Issues raised in Older Persons' Petition: briefing by Department of Social Development; Committee Legacy Report
11 Mar 2014
The Chairperson said the presentation was good because it showed what government was doing to protect the rights of older persons. At a recent meeting, the Deputy Minister had said she would work with other stakeholders to work with older persons.
PC Social Development: Committee's First Term Programme
29 Jan 2014
The Chairperson noted the purpose of the meeting was to consider and adopt its draft first term programme and outstanding minutes.
Mr D Kloppers on behalf of petitions on services to older persons; Briefing by Department of Social Development on services for older persons
6 Nov 2013
The Chairperson welcomed the Deputy Minister of Social Development, Ms Bongi Maria Ntuli, to the meeting together with the representatives from the Concerned Pensioners who were going to present their submission to the Committee.
National Development Agency on its 2012/13 Annual Report, with Deputy Minister of Social Development
5 Nov 2013
The Chairperson thanked the NDA for its presentation and asked if the money was rolled over from most of the targets it over-achieved. Because of the NDA’s level of over-achievement, she asked why it failed to review its targets and adjust them. This showed its planning was problematic. She asked ...
South African Social Security Agency on its 2012/13 Annual Report
22 Oct 2013
The Chairperson welcomed the delegation from South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). There were apologies from the DG and the Minister who both attended the Forum for Older Persons Annual General Meeting (AGM.
Deputy Minister & Department of Social Development on its 2012/2013 Annual Report
9 Oct 2013
The Chairperson wanted to make some preliminary remarks. She commended the DSD on their clean audit. In relation to the over-achievement of targets, she noted that either DSD was extremely enthusiastic, or was simply not setting its targets properly, and wanted a further explanation on the matters where the targets ...
Audit Outcomes of Department of Social Development for 2012/13
8 Oct 2013
The Chairperson thanked the presenters for their clear and interesting presentation and invited questions.
White Paper on Families; Department performance 3rd & 4th quarter 2012/13: Ministerial briefings
17 Sep 2013
The Chairperson was concerned about the legislative impact of the White Paper on families because it would have quite a range of services like probation services, adoption services, services provided by provincial departments of Social Development, and also the National Department. She asked how the White Paper was linked to ...
Central Drug Authority 2011/12 Annual Report: adoption of Committee report
20 Aug 2013
The Chairperson said that Members had been briefed in the previous week by the Department of Justice and Social Development on the Private Members’ proposal to amend the Children’s Act. The Committee would have to pass a motion of desirability if it felt that the Private Member’s Bill should move ...
Children's Act: implementation challenges & proposed amendments: by Departments of Social Development & Justice and Constitutional Development
13 Aug 2013
The Chairperson thanked the Director General and the Department for its presentation.