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MEDIA ADVISORY Spatial and Land Use Management [B14-2012] The Portfolio Committee of Agriculture and Rural Development of Gauteng Provincial Legislature will hold a Public Hearing on The Spatial and Land Use Management [B14-2012] on the 8 May 2013, Johannesburg City Hall, Cnr. President & Loveday Street, Johannesburg at 10:00.
MEDIA RELEASE-Members' Register 2013. REGISTER OF MEMBERS’ INTEREST-2012/2013. The Office of the Integrity Commissioner of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature advises members of the media that Members’ Register of Interests for 2013 has been completed.
PRESS RELEASE NCOP WEEK DAY 3- Municipalities changing landscape on service delivery and governance. The NCOP successfully concluded day three of the National Council of Provinces week visit, chaired by the Deputy Chair of Chairpersons Hon. Valentine Mbatha and facilitated by the NCOP Whip of Gauteng, Hon. Pinky Mncube.
Press Release NCOP Week: Gauteng Provincial legislature gears up for National Council of Provinces week (15-19 April 2013). “Moving with utmost speed to ensure socio-economic advancement in our communities” . The Gauteng Provincial Legislature embarks on its week long programme hosting parliamentary delegates representing Gauteng in the National parliament of the Republic of South Africa. This week is the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) week and all legislatures across the country will embark on similar activities. The GPL as led by the Deputy Chair of Chairpersons of Committees, Hon. Valentine Mbatha has an intense programme where visits will take place around Gauteng, giving the public an opportunity to interact directly with representatives of parliament as well as the Gauteng Provincial government as led by the Premier Hon. Nomvula Mokonyane.
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES (NCOP) WEEK: Under the theme: ‘Moving with utmost speed to ensure socio-economic advancement in our communities’, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will hold its Provincial Week from the 15th to 19th April 2013. A series of activities has been scheduled, which will take place at various regions of the Province as part of NCOP Week Programme.
Press Release Deputy speaker paper SAAPAM Public service is a normative sphere. It is that aspect of governance that has, as its main objective, service towards public interest. Often, and in pursuit of the common good, the public service is confronted with decisions that require ethical judgement. Thus ethics play a crucial role in state institutions because in practical terms, decisions made, translate into either the use or abuse of power.
MEDIA ADVISORY public hearing on National Environmental Management Laws - The Portfolio Committee of Agriculture and Rural Development of Gauteng Provincial Legislature will hold a public hearing on National Environmental Management Laws First Amendment Bill [B13B-2012] on the 20 March 2013, 14 Turf Club, Turfontein at 10:00. This Bill seeks to amend sections of the following Acts:
MEDIA Advisory-Sedibeng oversight visit by Roads and Transport Committee 2013. Gauteng Legislature Committee for Roads and Transport will undertake an oversight visit to the Sedibeng region on Tuesday 26 February 2013 from 09h30. The purpose of the visit is to assess and gather information regarding the status of the roads projects in the region. The department of roads and transport is expected to brief the Committee on projects been undertaken on R82 and K154 roads and on the construction of walkways in Sebokeng.
Media Release- Economic Development Stakeholder Engagement Feb 2013. The Economic Development Portfolio Committee of the Gauteng Legislature will host a Stakeholder Engagement Workshop on informal trading at the City Hall in Johannesburg on Wednesday 27 February 2013. The theme of the workshop is: Creating an enabling environment for informal traders as contributors to local economic development and growth’.
This year marks the centenary of the passing of the Land Act, which turned our people into pariahs in their country. It was an act of dispossession, whose effects remain with us to this day. State of the Province Address (SoPA) by the Premier of Gauteng. (136 kB)
|2013/02/25||Hon. Speaker of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature’s response to the Picket organised by Cosatu. Hon. Speaker of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature’s response to the Picket organised by Cosatu (1.18 MB)|
|2011/03/11||GAUTENG LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES COMMONWEALTH DAY The Gauteng Provincial Legislature Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association will observe Commonwealth Day on Monday 14 March at 09h00.
CPA Gauteng will bring together a broader voice of women informal traders, formal business, government, state seta’s, academic institution and nongovernmental organizations to discuss on how the informal economy sector can be improved in order to contribute in the creation of jobs.
|2011/01/24||Accreditation of the media for the Opening of the Legislature
The Gauteng Provincial Legislature will be hosting the Opening of the Legislature on 21 February 2011.
|2010/11/01||AN OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON PREMIERS OFFICE AND THE LEGISLATURE (OCPOL) WELCOMES THE FORENSIC INVESTIGATION ON THE ALLEGED MISCONDUCT IN R20 MILLION SPENT ON THE LEGISLATURE INFORMATION SYSTEM (LIMS) The Chairperson of the Oversight Committee on Premiers Office and the Legislature (OCPOL), Mr Godfrey Tsotetsi, has welcomed the process to evaluate and audit LIMS|
|2010/04/17||The anti-apartheid and ANC stalwart Dr Ahmed Kathrada will address a special sitting of the Gauteng Legislature to celebrate Human Rights Day and Freedom Day. Kathrada, together with Nelson Mandela and others, was one of the longest serving political prisoners held on Robben Island. Dr. Kathrada will make a speech relating to where we are on the issue of human rights. He will also give his vision on our continued pursuit to strengthen our democracy in our beloved country. Journalists are invited to this address and a media conference to be held immediately after the speech. •Date of the sitting: April 16, 2010. •Starting Time: 09: 30 •Venue: Gauteng Legislature (Conner Loveday & Pritchard )|
|2009/09/16||MEDIA ADVISORY 14 September 2009 Gauteng Provincial Legislature will pass two Bills at a sitting to be held on Tuesday 15 September at 10h00. Members of the media are invited to attend the sitting which will pass the Bills to become law for the Province. The Committee Inquiry Bill is set to strengthen watchdog role of the Legislature over government departments. The second bill Financial Management of Gauteng Provincial Legislature Bill aims to regulate the financial management . . .|
|2009/09/12||NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES TO ASSESS SERVICE DELIVERY IN GAUTENG PROVINCE Friday 4 September 2009 – Permanent delegates to Parliament’s National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will be visiting Gauteng Legislature from 8 to 11 September to gather first-hand information about government service delivery.|
|2008/12/06||Gauteng Legislature and the Chinese Business Community unite against poverty The Gauteng Provincial Legislature will join hands with the Chinese Business Community to hand out food parcels to over 300 families in Alexandra Township, north of Johannesburg on Saturday 6 December 2008.|
|2008/11/30||Media Briefing by SCOPA on the Assessment of the Gauteng Provincial Government’s Departments’ Annual Reports for the 2007/2008 Financial year.|
|2008/11/27||Members of the media are invited to the sitting of the Gauteng Legislature to be held tomorrow Thursday 27 November 2008 at 10h00. Scopa will present the Auditor General’s audit report on the Annual financial statement of the Department of Community Safety. Economic Affairs and Finance committees will also present their oversight reports on the Department of Economic Affairs and Finance as well as the Gauteng Shared Services Centre.|
|2008/11/22||Members of the media are invited to the sitting of the Gauteng Legislature to be held on Thursday 20 November 2008 where the medium-term budget will be introduced by the MEC for Finance.|
|2008/11/17||GAUTENG LEGISLATURE PAYS TRIBUTE TO MAMA AFRICA (13 NOVEMBER 2008) The Gauteng Portfolio Committee on Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture would like to pay tribute to Mama Miriam Makeba, a musical legend and an anti-apartheid activist who sadly passed away this week.|
|2008/10/03||Public Hearing on the following Traditional Leadership Bill: REFORM OF CUSTOMARY LAWS OF SUCCESSION AND REGULATION OF RELATED MATTERS BILL [B10B-2008]|
|2008/08/07||The Social Development Committee, which is one of the portfolio committees in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, will be conducting a public hearing on the Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Bill on Monday, 11 August 2008|
|2008/07/02||Members’ Register of Interests for 2007-2008 has been completed and is now available for inspection in the library of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature on the 5th Floor, corner President and Loveday Streets in Johannesburg where the register will lie for inspection on working days between 9am and 3pm.|
|2008/06/12||FIFA 2009 Confederations Cup and 2010 World Cup under scrutiny when during the Gauteng Department of Sports’ budget vote on Friday 13 June 2008 at 10h00.|
|2008/06/06||Condolences to the Raselemane Family Portfolio Committee for Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture of the Gauteng Legislature would like to send its deepest condolences to the family, friends and teammates of the late footballer Mr Abram Raselemane.|
|2008/06/06||Democratic Alliance in Gauteng Legislature Fuelling Violence and Misrepresenting Facts The Chairperson of the Gauteng Legislature Portfolio Committee on Housing, Mr. Godfrey Tsotetsi has noted with great concern the public statement made by the member of the Democratic Alliance regarding housing allocation in Alexandra Ext 7. This is nothing but cheap political games by the member and his party.|
|2008/06/05||Invitation to Public Hearings : Consumer Protection Bill[B19 -2008] The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Affairs, Mr Uhuru Moiloa hereby invites members of the public, interested and affected parties to attend public hearings on the Consumer Protection Bill[B19 -2008]. The Bill seeks among other issues to promote a fair, accessible and sustainable market place for consumer products and services and for that purpose to establish national norms and standards relating to consumer protection. The Bill will also establish the National Consumer Commission.|
|2008/05/30||Community Safety Portfolio Committee embarking on emergency visits to refugee camps throughout Gauteng.|
|2008/05/24||Gauteng Provincial Legislature celebrates Africa Day on 23 May 2008|
|2008/05/22||Gauteng Provincial Legislature invites members of the media to its Second Sitting of the Legislature in the third term on Tuesday 20 May at 10h00.|
|2008/03/27||Community Safety Portfolio Committee to receive submissions from Community Police Forums|
|2008/03/05||Housing Portfolio Committee oversight visit in Soweto|
|2008/03/03||Provincial Police Commissioner to appear before the Committee on Safety|
|2008/02/05||Gauteng Finance MEC to deliver budget speech|