Committee operational matters
12 Feb 2020
The Chairperson wished Mr W Horn (DA) the best for the new year as he had been unable to attend the planning session.
Draft bill amending section 25 of the Constitution: briefing
3 Dec 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) said that, in addition to what Dr Lotriet was asking, Members had the benefit of the
Deputy Public Protector vacancy & removal of Adv Jiba and Adv Mrwebi from office: committee reports
27 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) had a suggestion page 10. On Paragraph 3.4.6. it speaks about ‘their respective positions of SDPP’ that was only Adv. Mrewbi’s position. The paragraph also needed to include the Deputy National Director position of Adv. Jiba.
DTI on impact of land expropriation without compensation on international law and treaties to which South Africa is a signatory
27 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) understood that dti only dealt with one part of the international obligations and that the remainder rested with the Directorate for International Relations and Co-operation, but he asked if the bilateral treaties presented were the only international obligations under dti that would be impacted by the ...
Deputy Public Protector vacancy & removal of Adv Jiba and Adv Mrwebi from office: deliberations
26 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) wanted the Chairperson’s guidance as he had prepared a lengthy submission that he wanted to read out. He wanted to read it into the record. It was 15 pages long. He agreed to talk in general about it and also submit it to the Committee.
Inter-sectoral Report on Implementation of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2018/19: DoJCD & NPA briefings
20 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) recalled that the previous day, there had been a joint Committee meeting and in the report tabled there, it was pointed out that there was a problem with DGs not attending the Inter-DG meetings. He asked for further details, including whether it was a problem and ...
Deputy Public Protector Interviews day 2
13 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) asked if the candidate thinks that high profile matters should be steered away from, based on one of his responses in the questionnaire. He posed a situation where the candidate investigates service delivery and concludes that a specific law or the Constitution enables maladministration rather than ...
Deputy Public Protector Interviews day 1
12 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) asked how, in his remedial action, the candidate would deal with a situation where after investigation, he concluded that there is a specific law which enables maladministration and corruption rather than preventing it. The candidate was asked, given the limits on the Public Protector to do ...
Judicial Matters Amendment Bill & Customary Marriages Amendment Bill: briefing; with Deputy Minister
5 Nov 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) was concerned about the meetings scheduled for the 12 and 13 November interviews regarding the Deputy Public Protector. He noted that there were also questions to the Minister in the afternoon of 13 November. Had invitations been sent out?
Promotion of Access to Information Amendment Bill: deliberations & finalisation
30 Oct 2019
Mr W Horn (DA) stated that he was still concerned about the definition of a political party. In the absence of “or” between sub-paragraph 1(a) and 1(b), it created a difficulty for existing parties.