This week in Parliament: NCOP activities
Apr 22, 2024

The National Assembly is currently in a constituency period from 2 April to 21 May.

In the National Council of Provinces the Upstream Petroleum Development Bill will be considered. The Bill provides for, among other aims, to provide for equitable access to, and sustainable development of, the nation’s petroleum resources.

On committee level, the final mandate meeting on the Climate Change Bill will take place. The Bill seeks to enable the development of an effective climate change response and a long-term, just transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy and society.


NCOP Plenaries


THURSDAY, 25 APRIL 2024

14:00 PLENARY (VIRTUAL)

1. Motions

2. Reports

3. Consideration of the Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill [B 13B – 2021](s76) (Provisional)

4. Consideration of the Climate Change Bill [B 9B – 2022](s76) (Provisional)


TUESDAY, 30 APRIL 2024

14:00 PLENARY (VIRTUAL)

1. Motions

2. Reports

3. Consideration of the Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill [B 2B – 2022](s76) (Provisional)

4. Consideration of Marine Pollution (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment Bill [B 5—2022](s76) (Provisional)3



Committee Programme


TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2024

Select Committee on Trade and Industry, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Tourism, Employment and Labour, (National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Content Advisor on the Legacy Report of the Sixth term; Consideration and adoption of Minutes], Virtual Meeting Platform, 09:00-13:00

Select Committee on Finance, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration of negotiations mandates on the Public Procurement Bill [B18B-2023]], Virtual Meeting Platform, 09:30-13:00

Select Committee on Health and Social Services, (National Council of Provinces), [Deliberations on the Statistics Amendment Bill [B31B-2023]; Consideration and Adoption of Committee Minutes], Virtual Meeting Platform, 10:00-12:30

Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation and Human Settlements, (National Council of Provinces), [Departmental response on the Negotiating Mandate of Limpopo Legislature on the Municipal

Demarcation Authority Bill [B14B-2022]; Tabling of a Draft C-List on Municipal Demarcation Authority Bill [B14B2022]], Virtual Meeting Platform, 10:00-13:00 Select Committee on Land Reform, Environment, Mineral Resources and Energy,

(National Council of Provinces), [Final Mandate Meeting on the Climate Change Bill [B9B2022] (National Assembly – sec 76; Consideration and Adoption of Reports and Minutes], Virtual Meeting Platform, 11:30-13:00

Ad Hoc Committee on the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill, (National Council of Provinces), [Oral submissions on the bill], Virtual Meeting Platform, 14:00-17:004


WEDNESDAY, 24 APRIL 2024

Select Committee on Transport, Public Service and Administration, Public Works and Infrastructure, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration of Negotiating Mandates on: Railway Safety Bill [B 7B-2021]; Consideration and adoption of minutes], Virtual Meeting Platform, 09:00-13:00

Select Committee on Education and Technology, Sport, Arts and Culture, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration and adoption of the C-list of the BELA Bill [B 2B2022]], Virtual Meeting Platform, 10:00-12:30

Select Committee on Appropriations, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration of Negotiating Mandates on the Division of Revenue Bill [B4 – 2024]; Consideration and adoption of Committee reports on: Second Adjustments Appropriation (2023/24 FY) Bill [B6 – 2024]; and Gold and Foreign Exchange Contingency Reserve Account Defrayal Amendment Bill [B7 – 2024]], Virtual Meeting Platform, 10:00-13:00

Select Committee on Public Enterprises and Communication, (National Council of Provinces), [Adoption of 6th Parliament Committee Legacy Report; Consideration and Adoption of Minutes and Reports], Virtual Meeting Platform, 10:00-13:30

Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration and adoption of Committee Legacy Report], Virtual Meeting Platform, 10:00-11:00

Select Committee on Security and Justice, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration and adoption of Magistrate Commission reports; Consideration and adoption of Legacy Report; Adoption of Minutes], Virtual Meeting Platform, 11:00-13:00

Select Committee on Finance, (National Council of Provinces), [Responses by National Treasury and Consideration of policy issues and clause by clause Pension Fund Amendment Bill [B3B-2024]], Virtual Meeting Platform, After NCOP Plenary

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