Wednesday, 26th June 2024 marks the start of the orientation programme for new and returning Members of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. MPLs are receiving training on their constitutional mandate as elected officials.

Today’s programme covers the following:

  • Overview of Government (Three Spheres).
  • The House and its Committees.
  • Powers, Privileges and Ethics
  • Functions of Members, Presiding Officers and Chairpersons
  • Practices and Procedures in the House Freedom of speech
  • Prohibited acts in respect of Legislatures and Members
  • Attendance of members before court
  • Arrangement and application of rules
  • Decorum in the House