Mr Steve Swart

Member of the National Assembly

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Steve Swart

About Steve Swart

Mr Swart is an African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Member, originally from Fish Hoek, Cape Town. He studied for his BA and LLB degrees at the University of Stellenbosch and was then admitted as an attorney, practising that profession for about 15 years before being elected to Parliament in 1999. Whilst at Parliament, he obtained his B.Econ (Hons) degree through University of the Western Cape. This assists him in his work in the Finance Committee, which deals with the national budget, global and domestic economic growth figures and similar issues. One of the longest-serving Members on the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development, he also served on the Joint Constitutional Review Committee, the Standing Committee on Finance and the Portfolio Committees on Home Affairs, Transport, and Environmental Affairs and Tourism. Mr Swart was one of the drafters of the Western Cape Provincial Constitution, and was one of the attorneys representing Parliament (then sitting as the Constitutional Assembly) during the certification proceedings in the Constitutional Court for the Final Constitution.

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What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

In reply to Mr S Swart (ACDP) asking when the Committee would be able to deal with the letter sent ...

After the explanation, Mr S Swart (ACDP) said that he believed that either option would be acceptable at this stage ...

Mr S Swart (ACDP) thanked Mr Robbertse for his presentation and asked him to clarify the tagging of the Bill. ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

What will be the budgetary implications for the Government if it should grant a (a) 7% salary increase and R630 ...

(a) What role does the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) play in determining municipal guideline increases in electricity ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Hon House Chair, the ACDP is concerned about the allegations of corruption with COVID-19 expenditure. In this regard there have been issues surrounding the provision of water to communities. What ...

House Chair, may I ask the Minister to answer it, because, as I see it, we have run out of time? We've just run out of time.

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

N/A

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

N/A

Value Description Source

R20 000

CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS MEDICAL EXPENSES FOR FAMILY MEMBER

G.ARBEL (BROTHER-IN-LAW)

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

HOUSE

SOMERSET WEST

500 SQUARE METERS

Public/Private Source

PRIVATE PRIVATE

MOMENTUM SANLAM GLACIER

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

N/A

Description of Journey Sponsor

N/A

Description of Benefit Source

N/A

Extent Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

N/A

Type of Business Name of Employer

N/A

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

N/A

Details of all benefits derived Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number

N/A

Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

N/A

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

N/A

Value Description Source

R8000.00

SPEAKER’S GIFT/HONORARIUM

ADVANCED LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: CAPE TOWN

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

HOUSE

SOMERSET WEST

500 SQUARE METERS

Public/Private Source

PRIVATE PRIVATE

MOMENTUM SANLAM GLACIER

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

N/A

Description of Journey Sponsor

TRAVEL TO GERMANY WITH OTHER POLITICAL LEADERS TO STUDY COALITION GOVERNMENTS

GERMAN GOVERNMENT

Description of Benefit Source

N/A

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

N/A

Type of Business Name of Employer

N/A

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

N/A

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

N/A

Public/Private Source

Private

Momentum Annuity

Private

Sanlam (Glacier) Annuity

Description of Journey Sponsor

Travel to Israel, including accommodation and meals.

South Africa Israel Foundation

Value Description Source

R6 000.00

Speaker’s gift \ honorarium

Advanced Leadership Academy – Cape Town

R4 600.00

Accommodation at Areena Resort

Ed Rathbone

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Erf

Somerset West

500m²

Source Description Value

Advanced Leadership Academy - Cape Town

Speakers Gift/ honorarium

R6000

Advanced Leadership Academy - Kampala, Uganda

Speakers Gift/ Honorarium

R13 000

House of David Conference - Saldanha

Speakers Gift/ Honorarium

R5000

House of David Conference - Durban

Speakers Gift/ Honorarium

R7000

House of Nations - Amanzimtoti

Speakers Gift/ Honorarium

R3000

House of David, Durban

Hotel Accommodation at Umdloti for Conference

R2500

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500m2

Somerset West

Source Public/Private

Momentum Retirement Annuity

Private

Name of Company Nature

Momentum

Retirement Income Option R82 110.34

Description Sponsor

Travel to Kampala, Uganda, as guest Speaker at Advanced Leadership Academy (Including Accommodation)

Advanced Leadership Academy

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

Dormant

Louise Swart

Mustard Seed Leadership Trust

Dormant

Source Public/Private

Momentum Retirement Annuity

Private

Old Mutual Policy

Private

Name of Company Nature

Momentum

Retirement Income Option R93 538.74

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500 sq.m

Somerset West

Source Public/Private

Momentum Retirement Annuity

Private

Old Mutual Policy

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R13 009

350

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Momentum

Retirement Income Option R116 233.55

Description Sponsor

Travel to Brussels, Belgium as guest speaker at Advanced Leadership Academy [including accommodation]

Advanced leadership Academy

Source Description Value

Southern African Leadership Conference [Hosted by the Advanced Leadership Academy, CPT]

Conference honorarium [speaker]

R6 000

Advanced leadership Academy Conference, Brussels, Belgium

Conference Honorarium [Speaker]

R19 550

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500sq.m.

Somerset West

Source Public/Private

Momentum Retirement Annuity

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R14 000

350

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R132 286.78

Momentum

Momentum Unit Trust

Source Description Value

Moscow School hosted at Parliament

Russian dolls and collectables

R1 500

D Lewis

Funds

R20 000

Southern African Leadership Conference [Hosted by the Advanced Leadership Academy]

Conference Honoraium

R5 000

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500sq.m.

Somerset West

Source Public/Private

Momentum Retirement Annuity [Once off payment]

Private

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R12 250

350

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R136 345.93

Momentum

Unit Trust Momentum [3]; Balanced Fund [A]; Retirement Income Option

Description Sponsor

Attend African Leadership Conference in Israel with wife and tour of holy sites

E Samson

Source Description Value

Southern African Leadership Conference [CPT] [Hosted by Advanced Leadership Academy]

Conference Honorarium

R5 000

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500sq.m.

Somerset West

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R10 500

350

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R175 000

Various Unit Trusts

Momentum

Momentum RA

Source Description Value

Southern African Leaderhsip Confernce - Cape Town

Conference Honorarium

R5 000

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500sq.m.

Somerset West

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R9 709.00

270

Sanlam

"

R7 000.00

350

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Various Unit Trust

R148 000

Momentum

Momentum RA

Source Description

Dykes, Van Heerden (Cape) inc

50% Discount on Bond Register

Dykes, Van Heerden (Cape) Inc.

25% Discount on Transfer Fees

Source Description Value

Southern African Leadership Conference - Cape Town

Conference - Honorarium

R5 000

Description Extent Location

Erf 1503

500sq.m.

Somerset West

Nominal Value Name of Company No

R5 600

Old Mutual

400

R7 371

Sanlam

270

R134 000

Momentum

Momentum, RA

Source Description Value

Conference - Cape Town

Conference Hnorarium

R5 000

Description Extent Location

Residential

-2 000sq.m.

Durbanville

Nominal Value Name of Company No

R5,600

Old Mutual

400

R6,750

Sanlam

270

R120,000.00

Momentum

Various Unit Trust - Momentum RA

Description Sponsor

Approximately 2 weeks in Australia addressing CDP [Australia] national Conference and supporters throughout Australia [Approx value = R15,000]

Christian Democratic Party [Australia]

Source Description Value

Southern African Leadership Conference - Cape Town

Conference Honorarium

R2,000

Description Extent Location

Residential property

+-2000sq.m.

Durbanville