Mr John Jeffery

Member of the National Assembly

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About John Jeffery

Mr Jeffery is currently serving as a Deputy Minister of Justice. He first became a Member of Parliament in 1999. Prior to his appointment, he had been a member of the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC), Legislative and Governance subcommittee and the ANC Political Committee in Parliament. He holds an LLB degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Law from the University of Natal (UN). He served as Parliamentary Counsellor to the Deputy President from 1999-2005. Source: (info.gov.za)

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 23 meetings

2021 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 25 meetings

2020 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 32 meetings

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 12 meetings

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 5 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 11 meetings

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

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What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr Labuschagne noted that the old wording of “Whereas” had been substituted with “Since”, following the suggestions of former Committee ...

Mr J Jeffery (ANC) said that the issue with clause 69(1)(d), which related to the Council, was that, as presently ...

Mr J Jeffery (ANC) suggested that two options be stated. The first would oblige the Council to cancel registration of ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

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Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

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Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

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Value Description Source

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Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Apartment ¼ share in semi detached house

Vredehoek George

100 m2 1/4

Public/Private Source

Parliament Pension

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

PPS

Profit Sharing Account

R250 000

Description of Journey Sponsor

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Description of Benefit Source

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Extent Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

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Type of Business Name of Employer

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Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

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Details of all benefits derived Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number

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Period of Contract

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Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

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VALUE DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION OF ASSISTANCE/ SPONSORSHIP DATE

R600

1. Leather Sling Bag

Department of Correctional Services

25/05/2019

Value Unknown

2. Arm Chair

Department of Correctional Services (Inmates handwork)

25/05/2019

Value unknown

3. Bottle of Wine

Ambassador of Russia in SA

04/06/2019

Value Unknown

4. Book (Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation)

FES South Africa

27/06/2019

Value Unkown

5. Book (Uhambo The life journey of Funeka Soldaat)

Funeka Soldaat Advocacy Coordinator of Free Gender

01/07/2019

R66 000

6. Study trip to Malta and Brussels on Intersex and Transgender Issues

European Union

27/08- 28/09/2019

R500,00

7. Two towels & bottle of wine

BLA Western Cape

26/10/2019

R250

8. Book (In Pursuit of Dignity

SA Human Rights Commission

28/10/2019

R300

9. Two bottles of Wine

Addressing Magistrates in Cape Town during their Annual General Meeting

01/11/2019

R659,00

10. 1 bottle of Johnnie Walker Green & Two Glasses

Council for Debt Collectors

18/11/2019

R600

11. 4 Power Banks, 4 Pens, 4 Writing pads

Toyota South Africa (Parks Moraladi)

06/02/2020

R200

12. Bottle of Jack Daniels Whisky

HE Ms Gita Kamath Embassy of the USA (Marking Independence Day of 4th July)

02/07/2020

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Apartment

Vredehoek

¼ share in semi detached house

George

Source

Parliamentary pension

Nature Number of Shares Nominal Value

R250 000

Profit sharing Account

PPS

Description of Journey Sponsor

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Description of Benefit Source

Not Applicable

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Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

Not Applicable

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Type of Business Name of Employer

Not Applicable

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Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

Not Applicable

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Name of Trust

Not Applicable

Public/Private Source

Parliamentary Pension

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Profit Shares

IPS

R246.00

Description of Journey Sponsor

Study trip to Malta and Brussels.

European Voyager

Value Description Source

Unknown

Hunting Knife, Bag, bottle of Wine

South African Sheriffs Society – 11/05/2018

Unknown

Ship Metal Ornament

Norwegian Ambassador in South Africa – 12/05/2018

R600.00

Leather sling Bag

Department of Correctional Services – 25/05/2019

Unknown

Arm Chair

Department of Correctional Services (Inmates handwork) – 25/05/2019

R150.00

Bottle of Wine

Ambassador of Russia in SA – 04/06/2019

Unknown

Book (Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation)

FES South Africa – 27/06/2019

Unknown

Book ( Uhambo The Life Journey of Funeka Soldaat)

Funeka Soldaat Advocacy Coordinator of Free Gender – 01/07/2019

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Apartment

George – Western Cape

100m²

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

Natal-Midlands Liberation Heritage Trust

IT 000531/2015 (N)

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Trustee of Natal Midlands Heritage Trust

Non Profit Organisation (NPO)

Source Description Value

UNDOC

Bottle of Whisky

Unknown

Deputy Mayor of Community of Reggio Emilia in Italy - Emilia Serena Foracchia

Bottle of Wine and Italy Homemade Cheese

R400.00

Vice Minister of Justice - Republic of China, Mr Zhao Dacheng

Wall Portrait

Unknown

Bayhill Capital

Bottle of Wine

R200.00

South African Sheriffs Society

Bottle of Wine, History Book of Nelson Mandela, Lunch Box, Hunting Knife

Unknown

Accommodation in Kigali Rwanda Crown Plaza Hotel, 21-24 August 2017

R11 550.00

Community of Sant-Egidio, Rome

Accommodation at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Rome, 27-29 November 2017

R22 780.00

Mayor's Office - Municipality of Reggio Emilia

Accommodation at the Hotel Posta Reggio Emilia Italy, 30 November - 03 December 2017

R22 780.00

Description Extent Location

Apartment

100m2

Vredehoek, Cape Town

1/4 share in semi-detached House

47m2

George, Western Cape

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Trustee of Natal Midlands Heritage Trust

Non Profit Organisation

Source Description Value

SANAPS

Parker pen, Shirt and Cap

R300

Jayantha Jayasuriya PC AG of Sri Lanka

Gold Plated Wall Ornament

Unknown

Ambassador of USA ,HE Patrick Gaspard

Bottle of Wine and Booklet

R350

Description Extent Location

Flat

100 sq.m

Vredehoek, Cape town

1/4 Share in semi detached house

47 sq.m

George

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

None

Trustee

Natal Midlands Heritage Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Natal Midlands Heritage Trust [Trustee]

NGO

Description Source Value

Desk ornament

China Law Society

Unknown

Bottle of wine

Ambassador of Romania in SAS

R300

Bottle of wine, Wooden holder and Opener

Executive Mayor of Stellenbosch Municipality

R600

Parker pen, shirt and cap

SANAPS

R300

Gold plated wall ornament

Jayantha Jayasuriya PC AG of Sri Lanka

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Flat

100sq.m.

Vredehoek, CPT

1/4 Share in semi detached house

47sq.m.

George

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts

None

Trustee

The Natal Midlands Heritage Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Natal Midlands Heritage Trust [Trustee]

NGO

Source Description Value

Legal Aid SA

Book

Unknown

Board of Sheriffs

Books

Unknown

Ambassador of Ireland in SA

Bottle of Jameson Whisky

R250

Doha Government

Model ship x 2

Unknown

ARMSA

BAg

Unknown

Daily Maverick

3 Books

Unknown

Centre for Conflict Resolution [CCR]

Book

R300

Description Extent Location

Flat

100sq.m.

Vredehoek, CPT

Semi detached house [1/4 share]

43sq.m.

George

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R12 000

120

Nedbank Rainmaker

Unit Trust

Source Description Value

Board of Sheriffs

Framed piece of Robben Island Wall/Fence

Unknown

Totsie Memela

Book [Man of People by Peter Mugabane]

Unknown

SA National Association of Progressive Sheriffs [SANPS]

Walking stick

Unknown

Vietnamiese High Commissioner

Teapot and cups

Unknown

Minister of Justice Cape Verde

Book - History of Cape Verde

Unknown

SA Board of Sheriffs

Trolley Bag

Unknown

Legal Aid SA

Book

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Flat

100sq.m.

Vredehoek

1/4 Share of demi-detached house

43sq.m.

George

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R11 000

120

Nedbank Rainmaker

Unit Trusts

Source Description Value

Board of Sheriffs

Framed piece of Robben Island Wall/Fence

Unknown

Totsie Memela

Book [Man of People by Peter Magubane]

Unknown

SA National Association of Progressive Sheriffs [SANPS]

Walking stick

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Flat

100sq.m.

Vredehoek

1/4 Share in Semi-detached house

43sq.m.

George

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R9 000

Nedbank Rainmaker

Unit Trust

Description Sponsor

Return trip to Beirut, Lebanon to attend workshop of Iraq's MPs

UNDP

Source Description Value

IT Governance

Bott of liqueur

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Flat

100sq.m.

Vredehoek

Semi-detached House [1/4 share]

43sq.m.

George

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R7 400

99,6

Nedbank Rainmaker

Unit Trusts

Source Description Value

Virgin Active

Gym bag

Unknown

IDL

Hamper

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Flat

100sq.m.

Vredehoek

1/4 Share in Semi-detached house

43sq.m.

George

Name of Company Nature Nominal Value

Nedbank Rainmaker

Unit Trust

R5 000

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Rosebank, CPT

Flat

110 sq.m.

Vredehoek