South African Human Rights Commission Bill: deliberation, Determination of Remuneration of Members of Constitutional Institutions Bill: briefing
1 Oct 2013
Mr Labuschagne noted that the old wording of “Whereas” had been substituted with “Since”, following the suggestions of former Committee Member, Mr J Jeffery (ANC). A view had been expressed, that the Preamble merely repeated what was already in the Constitution, and the question had been raised whether it was ...
Legal Practice Bill: Departmental responses to public submissions: clauses 74 to 119
26 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) said that the issue with clause 69(1)(d), which related to the Council, was that, as presently framed, the person who nominated a member could also remove that member. However, it must be remembered that the Council nominated all its appointees, except the two nominated by the ...
Legal Practice Bill: Department of Justice response to public submissions: clauses 31 to 69
24 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) suggested that two options be stated. The first would oblige the Council to cancel registration of a legal practitioner who had been struck from the roll by the High Court. The second would state that the Council
Legal Practice Bill: Department response to submissions
19 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) asked if the Committee should not debate whether the current rule relating to the appearance of attorneys in the High Court, was unfair.
Legal Practice Bill: Department response to submissions; Lifting suspension of Magistrate Hole
12 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) proposed that the Committee should deal with the matter relating to the suspension of Magistrate Phumelele Hole.
Legal Practice Bill: Departmental Responses to public submissions, clauses 1 to 6; Committee draft Report on lifting of suspension on Magistrate Hole
11 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) asked that the Committee first discuss the request to lift the suspension of Magistrate Phumelele Hole, which had been put to the Committee some time ago, and said he had some issues from the Committee Report. In the Report, it was noted that the Magistrate’s Commission ...
Legal Practice Bill: Comparative Perspectives; General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
5 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) thanked Mr Daya for the input but said that he was not interested in the training aspect. He was worried about the fact that in the UK advocates were being paid but in SA they were not paid. In SA where there was the need for ...
Legal Practice Bill: deliberations
4 Jun 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC) asked if the General Council of the Bar was the same as the Bar Services Board (BSB). How many regulators were there in actual fact? The number of regulators was directly linked to the number of attorneys and advocates. He said that South Africa could not ...
Legal Practice Bill: NADCAO & National Task Team on Community Based Paralegals submission; Committee Report on Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Strategic Plan 2013
27 May 2013
Mr J Jeffery (ANC), raised a point on page 14, under the Committee's response under "General", that although the acronyms had been stated elsewhere, the names of Public Protector and Office of the Chief Justice should be written in full; the other acronyms were probably well-known and could remain.
Committee Report on Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Strategic Plan 2013:discussion
22 May 2013
Before the Chairperson could hand over to Ms Silkstone, Mr J Jeffery (ANC) pointed out that the Committee needed to address some outstanding matters from the previous meetings.