Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill, National Environmental Management Laws Third Amendment Bill & National Environmental Management: Waste Amendment Bill: Final mandates; Property Valuations Bill: adoption
25 Mar 2014
Mr O De Beer (COPE, Western Cape) stated that the Western Cape Province voted against the Bill.
Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill; NEMA Laws Third Amendment Bill; Waste Amendment Bill negotiating mandates; Property Valuations Bill: Department Rural Development & Land Reform briefing
18 Mar 2014
Mr O De Beer (COPE, Western Cape) agreed that the provision of funding should be increased, and indicated that the Western Cape agreed with this proposed amendment by the KZN Province.
Marine Living Resources Amendment Bill & National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Bill: final mandates; National Water Amendment Bill: Departmental briefing
4 Mar 2014
Mr O de Beer (COPE, Western Cape) stated that the Western Cape Province had voted in favour of the Bill.
Efforts to improve the quality of construction in the housing sector: briefing by Department of Public Works & Construction Industry Development Board
18 Feb 2014
The Chairperson thanked the CIDB for the presentation. He reminded Members that Mr O De Beer (COPE; Western Cape) was still in hospital and suggested that the Committee pay him a visit because it had been a while since he was admitted.
Department of Environmental Affairs on Benguela Current Convention briefing; Deeds Registries Amendment Bill [B10B-2013]: adoption; Nomination to the National Agricultural Marketing Council
22 Oct 2013
Mr O de Beer (COPE, Western Cape) said the agreements seemed like a good initiative and asked if there were plans to expand these agreements outside the borders to countries such as Somalia, who exploited the minerals of the sea but did not have respect for research.
Amakhabela Land Claim, Mkhuzangwe Community Property Association issues: Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Project Members, & National Land Claims Commissioners briefings
15 Oct 2013
Mr O De Beer (COPE) said that, having listened to the information both from the Department’s side and from the CPA side, two things were apparent. The Department questioned the credibility of the Trust in terms of their constitution and re-election procedures and credibility was also an issue when it ...
National Environmental Management Laws Second Amendment Bill [B13-2012]: Negotiating Mandates
10 Sep 2013
Mr De Beer (COPE, Western Cape) seconded her.
Cost to Communicate: update by Department of Communications & ICASA
31 Jul 2013
Mr O De Beer (COPE, Western Cape) commented on the viability of the telecommunications sector based on the growth in revenue between 1992 and 2009 from R7 billion to R100 billion. What contributions did the small players make to the sector? Prepaid clients were predominately indigenous people; they were both ...
Department of Public Enterprises & Eskom on impact of tariff increases
15 May 2013
Mr O De Beer (COPE; Western Cape) agreed with Mr Mlenzana that Eskom and Nersa did not appear to be on the same page, as the information presented by Eskom disputed that of Nersa.
Department of Labour on its 2013 Strategic Plan
8 May 2013
Mr O de Beer (COPE, Western Cape) referred to the problem of a lack of compliance reported at workplaces visited, particularly in the Eastern Cape’s hospitality sector. However, there was a perception at a national level that South Africa was well organized in terms of workers’ rights, even though the ...