Mechanism to monitor delayed responses to Questions; Section 194 Inquiry Update; Rules for Electing Speaker
13 Aug 2021
The Chairperson asked Mr Xaso to clarify why he used the term “office bearer” alongside that of “Speaker.” Although Members were “part of the shop,” the Committee should not take for granted that other observers of the meeting were familiar with parliamentary procedure.
Composition of Section 194 Committee and proposal for a weighted voting system
5 May 2021
The Chairperson tendered the apologies of the Speaker who was not well, which is why he stepped in her place, as Chairperson, as was the duty of those in positions like his own. Mr G Magwanishe (ANC) sent his apologies as well as Mr M Nxumalo (IFP), who was on ...
Outcome of PSC Inquiry report on death of Mr L Garane; Office on Institutions Supporting Democracy on their mandate and functions
9 Oct 2019
Mr L Tsenoli (ANC), Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, said the Executive Authority could not be expected to "swallow" the PSC recommendations as presented to it. The PSC recommendations should be looked at as recommendations. If we vary them for whatever reason, we will account for varying them. But ...
Procedure for removal of office-bearers of Institutions Supporting Democracy; Reallocation of portfolio for MDDA & GCIS; Review Sub Judice Rule
10 Sep 2019
Mr S Tsenoli (ANC), and Deputy Speaker of the NA, referred to the draft rules under General: numbers one and two on the last page of the document. He suggested that something like “after thorough consideration of the report of the panel, then the National Assembly would make a final ...
High Level Panel recommendations impact on Parliament’s Public Participation Model
27 Nov 2018
Mr S Tsenoli (ANC), suggested that this was a perfect opportunity for the Committee to look at the gaps that may have existed in their own public participation model. The definition of public participation did not include people solving their own issues, and that was something they should look into. ...
Section 89: Removal of President - legal opinion on draft revised rules
28 Aug 2018
The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.
Consideration of establishment of a Subcommittee on Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change (HLP)
28 Mar 2018
Mr L Tsenoli (ANC) chaired the meeting
Discussion on report of Sub-committee on Review of Assembly Rules: Section 89 of Constitution
1 Feb 2018
Mr S Tsenoli (ANC, Deputy Speaker) said that Justice Jafta had made an observation with regard to both confidences. If both confidences were to succeed, it would be illegal and unconstitutional. It would not have been done in accordance with section 89. That was what he had said in the ...
Meeting with the Iranian Delegation
12 Oct 2017
Ms S Tsenoli (ANC) appreciated the brief presentation. The information provided to the Committee about Iran was helpful and very important. Iran is a very rich cultural country while South Africa was coming from an oppressed state but still managed to keep some aspects of our culture. There is a ...
Chapter 9 Institutions amalgamation; Violence Against Women & Children Programme of Action; Trafficking in Persons SAPS statistics, with Min of Social Development & Deputy Min of Labour
31 Aug 2017
The Deputy Speaker, Mr Solomon Lechesa Tsenoli (ANC) presented a report on the amalgamation of Chapter 9 institutions as the Speaker had delegated the responsibility for the review of Chapter 9 institutions to him. In addition to the interest that the Women’s Caucus had in the proposals regarding the Commission ...