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BROADCAST SCHEDULE: WEEK COMMENCING 20 - 24 March 2017
Monday 20 March 2017
1:15 Recorded
National Assembly
Questions to the President - 16/03/17
3:15 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Ad Hoc Committee in the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality, (National Assembly), [Deliberations on candidates - 15/03/17
4:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Ad Hoc Committee in the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality, (National Assembly), [Consideration and adoption of Committee report on the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality; Consideration and adoption of minutes] - 17/03/17
6:15 Recorded
High Level Panel
The High Level Panel, which former President Kgalema Motlanthe chairs, hold a public hearing in Limpopo top hear experiences of the laws of our democracy. Have they made life better? Have there been problems with applying them? What gaps should be filled? - 14/03/17
10:00 Recorded
High Level Panel
The High Level Panel, which former President Kgalema Motlanthe chairs, hold a public hearing in Limpopo top hear experiences of the laws of our democracy. Have they made life better? Have there been problems with applying them? What gaps should be filled? - 15/03/17
16:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the following entities on the Strategic Plan, Budget and Annual Performance Plan 2017/18: National Urban Reconstruction Housing Agent (Nurcha); National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC); Housing Development Agency (HAD); Rural Housing Loan Fund (RHLF); Consideration and adoption of minutes] - 17/03/17
18:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Finance, (National Assembly), [Public Hearing on the Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation - 17/03/17
22:20 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee eon the Auditor-General, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the Auditor-General of South Africa on proposed amendments to the Public Audit Act; and background to the audit process; Consideration and adoption of minutes
Tuesday 21 March 2017
0:35 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Briefing by Minister of Finance on Matters relating to the CPS contract of SASSA] - 14/03/17
4:10 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee Meeting on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Hearing: Irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure of TRANSNET] - 15/03/17
7:10 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces), [Adoption of minutes; Adoption of report: Draft report on Parliament’s 2016/17 mid-year performance; Consideration of the Committee’s 2nd term programme] - 16/03/17
8:10 Recorded
National Assembly
15/03/17                                                      
1. Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Bill [B4 –2017](prop s76(1)) (73) (p)
2. Consideration of recommendation of Portfolio Committee on Communications on appointment of Interim SABC Board members in terms of section 15A of the Broadcasting Act (Act No 4 of 1999)
3. Consideration of request for Permission in terms of Rule 286(4)(c) to inquire into amending other provisions of Magistrates’ Courts Act (No 32 of 1944) (Interim Report of Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Courts of Law Amendment Bill [B 8 - 2016](s75),
4. Debate on 20th Anniversary of the Constitution and Human Rights Day: Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution and human rights
12:40 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
16/03/17                                                      
1. Motions
2. Consideration of reports of the Select Committee on
Communications and Public Enterprises:
2.1 Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) – Guadalajara 2010
2.2 African Telecommunications Union (ATU) Convention of 1999
3. Debate on Human Rights Day
16:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Ad Hoc Committee in the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality, (National Assembly), [Interviews] - 13/03/17
Wednesday 22 March 2017
1:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Ad Hoc Committee in the filling of vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality, (National Assembly), [Interviews] - 14/03/17
8:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces), [Adoption of minutes; Adoption of report: Draft report on Parliament’s 2016/17 mid-year performance; Consideration of the Committee - 17/03/17
9:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Meeting: Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health- Joint meeting on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: National Department of Health; Auditor General of South Africa; Provincial Departments of Health: Free State, North West, and Eastern Cape
17:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Police - Briefing by the South African Police Service (SAPS) on the Procurement, Polmed and building environment; Briefing by the Committee Researcher and Content Adviser on Claassen Board of Inquiry Report; Adoption of Minutes]
20:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, - Briefing by the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) on Operation Phakisa for Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform; Progress report by DPME on the National Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan; Response from DAFF on issues raised by South African Poultry Association (SAPA) and Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) on the challenges facing the poultry industry; Consideration and adoption of the draft Committee reports -- 22/03/17
23:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Meeting: Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health- Joint meeting on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: National Department of Health; Auditor General of South Africa; Provincial Departments of Health: Free State, North West, and Eastern Cape- 22/03/17
Thursday 23 March 2017
6:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
 Portfolio Committee on Police - Briefing by the South African Police Service (SAPS) on the Procurement, Polmed and building environment; Briefing by the Committee Researcher and Content Adviser on Claassen Board of Inquiry Report; Adoption of Minutes - 22/03/17
9:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
 Joint Meeting: Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health, (National Assembly), [Joint Meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Health on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: Provincial Departments of Health: KwaZulu-Natal; Limpopo; Northern Cape; Gauteng; Mpumalanga; and Western Cape]
13:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Meeting:  Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health- Joint meeting on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: National Department of Health; Auditor General of South Africa; Provincial Departments of Health: Free State, North West, and Eastern Cape- 22/03/17
20:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, - Briefing by the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) on Operation Phakisa for Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform; Progress report by DPME on the National Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan; Response from DAFF on issues raised by South African Poultry Association (SAPA) and Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) on the challenges facing the poultry industry; Consideration and adoption of the draft Committee reports -- 22/03/17
23:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Meeting: Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health, (National Assembly), [Joint Meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Health on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: Provincial Departments of Health: KwaZulu-Natal; Limpopo; Northern Cape; Gauteng; Mpumalanga; and Western Cape]- 23/02/17
Friday 24 March 2017
2:00 Recorded
National Assembly
15/03/17
1. Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Bill [B4 –2017]
2. Consideration of recommendation of Portfolio Committee on Communications on appointment of Interim SABC Board members in terms of section 15A of the Broadcasting Act (Act No 4 of 1999)
3. Consideration of request for Permission in terms of Rule 286(4)(c) to inquire into amending other provisions of Magistrates’ Courts Act (No 32 of 1944) (Interim Report of Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Courts of Law Amendment Bill [B 8 - 2016](s75),
4. Debate on 20th Anniversary of the Constitution and Human Rights Day: Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution and human rights
1:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, - Briefing by the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) on Operation Phakisa for Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform; Progress report by DPME on the National Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan; Response from DAFF on issues raised by South African Poultry Association (SAPA) and Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) on the challenges facing the poultry industry; Consideration and adoption of the draft Committee reports -- 22/03/17
4:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, (National Assembly), [Briefing by the following entities on the Strategic Plan, Budget and Annual Performance Plan 2017/18: National Urban Reconstruction Housing Agent (Nurcha); National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC); Housing Development Agency (HAD); Rural Housing Loan Fund (RHLF); Consideration and adoption of minutes] - 17/03/17
6:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Hearing: Irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure of TRANSNET] - 15/03/17
9:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Meeting: Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health, (National Assembly), [Joint Meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Health on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: National Treasury; and Financial and Fiscal Commission]
13:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Engagement on challenges facing industry with respect to local procurement - Transnet, PRASA, DPE, DOT, Guestro, Unique, Smith Capital]
16:00 Recorded
National Assembly
15/03/17                                                      
1. Second Reading debate: Division of Revenue Bill [B4 –2017](prop s76(1)) (73) (p)
2. Consideration of recommendation of Portfolio Committee on Communications on appointment of Interim SABC Board members in terms of section 15A of the Broadcasting Act (Act No 4 of 1999)
3. Consideration of request for Permission in terms of Rule 286(4)(c) to inquire into amending other provisions of Magistrates’ Courts Act (No 32 of 1944) (Interim Report of Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Courts of Law Amendment Bill [B 8 - 2016](s75),
4. Debate on 20th Anniversary of the Constitution and Human Rights Day: Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution and human rights
20:30 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
16/03/17                                                      
1. Motions
2. Consideration of reports of the Select Committee on
Communications and Public Enterprises:
2.1 Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) – Guadalajara 2010
2.2 African Telecommunications Union (ATU) Convention of 1999
3. Debate on Human Rights Day
23:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Meeting: Standing Committee on Appropriations and Portfolio Committee on Health, (National Assembly), [Joint Meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Health on the effective coordination and alignment of national and provincial spheres of government in the delivery of health services so as to ensure value for money, efficient planning and resource allocation. Presentations by the following stakeholders: National Treasury; and Financial and Fiscal Commission]

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