Mr Pakiso David Mbhele

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Pakiso David Mbhele

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  • MERCHANT SHIPPING (CIVIL LIABILITY CONVENTION) BILL (Second Reading debate) 12 Sep 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon members, it is a simple imperative that both the 1992 Civil Liability Convention and the Fund Convention are given the force of law as soon as reasonably possible so as to ensure that our limits of liability, at least in relation to pollution from tankers, are ...

  • Merchant Shipping (International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Bill (Second Reading Debate) 12 Sep 2013

    Hon Speaker and hon members, let me mention upfront that we as Cope are fully in support of the Bill. Comprehensive oil spill liability and compensation fund legislation would have become a reality for this country a long time ago if South Africa had not been the pariah of the ...

  • Merchant Shipping (International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Bill (Second Reading Debate) 12 Sep 2013

    One of the questions most frequently asked of the International Tanker Owners' Pollution Federation Ltd, ITOPF, is how much does it cost to clean up an oil spill. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer as the costs of oil spills vary considerably from one incident to another, depending on a ...

  • MERCHANT SHIPPING (INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION FUND) BILL (Second Reading debate) 12 Sep 2013

    One of the questions most frequently asked of the International Tanker Owners' Pollution Federation Ltd, ITOPF, is how much does it cost to clean up an oil spill. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer as the costs of oil spills vary considerably from one incident to another, depending on a ...

  • MERCHANT SHIPPING (INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION FUND) BILL (Second Reading debate) 12 Sep 2013

    Hon Speaker and hon members, let me mention upfront that we as Cope are fully in support of the Bill. Comprehensive oil spill liability and compensation fund legislation would have become a reality for this country a long time ago if South Africa had not been the pariah of the ...

  • Merchant Shipping (Civil Liability Convention) Bill (Second Reading Debate) 12 Sep 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon members, it is a simple imperative that both the 1992 Civil Liability Convention and the Fund Convention are given the force of law as soon as reasonably possible so as to ensure that our limits of liability, at least in relation to pollution from tankers, are ...

  • Appropriation Bill 28 May 2013

    Hon Chairperson, hon Minister, hon Deputy Minister, hon members and invited guests, the rapture should start on a lighter note, with Dr Mathole Motshekga and the chief executive officer of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, Prasa, Lucky Montana. The rapture should start by congratulating you on your team ...

  • Transport Laws And Related Matters Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 5 Mar 2013

    Deputy Speaker, through you to the hon Ollis; if I were you, I would not ask for the recordings of the meeting because with the ANC government, once you mention recordings or tapes, you will not get them. [Laughter.] Cope will not support this Bill, because the focus is entirely ...

  • Appropriation Bill 10 May 2012

    Chairperson, Minister, Deputy Minister, officials and guests, this is my maiden speech on this department. I would like to state upfront that Cope fully supports the aim of the department to promote and regulate the mining sector for transformation, growth and development. It is right and proper that all South ...

  • Appropriation Bill 10 May 2012

    Including you, hon members, as well. [Interjections.]

    Cope would really like to know if there are any consequences for those, like the then deputy director-general for the regulation of mineral resources, who blatantly subvert the legal order and bring the state into such disrepute. Is the department still determined to ...