Posted by: solosnowbird | August 25, 2011

Interesting facts about South Africa’s Parliament

As this upcoming education session is about the sharing of information and knowledge between municipalities, I have been studying the relationships between the different levels of  the South Africa Government and stumbled on some interesting facts regarding South Africa’s Parliament.

Did you know?

Because the members of the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence (JSCI) deal with classified or top-secret information, it is the only committee that has meetings that are usually closed to the public. The members of the JSCI have to get security clearance from the National Intelligence Agency before they can serve on that committee.

Did you know?

A joint committee of Parliament monitors improvements in the quality of life and status of women in South Africa.

Did you know?

A joint committee of Parliament receives submissions on constitutional matters and has to review the Constitution at least once a year.

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