Home Affairs Portfolio Committee Legacy Report
19 Mar 2019
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) suggested members start with the consideration of the outstanding minutes.
Department of Military Veterans 1 October to 31 December 2018 performance
13 Mar 2019
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) wanted the DG to touch on the issues of the NSFAS account, IT Governance, performance management, the amendment of current regulations, and irregular and fruitless and wasteful expenditure. She asked what the bottlenecks were regarding the lack of verification guidelines and why the Department did not ...
Visa Facilitation Service (VFS) contract; Gupta family naturalisation inquiry
12 Mar 2019
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) said that she was disappointed by the presentation. It was not the first time Members had been briefed on the same issue. Members had been commenting and commenting, but nothing had been done by the Department. What could be inferred from the presentation was that Parliament ...
HANIS & Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS); Lindela Repatriation Centre contingency plan; VFS contract & E-Visa system
5 Mar 2019
Ms N Dambuza (ANC) had heard all the presenters on previous occasions. What she had been hearing was that the ABIS service provider appointment was done by SITA and that was reason SITA was present. Having heard from SITA, she could not hear the distinct role played by SITA in ...
Immigration Bill: Ministers of Home Affairs, Police and Justice and Correctional Services briefing
26 Feb 2019
Ms N Dambuza (ANC) said it was clear that there were capacity issues and that SAPS was overburdened. The budget for the Justice Cluster needed to be examined. She asked Home Affairs to confirm the 2017/18 deportation costs provided and if the Department of Home Affairs was contributing to these ...
Fireblade Aviation update; Lanseria & Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports briefing; Uncollected IDs for elections
19 Feb 2019
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) asked why an agreement on immigration had to be signed between the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Transport (DoT), when the matter was of national security and ultimately should fall under the authority of the security cluster. The presence (or lack thereof) of ...
Visa Facilitation Services (VFS) contarct: Departments of Home Affairs, International Relations and Cooperation & Auditor-General
5 Dec 2018
Ms N Dambuza (ANC) said the presentation had helped Members to understand what was happening on the ground. The Committee had to engage with National Treasury to address the financial constraints.
Civil Union Bill: deliberations; Visa Facilitation Service (VFS) contract; Litigation; Committee Reports: Fireblade Aviation; Desmond Tutu RRO; Legacy
27 Nov 2018
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) had prepared an argument on the court judgments that had been forwarded to the Committee beforehand, but she no longer saw the need to comment as she felt that legal services had observed the same -- that the facts the Committee was dealing with had never ...
Parmed Report Draft: consideration
26 Nov 2018
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) remarked what they needed to do as a Committee was to clarify their observations that Parmed was a closed scheme with low membership, and reflect on the salary packages of public bearers in relation to the increased tariffs of Parmed and not focus on those of ...
Defence funding model for implementation of 2015 Defence Review: DOD & National Treasury Budget Task Team briefing
14 Nov 2018
Ms B Dambuza (ANC) needed clarity on the exact financial year in which the money was paid. DOD should be reimbursed whenever they provide services to other departments. She did not understand what the problem is. There is a tendency of non-payment within certain departments and they need to know ...