ULTRA Bill: Committee Staff on issues raised by stakeholders during public hearings
4 Sep 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) said that there was a constitutional issue that they would be challenged on. The procedure followed was also another issue that they faced. They needed to go forward, but they had problems. The implementation issues were a problem for them. There were two policies that were ...
ULTRA Bill: DALRRD on issues raised by stakeholders during public hearings
1 Sep 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) raised the issue of land that was owned by churches and commonages, as well as state land. He questioned how the two issues were going to be addressed. Sections 19 and 20 had been considered flawed by most of the stakeholders during the public hearings, and ...
ULTRA Bill: public hearings day 5
28 Aug 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) asked Mr Mtsweni if he could explain what his position is on this Bill, and if farm workers support this Bill. He asked Dr Ncapayi if the Bill includes rural land, and what type of security of tenure he recommends for rural people. He said he ...
ULTA Bill: public hearings day 4
26 Aug 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) said that the presenters need to be reminded to help the Committee by making direct contributions about the Amendment Bill because the Committee will have to dissect their contributions they have given.
ULTRA Bill: public hearings day 3
25 Aug 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) said that the LHTL presentation had highlighted patriarchy, and that action had been taken to ensure that women had access to land. He asked for evidence of this action in addressing issues of ownership. He also asked about the type of land that was dedicated for ...
ULTRA Bill: public hearings day 2
19 Aug 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) asked whether CONTRALESA was not concerned about the under-utilised land in rural villages, such as that in Limpopo, due to the surge of people migrating from rural areas to cities to look for job opportunities. It was important that CONTRALESA addressed the Committee on economic opportunities ...
ULTRA Bill: public hearings day 1
18 Aug 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) asked the LARC for clarity on the statement that the Bill did not have clear timelines, details, guidelines or processes, and asked it to outline the expected and required details, guidelines and processes from the Bill. On the matter of providing access to information of the ...
DALRRD Revised APP further deliberations; Status of animal disease in country; Progress made in implementing KZN Oversight visit recommendations
28 Jul 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) referred to the financial issues, and asked when the problems relating to the Land Bank would be solved. He asked if projects were funded through grants only. Crime and cable theft in the farming community made the work of the Department more difficult -- what was the ...
DALRRD Budget: Committee Report; Implementation of Constitutional Court Judgements on labour tenants and update on Farmer Register
15 Jul 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) said he did not have additional inputs. He echoed concern on the budget cuts to Food Security and Land Reform. It is crucial for the Committee to discuss how the gap will be bridged.
Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment (ULTRA) Bill [B6-2020]: DALRRD briefing
26 Jun 2020
Mr N Masipa (DA) said that the Department needed to look into engaging various other departments for their inputs, but should also ask for an extension in order to do proper work in order to avoid legal challenges in future.