Meeting with Legal Practice Council to discuss matters of mutual interest
8 Jun 2021
Ms W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) thanked the delegation for the briefing. She asked how many members the Legal Practice Council has in total, and she asked if every LL.B graduate must register with the Legal Practice Council to be able to practice law. She said 21 000 complaints are quite significant ...
State of readiness to implement remaining sections of POPIA: Information Regulator briefing
2 Jun 2021
Ms W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) requested that the regulator place a sign language officer in all its televised and uploaded videos, to ensure that the deaf community was as aware as other communities on issues relating to data privacy.
Constitutional Court cases requiring legislative amendments; DCS on state of human resources
1 Jun 2021
Dr W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) agreed with the proposal.
GBV Bills: finalisation; Committee report on filling SAHRC vacancies
29 May 2021
Dr W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) moved for the adoption of the Bill.
GBV Bills: deliberations; Committee report on filling SAHRC vacancies
28 May 2021
The Report to the National Assembly had been circulated to Members. The Chairperson stated that he would take the Report as read and requested Members to cite any corrections. There being no corrections, Dr W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) moved for the adoption of the report. There was no seconder.
Follow-up briefing by DWYPD on implementation of Gender Responsive Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring, Evaluation and Auditing Framework; Women’s Month activities
27 May 2021
Ms W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) noticed that in the presentation there was mention of the local government sphere. The Department mentioned that there were provinces that came for presentations or training. If there were four people per province who came for the training, how did the information filter down to everybody ...
SAHRC Vacancies: deliberations; JICS on investigation of ICCV smuggling cigarettes into a Correctional Centre during lockdown
25 May 2021
Ms W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) proposed Ms Chohan for Deputy Chair and Ms Ntuli for Commissioner.
GBV Bills: deliberations
21 May 2021
Ms W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) said that she understood that other forms of abuse also applied to elder persons, but she would prefer the definition of elder abuse to remain in the Bill.
Sexual Offences Register: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development briefing
20 May 2021
Dr W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) stated that, after looking at the presentation, it seemed that the Register should stay with the Department but be improved. In one of the presentation slides relating to the background, Adv Kambula had referred to “people with physical, intellectual and mental disabilities”. She would rather the ...
Health Care Services in Correctional Centres; Suspension of KZN Regional Commissioner
19 May 2021
Dr W Newhoudt-Druchen (ANC) said that she had seen figures, somewhere, about the number of medical doctors and psychiatrists, and about how many were employed by DCS. She understood that NDoH sent some psychiatrists, but how many psychiatrists did DCS have on its payroll?