Committee Reports on Lilly Mine and Optimum Coal Mine
25 Aug 2020
The Chairperson noted the passing of Member of Parliament, Adv H Mohamed (ANC).
DoJ&CD and NPA on Adjusted Budget & Revised Annual Performance Plan
8 Jul 2020
Adv H Mohamed (ANC) thanked the parties for very good presentations. He commended the Department that very good work is being done on the ground and in terms of how courts are working. He expressed concern about cuts in the aspirant prosecutor programme and asked whether efforts have been made ...
Progress report on investigations by SIU into matters referred to it concerning DoJCD; Mechanisms to facilitate co-operation between SIU & NPA; Operationalisation of the Protection of Information Act
30 Jun 2020
Mr H Mohamed (ANC) took over as Acting Chairperson. He said an announcement by the President on 17 June had stated that he had issued a proclamation that certain sections of the POPIA would come into effect on 1 July, and that the remainder would come into effect in June ...
Magistrates Commission on suspension/removal from office of Magistrates
25 Jun 2020
Mr H Mohamed (ANC) sought clarity on Ms Van Schalkwyk’s case. He wanted to know the dates when the investigation had started, and when it had been concluded. He asked when the misconduct hearing had started, as well as whether the presiding officers at the hearing had been from Parliament ...
Ministry on lockdown related issues: Case backlogs & release of inmates; Update on overcrowding in correctional centres
24 Jun 2020
Adv H Mohamed (ANC) said he also wanted clarity on the details of the 19 000 inmates to be released. On 8 May the Minister announced the special parole dispensation for certain low risk categories of offenders. That excluded inmates sentenced for sexual offences, murder, attempted murder, gender based violence ...
Public Protector on Organisational Structure; Committee Reports: Remuneration of constitutional institutions office bearers and Regulations for Judicial Officers in Lower Courts
19 Jun 2020
Mr H Mohamed (ANC) seconded the motion.
Notice determining remuneration of office bearers of independent constitutional institutions with effect from 1 April 2019
17 Jun 2020
Adv H Mohamed (ANC) said that from the legal advice that was received from Parliament, particularly paragraph 13 in the conclusion, and having considered all the aspects in terms of the legal status of the notice etc., he would support the recommendation for the draft notice to be approved. As ...
DoJ&CD, OCJ & DCS Budget: Committee Reports; International Treaties & Magistrate suspension: Committee Reports
29 May 2020
Adv H Mohamed (ANC) asked whether the Department of Justice report was available. In response, the Committee Secretary said that the report should be available before 13:00 on the same day.
Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters Treaty with Mexican States; Provisional Suspension of Magistrate
27 May 2020
Adv H Mohamed (ANC) stated that the ANC supported the recommendation of the suspension of the magistrate.
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
22 May 2020
Adv H Mohamed (ANC) thanked the presenters. He asked DoJ&CD about slide 26 of the budget presentation that referred to infrastructure and capital works. He noted a budget of R874 million in comparison to a R510 million budget in the previous year which was a variance of R364. He noted ...