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Food Security: reports by provincial implementing agencies
14 Nov 2018
The Department of Social Development spoke about the implementation of the Household Food and Nutrition Security Programme and the role of provincial food and nutrition implementing agents. Provincial implementing agents were in attendance and each gave a briefing on their organisations; giving the location of feeding and development centres, the ...
SA Council for Social Service Professions funding; BRRR
31 Oct 2018
The Portfolio Committee of Social Development met to receive a briefing from the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) on its funding support from the Department of Social Development. The Department of Social Development was also invited to brief the Committee on this matter.
Before commencing with the ...
Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Rhino Horn demand management & CITES preparations: DEA briefing
24 Oct 2018
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) briefed the Portfolio Committee on the preparations for CITES COP 18, which would be held in Sir Lanka in June 2019, and on the key outcomes from CITES COP 17 which were important to South Africa. In preparation for the upcoming conference, the DEA ...
4th Term Committee Programme
24 Oct 2018
The Chairperson said she would be seeking an opportunity for the new Minister of Social Security to brief the Committee on social security matters and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) processes involving the Department.
The absence of a Committee Member through ill health prompted a discussion on ...
South African Social Security Agency 2017/18 Annual Report
11 Oct 2018
The purpose of the meeting was to receive the findings on the 2017/18 annual report of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), and for the Agency to provide a progress report on the integration between the South African Post Office (SAPO) and SASSA, to ensure the ...
Department of Social Development & NDA 2017/18 Annual Report, with AGSA input
10 Oct 2018
Annual Reports 2017/18
The report by the Auditor General South Africa (AGSA) on the Department of Social Development (DSD) found that generally there had been a regression in the status of internal controls in the portfolio, although there had been a slight improvement in leadership controls. However, there had been ...
Meeting with Indonesian Parliament delegation
16 May 2018
The Committee met with a parliamentary delegation from Indonesia.
The Chairperson explained that the South African government was a unitary state divided into many spheres of government; how South Africa was divided into nine provinces; how the government structure consisted of the Cabinet as headed by the President, and the ...
Department of Social Development & NDA & SASSA 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan, with Minister & Deputy
2 May 2018
The Committee received presentations on the Annual Performance Plans and budgets of the Department of Social Development and its two agencies that day following the preliminary discussions of the previous week.
The concerns of the previous week had been resolved. The responsibility for the Annual Performance Plan lay with the ...
Department of Social Development & NDA & SASSA 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan (postponed)
25 Apr 2018
The Portfolio Committee met for a briefing by the National Development Agency on its Annual Performance Plan and the budget for the 2018/19 financial year. However, the presentation did not take place as the meeting was postponed before the presentation was made as the Committee and the Minister of Social ...
SASSA progress report on implementation of Constitutional Court order; Vacant posts in SASSA
28 Mar 2018
South African Social Security Agency and Others v Minister of Social Development and Others (CCT48/17)  ZACC 9 (23 March 2018)
Black Sash Trust v Minister of Social Development and Others (Freedom Under Law NPC Intervening) (CCT48/17)  ZACC 20; 2017 (9) BCLR 1089 (CC) (15 June 2017)
Black Sash ...