Public Service Commission Amendment Bill & Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Bill: final mandates
12 Jun 2018
Mr L Max (DA) tried to clarify the distinction between a Bill and the associated set of regulations. A regulation emanates from a Bill and it assists in the implementation of the Bill. Though a regulation is different from a Bill, it operates hand-in-hand with the Bill. Regulations also empower ...
Protection, Promotion, Development & Management of Indigenous Knowledge Bill: provincial briefing
15 May 2018
Mr L Max (DA) had a question about clause 17, which was about the registration office for IK. If the knowledge belonged to one and one registered it, would it become public property? When studying customary law, he had been told that customary knowledge was passed down from generation to ...
After School Game Changer: WCED & Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport briefing
24 Apr 2018
Mr L Max (DA) asked if poor and rural school learners have internet access for the grade 4 Maths eLearning programme.
Public Service Commission Amendment Bill: DPSA briefing
18 Apr 2018
Adv L Max (DA) agreed that public participation was very important. He asked the Committee to consider the time and the place in which public participation could occur.
Availability of illegal firearms in Western Cape: SAPS Provincial Commissioner briefing; Department of Community Safety on Quarter 1, 2 & 3 performance
18 Apr 2018
Adv L Max (DA) asked why a copy of the presentation was not made available to members of the Committee.
Western Cape Commissioner for Children appointment process
17 Apr 2018
Mr L Max (DA) asked what prompted the DOTP to expedite the process as it had been years in the making.
Western Cape Provincial School Education Amendment Bill: briefing
17 Apr 2018
Mr L Max (DA) asked about the timeframe for the regulations on page 10. He expressed his discomfort regarding the liquor application due to its moral implications, but looked forward to the public engagement.
Committee Report on the Negotiating Mandate on the Division of Revenue Bill
20 Mar 2018
The Chairperson welcomed members and apologised for the apparent confusion concerning the meeting. He said a workshop was taking simultaneously elsewhere in the building, and other members of the Committee were attending that event. He then read out apologies from the following members who could not make it: Mr L ...
Committee Report on Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services; Committee legacy report
12 Mar 2014
Mr L Max (DA) said that he was surprised. He could not recall a discussion in which the Committee had made the recommendation about the appointment process. It was most probably from an input by NGOs. The Committee had argued for independence because problems had been experienced. It was noble ...
Update on “Waterkloof Two” re-arrested parolees; progress on implementation of medical parole provisions of Correctional Matters Amendment Act
5 Mar 2014
Mr L Max (DA) remarked that the system looked good, but it had to be ensured that laws were applicable to all involved in the process. There was a public perception that laws were only for certain people. There were delays when doctors were assessing certain people, and a speedy ...