Members of Parliament’s Sub Rules Committee have agreed that a panel must be appointed by the Speaker to investigate whether prima facie evidence exists for a head of a Chapter 9 Institution to be removed.
The DA says it is waiting to hear from the National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise after sending a letter saying it is concerned that the National Health Insurance Bill will not pass constitutional muster.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise, to alert Parliament to the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land’s warning that the proposed amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation would be inherently unconstitutional.
Parliament says it will comply with the ruling of the High Court in Pretoria to suspend the remedial action of the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan in the SARS matter.
Parliament says National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise has not had time yet to consider the letter from the Helen Suzman Foundation calling for the removal of Busisiwe Mkhwebane as Public Protector.