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BROADCAST SCHEDULE: WEEK COMMENCING 19 – 23 June 2017
Monday 19 June 2017
02:15 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, (National Assembly), [Committee deliberation on the White Paper on International Migration] - 13/06/17
05:25 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
Plenary 1. Legislation
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 4: Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 39: Rural Development and Land Reform
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote 24: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
(Items 3 and 4 - one debate)
13/06/17
11:35 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
 Portfolio Committee on Social Development, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Social Development on progress made on Retirement and Social Security Reforms – universalisation of Old Age Grant (OAG), Child Support Grant (CSG), guaranteed employment and informal workers social security] - 14/06/17
13:55 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces), [Consideration of Parliament’s draft 2018/19 budget and annual performance plan] - 14/05/17
16:25 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Briefing on the new iteration of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP); Engagement with the Department of Justice on progress made regarding Emolument Attachment Order in relation to debt relief; Engagement with the National Consumer Tribunal on the proposed policy on debt relief - 13/06/17
20:10 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), -Engagement with National
Treasury and the National Credit Regulator with regard to statistics in relation to overindebtedness- 14/06/17
22:10 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary 1. Condolences for Mr Ahmed Kathrada, former MP
2. Subject for discussion (Mr S C Mncwabe): Speeding up land reform by using the limitation clause in the Constitution to bypass the failed "willing seller, willing buyer policy"
3. Debate on Africa Day
4. Motions without notice
5. Members’ statements
6. Notices of motions
-13/06/17
Tuesday 20 June 2017
03:30 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary 1. Consideration of Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill [B 40D – 2015](s75) (Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development, see ATC, June 2017, p ) (5) (p)
2. Consideration of Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B 34D-15](s75) (Report of SC on Finance, see ATC, June 2017, p ) (5) (p)
3. Consideration of Report of Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on 7th International Meeting for Parliamentarians as part of 67th International Astronautical Congress held in Guadalajara, Mexico (ATC, 8 May 2017, p 3) (5)
4. Committee reports
5. Debate on Youth Day (84)
6. Motions without notice
7. Members’ statements
07:10 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Social Development, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Department of Social Development on progress made on Retirement and Social Security Reforms – universalisation of Old Age Grant (OAG), Child Support Grant (CSG), guaranteed employment and informal workers social security] - 14/06/17
09:30 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs on the Naturalisation of the Guptas; Briefing by the DHA on the closure of the Mbombela office and the issue of the working hours/strike by the labour unions; Briefing by the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) on progress made since the last briefing on the network problems experienced by DHA]
14:00 Live
National Council of Provinces
Plenary 1. Policy debate on Budget Vote 5: Home Affairs
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 11: Public Works
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 35: Transport
19:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
  Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Follow up hearing on Department of Water Affairs on the irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure as well as payables and receivables]  
22:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs on the Naturalisation of the Guptas; Briefing by the DHA on the closure of the Mbombela office and the issue of the working hours/strike by the labour unions; Briefing by the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) on progress made since the last briefing on the network problems experienced by DHA]
Wednesday 21 June 2017
02:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Follow up hearing on the Department of Correctional Services on the Irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure as well as accruals, payables and commitments- 14/06/17
06:10 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary 1. Consideration of Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill [B 40D – 2015](s75) (Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development, see ATC, June 2017, p ) (5) (p)
2. Consideration of Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B 34D-15](s75) (Report of SC on Finance, see ATC, June 2017, p ) (5) (p)
3. Consideration of Report of Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on 7th International Meeting for Parliamentarians as part of 67th International Astronautical Congress held in Guadalajara, Mexico (ATC, 8 May 2017, p 3) (5)
4. Committee reports
5. Debate on Youth Day (84)
6. Motions without notice
7. Members’ statements
10:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform, (National Assembly), [Responses by the Commission on Restitution of Land Rights on complaints submitted by Members of the public and consideration of the Committee draft programme to process the Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill [B12-2017]]
14:00 Live
National Council of Provinces
Plenary 1. Policy debate on Budget Vote 28: Labour
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 29: Mineral Resources
17:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
 Select Committee on Education and Recreation, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and Department of Transport on their Memorandum of Understanding with regard to Learner Transport; Briefing by DBE on ICT in schools; Consideration and adoption of minutes]
20:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Energy, (National Assembly), [Update by the Department of Energy and ESKOM on the signing of Power Purchase Agreements with Independent Power Producers] -20/06/17
23:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform, (National Assembly), [Responses by the Commission on Restitution of Land Rights on complaints submitted by Members of the public and consideration of the Committee draft programme to process the Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill [B12-2017]] - 21/06/17
Thursday 21 June 2017
03:00 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
Plenary 1. Policy debate on Budget Vote 28: Labour
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 29: Mineral Resources
06:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs on the Naturalisation of the Guptas; Briefing by the DHA on the closure of the Mbombela office and the issue of the working hours/strike by the labour unions; Briefing by the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) on progress made since the last briefing on the network problems experienced by DHA]- 20/06/17
09:30 Live
  Parliamentary Committee  
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Update on legislation and other matters related to Space]
14:00 Live
National Assembly
Plenary 1. Questions to the President
2. Consideration of Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill [B 40D – 2015](s75) and of Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development  on amendments proposed by National Council of Provinces (ATC, 14 June 2017, p ) (p)
3. Consideration of Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B 34D-15](s75) and of Report of SC on Finance on amendments proposed by National Council of Provinces (ATC, 9 June 2017, p 1) (p)
16:30 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
Plenary 1. Consideration of the Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B 2B – 2017](s75) (provisional)
2. Consideration of the Refugees Amendment [B 12B – 2016](s75) (provisional)
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 36: Water and Sanitation
20:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Appropriations, (National Assembly), [Briefing by National Treasury on the Fourth Expenditure patterns for national departments for the 2016/17 financial year]- 21/06/17
23:30 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary 1. Questions to the President
2. Consideration of Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill [B 40D – 2015](s75) and of Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development  on amendments proposed by National Council of Provinces (ATC, 14 June 2017, p ) (p)
3. Consideration of Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B 34D-15](s75) and of Report of SC on Finance on amendments proposed by National Council of Provinces (ATC, 9 June 2017, p 1) (p)
Friday 23 June 2017
02:20 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Follow up hearing on the Department of Correctional Services on the Irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure as well as accruals, payables and commitments- 14/06/17
06:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces), [Consideration of Parliament’s draft 2018/19 budget and annual performance plan] - 14/05/17
09:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Finance, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Treasury on their preliminary expenditure for the 2016/17 financial year]
13:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Auditor-General, (National Assembly), [Review of the Public Audit Act: briefings by the Parliamentary Legal Adviser and the Content Adviser on the legal and other implications of Auditor-General of South Africa’s proposed amendments],
16:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Committee on Constitutional Review, (National Assembly), [Consideration and adoption of the draft report on 2015 public submissions, adoption of 3rd Term Programme
19:00 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary 1. Questions to the President
2. Consideration of Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill [B 40D – 2015](s75) and of Report of PC on Justice and Constitutional Development  on amendments proposed by National Council of Provinces (ATC, 14 June 2017, p ) (p)
3. Consideration of Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B 34D-15](s75) and of Report of SC on Finance on amendments proposed by National Council of Provinces (ATC, 9 June 2017, p 1) (p)
21:30 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
Plenary 1. Consideration of the Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill [B 2B – 2017](s75) (provisional)
2. Consideration of the Refugees Amendment [B 12B – 2016](s75) (provisional)
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 36: Water and Sanitation

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