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  • State of the Nation Address 2016

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    State of the Nation Address 2016


    The State of the Nation Address will be delivered to a Joint Sitting of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces on 11 February 2016 at 7pm.

  • Parliament to Take a Direct Interest in Monitoring the Impact of Its Own Legislation

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    Parliament to Take a Direct Interest in Monitoring the Impact of Its Own Legislation

    As Speaker of the National Assembly, I have established, as mandated by the Speakers’ Forum, an “Independent Advisory Panel on the ‘Acceleration of Change and Transformation’”.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How a Law is Made

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    How a Law is Made

    Parliament is the national legislature (law-making body) of South Africa. As such, one of its major functions is to pass new laws, to amend existing laws, and to repeal or abolish (cancel) old laws. This function is guided by the Constitution of South Africa, which governs and applies to all law and conduct within South Africa.

  • 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.

PRESS RELEASES


06-02-2016

Increasing Number of Mining Accidents Worrying, says Committee

Increasing Number of Mining Accidents Worrying, says Committee

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources is worried about the increasing number of accidents which could possibly be caused by the lapse of safety measures.

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LATEST NEWS


04-02-2016

Public Hearings on Unemployment Insurance Bill a Success

Public Hearings on Unemployment Insurance Bill a Success

The Portfolio Committee on Labour successfully held public hearings on the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill in Parliament on Wednesday.

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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 05 February 2016 at 12:00am

PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME

Download the latest National Assembly programme for the first term as updated on 4 February 2016

Download the latest National Council of Provinces programme for the first term as updated on 3 February 2016.

Parliamentary Programme Framework for 2016


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.


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