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DHA on strategies to resolve long queues at Home Affairs offices; with Deputy Minister
26 Nov 2019
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) briefed the Committee on its strategies to resolve long queues at its offices. After the Department had been inundated with calls from frustrated members of the public last year, the Minister had directed it to conduct an assessment in order to develop intervention strategies ...
In the presence of the Deputy Minister, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) briefed the Committee on recommendations made by High Level Panel Report on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change on changes to the electoral system. In addition, the Department of Home Affairs updated the ...
Delimitation of municipal wards in preparation of 2021 Municipal Elections: MDB briefing
12 Nov 2019
The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) briefed the Committee on the delimitation of the municipal wards in preparation of the 2021 municipal elections. Every five years, it delimited wards in metropolitan and local municipalities for electoral purposes. The process ought to be concluded ideally not less than 10 months before the ...
Resolving DHA offices’ network downtime & ABIS Procurement process: DHA & SITA briefing; DHA on litigation case management system and categorizing of the cases; with Minister and Deputy Minister
5 Nov 2019
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) briefed the Committee on resolving the network downtime at DHA offices and the procurement process of the Automated Biometric Information System (ABIS). The Department also provided details of its litigation case management system and issues arising from ...
Issues that affect migrants and citizens: engagement with NGOs & stakeholders
29 Oct 2019
The Committee engaged with five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to address issues that affected migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in South Africa. A wide variety of views was put forward by the NGOs, with some suggesting concrete proposals for the amelioration of the plight of undocumented migrants, while others blamed politicians for ...
Impact of illegal migration on cities: input from Joburg & Ekurhuleni Mayors, SALGA & Minister
22 Oct 2019
The South African Local Government Association (SALGA), the Mayors of Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni, and the Department of Home Affairs, briefed the joint Committees on the impact of illegal migration on the country’s cities.
SALGA said there was a perception that ...
Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019
The Committee met to adopt the Budget Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and its entities. Members made additions concerning increasing the capacity of the inspectorate, harsher treatment of corrupt DHA officials, engagement with SITA, tabling of the ...
The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) briefed the Committee on capacity building and the audit outcomes of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), the Electoral Commission (IEC) and the Government Printing Works (GPW) for financial year 2018/19.
AGSA stated that the audit outcomes for the ...
State of province 2018/2019: Western Cape; Minister on matters affecting Department
17 Sep 2019
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) in the Western Cape briefed the Committee on its state for the 2018/19 financial year. Earlier, Members had been disappointed with the presentations from the Northern and Eastern Cape provinces because the documents they presented were different from the documents sent to Parliament ...
State of provinces 2018/2019: North West, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal
10 Sep 2019
Provincial managers of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) in North Province, Free State and KwaZulu Natal (KZN), briefed the Committee on the state of the provinces for the 2018/19 financial year. All three provinces provided details of their performance in respect of civic services, immigration services, finance and ...