Nontando Nolutshungu

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Transport Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill: public hearings day 1
    16 May 2018

    The Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill was subjected to considerable criticism from representatives of the legal and medical professions during public hearings conducted by the Portfolio Committee on Transport, with some suggestions that it was inferior to the Road Accident Fund (RAF) scheme it was supposed to replace.

    The ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Higher Education Committee Reports
    9 May 2018

    The Committee adopted reports and minutes of meetings held.

    The Committee was concerned with the issue of Gender Based Violence and asked if there was anything the Committee could do about this because this issue required serious attention. The Chairperson said the students should be invited to the meeting as ...

  • Transport Department of Transport budget: Committee Report
    8 May 2018

    The Content adviser briefed the Committee on observations and recommendations contained in the Annual Performance Plan. Those were related to non-adherence of targets to SMART principles; board vacancies in entities; implementation of road safety programmes; plans for legislation submitted in the outer years of the Medium Term Strategic Framework; the ...

  • Transport Second Term Committee Programme
    2 May 2018

    The House Chairperson instructed that all the bills from 2013 up until 2017 must be finalised before the end of the third quarter. The Committee needed to look at its own programme so as to be able to keep up with the instruction of Parliament.

    The Committee noted that it ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Community Education and Training (CET) latest developments: Department briefing
    2 May 2018

    The Department of Higher Education and Training updated the Committee on progress and challenges within the Community Education and Training sector. Areas highlighted were the budget and expenditure of the branch, infrastructure at centres, monitoring and oversight at centres, progress made towards sustainable governance structures and improving the capacity of ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Transformation at Public Universities in South Africa: SAHRC Report
    25 Apr 2018

    The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) presented its transformation report to the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education. The presentation included the rationale behind conducting national hearings leading up to the report, key findings that were made and recommendations to institutions on how to accelerate transformation. Areas of concern included ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation SAQA & Quality Council for Trades and Occupations 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan
    19 Apr 2018

    The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) gave the Committee a brief background on the mandate of the QCTO which included Quality Assurance as a significant part. The QCTO sent an invitation to meet with the current the Minister of Higher Education  in helping to bring the mandate together. ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) status report
    19 Apr 2018

    The Chairperson expressed disappointment over the absence of the Council in the oversight meeting and hoped that they would respond to the issues raised in that meeting. The chairperson of the Council tendered an apology for their absence. In her explanation, their absence was mainly because of the composition of ...

  • Higher Education, Science and Innovation Department of Higher Education and Training Annual Performance Plan, with AGSA input
    14 Mar 2018

    The Committee received a briefing by the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) on the draft 2018-19 annual performance plan (APP) of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

    They reviewed the process for the preparation, submission and approval of strategic plans and APPs, and described how they assessed ...

  • Transport National Land Transport Amendment Bill: proposed amendments
    6 Mar 2018

    In the previous meeting, the Committee had agreed to the proposed amendments but still had concerns about clauses 38 and 48 which affected Uber, Taxify and taxi operators.

    The Committee was of the opinion that it could not allow clauses 38 and 48 to be passed because they would make ...