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Title: Draft: Strategic Plan for the Select Committees on Economic Development for the 2011/12 financial year National Council of Provinces


1
DraftStrategic Plan for the Select Committees
on Economic Development for the 2011/12 financial
yearNational Council of Provinces
  • By
  • Mkhethwa MKHIZE
  • Unit Manager Committee Support Services

2
Preamble
  • The National Council of Provinces was created to
    represent the provincial interest in the national
    Parliament.
  • This is important in order to
  • ensure that provincial interest is considered in
    the national sphere of Government
  • pass legislation
  • process international agreements and
  • scrutinise and oversee Executives actions.

3
Why? Vision of Parliament
  • To build an effective peoples Parliament that is
    responsive to the needs of the people within and
    that is driven by the ideal realising of a better
    life for all the people of South Africa.

4
How? Mission Statement of Parliament
  • To build an oversight process of scrutinising and
    overseeing governments action, and that is
    driven by the ideal of realising a better life
    for all the people of South Africa.
  • To process legislation
  • To international agreements and
  • To facilitate public participation and
    involvement.

5
Value Statement
  • In order to achieve the vision and support the
    mission of Parliament, the Select Committee on
    Economic Development (the Committee) discharges
    its responsibilities professionally and with
    humility, and adhere to the highest standards of
    Parliamentary committees.

6
Value Statement continues
  • The Committee subscribes to the following values
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Transparency
  • Fairness
  • Empowerment and
  • Creativity.

7
Legislative Mandate
  • In order to ensure efficacy of service delivery,
    the Select Committee on Economic Development
    focuses on national and intergovernmental core
    issues, such as
  • Economic development
  • Energy
  • Mining and Mineral Resources
  • Creation of employment and
  • Development of rural communities.
  • In doing the above, the Committee is guided,
    among others, by the Constitution, the Public
    Finance Management Act, the Money Bills Amendment
    Procedure and Related Matters Act, Rules of
    Parliament, the State-of-the-Nation Address and
    other legislations.

8
Legislative Mandate continues
  • The Committee, as an extension of the National
    Council of Provinces, regards active
    collaboration with, among others, the Departments
    of Economic Development, Energy and Mineral
    Resources, and their state-owned entities, as
    vital.
  • The Committee aims to maintain strong
    collaboration with other Parliamentary
    committees, afore-mentioned stakeholders and,
    provincial departments and municipalities.

9
Core Functions of the Committee
  • Considers and reports on legislation (section 75
    and 76) that are referred to it
  • Exercises oversight on government departments,
    its entities, and municipalities actions
  • Considers and reports on international
    agreements and
  • Facilitates public participation and involvement
    (section 72).

10
Key Priority Areas (KPAs) Legislation
  • To process the amendments of legislations like
    the following
  • The Competition Act
  • Merger-related legislation
  • The Diamonds Act
  • The Precious Metals Act etc.

11
Key Priority Areas (KPAs) Legislation continues
  • To further process the amendments of legislations
    like the following
  • National Energy Regulator Act, 2004
  • Electricity Regulation Act, 2006
  • Petroleum products Act, 1997
  • Gas Act, 2001 and
  • The Independent Systems Market Operations Bill
    (new legislation).

12
KPAs continue EDD
  • To monitor the establishment and the functioning
    of the merged Entities of Khula, Samaf and IDC
    small business operations.
  • To public hearings on the to-be Merged entity
    before it is fully established in March 2011
    focusing on efficiency and effectiveness of it.
    Its draft business plan.
  • To monitor the implementation of the New Growth
    Path.
  • To monitor the alignment of the PGDS and the New
    Growth Path.

13
KPAs continue EDD continues
  • To monitor the establishment and functioning of
    the Economic Development Institute.
  • To conduct oversight to provinces that are
    assisted by EDD on training and skills
    development.

14
KPAs continue Samaf
  • To conduct oversight to rural areas that are
    financed by samaf through the stokvels model and
    focusing on job creation.

15
KPAs continue Councils
  • To analyse the funding models of the Councils for
    Mineral Technology and GeoScience and make
    recommendations to the Committees responsible for
    processing the 2011 Adjustments Appropriation
    Bill and 2012 Appropriation Bill as required by
    the Money Bills Amendment Procedure and Related
    Matters Act.
  • To monitor the progress made by Mintek and CGS in
    effecting bursaries for tertiary education.

16
KPAs continue Mintek
  • To conduct oversight on 25 projects of Mintek
    that are based in rural areas.

17
KPAs continue Mining
  • To monitor the promotion of sustainable
    development in mining focusing on, amongst
    others, ownerless and derelict mines, acid mine
    drainage, and mine health and safety.

18
KPAs continue Dept. of Energy
  • To analyse the performance of the Dept. in terms
    of the folllowing national government outcomes
  • Outcome 2
  • Outcome 4
  • Outcome 6
  • Outcome 8 and
  • Outcome 10.

19
KPAs continue Dept. of Energy continues
  • To conduct oversight on the connection of
    households through the grid and non-grid
    programmes.
  • To conduct oversight the building of the
    substations in provinces.
  • To conduct oversight on two Integrated Energy
    Centres (IeC) which would provide access energy
    services to the rural communities.

20
KPAs continue Dept. of Energy continues
  • To conduct oversight on energy efficiency
    initiatives.
  • To conduct oversight on the Solar Heater projects
    in rural areas.

21
KPAs continue Dept. of Energy continues
  • To monitor the development of the biofuels
    pricing framework.
  • To monitor the performance of the Dept. in terms
    of creating 5,000 jobs focusing on jobs created
    for the youth.
  • To monitor the performance of the Dept. in terms
    on its energy efficiency initiatives.

22
KPAs continue Dept. of Energy continues
  • To conduct public hearings on the Liquids Fuels
    Charter (LFC).
  • To conduct public hearings on the challenges of
    the Gas Act with regards to the Compressed
    Natural Gas (CNG).

23
KPAs continue Dept. of Energy continues
  • To analyse the funding model of the Nuclear
    Energy Council of South Africa (Necsa) and make
    recommendations to Committees responsible for
    processing the 2011 Adjustments Appropriation
    Bill and 2012 Appropriation Bill as required by
    the Money Bills Amendment Procedure and Related
    Matters Act.

24
KPAs continue other entities
  • To monitor the performance of state-owned
    entities reporting to the Departments of Economic
    Development, Energy and Mineral Resources.

25
KPAs continue Comprehensive strategy
  • To conduct a workshop on entities that specialise
    in technical companies to identify common
    strengths and challenges facing these entities.
  • Monitoring and evaluating progress on service
    provision, and collaboration and co-ordination
    with sector/provincial departments and
    municipalities.
  • Exercising oversight role on governments at
    various spheres of government, mainly provincial
    and local spheres.

26
KPAs continue Capacity Building
  • To conduct an international study tours on
    economic development and energy issues. Ideal
    country on energy issues is France (refer to
    Necsas presentation) and, on economic
    development, is China.

27
Plan of action for the 2011/12 financial year e.g.
Activity Objective Target date(s)
Hearings on performance of identified departments at the provincial level. To monitor the performance by identified departments at provincial level, focusing on collaboration and co-ordination pertaining to the provision of services. Quarterly (and when necessary).
28
Plan of action for the 2011/12 financial year
Activity Objective Target date(s)
Oversight visits to different provinces. This to include follow-up visits on previous oversight visits. To assess service delivery in provinces. Also to feed PCs on Economic Development, Energy and Mineral Resources responsible for the BRRR. At least, every quarter.
To analyse (also, in collaboration with other committees within Parliament) the performance of identified departments through briefings in Parliament. To assess service delivery in provinces. Also to feed PCs on Economic Development, Energy and Mineral Resources responsible for the BRRR. When necessary
29
Oversight Tool
  • The Committee intends to record oversight visits
    as follows

Date Purpose Activity Members Place Key findings Planned action

30
Issue-Tracking Tool
  • The Committee intends to monitor implementation
    of its recommendations using the issue-tracking
    tool. This tool have the following attributes

Identification of issue or matter to be tracked
Name of member/s responsible for tracking issue
Content -resolution taken on issue
Date of tabling and adoption
Date referral of the department
Envisaged date of response
Actual date of response
Action taken
Number of reports in which the resolution is contained
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