 2014/15], Committee Room S12A, Ground Floor, NCOP Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Communications, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Minutes of 24 June 2014; Consideration and adoption of the 2nd Term Committee Programme], Committee Room E305, Third Floor, National Assembly Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, (National Assembly), [Presentation by the Secretariat on: Overview of Education Sector; Key issues from Legacy Report; Briefing by the Department of Basic Education on the 4th Quarterly Report], Committee Room 1, Ground Floor, 120 Plein Street, 09:30

Select Committee on Economic and Business Development, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by Economic Development Department (EDD) on the 2014 MTEF Budget Expression with regard to the Government Infrastructure initiatives, and progress report on the implementation of the New Growth Path; Consideration and adoption of minutes], Committee Room M314, Third Floor, Marks Building, 10:00

Select Committee on Appropriations, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by National Treasury on the Appropriation Bill [B4 – 2014]. Consideration and adoption of the Report on the Appropriation Bill [B4 -2014], Committee Room M46, Ground Floor, Marks Building, 10:00

Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources, (National Council of Provinces), [Committee to meet and discuss its priorities, expectations from departments as well as plan its oversight visits for the remaining parliamentary terms; Consideration and adoption of Minutes], Committee Room V227, Second Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry on Consumer Corporate Regulation (CCRD) focusing on consumer protection (including National Consumer Commission (NCC), National Credit Regulator (NCR), National Consumer Tribunal (NCT))], Committee Room E249, Second Floor, National Assembly Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Women in the Presidency, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Commission for Gender Equality on the Strategic Plan, Budget and Annual Performance Plan for 2014-15; Consideration and adoption of Minutes of the 08 July 2014], Committee Room M514, Fifth Floor, Marks Building, 10:00

Joint Meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Energy and Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, (National Assembly), [Briefing by ESKOM on the following: Current state of the national grid; Challenges of supply; Short and long term mitigation plans], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

Standing Committee on Finance, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) on their role and mandate, the role they play in the economy and contribution to the National Development Plan (NDP); Briefing by the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) on their role and mandate, the role they play in the economy and contribution to the NDP], Committee Room V475, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) on its Annual Performance Plan], Committee Room 2, Upper Ground Floor, 90 Plein Street, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Human Settlements on the progress report on the complaints received from contractors on nonpayment of housing delivery services at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality], Old Assembly Chamber, Ground Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:30

WEDNESDAY, 30 JULY 2014

Standing Commitee on Appropriations, (National Assembly), [Strategic Planning Session of Committee with various stakeholders], Arabella Hotel and Spa, Kleinmond, Hermanus, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Committee Minutes; Preparations for Committee Strategic Plan], Committee Room M315, Third Floor, Marks Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Police, (National Assembly), [Consideration of the 2014/15 Budget and Annual Performance Plan of the Private Security Regulatory Authority], Good Hope Chamber, Ground Floor, Good Hope Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Energy, (National Assembly), [Training Session], UCT Graduate School of Business, Waterfront, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, (National Assembly), [The PC on International Relations and Cooperation is in the process of developing its Strategic Plan for the next five years. As most members of the Committee are new, the Committee intends to hold an Orientation Workshop to provide Members with a broad understanding of the work of the Department in terms of its six high-level objectives and enhances the knowledge base of its members regarding the mandate of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:00

Select Committee on Finance, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by Administration team on termination of section 100(1)(b) issued to Limpopo Province and issuing of directives in terms of section 100(1)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996], Committee Room E249, Second Floor, National Assembly Building, 09:00

Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Department of Public Service and Administration on African Charter on the principles and values in Public Service and Administration], Committee Room S12A, Ground Floor, NCOP Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Science and Technology, (National Assembly), [Briefing on mandates and programmes by the National Research Foundation (NRF), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)], Committee Room V119, First Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Labour, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Labour on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) referred to the Committee; and Presentation on legislation passed by the Fourth Parliament], Old Assembly Chamber, Ground Floor, Old Assembly Chamber, Ground Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Health, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Minutes; Briefing by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) on their Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Plans and Budget], Committee Room V475, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:30

Select Committee on Communications and Public Enterprises, (National Council of Provinces), [Adoption of the Committee Minutes; Presentation by the Committee Content advisor on the Committee’s Legacy Report (2009-2014) and overview on the Departments and entities], Committee Room M46, Ground Floor, Marks Building, 10:00

Select Committee on Trade and International Relations, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry on South Africa’s Trade Policy and Strategy Framework (TPSF); Consideration and adoption of minutes], Committee Room V227, Second Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

Select Committee on Security and Justice, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Department of Defence and Military Veterans on Strategic Plan.; Departments to give overview of plans, key issues and expected legislative programme], Committee Room S12A, Ground Floor, NCOP Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Water and Sanitation on the Presidential Proclamation No. 43 of 2014 and the process undertaken by the Department; Consideration and adoption of Minutes], Committee Room S26, First Floor, NCOP Building, 10:00

Standing Committee on Finance, (National Assembly), [Public Hearings on the Development Bank of Southern Africa Amendment Bill [B2-2014]; Briefing by the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) on their role and mandate, the role they play in the economy and contribution to the National Development Plan (NDP); Briefing by National Treasury on draft tax laws], Committee Room S35, First Floor, NCOP Building, 10:00

THURSDAY, 31 JULY 2014

Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry on Consumer and Corporate Regulation (CCRD) focusing on Corporate Regulation in relation to companies and intellectual property (including Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), Companies Tribunal (CT))], Committee Room E249, Second Floor, National Assembly Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Science and Technology, (National Assembly), [Briefing on mandates and programmes by the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), National Council for Innovation (NACI) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)], Committee Room V454, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:30

Portfolio Committee on Energy, (National Assembly), [Training Session], Committee Room V226, Second Floor, Old Assembly Building, 10:00

Portfolio Committee on Labour, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Committee Reports on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions; Consideration and adoption of draft Minutes], Committee Room V475, Fourth Floor, Old Assembly Building, 14:00

FRIDAY, 1 AUGUST 2014

Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry on Consumer and Corporate Regulation (CCRD) focusing on corporate regulation in relation to gambling and liquor distribution (including National Lotteries Board (NLB) and National Gambling Board (NGB)); Consideration of Minutes], Committee Room E249, Second Floor, National Assembly Building, 08:30

Portfolio Committee on Tourism, (National Assembly), [Briefing by South African Tourism (SAT) on their key programmes; Consideration of the Draft Second Term Committee Programme, 2014; Consideration of Minutes], Committee Room V119, First Floor, Old Assembly Building, 09:00

Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services, (National Assembly), [Adoption of minutes; Adoption of second term programme of Committee; Briefing by Committee Researcher on the Orientation Paper for new members of Parliament], Committee Room M46, Ground Floor, Marks Building, 09:00