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					Tuesday, 24 June 2008] No 4—2008] FIFTH SESSION, THIRD PARLIAMENT

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES
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QUESTION PAPER
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NOTE: 1. †Indicates translated version of the question. 2. Indicates a question for oral reply.

Table of Contents
Minister of Defence ............................................. Minister of Correctional Services .............................. Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development........ Minister of Safety and Security............................ 15, 16 14, 15 13, 14

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QUESTIONS FOR ORAL REPLY
TUESDAY, 24 JUNE 2008

PEACE AND SECURITY Cluster 1
47. Kgoshi M L Mokoena to ask the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development: Whether there are any measures in place to ensure that people in poor communities have access to courts closer to where they stay; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what measures and (b) how will they be implemented? CO1259E 48. Kgoshi M L Mokoena to ask the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development: (a) What measures have been put in place to empower victims of crime, (b) how are such victims informed of their rights and (c) how are they benefiting from public awareness campaigns in this regard? CO1261E
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49. Mr A T Manyosi to ask the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development: (a) Why is there a lack of confidence in the Legal Aid Board among members of the public and (b) what is her department doing to restore the CO1263E integrity of the LAB? 50. Mr A T Manyosi to ask the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development: Whether the many vacancies in key positions in her department are affecting (a) service delivery and (b) access to justice; if so, (i) how, (ii) what are the reasons for all the vacancies and (iii) when will this CO1264E challenge be addressed? 51. Mr Z C Ntuli to ask the Minister of Safety and Security: (a) What progress has been made in integrating the metropolitan police into the SA Police Service, (b) what are the challenges in this regard, (c) how will the remaining members be integrated and (d) how soon will the CO1266E matter be finalised? 52. Mr N J Mack to ask the Minister of Safety and Security: Whether there is a dedicated team addressing the low morale of some of the police officials in his department; if not, why not; if so, (a) how and CO1267E (b) what are the further relevant details? 53. Mr N J Mack to ask the Minister of Safety and Security: (a) How often does the National Secretariat train members of the Community Policing Forums (CPFs), (b) how is the community benefiting from this training and (c) how many members of the CPFs are CO1268E benefiting from the training? 54. Kgoshi M L Mokoena to ask the Minister of Safety and Security: (1) What amount was used in training Community Policing Forum members in the 2007-08 financial year; (2) whether this function was outsourced; if not, why not; if so, (a) which company was awarded the tender, (b) how transparent was the tendering process and (c)(i) how many companies tendered and (ii) CO1269E what are the names of those companies? 55. Kgoshi M L Mokoena to ask the Minister of Correctional Services: (a) How many officials of his department are receiving salaries while being at home, (b) how much money is being spent in this regard and (c) CO1270E when will this matter be resolved? 56. Mr Z C Ntuli to ask the Minister of Correctional Services: How many sites have been (a) opened or (b) identified by his department that will provide antiretrovirals to inmates infected with or affected by CO1271E HIV/Aids?

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Tuesday, 24 June 2008] 57. Ms F Nyanda to ask the Minister of Correctional Services:

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Whether there are enough doctors and social workers at every correctional centre; if not, (a) why not and (b) how will his department address this challenge in each case? CO1272E 58. Mr A T Manyosi to ask the Minister of Correctional Services: (a) How many ex-convicts or inmates who are out on parole have been found to have violated their parole conditions, (b) what action has been taken against them and (c) how many of them disappeared and cannot be traced? CO1273E 59. Mr S Shiceka to ask the Minister of Correctional Services: Whether all the recommendations made by the Jali Commission have been implemented; if not, (a) why not and (b) when will they be implemented? CO1274E 60. Mr A L Moseki to ask the Minister of Defence: (a) How many officials of his department have been suspended because of corruption, (b) how serious are these cases, (c) how many officials are involved in each case and (d) when will these cases be finalised? CO1275E 61. Mr A L Moseki to ask the Minister of Defence: (1) What measures will be taken to deal with the qualified audit report received by his department; (2) whether the internal audit committee of his department has been found to be effective; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, CO1276E what are the relevant details? 62. Mr N J Mack to ask the Minister of Defence: (a) How many key or technical positions in the SA National Defence Force are vacant because of resignations or poaching by the private sector or other countries, (b) how are these vacancies affecting service delivery and (c) how is the SANDF countering the moves to other countries? CO1277E 63. Ms F Nyanda to ask the Minister of Defence: (1) Whether any measures have been put in place to ensure that what had happened at Lohatla in the Northern Cape does not happen again; if so, what measures; (2) whether these measures have proved to be effective; if not, why not; CO1278E if so, what are the relevant details? 64. Mr A L Moseki to ask the Minister of Defence: (a) Which functions of his department are outsourced, (b) why are they outsourced and (c) how much is his department paying to these private CO1279E entities? 65. Mr O M Thetjeng to ask the Minister of Safety and Security: Whether the contract of the National Police Commissioner, Mr Jackie CO1283E Selebi, will be renewed; if so, (a) for how long and (b) why?
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66. Mr O M Thetjeng to ask the Minister of Defence: Whether he intends introducing legislation that will prohibit security forces from participating in elections; if so, (a) when and (b) what are the CO1284E further relevant details? 67. Mr O M Thetjeng to ask the Minister of Safety and Security: How will equity between the salaries of the Scorpions staff and the police CO1288E members in the new unit be reached?

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