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  • Speech by Speaker Baleka Mbete MP on Sustainable Development Goals: Turning Words into Action, 132nd Session of the Inter Parliamentary Union

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    Speech by Speaker Baleka Mbete MP on Sustainable Development Goals: Turning Words into Action, 132nd Session of the Inter Parliamentary Union

    The South African Parliament welcomes this crucial debate on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), specifically the emphasis on “turning words into action”.

  • Did you know the National Council of Provinces will be Taking Parliament to the People in Oudtshoorn in April?

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    Did you know the National Council of Provinces will be Taking Parliament to the People in Oudtshoorn in April?

    Watch the Taking Parliament to the People Promotional Video
    Date: 13-17 April 2015 Venue: Bridgeton Sports Grounds, Oudtshoorn, Eden District Municipality, Western Cape Province

  • Why do we have a Parliament? (Video)

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    Why do we have a Parliament? (Video)

    A short educational video introducting the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa.

  • How to Make a Submission

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    How to Make a Submission

    South Africa’s democratic system allows citizens to have a say in matters that affect them. A submission is the presentation of views or opinions on a matter, or piece of legislation, under consideration by a committee of Parliament.

  • Attending a Debate

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    Attending a Debate

    Tickets for observing debates from the public galleries of both the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces (NCOP) can be obtained, free of charge, from the Public Relations Office.

  • Arrange a Tour of Parliament

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    Arrange a Tour of Parliament

    Tours of Parliament take place from Monday-Friday, 09:00-12:00 on the hour. On Fridays and when Parliament is not in session, tours continue to take place from 14:00-16:00. Tours do not take place during weekends and public holidays. Parliamentary Tours are free.

  • How to Petition Parliament

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    How to Petition Parliament

    A petition is a formal request to Parliament for intervention in a matter. It can take the form of either a request for assistance with a specific issue or for the redress of a grievance.

  • Watch Parliament on YouTube

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    Watch Parliament on YouTube

    Plenaries, events and documentaries can be viewed on Parliament's YouTube Channel.

    If you would like to know when Parliament has uploaded a new video, please go to the YouTube Channel and click: "subscribe".

  • Rules of the National Council of Provinces

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    Rules of the National Council of Provinces

    According to the Constitution the National Council of Provinces may determine and control its internal arrangements, proceedings and procedures; and make rules and orders concerning its business.

  • Rules of the National Assembly

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    Rules of the National Assembly

    The Constitution states that the National Assembly may determine and control its internal arrangements, proceedings and procedures; and make rules and orders concerning its business.

  • Joint Rules of Parliament

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    Joint Rules of Parliament

    In terms of the Constitution the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces must establish a joint rules committee to make rules and orders concerning the joint business of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces.

PRESS RELEASES


30-03-2015

Speech by Speaker Baleka Mbete MP on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS): Turning Words into Action, 132nd Session of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), Hanoi, Vietnam, 28 March 2015

Speech by Speaker Baleka Mbete MP on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS): Turning Words into Action, 132nd Session of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), Hanoi, Vietnam, 28 March 2015

On behalf of the South African Parliament, I wish to thank the people and Parliament of Vietnam for hosting the 132nd IPU Assembly in your beautiful country, which is steeped in such rich culture and history.

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LATEST NEWS


26-03-2015

Joint Effort Needed to Halt Violence Against Foreigners, says Ramaphosa

Joint Effort Needed to Halt Violence Against Foreigners, says Ramaphosa

Deputy President Mr Cyril Ramaphosa believes that stopping violence against foreign nationals must be a collective effort by all South Africans and cannot be done by government alone.

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PROGRAMMES


COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Our full schedule of committee meetings is available online. Click below to access the schedule.

View a PDF version of the committee meeting schedule as updated on 27 March 2015 at 12:00am

PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME

Download the latest National Assembly programme for the first term as updated on 13 March 2015.

Download the latest National Assembly programme for the second term as updated on 25 March 2015.

Download the latest National Council of Provinces programme
for the first term as agreed on 18 March 2015.

Download the latest National Council of Provinces programme for the second term as updated on 18 March 2015.

Parliamentary Programme Framework for 2015


Keep up to date with the work of Parliament via the following Parliamentary Papers:
Order Papers, Minutes of Proceedings, ATCs, Question Papers, Internal Question Papers.

View the live streaming of the plenaries of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces on Parliament's YouTube Channel  or watch on Parliament TV, DSTV Channel 408.


COMMITTEE NOTICES



Calls for Submissions and Nominations by Committees of Parliament

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Have Your Say: Defence Laws Repeal and Amendment Bill [B7-2015]


12h00
Friday,
20 March 2015

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Have Your Say: 2015 Division of Revenue Bill


12h00
Friday,
20 March 2015

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PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS


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